How to travel from London to Nottingham

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from London to Nottingham

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

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To get from London to Nottingham on Feb 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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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 Tips: 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.

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

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