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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 Jun 15 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30PMLondon3h15 09:45PMNottingham
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$201One-way
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06:30PMLondon3h15 09:45PMNottingham
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$201One-way
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06:30PMLondon3h30 10:00PMNottingham
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$201One-way

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Mon
Jun 14
$78East Midlands Trains
$6Flixbus
Tue
Jun 15
$50East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Wed
Jun 16
$50East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Thu
Jun 17
$33East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Fri
Jun 18
$50East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Sat
Jun 19
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$20Megabus
Sun
Jun 20
$65London North Eastern Railway
$20Megabus
Mon
Jun 21
$44East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Tue
Jun 22
$44East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Wed
Jun 23
$44East Midlands Trains
$18Megabus
Thu
Jun 24
$50East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Fri
Jun 25
$50East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Sat
Jun 26
Find prices
$20Megabus
Sun
Jun 27
$37London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Mon
Jun 28
$44East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Tue
Jun 29
$44East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Wed
Jun 30
$44East Midlands Trains
$6National Express
Thu
Jul 1
$44East Midlands Trains
$6Flixbus
Fri
Jul 2
$50East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Sat
Jul 3
$44East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
Sun
Jul 4
$37London North Eastern Railway
$6National Express

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?

You can travel between London and Nottingham 2 different ways: bus or train.

How far is it from London to Nottingham?

The London to Nottingham distance is around 109 miles (175 km).

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Nottingham?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Nottingham, Station Street.
  • Most travelers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in 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:

  • Megabus can get you to Nottingham by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Megabus from London to Nottingham for $18 (€14) on Omio.
  • East Midlands Trains can take you to Nottingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for East Midlands Trains from London to Nottingham for $50 (€39).
Is there a way to travel directly from London to Nottingham?

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

  • You can book a direct bus with Megabus.
  • You can take a direct train with East Midlands Trains.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip 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 buy London to Nottingham tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Nottingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $18 (€14) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $50 (€39) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Nottingham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

How do I get from London to Nottingham the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Nottingham from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Nottingham:

A bus is $32 (€25) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Nottingham costing on average $50 (€39).

What is the fastest way from London to Nottingham?

The quickest way to travel to Nottingham from London 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, getting to Nottingham by bus can take on average 3 h.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Nottingham
London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus 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.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Bridge
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