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Coach travel from Birmingham to Nottingham

From £6 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 Birmingham to Nottingham in 1 hour 15 mins (fastest journey)

Travel in true comfort from Birmingham Coach Station to Nottingham's Broad Marsh Bus Station from just £6 one-way* on a National Express coach. With a guaranteed seat, ample legroom, a generous luggage allowance and a free Wi-Fi service, is it any wonder that more customers are switching to coach?

Experience the difference for yourself and use the blue journey planner above to book your tickets today.

Birmingham to Nottingham journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hrs 15 mins
Cheapest price From £6 *
Distance (approx) 93km
No. of stops 0 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 6:30am/22:30pm

Our Birmingham to Nottingham services and stops

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

132 coach towards Bradford

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

  • Birmingham Coach Station 
  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station

150 coach towards Nottingham

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

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

152 coach towards Hull

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

  • Birmingham Coach Station 
  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station

180 coach towards Glasgow

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

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

183 coach towards Glasgow

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

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

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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 booking fee applies. Fares correct 16 November 2022 for travel between 16 November 2022 and 15 March 2023.

Departing from 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, so you'll be all set to begin your journey.

There is a bus stop just outside the station, served by plenty of local routes, and New Street and Moor Street train stations are just a short walk away, should you be arriving from further afield.

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

Arriving at Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station

Our coaches arrive at Broad Marsh Bus Station. Refurbished in 2022, this modern station has everything you need upon arrival and great access to the city centre and further travel options.

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

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Birmingham to Nottingham?

The first coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 6.30am, arriving at Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station at 8.30am.

When is the last coach from Birmingham to Nottingham?

The last coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 22.30pm, arriving at Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station at 0.40am.

How much is the coach from Birmingham to Nottingham?

A one-way journey from Birmingham to Nottingham is available from £6*.

How long does the coach take from Birmingham to Nottingham?

Our fastest coach journey from Birmingham to Nottingham takes 1 hrs 15 mins.

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

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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