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from Nottingham to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Nottingham to London on 20 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15Nottingham3h15 11:30London
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£181One-way
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08:15Nottingham3h15 11:30London
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£181One-way
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08:00Nottingham3h30 11:30London
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£181One-way
07:14Nottingham2h59 10:13London St Pancras
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£311One-way
08:21Nottingham2h56 11:17London St Pancras
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£401One-way

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Sun
20 Jun
£40East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Mon
21 Jun
£56East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Tue
22 Jun
£56East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Wed
23 Jun
£56East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Thu
24 Jun
£56East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Fri
25 Jun
£44East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Sat
26 Jun
£46East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Sun
27 Jun
£31East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Mon
28 Jun
£56East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Tue
29 Jun
£56East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Wed
30 Jun
£56East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Thu
1 Jul
£35East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Fri
2 Jul
£35East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Sat
3 Jul
£40East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Sun
4 Jul
£31London North Eastern Railway
£2Flixbus
Mon
5 Jul
£36East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Tue
6 Jul
£56East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Wed
7 Jul
£35East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Thu
8 Jul
£31East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Fri
9 Jul
£35East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
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General Information about the Journey from Nottingham to London

Nottingham is located 176 kilometres north of London and fast, convenient bus, train and air transport is available between the two cities. 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

Coach travel between Nottingham and London is well served with National Express offering roughly 14 trips 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. Megabus offers two departures daily from Station Street, outside Loxley House, Nottingham, to London Victoria. The first leaves at 8:00 a.m. and the other mid-afternoon. The journey takes around 3 hours and 40 minutes.

Trains from Nottingham to London

East Midlands Trains offers departures 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 centres.

Flights to London from Nottingham

Flights are available to London City Airport (LCY) from East Midlands Airport (EMA) located around 22 kilometres from the city of Nottingham. 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.

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FAQs
What are my Nottingham to London travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Nottingham to London: coach or train.

How many miles from Nottingham to London would I travel?

The distance from Nottingham to London is approximately 109 miles (175 km).

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Nottingham, Station Street and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Nottingham and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel operators can get me from Nottingham to London?

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

  • Travel with Megabus for coaches to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Nottingham to London tickets on Omio for £13.
  • East Midlands Trains can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for East Midlands Trains from Nottingham to London for £27.
Can I find a direct route from Nottingham to London?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to London with Megabus.
  • You'll find direct train services to London with East Midlands Trains.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Nottingham to London?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Nottingham to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Nottingham and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to London from Nottingham online for the best deals?

When planning your trip to London from 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 £13 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £27 one way on average.

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Nottingham to London?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Nottingham to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £13.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is £15 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Nottingham to London costing on average £27.

What is the fastest way from Nottingham to London?

The fastest way from Nottingham to London is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 15 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nottingham
London
Nottingham (Coach Station)
Amenities
Nottingham
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