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.
1 h 13 m
Buses per day
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.
|Distance||45 miles (72 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£6 (€7)|
|Coach companies||National 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).
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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