X3
Birmingham - Aston Expressway - Erdington - Sutton Coldfield - Hill Hook - Lichfield
X3
Birmingham - Aston Expressway - Erdington - Sutton Coldfield - Hill Hook - Lichfield via via Mere Green, Sutton Coldfield and Erdington
Service Information

All times are approximate and given in minutes.

 Morning  Daytime  Evening
Monday - Friday 30 20 -
Saturday 30 20 -
Sunday - - -

Morning

Monday - Friday: before 09:30

Saturday: before 09:00

Sunday: before 10:00

Daytime

Monday - Friday: 09:30 to 18:00

Saturday: 09:00 to 18:00

Sunday: 10:00 to 18:00

Evening

Monday - Friday: 18:00 onwards

Saturday: 18:00 onwards

Sunday: 18:00 onwards

buses run up to every 7 minutes between Birmingham & Sutton Coldfield Monday to Friday daytimes on X3 X4 & X5 combined

For live information you can call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 10p per minute plus any charge your network provider may make).

View / download the PDF timetable for services X3, X4 & X5, from 3rd November 2019.

timetable from 3rd November 2019

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contactless payment

Tap your contactless card or device on the reader for a £2.30 single trip.

For any more journeys on the same day, tap every time you board and never pay more than the cost of a daysaver £4.50 if you travelled before 9.30am Mon-Fri

£3.90 if you travelled after 9.30am or anytime Sat/Sun

Remove your contactless card from your wallet or purse to avoid other contactless cards being accidentally charged.

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£3 Evening Ticket

The £3 evening ticket is valid for unlimited travel all evening, on all of our buses in the West Midlands area. 

Click here for more information

Ticket available until Sunday 19th January 2020. 

single journey

adults children 5-15yrs
short hop
travel for about a mile
£ £

£1.65 if travelling to, from or in Staffordshire or Warwickshire
max single £

day ticket all our buses

all day after 9.30am & all day weekends
adults

£

cash or contactless (just tap and go)

£

cash or contactless (just tap and go)


add a child £1 each
up to 3 children

children 5-15yrs

£

day ticket Sandwell & Dudley Walsall

all day
adults £

children 5-15yrs

£

day ticket local daysaver

all day
adults £3

children 5-15yrs

£1.50

group ticket all our buses

all day after 6pm
up to 5 people together or 2 adults + 4 children £ £

Our buses have an exact fare system and the driver cannot give change, so please make sure you have the correct money. The exact fare system ensures that loading times are kept to a minimum.

Other day tickets are available from our drivers that include most other bus operators in the West Midlands County; most buses and the Midland Metro tram in the West Midlands County and most buses, the Midland Metro tram and train services in the Network West Midlands area.

Our single journey fares are based upon 'fare stages', your fare is calculated by the number of 'fare stages' your journey takes you through. You can view or download a copy of our full faretables, here.

Download the app for the cheapest day tickets
search ‘National Express Bus’

single mTicket

single journey
adult £
adults 10 Pack £2 (£20)

day mTicket all our buses

all day after 9.30am
& all day weekends  
after 6pm
adults £ £ £
adults 10 Pack £4.20 (£42) £3.60 (£36) £3.20 (£32)

day mTicket  Sandwell & Dudley Walsall

all day
adults £
adults 10 Pack £2.60 (£26)

day mTicket Local Daysaver

after 9:30am & all day weekends
adults £2.90
adults 10 Pack £2.60 (£26)

group mTicket all our buses

all day after 6pm  
up to 5 people together
or 2 adults + 4 children
£ £

Other day tickets are available from our drivers that include most other bus operators in the West Midlands County; most buses and the Midland Metro tram in the West Midlands County and most buses, the Midland Metro tram and train services in the Network West Midlands area.

Swift Pay As You Go is the smartcard that you top up with credit to be able to buy tickets on the bus. Our single and day cash fares are cheaper when paying by Swift Pay As You Go. To be able to buy the discounted fares below click to sign up or top up a Swift Pay As You Go smartcard

single journey

adults children 5-15yrs
short hop
travel for about a mile

single

day ticket all our buses

all day after 9.30am
& all day weekends
adults

add a child £1 each
up to 3 children

children 5-15yrs

group ticket all our buses

all day after 6pm  
up to 5 people together
or 2 adults + 4 children

Other day tickets are available from our drivers that include most other bus operators in the West Midlands County; most buses and the Midland Metro tram in the West Midlands County and most buses, the Midland Metro tram and train services in the Network West Midlands area.

Our single journey fares are based upon 'fare stages', your fare is calculated by the number of 'fare stages' your journey takes you through. You can view or download a copy of our full faretables, here. 

Outbound Outbound stops
Inbound Inbound stops

Bus stop data is sourced from data.gov.uk's NaPTAN listings.

Simply TEXT the SMS code for your stop to 84268. You should receive a reply within 15 seconds telling you the next departures from that stop in 'real time' (where available) or scheduled time for services not fitted with RTI. The service is charged at 25p for a return text plus the cost of your outgoing text from your mobile provider.

Stops

This bus stop data is provided by Network West Midlands.

To view buses that are scheduled (from the timetable) at your stop, simply click on the arrow beside the name.

Outbound stops

Next Bus Time  Name  SMS code *
The Square Peg, CORPORATION ST nwmagtmp
Law Courts, CORPORATION ST nwmajgpa
Aston Universty, CORPORATION ST nwmampat
The Mount, GRAVELLY HILL nwmdgpgt
Hillaries Rd, GRAVELLY HILL nwmdgmtw
Hunton Hill, GRAVELLY HILL NORTH nwmdgmwd
Oxted Croft, GRAVELLY HILL NORTH nwmdgmwg
Fentham Rd, GRAVELLY HILL NORTH nwmdgmwp
Six Ways Island, SUTTON NEW RD nwmdmwtg
Machin Rd, SUTTON NEW RD nwmdgpad
Wilton Rd, SUTTON NEW RD nwmdgpaw
Orchard Rd, SUTTON RD nwmdgpda
Holly Lane, SUTTON RD nwmdgpdm
The Yenton, SUTTON RD nwmdgpgm
The Yenton, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgpdw
Little Green Lanes, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwdj
Greenhill Rd, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwdt
Wylde Green Hotel, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwdw
Green Lanes, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwgd
Wylde Green Rd, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwgm
Monkseaton Rd, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwgt
The Horse & Jockey, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwjd
Maney Hill Rd, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwjg
Duke St, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwjt
Manor Hill, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwjw
Gracechurch Shopping Centre, LOWER PARADE nwmdgwpd
Bishop Vesey School, LICHFIELD RD nwmdgwta
Tamworth Rd, LICHFIELD RD nwmdgwtg
Blackroot Rd, LICHFIELD RD nwmdgwtp
Four Oaks Rail Stn, LICHFIELD RD nwmdgwtw
Jordan Rd, LICHFIELD RD nwmdjadj
Cremorne Rd, LICHFIELD RD nwmdjadm
Barleys, LICHFIELD RD nwmdjadt
Clarence Rd, BELWELL LANE nwmgtpap
Arthur Terry School, CLARENCE RD nwmgtmwa
Clarence Gardens, CLARENCE RD nwmgtmtd
Butlers Lane, CLARENCE RD nwmpmatw
Four Oaks Common Rd, CLARENCE RD nwmgtpjt
Hill Morton Rd, CLARENCE RD nwmgtpmw
White Farm Rd, CLARENCE RD nwmgtpma
Aylesford Drive, CLARENCE RD nwmgtptg
Hill Hook Library, CLARENCE RD nwmgtpmd
Blackberry Lane, CLARENCE RD nwmgtpmp
Bradgate Drive, HILL HOOK RD nwmgtptj
Station Approach, HILL HOOK RD nwmgtpmt
Bishops Way, HILL HOOK RD nwmgtpwa
Badgers Bank Rd, HILL HOOK RD nwmgtptp
Bishops Way, LICHFIELD RD nwmgtpwj
Watford Gap Island, LICHFIELD RD nwmwgwjt
Watford House Residential Home, Lichfield Road n/a
Smarts Avenue, Birmingham Road stadpdjd
Footherley Lane, Birmingham Road stadpdjm
Derry Farm, Birmingham Road stadpdjt
Lodge Farm, Birmingham Road stadpapt
Shenstone Lodge School, Birmingham Rd stadpdmd
Shenstone Court Park, Birmingham Road stadpdmj
St Johns Hill, Birmingham Road stadpdmw
Churchill Road, Birmingham Road stadmpmd
Mill Lane, Birmingham Road stadpdpj
Fosters Garden Centre, Birmingham Road stadpapw
Holiday Inn, Birmingham Road stadmtda
Wall Turn, Birmingham Road stadpdpm
Harehurst Hill, Birmingham Road stadpdpw
Deans Slade Farm, Birmingham Road stadmtdj
Shortbutts Lane, Birmingham Road stadmtdp
Friary Avenue, Birmingham Road stadmtdw
Bus Station, Birmingham Road stadmpdw

Inbound stops

Next Bus Time  Name  SMS code *
Bus Station, Birmingham Road stadmpdw
Friary Avenue, Birmingham Road stadmtga
Shortbutts Lane, Birmingham Road stadmtdt
Deans Slade Farm, Birmingham Road stadmtdm
Harehurst Hill, Birmingham Road stadpdta
Wall Turn, Birmingham Road stadpdpt
Holiday Inn, Birmingham Road stadmtdg
Fosters Garden Centre, Birmingham Road stadpata
Mill Lane, Birmingham Road stadpdpg
Churchill Road, Birmingham Road stadmpmg
St Johns Hill, Birmingham Road stadpdmt
Moss Cottages, Birmingham Road stadpdmp
Shenstone Lodge School, Birmingham Rd stadpdmg
Lodge Farm, Birmingham Road stadpapm
Derry Farm, Birmingham Road stadpdjw
Footherley Lane, Birmingham Road stadpdjp
Smarts Avenue, Birmingham Road stadpdjg
Watford House Residential Home, Lichfield Road stadpdja
Bishops Way, LICHFIELD RD nwmgtpwm
Hill Hook Rd, LICHFIELD RD nwmgtptw
Badgers Bank Rd, HILL HOOK RD nwmgtptm
Bishops Way, HILL HOOK RD nwmgtpwd
Station Approach, HILL HOOK RD nwmtjmja
Blackberry Lane, CLARENCE RD nwmgtpmj
Hill Hook Library, CLARENCE RD nwmgtpmg
Aylesford Drive, CLARENCE RD nwmgtptd
White Farm Rd, CLARENCE RD nwmgtpjw
Hill Morton Rd, CLARENCE RD nwmgtpta
Four Oaks Common Rd, CLARENCE RD nwmgtpjp
Butlers Lane, CLARENCE RD nwmtwgpa
Clarence Gardens, CLARENCE RD nwmgtmtg
Arthur Terry School, CLARENCE RD nwmgtmwd
Waitrose, BELWELL LANE nwmgtmtw
Barleys, LICHFIELD RD nwmdjadw
Cremorne Rd, LICHFIELD RD nwmdjadp
Jordan Rd, LICHFIELD RD nwmdjadg
Four Oaks Rail Stn, LICHFIELD RD nwmdjada
Blackroot Rd, LICHFIELD RD nwmdgwtm
Little Sutton La, LICHFIELD RD nwmdgwtj
Tamworth Rd, LICHFIELD RD nwmdgwtd
Bishop Vesey School, LICHFIELD RD nwmdgwpw
Trinity Church, MILL ST nwmdgwpj
Gracechurch Shopping Centre, LOWER PARADE nwmdgwmd
Manor Hill, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwma
Duke St, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwjp
Maney Hill Rd, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwjm
The Horse & Jockey, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwja
Monkseaton Rd, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwgw
Wylde Green Rd, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwgp
Green Lanes, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwgj
Wylde Green Hotel, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwga
Greenhill Rd, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwdp
Little Green Lanes, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgwdm
The Yenton, BIRMINGHAM RD nwmdgpdp
The Yenton, SUTTON RD nwmdgpgj
Holly Lane, SUTTON RD nwmdgpdj
Orchard Rd, SUTTON RD nwmdgpdg
Edwards Rd, SUTTON RD nwmdgpgd
Wilton Rd, SUTTON NEW RD nwmdgpam
Machin Rd, SUTTON NEW RD nwmdgpag
Six Ways Island, SUTTON NEW RD nwmdmwpw
Fentham Rd, GRAVELLY HILL NORTH nwmdgmwm
Oxted Croft, GRAVELLY HILL NORTH nwmdgmwj
Hunton Hill, GRAVELLY HILL NORTH nwmdgmwa
The Mount, GRAVELLY HILL nwmdgpgp
Aston Universty, CORPORATION ST nwmampaw
Ryder St, JAMES WATT QUEENSWAY nwmajmam
Albert St, MOOR ST QUEENSWAY nwmwgpgj
The Square Peg, CORPORATION ST nwmagtmp

The official name for the bus stop

If you want to get stop information on your phone TEXT this code to 84268 - more info

Simply TEXT the SMS code for your stop to 84268. You should receive a reply within 15 seconds telling you the next departures from that stop in 'real time' (where available) or scheduled time for services not fitted with RTI. The service is charged at 25p for a return text plus the cost of your outgoing text from your mobile provider.

Perry Barr

  • Wellhead Lane,
  • Perry Barr,
  • Birmingham,
  • B42 2SY

T: 0121 254 6500

T: Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 15:00

 
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