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The cheapest Trains

from London
to Nottingham

Cheapest

$55

Average

$88

Showing times and prices for May 28

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Nottingham will cost around $ 88 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 55.

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09:06London Kings Cross2h 7m 11:13Nottingham
$55
1One-way
$551One-way
2nd cheapest
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08:33London Kings Cross2h 2m 10:35Nottingham
$66
1One-way
$661One-way
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09:48London Kings Cross1h 46m 11:34Nottingham
$88
1One-way
$881One-way
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08:05London St Pancras2h 47m 10:52Nottingham
$102
1One-way
$1021One-way
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09:04London St Pancras2h 48m 11:52Nottingham
$127
1One-way
$1271One-way

Train Times

London to Nottingham

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08:05London St Pancras2h4710:52Nottingham
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08:33London Kings Cross2h210:35Nottingham
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09:04London St Pancras2h4811:52Nottingham
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09:06London Kings Cross2h711:13Nottingham
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09:48London Kings Cross1h4611:34Nottingham
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Mon
May 27
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$14National Express
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Tue
May 28
$55London North Eastern Railway
$10National Express
$358Aurigny Air Services
Wed
May 29
$55London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$367Aurigny Air Services
Thu
May 30
$55London North Eastern Railway
$10National Express
$379Aurigny Air Services
Fri
May 31
$55London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$367Aurigny Air Services
Sat
Jun 1
$42East Midlands Trains
$10National Express
$353Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Jun 2
$37London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
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Mon
Jun 3
$36East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
$367Aurigny Air Services
Tue
Jun 4
$36East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
$136openskies
Wed
Jun 5
$36East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
$343Aurigny Air Services
Thu
Jun 6
$36East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
$379Aurigny Air Services
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Jun 7
$36East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
$367Aurigny Air Services
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Jun 8
$42East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
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Jun 9
$32East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
$140flyest lineas aereas
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Jun 10
$32East Midlands Trains
$7National Express
$261Aurigny Air Services
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Jun 11
$32East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
$364Aurigny Air Services
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Jun 12
$32East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
$115flyest lineas aereas
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Jun 13
$32East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
$516Alitalia Cityliner
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Jun 14
$27London North Eastern Railway
$7National Express
$272Aurigny Air Services
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Jun 15
$36East Midlands Trains
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Jun 16
$27London North Eastern Railway
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The fastest trains

from London
to Nottingham

Fastest Journey

1h 46m

Average

2h 18m

train per day

5

Distance

175 km

Showing times and prices for May 28

Of the 5 trains that leave London for Nottingham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 175 km distance in an average of 2h 18m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1h 46m .

The slowest trains will take 2h 48m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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09:48London Kings Cross1h 46m 11:34Nottingham
$88
1One-way
$881One-way
2nd fastest
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08:33London Kings Cross2h 2m 10:35Nottingham
$66
1One-way
$661One-way
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09:06London Kings Cross2h 7m 11:13Nottingham
$55
1One-way
$551One-way
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08:05London St Pancras2h 47m 10:52Nottingham
$102
1One-way
$1021One-way
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09:04London St Pancras2h 48m 11:52Nottingham
$127
1One-way
$1271One-way
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Journey Summary

London to Nottingham Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 1 minute
Train Ticket Price: $46
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Nottingham
Distance:175 km
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains, Thameslink, First Hull Trains

Trains from London to Nottingham: Journey Details

Passengers traveling from London to Nottingham can do so from either King's Cross Station or St. Pancras International. During the week, service on this route begins just before 6:00 a.m., with 3 to 4 trains departing per hour until 9:30 p.m., at which point the regularity of departures decreases until the last train at 11:15 p.m.

While journeys departing from King's Cross require one change at Grantham, trips from St. Pancras are usually direct, only occasionally requiring passengers to transfer at East Midland Parkway. There are two peak fare periods during the day, one before 8:30 a.m. and the other between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

On the weekend, service varies slightly, with 2 to 3 trains departing per hour between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 to 3 per hour between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Sunday. Passengers should be aware that the last journey on Saturday evening requires 3 hours to complete. The carriers for this line can vary, with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry Trains and East Midlands Trains serving as the main train companies serving this route.

Which train companies travel from London to Nottingham?

Trains from London to Nottingham are operated by East Midlands Trains, First Hull Trains, and Virgin Trains East Coast.

How long is the train journey from London to Nottingham

Trains from London to Nottingham take roughly 1 hours and 22 minutes, although some non-direct routes can take nearly 3 hours.

When are the first and last trains of the day from London to Nottingham?

The first train from London to Nottingham is at 5:50 a.m and the last train leaves at 11:15 p.m.

Where do trains from London to Nottingham depart from and arrive to?

London to Nottingham trains depart from either London's Kings Cross or London St Pancras train station. All trains traveling from London to Nottingham arrive at Nottingham station.

Taking Trains from London to Nottingham

London, the largest city in Europe, has a variety of historic and cultural attractions that will keep the curious visitor busy for weeks. Begin with the Tower of London, the Houses of Parliament, and Westminster Abbey to get a taste of historical London before wandering through some of the city's many free art galleries, such as the Tate Modern and the National Gallery. Head out to Richmond Park to see its resident parrots and deer, or, alternatively, wander around the central Hyde Park for a taste of nature in the middle of the city. For shopping, head to Portobello Road in Notting Hill.

East Midlands trains to Nottingham depart from St Pancras International Station on Euston Road in the Borough of Camden. Adjacent to King's Cross Station, St Pancras is home to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station on the Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria, Circle, Hammersmith & City, and Piccadilly lines. Bus stops on surrounding Euston Road, Midland, and Pancras Roads offer access to all parts of the city with many night buses also in the area.

Getting into Nottingham by Train

Nottingham, a large university city in the East Midlands, is famous for its connection to the Robin Hood legends. To pursue Robin Hood through the city be sure to visit Nottingham Castle, stopping to take a photo next to the statue of the famous outlaw in front before heading to Sherwood Forest, the legendary home of Robin Hood and his gang. If architecture is more your thing, wander through the historic Lace Market for a sampling of the variety of beautiful architecture that can be found in the city. During your stay, be sure to have a drink at the oldest pub in England, Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, which claims to have served Crusaders as they departed to the holy land. Nottingham is also home to the grand Elizabethan Wollaton Hall & Deer Park which houses the city's Natural History Museum. Nottingham is also a major cultural city with its Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall and the Lakeside Arts Center in the grounds of the University.

Trains arrive at Nottingham Station which is located south of the town center. Formerly known as Nottingham Midland, it has recently undergone a major overhaul to create a modern transport hub for the East Midlands. The station is well served by bus routes including many night buses.

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Best fares for trains from London to Nottingham

This Weekend
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Fri, May 31
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:062h 7m10:13
LondonNottingham
Sat, Jun 1
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East Midlands Trains
07:052h 49m09:54
LondonNottingham
Fastest Trains from London to Nottingham
Mon, Jun 3
Train
East Midlands Trains
08:341h 40m10:14
LondonNottingham
Tue, Jun 4
Train
East Midlands Trains
08:341h 40m10:14
LondonNottingham
Wed, Jun 5
Train
East Midlands Trains
08:341h 40m10:14
LondonNottingham
Return Train Tickets for Nottingham to London
Wed, May 29
Train
East Midlands Trains
08:452h 39m11:24
NottinghamLondon
Thu, May 30
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East Midlands Trains
08:452h 39m11:24
NottinghamLondon
Fri, May 31
Train
East Midlands Trains
01:124h 12m05:24
NottinghamLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Nottingham
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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