East Midlands train service operates a direct route to Nottingham from London St Pancras - the trains run at quarter past and half past the hour and take just under 2 hours. Alternatively, travellers may choose to take the East Coast trains service and change at Grantham, this train leaves at 35 minutes past the hour.
East Midlands trains offer an array of hot and cold snacks for standard class passengers, and at-seat dining with free mineral water and newspapers, if travelling first class.
When on board East Coast trains, standard class passengers may access Wi-Fi for a free 15 minute period and a £4.95 charge per additional hour while first class passengers have unlimited usage.
*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
Journey information from London to Nottingham
Train Fares from: £ 55.10
Fastest route: 1h 40m
Slowest route: 1h 48m
Average Journey Time: 1h 46m
Train per day: Around 96
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How long does it take to travel from London to Nottingham by train?
The average journey time between London and Nottingham is 1 hour 46 minutes. The fastest journey time is 1 hour 40 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 96 trains per day travelling from London to Nottingham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Are there direct trains from London to Nottingham?
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Nottingham without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Nottingham.
What time are the first and last train from London to Nottingham?
The first train from London to Nottingham departs at .
The last train from London to Nottingham departs at .
No sleeper services are available.
There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.