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

19:50London2h55 22:45Nottingham
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£81One-way
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19:50London2h55 22:45Nottingham
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19:30London3h15 22:45Nottingham
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19:50London3h10 23:00Nottingham
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19:30London3h30 23:00Nottingham
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Deutsche Bahn
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
19 Sep
£74
£7Flixbus
Mon
20 Sep
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£4Flixbus
Tue
21 Sep
£36
£3Flixbus
Wed
22 Sep
£27
£3Flixbus
Thu
23 Sep
£30
£3Flixbus
Fri
24 Sep
£42
£3Flixbus
Sat
25 Sep
£42
£3Flixbus
Sun
26 Sep
£37London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
27 Sep
£27
£3Flixbus
Tue
28 Sep
£27
£3Flixbus
Wed
29 Sep
£27
£3Flixbus
Thu
30 Sep
£27
£3Flixbus
Fri
1 Oct
£42
£3Flixbus
Sat
2 Oct
£27
£3Flixbus
Sun
3 Oct
£37London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
4 Oct
£27
£3Flixbus
Tue
5 Oct
£22
£3Flixbus
Wed
6 Oct
£27
£3Flixbus
Thu
7 Oct
£27
£6Megabus
Fri
8 Oct
£30
£3Flixbus
Sat
9 Oct
£30
£3Flixbus

Travel Information between London and Nottingham

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £42
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £42 • 1 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or

Take a coach or train to travel 109 miles (175 km) to Nottingham from London. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from London to Nottingham.

How to Travel from London to Nottingham

London to Nottingham is a journey of roughly 175km, and covering the distance is most convenient by train or bus. Travelling by train is generally the quickest option, with direct rail services from London St Pancras station to Nottingham station taking just 01:40h. Travelling from London to Nottingham by bus takes roughly 3 hours in comparison.

Buses from London to Nottingham | Trains from London to Nottingham

London to Nottingham Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

£5.00

2:59 h

2 Weeks Before

flight

£18.50

1:49 h

1 Month Before



What is the best way to travel from London to Nottingham?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Nottingham


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The cheapest way to travel from London to Nottingham is by coach. Bus services from London to Nottingham depart from London Victoria Bus Station and terminate in Nottingham Coach Station. Services are operated by National Express and direct services depart in about every hour and a half. The last service to depart for Nottingham leaves at approximately 11:30 p.m. Most services between the two cities are direct. The fastest service takes just under 3 hours, while other services nearly 3 and half hours.


 

Fastest way to travel from London to Nottingham


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The fastest way to travel from London to Nottingham is by train. The journey by train takes roughly 1h40m. Direct services depart twice per hour and are operated by East Midlands Trains.


 

Most popular way to travel from London to Nottingham


popular

The most popular way to get from London to Nottingham is on the train. Travel from London to Nottingham takes over an hour less than the bus and on average the costs are not much over £10 greater than the bus.


 

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FAQs
What are my London to Nottingham travel options?

There are 2 ways to get from London to Nottingham: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between London and Nottingham?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Nottingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to Nottingham:

A coach is £39 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Nottingham costing on average £42.

What is the fastest way from London to Nottingham?

The fastest way from London to Nottingham is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 32 min.

Other travel options from London to Nottingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 20 min   on average.

How many miles are between London and Nottingham

The distance between London and Nottingham is around 109 miles (175 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Nottingham?

The average frequency per day from London to Nottingham is:

  • 17 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Nottingham?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07).
  • Most travellers catch their train from London Victoria and arrive in Nottingham.
Who can get me from London to Nottingham?

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

  • You can take a coach from London to Nottingham with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £3 with Flixbus from London to Nottingham.
Can I find a direct route between London and Nottingham?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Nottingham with Flixbus or Megabus.
  • You can find 17 direct trains per day to take to Nottingham with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Nottingham tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Where should I go next after I travel from London to Nottingham?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Nottingham? Many Omio customers who go from London to Nottingham usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Birmingham, Manchester or Leicester. If you're looking to explore Birmingham, Manchester or Leicester from Nottingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets from London to Nottingham online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £3 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £42 one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Nottingham
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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
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