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Birmingham Christmas market: How to get there by bus

All aboard! Your guide to the Christmas market by bus


The festive season is upon us once again and it’s easier than ever to get out and about across the region to experience all the festive delights on offer – including Birmingham’s iconic Frankfurt Christmas Market. 

This Christmas, you can bus it to those Bratwursts for a capped single fare of just £2 thanks to the nBus ticket, which has reformed bus travel and made getting anywhere in the city simpler and cheaper. 

Tickets are easy to purchase, so you can soon be on your way to the bright lights of Birmingham’s market and share in the festive cheer.  

Why don't you jingle all the way to the right ticket option for you?

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So, why get the bus to the market?  

Well, not only is bus travel more sustainable, avoids the need to find a slot in crammed carparks, and now, as we mentioned, much simpler for everyone in the West Midlands, but regardless Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market is an attraction not to be missed.

Image of people visiting the Christmas Market in Birmingham

More information on the Christmas market

Held annually, this market is a tell-tale sign that Christmas is coming, with its iconic German style stalls, tasty food and drink offerings, and festive lights twinkling away enough to instil cheer in even the firmest of humbugs.  

With stalls lining New Street and bursting out onto Victoria Square, Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market is known to be the largest authentic market outside of Germany and Austria – and the best part is you don’t have to fly there, you can go by bus instead. 

The closest bus stops for easy access to the market are Art Gallery and New Street, and the new nBus ticket means you can jump on pretty much any operator’s bus service.  

So go on, get out there and get merry!