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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 26 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30Nottingham3h05 12:35London
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£111One-way
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09:30Nottingham3h30 13:00London
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£81One-way
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06:15Nottingham2h50 09:05London
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06:00Nottingham3h05 09:05London
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06:15Nottingham3h15 09:30London
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Wed
26 Jan
£42East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
27 Jan
£42East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Fri
28 Jan
£42East Midlands Railway
£8Flixbus
Sat
29 Jan
£49East Midlands Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
30 Jan
£27East Midlands Railway
£7Megabus
Mon
31 Jan
£27East Midlands Railway
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Tue
1 Feb
£42East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£36East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
3 Feb
£20East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Fri
4 Feb
£38London North Eastern Railway
£7Flixbus
Sat
5 Feb
£37London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
6 Feb
£27East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Mon
7 Feb
£27East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
8 Feb
£36East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
9 Feb
£36East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
10 Feb
£31East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
11 Feb
£36East Midlands Railway
£7National Express
Sat
12 Feb
£36East Midlands Railway
£7National Express
Sun
13 Feb
£23London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Mon
14 Feb
£27East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus

Travel Information between Nottingham and London

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £38
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 2 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £38 • 1 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or East Midlands Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 109 miles (175 km) to London from Nottingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 37 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 Megabus or East Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Nottingham to London.

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

How do you get from Nottingham to London?

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

What is the cheapest way from Nottingham to London?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Nottingham to London, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A coach is £31 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Nottingham to London costing on average £38.

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

The fastest way to get to London from Nottingham is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 37 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 2 h 50 min.

How far is it from Nottingham to London?

You should expect to travel around 109 miles (175 km) from Nottingham to London.

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

The average frequency per day from Nottingham to London is:

  • 17 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Nottingham and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Most travellers board their train from Nottingham and arrive in London Victoria.

Who can get me from Nottingham to London?

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

  • You can travel between Nottingham and London by coach with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £7 with Megabus from Nottingham to London.
  • You can travel from Nottingham to London by train with East Midlands Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £38 with East Midlands Railway from Nottingham to London.

Is it possible to travel directly between Nottingham and 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 Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

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 buy tickets for this trip.

Where should I go next after I travel 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 far in advance should I purchase tickets between Nottingham and London online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Nottingham to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £7 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £38 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Nottingham to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.