red arrow goes 24 hours

Late-night workers, twilight lovers, gig-goers and party animals will be pleased to hear that red arrow will be going 24 hours from Sunday 2 September.

Staying out late, or getting up earlier just got a whole lot easier. red arrow will run hourly through the night between midnight and 5am.

It’s another landmark development for red arrow and will create the first 24-hour express link between Nottingham and Derby. Meaning that the two cities will join the likes of London, New York and Tokyo to enjoy a round the clock service.

In 2004, we launched late-night coaches on Fridays & Saturdays until 4am to make it easier to get home after a night out. Since then, we’ve seen more & more people using red arrow in the early hours as a safe way to travel home.

Jeff Counsell, trentbarton’s managing director, said: “Derby & Nottingham are both bustling cities with a variety of late-night entertainment venues, not to mention the rise of people working through the night across different industries. These social developments have seen a demand for a better express connection from dusk ‘til dawn, not just on Fridays and Saturdays, but throughout the week.”  

So, whether you’re looking for some nocturnal delights, or a round the clock commute – there’s no stopping you. 

Adult daytime singles (from 4am until midnight) - £5.20 | mango £4.42
Adult nightbus singles (midnight until 4am) - £6.00 | mango £4.42

where to catch red arrow
Both Derby & Victoria bus stations are closed late at night.Between midnight and 5am, red arrow starts and ends at;
Derby – Morledge stop C8
Nottingham – Upper Parliament Street

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