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|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 53 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$ 42|
|Trains depart from:||London|
|Trains arrive in:||Nottingham|
|Train Companies:||London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains, First Hull Trains|
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.
Trains from London to Nottingham are operated by East Midlands Trains, First Hull Trains, and Virgin Trains East Coast.
Trains from London to Nottingham take roughly 1 hours and 22 minutes, although some non-direct routes can take nearly 3 hours.
The first train from London to Nottingham is at 5:50 a.m and the last train leaves at 11:15 p.m.
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.
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.
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.