The cheapest buses from Birmingham to Nottingham

Showing times and prices for 24 Sep

Cheapest

£7

Average

£8

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Nottingham will cost around £ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

Cheapest
20:30Birmingham1h00 21:30Ratcliffe-on-Soar, East Midlands Parkway
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£71One-way
Cheapest
10:55Birmingham1h00 11:55Ratcliffe-on-Soar, East Midlands Parkway
0 changes
£71One-way
2nd Cheapest
20:30Birmingham1h40 22:10Nottingham
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£101One-way

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The fastest buses from Birmingham to Nottingham

Showing times and prices for 24 Sep

Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 13 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

73 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Birmingham for Nottingham every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 73 km distance in an average of 1 h 13 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
20:30Birmingham1h00 21:30Ratcliffe-on-Soar, East Midlands Parkway
0 changes
£71One-way
Fastest
10:55Birmingham1h00 11:55Ratcliffe-on-Soar, East Midlands Parkway
0 changes
£71One-way
2nd Fastest
20:30Birmingham1h40 22:10Nottingham
0 changes
£101One-way

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Coach Information between Birmingham and Nottingham

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£6 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Birmingham to Nottingham cover the 45 miles (72 km) long trip taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07).

Coach companies

Birmingham to Nottingham with National Express

National Express coaches will get you from Birmingham to Nottingham from £6. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Birmingham - Nottingham coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    When you buy your National Express coach tickets from Birmingham to Nottingham don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses From Birmingham To Nottingham

    Buses offer a fast and comfortable way to travel from Birmingham to Nottingham with National Express operating 4 services daily. Two depart in the morning and two in the afternoon for the 73-kilometre journey. The trip takes 1.5 to 2 hours depending on the route. All services are direct with the fastest making no stops. The slower services call at either Leicester and Loughborough, or Coventry and Leicester.

    Taking the Bus from Birmingham

    Buses from Birmingham to Nottingham depart from Birmingham Coach Station located on Mill Lane in the Digbeth district, a short walk from New Street train station. The coach station is open 24 hours. Frequent bus services operated by Diamond Bus, Johnsons, and Travel West Midlands arrive in the area from all over the city as well as from nearby towns such as Solihull.

    Getting into Nottingham by Bus

    Nottingham is an attractive, modern city with a long and storied history and an abundance of attractions. These include the City of Caves, a maze of tunnels running under the city streets, and the Galleries of Justice, a museum of crime. Visitors can also head to Sherwood Forest just outside the city. Other than being the former haunt of Robin Hood, the 450-acre forest is a fine place for picnics and watching wildlife. Buses from Birmingham arrive at Broadmarsh Bus Station in the city centre next to the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre and around 250 metres from the train station. A complimentary CentreLink bus service runs from Broadmarsh to Victoria Bus Station every 10 minutes between 7:00 a.m and 7:00 p.m. From here, passengers can take buses to anywhere in the city and beyond.

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    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap coaches to Nottingham from Birmingham?
    You can find a cheap coach from Birmingham to Nottingham for some dates and times for as low as £6  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a coach ticket from Birmingham to Nottingham?
    The Birmingham to Nottingham coach ticket price is on average £6  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
    What is the distance by coach from Birmingham to Nottingham?
    The Birmingham to Nottingham coach distance is approximately 45 miles (72 km).
    How long is the coach journey between Birmingham and Nottingham?
    On average the Birmingham to Nottingham coach time is 1 h  covering the 45 miles (72 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    When travelling by coach from Birmingham to Nottingham, which coach station in Birmingham do I depart from and which coach station in Nottingham do I arrive in?

    Some of the Birmingham coach stations to Nottingham you can start your journey from include Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Nottingham include Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07), Nottingham, Friar Lane (Stop F4) and Nottingham, London Road (Jurys Inn Nottingham Hotel).

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07).

    Where is the coach station in Birmingham? Where is the coach station in Nottingham?

    You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Birmingham. The most popular arrival coach station in Nottingham, called Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07), is located around 4 mile (s) / 6 km away from its city centre.

    Which coach companies can take me to Nottingham from Birmingham?
    For the trip from Birmingham to Nottingham you can take a coach with National Express or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Birmingham to Nottingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Is there a direct coach between Birmingham and Nottingham?
    Yes, there are direct coaches from Birmingham to Nottingham, and you can find a direct coach for this trip with Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    What are the first and last departure coach times from Birmingham to Nottingham?
    The first Birmingham to Nottingham coach departs at 09: 50   and the last coach from Birmingham to Nottingham leaves at 19: 45. Check out the most up-to-date Birmingham to Nottingham coach times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How far in advance should I purchase a coach ticket between Birmingham and Nottingham to get the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase coach tickets between Birmingham and Nottingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £6 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your coach ticket from Birmingham to Nottingham a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    Nottingham
    Birmingham (Coach Station)
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