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Nottingham to Leicester

From £5.50 one-way*

Duration: 45 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 26 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
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)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Nottingham to Leicester

Enjoy simple and convenient coach travel and experience a new city with our services from Nottingham to Leicester. 

You can book tickets from Nottingham's Broad Marsh Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station in Leicester now using the blue journey planner above.

Nottingham to Leicester journey information
Fastest journey time 45 mins
Cheapest price From £5.50 *
Distance (approx) 48km
No. of stops 0 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 0:45am/22:45pm

Our Nottingham to Leicester services and stops

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

150 coach towards Birmingham

Our 150 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station

180 coach towards Birmingham

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

  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station

183 coach towards Birmingham

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

  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station

195 coach towards Leicester

Our 195 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station

196 coach towards Leicester

Our 196 service travels up to 3 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station

230 coach towards Gatwick Airport

Our 230 service travels up to 12 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station

240 coach towards Heathrow Airport

Our 240 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station

767 coach towards Stansted Airport

Our 767 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station

Nottingham to Leicester route map

Departing from Nottingham Station Street

Our coaches depart from Nottingham's Broad Marsh Bus Station, right in the heart of the city centre. The station features a host of amenities to make the start of your journey as comfortable as possible.

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

Arriving in Leicester

Leicester's St Margaret's Bus Station is based in the city centre, on Gravel Street, making it central to all shops, cafes, restaurants and other facilities.

Great transport links, including bus routes, rail routes and a dedicated taxi rank are based around the bus station, making further travel easy too.

You can find out more by visiting our Leicester Bus Station facilities page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Nottingham to Leicester?

The first coach leaves from Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station at 0.45am, arriving at Leicester St Margaret's Bus Station at 1.35am.

When is the last coach from Nottingham to Leicester?

The last coach leaves from Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station at 22.45pm, arriving at Leicester St Margaret's Bus Station at 23.35pm.

How much is the coach from Nottingham to Leicester?

A one-way journey from Nottingham to Leicester is available from £5.50*.

How long does the coach take from Nottingham to Leicester?

Coach journeys from Nottingham to Leicester take on average 45 mins, which is also our fastest journey time.

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

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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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 June 2024 for travel between 3 June 2024 - 30 September 2024.

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