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Travel between London, Birmingham, Lincoln, Nottingham and more as National Express serves North East Lincolnshire once again

12:04 pm, Thursday, 20th April 2023 - 10 months ago


North East Lincolnshire Council and its delivery partner, Equans, are delighted to announce that National Express will be available on the Grimsby network once again following a three-year break.

Two National Express bus services will run from Grimsby, with final destinations at Birmingham and London.

Not only will these routes allow for people to travel to and from North East Lincolnshire from further afield, the buses also serve areas such as Louth, Lincoln, Leicester and Nottingham.

The 151 service, which started on Monday 3 April, runs from Osbourne Street in Grimsby – stopping at Cleethorpes, Louth, Wragby, Lincoln, Newark-on-Trent, Leicester and finishing at Birmingham Coach Station. There is also a return service for these locations. 

The 452 service will serve Osbourne Street in Grimsby – stopping at Cleethorpes, New Waltham, Louth, Wragby, Lincoln, Nottingham and finishing at London Victoria Coach Station. There will also be a return service for these locations. This service will commence from Friday 28 April and tickets are available to purchase now.

To make a booking, or to find out more information about the timetables and routes, visit their website at

Ed Rickard, Service Delivery Director at National Express, said: “More and more customers are turning to coach travel as an affordable, reliable and sustainable way to get around. We’re thrilled to bring our services back to Grimsby, offering residents better connectivity and choice of transport to help them get to where they need to be.”

Jonathan Ford, Senior Transport Officer at Equans, added: “It’s great to see the National Express serve North East Lincolnshire again. It is a key transport link that provides people the option to travel to far locations like London and Birmingham by bus, which can be a cheaper way to travel. We look forward to working with National Express more in the future.”

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