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from Bristol to Nottingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bristol to Nottingham on 17 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30Bristol, City Centre3h20 11:50Ratcliffe-on-Soar, East Midlands Parkway
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£181One-way
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08:30Bristol, City Centre3h20 11:50Ratcliffe-on-Soar, East Midlands Parkway
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£181One-way
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18:20Bristol, City Centre3h25 21:45Ratcliffe-on-Soar, East Midlands Parkway
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£201One-way
07:50Bristol4h00 11:50Ratcliffe-on-Soar, East Midlands Parkway
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£181One-way
18:20Bristol, City Centre4h05 22:25Nottingham
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£201One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
17 Oct
£48Cross Country
£17Megabus
Mon
18 Oct
£48Cross Country
£8Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£37Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Wed
20 Oct
£37Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
£38Cross Country
£8Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£48Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£48Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£47Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£48Cross Country
£13Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£37Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£37Cross Country
£8Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£48Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£48Cross Country
£11Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£48Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£48Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£38Cross Country
£14Megabus
Fri
5 Nov
£94Cross Country
£14Megabus

Travel Information from Bristol to Nottingham

distanceDistance120 miles (193 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £48
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £48 • 2 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 120 miles (193 km) to Nottingham from Bristol. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bristol to Nottingham.

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FAQs
What are my Bristol to Nottingham travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel to Nottingham from Bristol including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Nottingham from Bristol?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Nottingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to Nottingham:

A coach is about £41 less than a train, which costs on average £48 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Bristol to Nottingham?

The fastest way from Bristol to Nottingham is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 47 min.

Other travel options between Bristol and Nottingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 15 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Bristol and Nottingham

The distance from Bristol to Nottingham is approximately 120 miles (193 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Nottingham is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bristol and Nottingham as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Bristol to Nottingham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bristol to Nottingham:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07).
  • Trains most often depart from Bristol at Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Nottingham at Nottingham.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bristol to Nottingham?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bristol to Nottingham:

  • You can take a coach from Bristol to Nottingham with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £7 with Flixbus from Bristol to Nottingham.
  • You can travel between Bristol and Nottingham by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £48 with Cross Country from Bristol to Nottingham.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Bristol to Nottingham?
Many of our customers travelling from Bristol to Nottingham don't make Nottingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Birmingham or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Bristol and Nottingham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Nottingham to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Bristol to Nottingham tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £7 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £48 one way.

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

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