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Nottingham to Derby coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£4.35
Shortest Duration0h 25m
Trips per day37
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a coach ticket from Nottingham to Derby cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Nottingham to Derby were £6.95.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Nottingham to Derby is by booking earlier as most coach companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average £0.85 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the coach ride from Nottingham to Derby?

The distance between Nottingham and Derby is approximately 13.37 miles, or 21.52 kilometers. The average travel time for a coach between these two cities is around 1 hour and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 25 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most coaches are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your coach has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day to travel by coach from Nottingham to Derby?

The busiest day of the week to travel by coach from Nottingham to Derby is on Monday. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Tuesday is typically when coaches are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a coach on Tuesday is the way to go.

Where does the coach leave from in Nottingham?

There are 9 stations you could depart from, depending on the coach line you travel with. Most coach trips to Derby will depart from these stations in Nottingham:

  • Wilford ln - Tram stop
  • Clifton Centre - Tram Stop
  • Bulwell
  • Station St
  • Old Market Sq, Tram Stop
  • The Forest - Tram stop.
  • Nottingham, QMC - Tram stop.
  • University of Nottingham - Bus Stop
  • Mansfield Rd

Where does the coach arrive in Derby?

Coaches arrive in Derby at 2 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Derby for trips arriving from Nottingham:

  • East Midlands Airport
  • Morledge

What coach companies travel from Nottingham to Derby?

On average there are 37 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Nottingham to Derby, with an average of 37 trips per day and 75 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Nottingham to Derby. Of the 37 trips there are 6 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Nottingham to Derby start at £7.91.

1 carriers offer Nottingham to Derby coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Nottingham to Derby from £4.35. There are 37 National Express schedules from Nottingham to Derby and you can expect on average to pay £7.41 for a National Express ticket to Derby. In Nottingham, National Express departs to Derby from Clifton Centre - Tram Stop and 8 other stations. In Derby, National Express arrives at East Midlands Airport and 1 other station.

An average trip on National Express from Nottingham to Derby takes 1 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Derby in 0 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 41 trips per day and you could expect to pay £7.80 for a weekend getaway to Derby.

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