Coaches to Birmingham

Coach travel from Nottingham to Birmingham

From £6.60 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 15 mins (fastest journey)
Departures: up to 7 services per day

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Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

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Coach from Nottingham to Birmingham in 1 hour 15 mins (fastest journey)

Enjoy a fast and comfortable journey from Nottingham's main coach stop to Birmingham Coach Station from just £6.60 one-way* on a National Express coach. Birmingham is a fantastic city whether you're travelling for business or a break, with plenty to keep you entertained.

Booking onto one of our 7 daily services is easy using the blue journey planner above.

Nottingham to Birmingham journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hrs 15 mins
Cheapest price From £6.60 *
Distance (approx) 93km
No. of stops 0 (132 & 152 services, other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 4:35am/21:15pm (from Nottingham Station Street)

Our Nottingham to Birmingham services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

132 coach towards Birmingham

Our 132 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Station Street
  • Leicester, St Margaret's Bus Station
  • Birmingham Coach Station

150 coach towards Birmingham

Our 150 service travels up to 3 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Station Street
  • Leicester, St Margaret's Bus Station
  • Birmingham Coach Station

152 coach towards Birmingham

Our 152 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Station Street
  • Birmingham Coach Station

180 coach towards Birmingham

Our 180 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Station Street
  • Leicester, St Margaret's Bus Station
  • Birmingham Airport (BHX), also for NEC
  • Birmingham Coach Station

183 coach towards Birmingham

Our 183 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Station Street
  • Leicester, St Margaret's Bus Station
  • Birmingham Coach Station

Nottingham to Birmingham route map

Departing from Nottingham Station Street

Our coaches are currently departing from the temporary bus stop on Station Street, while Nottingham's new coach station is in development. The new station is expected to open in the near future, however, you can currently take advantage of Station Street's great location right next to Nottingham Train Station.

For more information, please visit our Nottingham Coach Station page.

Arriving at Birmingham Coach Station

Birmingham's coach station is based in Digbeth, right in the heart of the city centre. Inside you'll find eateries, a newsagents, toilets and more, while a taxi rank waits just outside the front door, as well as local bus services to take you on further.

Not only that but in just a few minutes walk you can be at Birmingham's Bullring shopping centre, Grand Central and New Street Station.

For more information, please visit our Birmingham Coach Station page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Nottingham to Birmingham?

The first coach leaves from Nottingham Station Street at 4.35am, terminating at Birmingham Coach Station at 6.45am.

When is the last coach from Nottingham to Birmingham?

The last coach departs from Nottingham Station Street at 9.15pm, terminating at Birmingham Coach Station at 11.15pm.

How much is the coach from Nottingham to Birmingham?

A one-way journey from Nottingham to Birmingham is available from £6.60 *.

How do long does the coach take from Nottingham to Birmingham?

Coach journeys from Nottingham to Birmingham can take, on average, 2 hrs. However, our fastest coach takes 1 hr 15 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Nottingham to Birmingham?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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