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 London to Nottingham will cost around £ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.
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2 h 50 m
3 h 21 m
Buses per day
Of the 30 buses that leave London for Nottingham every day 30 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 175 km distance in an average of 3 h 21 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 50 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 55 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||109 miles (175 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 50 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£6 (€7)|
|Coach companies||National Express, Megabus or Infobus|
Coaches from London to Nottingham cover the 109 miles (175 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Infobus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £3, but the average price of coach tickets is £6. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Nottingham.
Find the best coaches to Nottingham from London with Omio's travel partners National Express from £3. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
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 London - 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.
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between London and Nottingham and when travelling by coach:
Buses offer a fast and easy way to get from London to Nottingham with National Express operating 10 services each day. The first leaves at 8:30 a.m. and the last at 11:30 p.m. Travel time ranges from 2 hours and 59 minutes to 3 hours and 50 minutes for the 109-mile journey. All services are direct and stop at Milton Keynes Coachway, with a few also calling at Leicester.
Departure Station: Buses from London to Nottingham depart from Victoria Coach Station which is easily accessible by bus or tube. The bus routes 22, 211, 239, C1 and N11 stop right outside the coach station, and nearby Victoria Bus Station is a hub for TfL services. Tube trains run on the Victoria, District, and Circle lines to nearby Victoria Train Station.
Arrival Station: Buses from London arrive at Broadmarsh Bus Station. Located on Canal Street next to the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, it is around 250 metres from the train station. Passengers can travel onward on local buses operated by Trent Barton.
Nottingham is a city with historic attractions, a vibrant nightlife and beautiful countryside on its doorstep. Explore the City of Caves, an underground network of cellars and tunnels and wander through the narrow shopping streets around the castle. Shop for traditional lace in the Lace Quarter and look for signs of Robin Hood. His legendary home, Sherwood Forest, is easily visited by bus from the city centre.
Buses from London to Nottingham will tend to terminate at Broadmarsh bus station, just 250 metres away from Nottingham train station. Nottingham has two bus stations, Broadmarsh bus station and Victoria bus station - both are a short walk from the city centre. Buses and trams operated by NCT, Trent Barton and Stagecoach provide frequent services to the university, all areas of the city and surrounding towns and villages. A bus service also runs hourly throughout the night. There are taxi ranks close to both bus stations.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Nottingham.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Nottingham and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (436 m) from the coach station to the city centre in Nottingham.
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