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You can get from Nottingham to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Nottingham to London on 20 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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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.
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.
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 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.
There are 2 travel options from Nottingham to London: coach or train.
The distance from Nottingham to London is approximately 109 miles (175 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling 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:
Yes, there are direct routes from Nottingham to London with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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