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Birmingham Coach Hire for Group Travel and Day Trips


Experience rich history and vibrant culture with coach hire to Birmingham.

Need reliable coach hire or coach travel to Birmingham?

Located in the West Midlands region of England, Birmingham is a city that truly offers something for everyone. But before you grab your hand luggage and embark on your journey, here's a guide to help you make the most of your trip.

The canal district in Birmingham, with high rise buildings either side of the canal and colourful boats passing beneath the bridge.

Discover the best of Birmingham

Did you know that Birmingham was the first manufacturing town in the world? You can see this for yourself by visiting the Jewellery Quarter, which produces 40% of the UK’s jewellery! The UK's second city also offers a fantastic food scene and vibrant nightlife. 

Board a coach to Birmingham and discover beautiful canals, numerous art galleries, and a plethora of independent breweries.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do in Birmingham for free?

Birmingham offers many free things to do, - like walking along the canals or taking a free city tour. For a sunny day, consider exploring some of Birmingham's green spaces, like Canon Hill Park or Kings Heath Park. Lord of the Rings fans will love the free Tolkien trail around Birmingham too.

Many museums, like the Jewellery Quarter Museum and Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum, are completely free of charge. Blakesley Hall is a Grade II* listed building - one of the oldest in Birmingham. Ideal for school visits, the Tudor Hall allows pupils to broaden their knowledge in history, art and science.

Children will also love Birmingham Library, with its secret garden on the 7th floor and beautiful city views. The Shakespeare Memorial Room is also worth visiting for its amazing example of Victorian craftsmanship.

The Donkey Sanctuary in Sutton Park allows animal lovers to meet donkeys and mules with free pre-booked visits.

BBC Birmingham’s Visitor Centre offers something for everyone. Hidden away on Level 3 of The Mailbox, this free attraction allows visitors to take photos with top props like Doctor Who’s Tardis. You can also watch presenters live on air or try your hand at presenting.

What not to miss in Birmingham?

Cadbury World is a must-visit in Birmingham, especially if you have a sweet tooth! Elsewhere, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is a treasure trove of art and history. The collections range from ancient Egyptian relics to contemporary works of art.

Group travellers will enjoy Birmingham Hippodrome, Winterbourne House and Garden, or perhaps even a stadium tour of Villa Park.

Birmingham’s vibrant canal quarter, Brindleyplace, is also a must-do. Here you’ll find The Ikon Gallery and LEGOLAND Birmingham, alongside restaurants serving up international cuisine.

As the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, the Jewellery Quarter is a must-visit. It offers a cluster of independent jewellery makers and over 200 listed buildings. History enthusiasts will also love Aston Hall, the National Trust Birmingham Back-to-Backs, and Soho House.

Don't forget to try a Birmingham Balti, a spicy curry dish that originated in Birmingham! Find this dish in the infamous curry houses in the Balti Triangle.

What are the major events in Birmingham?

The city of Birmingham plays host to varied events and festivals throughout the year. The annual events include the Colmore Food Festival and the Birmingham Comedy Festival. Music fans can enjoy the Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival or the Birmingham Jazz & Blues Festival in July.

As for Christmas markets, there's the Birmingham-Frankfurt Christmas Market. This is one of Europe's largest German Christmas Markets, and it runs from November to December.

Preparing in advance for 2024? Catch comedy legends Peter Kay in May and Jason Manford in November, both at Utilita Arena next year. Shows at Birmingham Hippodrome include Wicked in March and April and Hamilton in between June and August.

January brings the immersive sound and light show - Divine Beauty at Night - to Birmingham Cathedral.

What are the top tourist attractions in Birmingham?

Birmingham has many well-known tourist attractions, like the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and the National Sea Life Centre.

But for a lesser-known hidden gem, why not consider Coffin Works? This grade II* listed building houses a unique and award-winning museum all about coffin making. The quirky Electric Cinema is the UK's oldest cinema and shows a curated combination of mainstream and arthouse movies.

The Bullring is not just a shopping centre; it's also popular among architecture enthusiasts! Birmingham is also home to the UK's biggest exhibition venue, the NEC. Every year, it hosts events such as the Crufts Dog Show and the BBC Good Food Show.

Just outside Birmingham, you can also find top sights such as Drayton Manor and The Bear Grylls Adventure.

Why choose The Coach People?

Experience outstanding coach travel services to Birmingham with us.

Choose to book through us and enjoy a delightful journey with comfort and convenience.

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Variety of options

We work with a reliable network of coach operators to provide our customers with a range of vehicle options. From adjustable seats and ample legroom to air conditioning systems and onboard toilets, we can provide whatever amenities you need.

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Coach travel is one of the most affordable ways to travel, and we can ensure you get the best options at competitive prices. Enjoy affordable coach travel and relaxing journeys with The Coach People without worrying about all the research and planning yourself.

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Time saving

Need a luxury coach for a last-minute event? Or are you planning far in advance for a big-day trip? Request a quick and easy quote from us today and secure your transportation promptly.

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Our experienced team ensures your safety and comfort, which is our top priority every time. We can offer you tips and recommendations for things to do on your trip and provide you with the best coach for your exact needs and requirements.

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Stress-free experience

There's no need to stress when booking with The Coach People. Our bespoke coach and minibus service ensures a reliable and convenient trip, from booking to drop-off. We even find the most competitive prices for you!

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