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Coach Information from Nottingham to Bournemouth

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£22 (€26)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Nottingham to Bournemouth cover the 157 miles (253 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £19, but the average price of coach tickets is £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Nottingham and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.

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Nottingham to Bournemouth with National Express

Buy your official National Express coach tickets between Nottingham and Bournemouth from £19 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable coach ride from Nottingham to Bournemouth with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express coach timetable for the Nottingham to Bournemouth trip, so you can select the best times for your upcoming journey. You can take a coach with National Express for the 157 miles (253 km) journey from Nottingham to Bournemouth with prices starting as low as £19. Select from three different ticket options: 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. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap coach from Nottingham to Bournemouth on Omio today!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Nottingham to Bournemouth and when travelling by coach:

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Buses from Nottingham to Bournemouth
Take the bus to Bournemouth easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Nottingham to Bournemouth.
What is the cost of cheap coaches from Nottingham to Bournemouth?
You can find a cheap coach from Nottingham to Bournemouth for some dates and times for as low as £19  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Nottingham to Bournemouth?
If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Nottingham to Bournemouth coach price to come in at an average of £22  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Nottingham to Bournemouth?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Nottingham and Bournemouth via coach to be approximately 157 miles (253 km).
How long does it take from Nottingham to Bournemouth by coach?
The Nottingham to Bournemouth coach duration is on average 6 h 15 min, which is to be expected when travelling 157 miles (253 km) to Bournemouth from Nottingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Nottingham and arrival coach station in Bournemouth?

Some of the Nottingham coach stations to Bournemouth you can start your journey from include Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07), Nottingham, Friar Lane (Stop F4) and Nottingham, London Road (Jurys Inn Nottingham Hotel). Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Bournemouth include Bournemouth, Coach Station, Bournemouth, Holdenhurst Road and Bournemouth, Pier.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Nottingham   and arriving in Bournemouth, Coach Station.

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

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Nottingham, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Bournemouth, Coach Station, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Nottingham to Bournemouth?
If you're looking for coaches from Nottingham to Bournemouth, you can rely on National Express to get you to Bournemouth. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Nottingham to Bournemouth trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first coach from Nottingham to Bournemouth? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The earliest coach departing from Nottingham to Bournemouth leaves at 05: 10. The last coach departing from Nottingham to Bournemouth leaves at 12: 30. You can find the latest Nottingham to Bournemouth coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Nottingham to Bournemouth coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you book a coach ticket to Bournemouth from Nottingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £22 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets to Bournemouth from Nottingham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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