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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 Sep 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50PMLondon2h55 10:45PMNottingham
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07:30PMLondon3h15 10:45PMNottingham
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07:50PMLondon3h10 11:00PMNottingham
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07:30PMLondon3h30 11:00PMNottingham
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Sep 19
$103
$9Flixbus
Mon
Sep 20
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$6Flixbus
Tue
Sep 21
$50
$5Flixbus
Wed
Sep 22
$37
$5Flixbus
Thu
Sep 23
$42
$5Flixbus
Fri
Sep 24
$59
$5Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$59
$5Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$52London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$37
$5Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$37
$4Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$37
$5Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$37
$5Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$59
$5Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$37
$5Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$52London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$37
$4Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$31
$4Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$37
$5Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$37
$8Megabus
Fri
Oct 8
$42
$5Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$42
$5Flixbus

Travel Information from London to Nottingham

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $59
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $59 (€47) • 1 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or

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 among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train 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

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FAQs
How do I go from London to Nottingham?

There are 2 travel options from London to Nottingham: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from London to Nottingham?

The cheapest way to get from London to Nottingham is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€4) compared to other travel options to Nottingham:

A bus is generally $55 (€43) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $59 (€47) from London to Nottingham.

What is the quickest 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, going by bus can take 2 h 20 min   on average.

What is the distance between London and Nottingham?

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

How many services a day are there to Nottingham from London?

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 catch their bus from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07).
  • Most travelers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in Nottingham.
Which travel companies can take me 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:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Nottingham by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Nottingham tickets on Omio for $5 (€4).
Can I travel directly from London to Nottingham?

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

  • You can take a direct train with with 17 direct trains per day.

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 to Nottingham from London.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between London and Nottingham ends?
Your trip from London to Nottingham doesn't have to end in Nottingham. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Birmingham, Manchester or Leicester. If you’d like to add Birmingham, Manchester or Leicester to your London to Nottingham tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Nottingham today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from London to Nottingham online to get 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 is costing on average $5 (€4) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $59 (€47) one way for this journey.

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.

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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