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Coach from Nottingham to London

From £6.90 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 30 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 12 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 London

Our coaches run from Nottingham's City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station as early as 4.15am, with our fastest coach to Finchley Road arriving in just 2 hrs 30 mins.

With up to 12 journeys a day and from £6.90 one-way*, you can travel with confidence once again.

Nottingham to London journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 30 mins (to Finchley Road)
Cheapest price From £6.90 *
Distance (approx) 214km
No. of stops 3 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 4:15am/20:35pm

Our Nottingham to London services and stops

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

450 coach towards London

Our 450 service travels up to 11 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • University of Nottingham
  • Leicester
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • London (Finchley Road)
  • London (Baker Street)
  • London (Golders Green)
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

 

451 coach towards London

Our 451 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • University of Nottingham
  • London (Finchley Road)
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

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Departing from Nottingham City Centre

Our coaches from Nottingham to London Victoria Coach Station depart from as early as 3.45am.

Nottingham's Broadmarsh Bus Station has temporarily relocated to Station Street (next to Nottingham Train Station - NG2 3HX).

Please see our Nottingham coach station page for more.

Arriving at London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre.

Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

For more information, take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Nottingham to London?

The first coach leaves from Nottingham Broadmarsh Bus Station at 4.15am, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 7.20am.

When is the last coach from Nottingham to London?

The last coach leaves from Nottingham Broadmarsh Bus Station at 20.35pm, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 0.05am.

How much is the coach from Nottingham to London?

A one-way journey from Nottingham to London is available from £6.90*.

How long does the coach take from Nottingham to London?

Our fastest coach journey from Nottingham to London takes 2 hours and 30 mins to our Finchley Road stop.

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

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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