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Save on airport coach travel as an international student

National Express coach travel to Nottingham

National Express' partnership with Nottingham Trent University means travelling from the airport is easy! Board your coach at Heathrow or Birmingham Airport and travel directly to the centre of Nottingham for free between 20 December 2020 and 7 February 2021.

How to book your travel

  • Select your pick-up location and date of travel using the above journey planner.
  • Choose the time you would like to travel. You will need to leave plenty of time between when your plane is due to land and your coach's departure time.
  • Choose your ticket type.
  • To continue with your reservation, please select 'Pay with Card'. Please note - you will not be charged for this service if you are a confirmed new student of Nottingham Trent University.
  • You will be required to pay for any extras such as additional luggage. This can be paid for by card before you confirm the booking.
  • If you are bringing a guest, please ask them to log into the National Express website separately and book a ticket as they will be required to pay.
  • Enter your name and email address to receive your e-ticket via email.

If you have any questions about our airport transfer service or your arrival into Nottingham Trent University, please contact international@ntu.ac.uk with your full name and student ID number.

Terms & conditions

  1. Travel between 20 December 2020 and 7 February 2021 inclusive only to receive travel paid for by Nottingham Trent University.
  2. Only valid for travel from Heathrow and Birmingham Airport Coach Stations.
  3. Only valid for International/EU students arriving in the UK and starting a full-time course in January or February 2021 at Nottingham Trent University.
  4. You will be asked by National Express to show proof that you are a confirmed student of Nottingham Trent University.
  5. Any extras such as luggage or seat reservations will not be included in the discount and so will need to be paid for individually by yourself.
  6. Must book a minimum of two days prior to travelling.
  7. Tickets are fully flexible.
  8. Read the full National Express terms and conditions here.
  9. All tickets are issued and all passengers are carried subject to National Express' General Conditions of Carriage.

Why choose us?

We're the UK's largest operator of scheduled coach services, so book today and enjoy...

  • a guaranteed seat
  • plenty of legroom
  • adjustable air-conditioning
  • a generous luggage allowance
  • free Wi-Fi and more!


You can take two 20kg suitcases and one item of hand luggage per adult on our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

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