Sunday, 24 April 2016

Pronto: Nottingham - Chesterfield


Pronto is a high-frequency route with a bus every 10 minutes Mon-Sat daytimes between Nottingham and Mansfield, with two journeys an hour extending all the way to Chesterfield in Derbyshire. It's operated jointly by Stagecoach and Trent Barton.


See the full timetable on one of these sites:



There is no day ticket that is valid throughout the Pronto route. Neither Stagecoach nor Trent Barton's own day tickets are valid on this route. To travel end-to-end, a day return costs £6.40 for an adult. Look up any single or return fare at Trent Barton or Stagecoach's websites.
Here's the route, stop-by-stop. Logos are hyperlinks, so click through to see where Pronto can take you:

Nottingham, Victoria Bus Station


Pronto starts from stand 2 at Victoria Bus Station:











Pronto stops at the Northern edge of Nottingham City Centre. There is a free bus, the Centrelink, which will link you to the Southern end of the city centre, which includes the railway station and the Intu Broadmarsh Shopping Centre:










Look up any single or return fare on Pronto here. Returns are valid on any Pronto bus, regardless of operator. From here, Mansfield currently costs £3.80 adult single, £6.40 return. Chesterfield costs £5.60 single and £6.40 return.


The multi-operator Kangaroo ticket, valid on all buses, trams and trains in Greater Nottingham, is valid on Pronto from here as far as Redhill, Henry Street. It costs £4.50 for an adult for a day.


Nottingham Plusbus tickets, bought with train tickets to or from Nottingham or Beeston, are valid on Pronto from here as far as Redhill, Henry Street.


Major connecting bus routes from central Nottingham:


Nottingham, Woodborough Road (Stop FO01 outbound)
Nottingham, Frogmore Street (Stop FO14 outbound)

Nottingham, Huntingdon Street


Northbound buses use stop FO12 just before the traffic lights on Mansfield Road:




Forest Fields, Forest Gates


Northbound buses use stop FO15 on the right, southbound buses use stop FO07 on the left in the distance on A60 Mansfield Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound



Sherwood Rise, Clarendon College


Northbound buses use stop FO31 on the right and southbound buses use stop FO06 on the left on A60 Mansfield Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound



Carrington, Hucknall Road


Northbound buses use stop SH01 on the right next to Lidl, southbound buses use stop SH19 on the left on A60 Mansfield Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound







Carrington, Tavistock Drive

Mapperley Park, Church Drive


Northbound buses serve stop SH03 right outside St John's Church on A60 Mansfield Road:


Southbound buses use stop SH17 over the road and a bit further south from the church:

Mapperley Park, Bingham Road

Sherwood, Haydn Road


Northbound buses use stop SH05 outside Ladbrokes on A60 Mansfield Road:


Southbound buses use stop SH15 outside Sherwood Library on A60 Mansfield Road:



Sherwood, Sherwood Shops


Northbound buses use stop SH06 on A60 Mansfield Road:


Southbound buses use stop SH13 over the road:

Sherwood, Magnus Road
Sherwood, Woodthorpe Drive
Sherwood, Foster Drive
Sherwood, Rushcliffe Rise
*Nottingham/Notts border*
Daybrook, The Vale

Daybrook, Daybrook Square


Northbound buses stop on the left, southbound buses on the right on A60 Mansfield Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound


Change here for:

Daybrook, Byron Street


Northbound buses stop on the left, southbound buses on the right on A60 Mansfield Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound








Daybrook, Salop Street

Daybrook, Cross Street


Northbound buses stop just north of Lidl on A60 Mansfield Road:


Southbound buses stop right opposite Lidl, next to the junction with Cross Street, on A60 Mansfield Road:



Redhill, Cemetery
Redhill, Redhill Lodge Drive

Redhill, Henry Street


Northbound buses stop on the left, southbound buses on the right on A60 Mansfield Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound




Look up any single or return fare on Pronto here. Returns are valid on any Pronto bus, regardless of operator.

The multi-operator Kangaroo ticket, valid on all buses, trams and trains in Greater Nottingham, is valid on Pronto from here into central Nottingham. It can't be used north of this stop. It costs £4.50 for an adult for a day.

Nottingham Plusbus tickets, bought with train tickets to or from Nottingham or Beeston, are valid on Pronto from the city centre as far as here, but no further.

Leapool, Mansfield Road


Northbound buses stop on the left, southbound buses near the petrol station on the right on A60 Mansfield Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound



Change here for:

Leapool, Lamins Lane
Papplewick, South Lodge

Papplewick, Burntstump Hill


Northbound buses stop on the right, southbound buses on the left in the distance beyond the traffic lights on A60 Mansfield Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound




Papplewick, Forest Farm


Northbound buses stop on the right and southbound buses stop on the left on A60 Mansfield Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound

Papplewick, Barracks Farm
Ravenshead, Grays Drive
Ravenshead, Kighill Lane
Ravenshead, Blidworth Waye

Ravenshead, 130 Nottingham Road


Northbound buses stop on the right, southbound buses on the left on A60 Nottingham Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound



Change here for:

Ravenshead, Newstead Abbey Gates


Northbound buses stop in this lay-by right next to the gates to the abbey:


Southbound buses stop on the other side of the traffic lights on A60 Nottingham Road:




Look up any single or return fare on Pronto here. Returns are valid on any Pronto bus, regardless of operator.


Mansfield Plusbus tickets, bought with train tickets to or from Mansfield, are valid on Pronto from the town centre as far as this stop, but no further.

Ravenshead, 45 Nottingham Road
Ravenshead, Larch Farm
Ravenshead, Ricket Lane
Harlow Wood, Nottingham Road

Harlow Wood, Portland College


Northbound buses stop on the left, southbound buses on the right on A60 Nottingham Road. The college itself, complete with coffee shop open to the public, is on the side road in the distance to the right:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound



Harlow Wood, The Spinney
Harlow Wood, Thieves Wood Lane
Berry Hill, Cauldwell Road

Berry Hill, West Notts College


Northbound buses stop on the right, southbound buses on the left on A60 Nottingham Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound




Berry Hill, Forest Hill
High Oakham, Harlow Avenue
High Oakham, Atkin Lane

High Oakham, Alexandra Avenue

Northbound buses stop on the left and southbound buses on the right on A60 Nottingham Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound




Mansfield, Stella Street


Northbound buses stop on the left, southbound buses on the right on A60 Nottingham Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound





Mansfield, Water Meadows/Bishop Street


Northbound buses stop at Water Meadows on Nottingham Road:


Southbound buses stop at Bishop Street on A60 Portland Street:



Mansfield, Bus Station


Northbound buses use stand L and southbound buses use stand D at Mansfield Bus Station:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound




Look up any single or return fare on Pronto here. Returns are valid on any Pronto bus, regardless of operator. From here, Nottingham costs £3.80 adult single, £6.40 return. Chesterfield costs £4.00 single and £5.90 return.


Mansfield Plusbus tickets, bought with train tickets to or from Mansfield, are valid on Pronto from here as far south as Newstead Abbey Gates and as far north as 18 The Hill.


Change here for:

Mansfield, Quaker Way
Mansfield, Westgate
Mansfield, St Philip Neris Church

Mansfield, Tesco


Northbound buses stop adjacent to the supermarket on A6009 Chesterfield Road South:


Southbound buses stop opposite:



Mansfield, Council Offices
Mansfield, Bould Street
Mansfield, Beech Hill Drive

Bull Farm, Clumber Drive


Northbound buses stop on the right, southbound buses on the left on A6191 Chesterfield Road North:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound



Bull Farm, Shaftsbury Avenue
Bull Farm, Brougham Avenue
Radmanthwaite, Oxclose Lane
Radmanthwaite, Radmanthwaite Road
Pleasley Hill, Clarence Street
Pleasley Hill, Cemetery
Pleasley Hill, Poplar Drive
Pleasley, Nursery School

Pleasley, Meden Square


Northbound buses stop opposite the post office on Chesterfield Road:




Pleasley, Pit Lane


Northbound buses stop on the right in the distance, southbound buses on the left on Chesterfield Road. Pit Lane itself is on the right:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound



Look up any single or return fare on Pronto here. Returns are valid on any Pronto bus, regardless of operator.

The multi-operator and multi-modal Derbyshire Wayfarer day ticket, valid throughout the county on buses and trains, is valid on Pronto from this stop to the end of the route in Chesterfield. It cannot be used south of here. It currently costs £12.30 for an adult and can be bought on the bus. Here's where else you can use it:

Change here for:

Pleasley, Anthony Bek School
New Houghton, Appleby House
Glapwell, Staleys Garage

Glapwell, Young Vanish


Northbound buses stop on the left just after the lights, southbound buses on the right on A617 The Hill. The pub after which this stop is named is in the distance:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound



Glapwell, Hill Top
Glapwell, 102 The Hill

Glapwell, 18 The Hill


Northbound buses stop on the left, southbound buses at the brick shelter in the distance on the right on A617 The Hill:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound




Look up any single or return fare on Pronto here. Returns are valid on any Pronto bus, regardless of operator.


Mansfield Plusbus tickets, bought with train tickets to or from Mansfield, are valid on Pronto from the town centre as far as this stop, but no further.

Bramley Vale, Waterloo Street
Bramley Vale, Bramley Road West

Doe Lea, Chesterfield Road


Buses in both directions stop at this brick shelter on the turning circle at the junction of Mansfield Road and Chesterfield Road:

Heath, Mill Lane
Heath, Chapel Hill

Heath, Heath Road


Northbound buses stop on the left, southbound buses on the right on Heath Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound


Heath, Railway Cottages
Holmewood, Devonshire Terrace

Holmewood, Library


Northbound buses stop on the right, southbound buses in the distance on the left on Heath Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound


Holmewood, Springfield Road

Holmewood, Ralley Close


Change here for:

Holmewood, Masefield Avenue
Holmewood, Park Road
Temple Normanton, Hill Top Farm
Temple Normanton, Birkin Lane

Temple Normanton, Church Lane


Temple Normanton, Business Park
Temple Normanton, Corbriggs Railway Cottages
Winsick, Mile Hill

Winsick, New Inn


Northbound buses stop in the distance on the left, southbound buses on the right on B6039 Mansfield Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound





Look up any single or return fare on Pronto here. Returns are valid on any Pronto bus, regardless of operator.


Chesterfield Plusbus tickets, bought with rail tickets to or from Chesterfield, are valid on Pronto from the town centre as far as here, but no further.

Hasland, Hillcrest Road

Hasland, Toll Bar


Northbound buses stop on the left, southbound buses on the right on B6039 Hasland Road:
Departures: Northbound, Southbound



Hasland, Grove Street
Hasland, Penmore Lane
Hasland, Whitebank Close
Hasland, Warner Street
Chesterfield, Ibis Hotel

Chesterfield, Coach Station


Look up any single or return fare on Pronto here. Returns are valid on any Pronto bus, regardless of operator. From here, Mansfield costs £4.00 adult single, £5.90 return. Nottingham costs £5.60 single, £6.40 return.


The multi-operator and multi-modal Derbyshire Wayfarer day ticket, valid throughout the county on buses and trains, is valid on Pronto from this stop as far as Pleasley, Pit Lane. It currently costs £12.30 for an adult and can be bought on the bus. Here's where else you can use it:

Chesterfield Plusbus tickets, bought with rail tickets to or from Chesterfield, are valid on Pronto from here as far as Winsick, New Inn.


Connections from Chesterfield:




All of the information in this post is correct at the time of writing, but please check the relevant links before travelling.