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from Cardiff to Nottingham

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

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Thu
21 Oct
£37Cross Country
£8Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£46Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£46Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£91Cross Country
£18Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£46Cross Country
£15Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£37Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£37Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£46Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£46Cross Country
£17National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£91Cross Country
£15Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£46Cross Country
£8Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£90Cross Country
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Thu
4 Nov
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£10National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£45Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£45Cross Country
£10National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£46Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£45Cross Country
£7Flixbus

Travel Information to Nottingham from Cardiff

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £46
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £46 • 3 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 133 miles (214 km) by coach or train from Cardiff to Nottingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Nottingham.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Cardiff to Nottingham?

You can travel to Nottingham from Cardiff 2 different ways: coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Cardiff to Nottingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £8 compared to other travel options to Nottingham:

A coach journey is usually £38 less than a journey to Nottingham by train, which costs on average £46 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Cardiff to Nottingham?

The quickest way to travel between Cardiff and Nottingham is by train, which takes on average 3 h 8 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 20 min   on average.

How many miles from Cardiff to Nottingham would I travel?

The distance from Cardiff to Nottingham is approximately 133 miles (214 km).

How many services a day are there between Cardiff and Nottingham?

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Nottingham is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Cardiff and in Nottingham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cardiff to Nottingham:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07).
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Cardiff to Nottingham depart from Cardiff Central to Nottingham.
Which travel companies can take me from Cardiff to Nottingham?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cardiff to Nottingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Nottingham by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Cardiff to Nottingham for £8.
  • Cross Country can take you to Nottingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Cardiff to Nottingham for £46.
Where should I go next after I travel to Nottingham from Cardiff?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cardiff to Nottingham often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cardiff and Nottingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Nottingham and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket to Nottingham from Cardiff online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £8 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £46 one way.

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

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