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Train Information between Leeds and Nottingham

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€20)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail or Cross Country

Trains from Leeds to Nottingham cover the 60 miles (97 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 49 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or Cross Country. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Nottingham.

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Travel with CrossCountry from Leeds to Nottingham

Find the best trains between Leeds and Nottingham with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £11. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Leeds to Nottingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy route between Leeds and Nottingham with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Leeds to Nottingham as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Leeds to Nottingham train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Leeds to Nottingham on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 60 miles (97 km) route from Leeds to Nottingham with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

    CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets from Leeds to Nottingham and when travelling by train:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains From Leeds To Nottingham: Journey Details

    East Midland Trains and Northern Rail provide direct trains from Leeds to Nottingham. The weekday timetable begins with an early morning service and continues with hourly trains until the final departure in the early evening. Journey times are around an hour and 50 minutes. Indirect trains offer earlier morning departures and later evening trains. These journeys involve a change at Sheffield, Chesterfield, Derby or Grantham. Sunday services are less frequent, with a later first departure from Leeds. Weekday off-peak day return fares are available on trains from the 9:40 a.m. departure onwards.

    Taking the Train from Leeds

    Trains from Leeds to Nottingham leave from the main station on the southern edge of the city centre. Public transport connections include the Monday to Saturday Citybus shuttle which leaves from stance S8 by the station entrance, serving central Leeds locations. Additional bus services from Arriva and First depart from the interchange on New Station Street. Taxis are available from a rank next to the bus stops.

    Getting into Nottingham by Train

    Forever associated with the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham also celebrates its connections to the lace-making and bicycle manufacturing industries. This lively city has a wealth of cultural attractions, ranging from its Norman castle and underground cave complex to the Victorian and Georgian architecture of the Lace Quarter. Trains from Leeds to Nottingham arrive at the station situated just to the south of the city centre. Nottingham Express Transit trams stop at the station, offering connections around the area. Buses, including night bus services, stop on Carrington Street, immediately to the west of the station entrance. Taxis are available from a rank at the front of the station.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Leeds to Nottingham
    Travel by train 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 Leeds to Nottingham.
    How much do cheap trains between Leeds and Nottingham cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Nottingham from Leeds for as little as £11  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket from Leeds to Nottingham?
    The Leeds to Nottingham train ticket price is on average £17  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    What is the distance from Leeds to Nottingham by train?
    The distance between Leeds and Nottingham by train is approximately 60 miles (97 km).
    How long is the train journey between Leeds and Nottingham?
    On average the train from Leeds to Nottingham duration is 1 h 49 min  for the 60 miles (97 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    Which train station in Leeds goes to Nottingham? Which train station do I come into Nottingham from Leeds?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in Nottingham.

    Where is the Leeds train station located? Where is the Nottingham train station located?

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Leeds Railway Station, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Leeds. The most popular arrival train station in Nottingham, called Nottingham, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

    What train companies go from Leeds to Nottingham?
    When taking a train from Leeds to Nottingham, you can count on Northern Rail or Cross Country for the best way to get you to Nottingham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Nottingham from Leeds and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    When is the earliest train from Leeds to Nottingham? When is the last train from Leeds to Nottingham?
    You can take the first train from Leeds to Nottingham at 07: 04   or take the last train from Leeds to Nottingham leaving at 09: 09. Look for the latest Leeds Nottingham train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    How early should I book train tickets between Leeds and Nottingham to score the best deals?
    If you purchase Leeds to Nottingham train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £17. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Nottingham from Leeds. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your trip to Nottingham from Leeds.
    Amenities at station
    Ticket office hours
    Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30 | Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59
    Connections to/from station
    Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express
    Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1