East Midlands Airport is 13.5 miles southwest of central Nottingham; Skylink buses pass the airport (one way/return £5.20/10.40, one hour, at least hourly, 24 hours).
Local services run from the Victoria bus station, behind the Victoria shopping centre on Milton St. Bus 100 runs to Southwell (£4.30, one hour, hourly) and bus 90 to Newark (£5.50, 50 minutes, hourly Monday to Saturday, every two hours Sunday).
Long-distance buses operate from the Broadmarsh bus station.
Frequent National Express services:
Birmingham £11.10, 2¼ hours, nine daily
Derby £9, 40 minutes, seven daily
Leicester £4.60, 55 minutes, hourly or better
London Victoria £9.30, 3½ hours, every two hours
The train station is on the southern edge of the city centre.
Derby £7.60, 30 minutes, four hourly
Lincoln £11.80, 55 minutes, hourly
London King's Cross/St Pancras £47, 1¾ hours, two per hour
Manchester £27.50, 1¾ hours, up to two per hour