How to get from Nottingham to London by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Nottingham to London is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||109 miles (175 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $9 (€8) • 2 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus|
Travel 109 miles (175 km) by bus to London from Nottingham. FlixBus is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Nottingham to London.
Nottingham is located 176 kilometers north of London. Convenient bus, train and air transport is available between the two cities for those traveling in the UK. Trains offer the speediest option covering the route in half the time of buses. However, the absence of direct flights makes the plane the most time-consuming choice when factoring in transit times and airport shuttles at either end.
Return journeys from London to Nottingham are also available.
Buses from Nottingham to London are operated by National Express, with roughly 14 trips departing throughout the day. The fastest service takes 3 hours and 5 minutes with stops at London Golders Green and Marble Arch before terminating at Victoria. Other services take 3 hours and 20 minutes with stops at Milton Keynes Coachway and London Finchley Road.
East Midlands operates trains from Nottingham to London throughout the day every 30 minutes or so to both King's Cross and St Pancreas stations. Most are direct, some change at Grantham. The journey takes around 1 hour and 50 minutes making train travel the fastest way to travel between the two city centers.
Flights from Nottingham to London are available from East Midlands Airport (EMA) located around 22 kilometers from the city of Nottingham. These flights land at London City Airport (LCY); however, none are direct resulting in a minimum overall travel time of 3 hours and 30 minutes. Convenient transfers to the airport are offered via Skylink service from Nottingham Broadmarsh Bus Station for those wishing to fly.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $6 (€5). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel from Nottingham to London you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Nottingham - London travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
You can travel to London from Nottingham by bus.
Traveling by bus is also the quickest way from Nottingham to London. It takes on average 2 h 20 min to travel this journey.
London is approximately 109 miles (175 km) away from Nottingham.
The average frequency per day from Nottingham to London is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Nottingham to London as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Nottingham to London:
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Yes, there is a direct service from Nottingham to London:
Direct services to London 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 trip.
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