It takes an average of 1h 16m to travel from Birmingham to Nottingham by train, over a distance of around 45 miles (72 km). There are normally 44 trains per day travelling from Birmingham to Nottingham and tickets for this journey start from £8.90 when you book in advance.
From 1h 4m
45 miles (72 km)
44 trains per day
Direct trains available
Thinking about taking the train from Birmingham to Nottingham? We’ve got you covered.
The train from Birmingham to Nottingham usually takes around 1h 15m but can take just 1h 4m on the fastest CrossCountry services, with around 42 trains running on this popular route every day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as direct services are available.
If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. To save even more, you can also buy a Railcard and get up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
If you want to know more about the journey from Birmingham to Nottingham by train, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!
If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Birmingham to Nottingham is right for you.
National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.
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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.