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Coach travel from Edinburgh to Nottingham

From £27 one-way*

Free Wi-Fi available onboard
Departures: up to 2 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 Edinburgh to Nottingham

Travel in true comfort from Edinburgh Bus Station to Nottingham's Broad Marsh Bus Station from just £27 one-way* on a National Express coach. With a guaranteed seat, ample legroom, a generous luggage allowance and a free Wi-Fi service, you can travel in luxury for less.

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

Edinburgh to Nottingham journey information
Fastest journey time 7 hrs 25 mins
Cheapest price From £27 *
Distance (approx) 452km
No. of stops 2 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 8:45am/21:10pm

Our Edinburgh to Nottingham services and stops

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

180 coach towards Birmingham

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

  • Edinburgh Bus Station
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Sheffield City Centre Interchange
  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station

183 coach towards Birmingham

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

  • Edinburgh Bus Station
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station

Edinburgh to Nottingham route map

Departing from Edinburgh

Edinburgh Bus Station is located in the city centre, only a stone's throw from St Andrew's Square, so beginning your journey is easy and convenient.

From toilet facilities to a coffee shop and phone charging areas, the station has plenty of features for your comfort and convenience, ensuring you're ready to head to Nottingham at your best.

Arriving at Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station

Our coaches arrive at Broad Marsh Bus Station. 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 Edinburgh to Nottingham?

The first coach leaves from Edinburgh Bus Station at 8.45am, arriving at Nottingham Bus Station at 16.10pm.

When is the last coach from Edinburgh to Nottingham?

The last coach leaves from Edinburgh Bus Station at 21.10pm, arriving at Nottingham Bus Station at 4.35am.

How much is the coach from Edinburgh to Nottingham?

A one-way journey from Edinburgh to Nottingham is available from £27*.

How long does the coach take from Edinburgh to Nottingham?

Our fastest coach journeys from Edinburgh to Nottingham take 7 hrs 25 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Edinburgh 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.

Routes to Nottingham

Return route

  • Nottingham to Edinburgh

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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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