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Coach travel from Leicester to Nottingham

From £5 one-way*

Duration: 45 mins (fastest journey)
Departures: up to 23 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 Leicester to Nottingham in 45 mins (fastest journey)

Travel in true comfort from St Margaret's Bus Station to Nottingham's Broad Marsh Bus Station from just £5 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.

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Leicester to Nottingham journey information
Fastest journey time 45 mins
Cheapest price From £5 *
Distance (approx) 48km
No. of stops 0 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 1:00am/23:55pm

Our Leicester to Nottingham services and stops

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

150 coach towards Nottingham

Our 150 service travels up to 5 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & 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:

  • 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:

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

195 coach towards Leeds

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

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

196 coach towards Derby

Our 196 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

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

230 coach towards Nottingham

Our 230 service travels up to 9 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station
  • Loughborough, The Rushes
  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station

240 coach towards Bradford

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

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

767 coach towards Nottingham

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

  • 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 £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 2 July 2024 for travel between 2 July 2024 - 28 October 2024.

Departing from Leicester Bus Station

While waiting for your coach, St Margaret's Bus Station has plenty to keep you occupied and comfortable. From an onsite coffee shop and newsagents to a convenient cash point, your time waiting is bound to fly by.

For more information, please see our Leicester Coach Station facilities 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 Leicester to Nottingham?

The first coach leaves from Leicester Coach Station at 1.00am, arriving at Nottingham Bus Station at 1.50am.

When is the last coach from Leicester to Nottingham?

The last coach leaves from Leicester Coach Station at 23.55pm, arriving at Nottingham Bus Station at 0.40am.

How much is the coach from Leicester to Nottingham?

A one-way journey from Leicester to Nottingham is available from £5*.

How long does the coach take from Leicester to Nottingham?

Our fastest coach journeys from Leicester to Nottingham take 45 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Leicester 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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