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from London to Nottingham

You can get from London to Nottingham by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Nottingham on Jan 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:50AMLondon2h55 12:45PMNottingham
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$221One-way
Cheapest
11:30PMLondon3h00 02:30AMNottingham, Coach Station
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$191One-way
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09:30AMLondon3h15 12:45PMNottingham
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$191One-way
09:50AMLondon3h10 01:00PMNottingham
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$221One-way
08:30AMLondon3h15 11:45AMNottingham, Coach Station
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$221One-way

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Sun
Jan 30
$51London North Eastern Railway
$15Flixbus
Mon
Jan 31
$51London North Eastern Railway
$9National Express
Tue
Feb 1
$41East Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Wed
Feb 2
$36East Midlands Railway
$4Flixbus
Thu
Feb 3
$36East Midlands Railway
$4Flixbus
Fri
Feb 4
$51London North Eastern Railway
$9Megabus
Sat
Feb 5
$41East Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Sun
Feb 6
$51London North Eastern Railway
$9Megabus
Mon
Feb 7
$36East Midlands Railway
$9National Express
Tue
Feb 8
$30East Midlands Railway
$4Flixbus
Wed
Feb 9
$63London North Eastern Railway
$9National Express
Thu
Feb 10
$36East Midlands Railway
$4Flixbus
Fri
Feb 11
$36London North Eastern Railway
$9National Express
Sat
Feb 12
$36East Midlands Railway
$9Flixbus
Sun
Feb 13
$51London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
Mon
Feb 14
$41East Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Tue
Feb 15
$36East Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Wed
Feb 16
$36East Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Thu
Feb 17
$36East Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Fri
Feb 18
$36London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus

Travel Information from London to Nottingham

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $37
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 2 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $37 (€31) • 1 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or East Midlands Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 109 miles (175 km) between London and Nottingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or East Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from London to Nottingham.

Travel from London to Nottingham: Journey Details

Travelers in the UK journeying from London to Nottingham can choose between buses, trains and flights. Buses depart almost every hour and take approximately 3 hours, while trains are even quicker and more frequent. If you must fly, there are even flights to nearby airports, although when you factor in travel to and from the airport, express trains probably work out much faster.

Return trips from Nottingham to London are also available.

How to get from London to Nottingham

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from London to Nottingham there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 55,67% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from London to Nottingham. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from London to Nottingham

Buses from London to Nottingham are a popular and convenient way to travel between the two cities, and every day there will be plenty to choose from. National Express buses leave London Victoria Coach Station every 90 minutes throughout the week, taking 3 hours 15 minutes to reach Nottingham, with no changes required.

Trains from London to Nottingham

Trains from London to Nottingham are offered every hour by East Midlands Trains, First Hull Trains and Virgin East Coast. A direct service should take around 1 hour 40 minutes, but be careful when booking as slow trains also operate on the route. Trains depart from London St Pancras from 8 a.m. until 11:15 p.m.

Flights from London to Nottingham

While there are no direct flights from London to Nottingham, flights touch down at Manchester a short train journey away from Nottingham. Most services from London are provided by British Airways or Flybe.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Nottingham

Travel to Nottingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Nottingham.
FAQs

How do I travel from London to Nottingham?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between London and Nottingham. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between London and Nottingham?

The cheapest way to go to Nottingham from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $5 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Nottingham:

Taking a bus is usually $31 (€26) less than taking a train to Nottingham, which costs on average $37 (€31) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from London to Nottingham?

The quickest way to travel between London and Nottingham is by train, which takes on average 1 h 32 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 50 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between London and Nottingham?

Nottingham is approximately 109 miles (175 km) away from London.

How many services a day are there between London and Nottingham?

The average frequency per day from London to Nottingham is:

  • 17 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from London to Nottingham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from London to Nottingham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Nottingham:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from London to Nottingham depart from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road to Nottingham.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from London to Nottingham depart from London Victoria to Nottingham.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Nottingham?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Nottingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Nottingham by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from London to Nottingham for $5 (€4) on Omio.
  • Travel with East Midlands Railway for trains to Nottingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for East Midlands Railway London to Nottingham tickets on Omio for $37 (€31).

Can I find a direct route between London and Nottingham?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Nottingham with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with Flixbus or Megabus.

Direct services to Nottingham tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Where should I go next after I travel from London to Nottingham?

Omio customers who travel from London to Nottingham often also extend their vacation to go to Birmingham, Manchester or Leicester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Nottingham and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I purchase London to Nottingham tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Nottingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $37 (€31) one way on average.

But we recommend booking London to Nottingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.