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Train Information between London and Nottingham

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$45 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains, London North Eastern Railway or First Hull Trains

Trains from London to Nottingham cover the 109 miles (175 km) long route taking on average 1 h 32 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, London North Eastern Railway or First Hull Trains. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $45 (€38), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $36 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Nottingham.

Trains from London to Nottingham

There are frequent trains from London to Nottingham on a daily basis. Trains are indirect with East Midlands, Hull Trains, and London North Eastern Railway and take between two hours and seven minutes to two hours and 30 minutes in duration. The train from London to Nottingham changes once or twice in Loughborough, Long Eaton, and Grantham, among other station. Passengers will wait under 30 minutes at most change stations. 

London to Nottingham train time: Daily departures

There are over ten daily London to Nottingham trains. The first train departs London around 7:30 a.m., and the last departure is around 4:30 p.m. There are two later trains available but these require inconvenient waiting times. 

How long is the journey by train from London to Nottingham?

The train from London to Nottingham takes between two hours and seven minutes to two hours and 30 minutes. Travel duration depends on the amount of changes the train requires along the way, and the waiting time at these connecting stations. Most changes are under a half-hour in duration, and many are as quick as 15 minutes. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Nottingham?

Departure train station: Trains depart London King's Cross or St. Pancras Stations. King's Cross is one of London's most historic and famous stations, situated just over two miles (3.5km) from central London. Travelers can reach the station with a 12-minute ride on the Thameslink train or local bus network. King's Cross has services such as ATMs, luggage storage and restrooms, as well as shopping and dining amenities. St. Pancras Station is also located just over two miles (3.5km) north of London. Travelers can take the Thameslink train to St. Pancras Station in about eight minutes. At the station travelers will find numerous stores, dining amenities, and financial services such as ATMs and currency exchange stalls. Both of these stations are fully accessible for limited-mobility passengers. 

Arrival train station: Trains arrive at Carlton Station in Nottingham, located just under four miles northeast of Nottingham city center. Travelers can reach Nottingham in about eight minutes on the EMR train to Nottingham Station. Carlton Station is small with minimal facilities beyond ticket stalls. The station, including the parking lot, is unfortunately not fully accessible by wheelchair. Passengers with limited mobility who require ramps should note this station does not have ramps for wheelchair users. 

Which train companies travel from London to Nottingham?

The train from London to Nottingham is with East Midlands, Hull Trains, or London North Eastern Railway. East Midlands provides a majority of the trains along this route, while Hull Trains and London North Eastern Railway each have one to two daily London to Nottingham trains.

East Midlands London to Nottingham

East Midlands offers the most frequent trains from London to Nottingham. Trains are indirect and take two hours and 20 to two hours and 30 minutes. 

Hull Trains London to Nottingham

Hull Trains has the fastest available London to Nottingham routes with two daily indirect trains that take two hours and seven to two hours and nine minutes.

London North Eastern Railway London to Nottingham

London North Eastern Railway has one or two daily London to Nottingham trains, and these take two and a half hours via an indirect route. 

London to Nottingham trains: Services on board

London to Nottingham trains have many services on board including standard and first class cabin tickets. First class tickets come with benefits such as more spacious seating, access to exclusive lounges, power outlets and folding tables for business travelers, and more. All tickets include free WiFi, food and drink service, and restrooms. Those with limited mobility such as passengers using wheelchairs are entitled to free assistance at the stations as well as boarding and alighting trains, and this should be requested 24 hours in advance of traveling. There are accessible seats on board near the accessible restrooms. As well as luggage which can be stored in luggage racks, bicycle space can be reserved ahead of time. Passengers can also bring a small pet along with them. 

How can I find cheap train tickets from London to Nottingham?

One of the best ways to find cheap tickets for the train from London to Nottingham is to book in advance. Many train tickets go on sale up to three months ahead of time, so early birds have quite a window to find cheap tickets on trains. It is also a good idea to choose flexible travel dates before purchasing tickets, to check whether any savings can be found a few days before or after first choice travel dates. The last tip for finding cheap train tickets is to select longer train journeys with more connections, as these are often cheaper alternatives to the high-speed trains. 

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Trains from London to Nottingham
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Nottingham from London cost?
Train tickets between London and Nottingham for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $36 (€30)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Nottingham from London?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $45 (€38)  for a train ticket between London and Nottingham.
How far is Nottingham from London by train?
The distance from London to Nottingham by train is approximately 109 miles (175 km).
How many hours is the train time from London to Nottingham?
The London to Nottingham train duration is on average 1 h 32 min, which is to be expected when traveling 109 miles (175 km) to Nottingham from London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which train station from London to Nottingham do I depart from? Which Nottingham train station from London do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Nottingham.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Nottingham train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Nottingham and need to travel approximately 0.5 miles (765 m) from the train station to the city center in Nottingham.

What train providers offer a service between London and Nottingham?
If you're looking for trains from London to Nottingham, you can rely on East Midlands Trains, London North Eastern Railway or First Hull Trains to get you to Nottingham. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Nottingham trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I find a direct train from London to Nottingham?
Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day to Nottingham from London. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with East Midlands Railway. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many train services per day are there between London and Nottingham?
On average, there are 17 trains a day from London to Nottingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I book London to Nottingham train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between London and Nottingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $45 (€38) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from London to Nottingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Nottingham
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey to Nottingham from London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 2078437688
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139