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London to Nottingham by bus

The journey from London to Nottingham by bus is 109.28 mi and takes 3 hrs 59 mins. There are 304 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:05 and the last at 23:59. It is possible to travel from London to Nottingham by bus for as little as £2.72 or as much as £60.70. The best price for this journey is £2.72.

Lowest Price£2.72
Journey Duration3 hrs 59 mins
Connection per Day304
Lowest Price£2.72
Highest Price£60.70
First Departure00:05
Last Departure23:59
Distance109.28 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalNottingham
CarriersNational Express, Megabus

London to Nottingham Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday, 15 Jun 2024

Traveling from London to Nottingham with Virail

Planning to travel from London to Nottingham? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from London to Nottingham?

When you're traveling from London to Nottingham, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £15.35. You might be able to find prices as low as £2.72, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around £15.35 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from London to Nottingham.

How long will it take me to travel from London to Nottingham by bus?

The distance between London to Nottingham is approximately 109.28 mi. In general, it will take you about 3 hrs 59 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between London and Nottingham is around 109.28 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 hrs 59 mins. However, the fastest routes between London and Nottingham take 2 hrs 25 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many journeys from London to Nottingham are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from London to Nottingham can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 304 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from London to Nottingham. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from London to Nottingham varies, but in general, you can expect to find 215 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 89 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Nottingham. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from London to Nottingham
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Nottingham.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Nottingham, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Nottingham.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book London to Nottingham travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £0.85 to £10.68 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 92% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Nottingham

The cheapest London - Nottingham bus tickets can be found for as low as £5.44 if you’re lucky, or £6.69 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £9.48.

Find the best day to travel to Nottingham by bus

When travelling to Nottingham by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from London to Nottingham
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Nottingham by bus.
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London to Nottingham CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
12.31kg
Bus
13.19kg
Flight
35.18kg
Car
28.14kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Nottingham?
A bus ticket from London to Nottingham is £15.35. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £2.72.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Nottingham?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Nottingham is £2.72. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Nottingham by bus?
London to Nottingham is 109.28 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Nottingham take?
London to Nottingham is on average 3 hrs 59 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 25 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Nottingham?
The bus journey from London to Nottingham is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Nottingham?
London to Nottingham has 304 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Nottingham leave?
The earliest bus from London to Nottingham departs at 00:05. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from London to Nottingham depart?
The latest bus from London to Nottingham departs at 23:59. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Nottingham in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £2.72 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from London to Nottingham?
There are on average 215 direct connection(s) from London to go to Nottingham.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Nottingham by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Nottingham is 2 hrs 25 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Nottingham?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Nottingham.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Nottingham by bus?
The bus journey from London to Nottingham creates 13.19kg of CO2 emissions.

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