Intercity buses operate from St Margaret's bus station, north of the city centre. The useful Skylink bus runs to East Midlands Airport (£7.30, one hour, at least hourly, 24 hours) and continues on to Derby.
National Express services:
Coventry £5.50, 45 minutes, three daily
London Victoria £11.60, 2¾ hours, hourly
Nottingham £4.60, 45 minutes, up to two per hour
East Midlands trains:
Birmingham £19.20, one hour, up to two per hour
London St Pancras £86.50, 1¼ hours, up to four per hour