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  1. on time
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 1 estimated
    05:52
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:33
    Long Eaton
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:46
    Long Eaton
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:06
    Nottingham
    Platform 4B estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 4B estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. London St Pancras International
    Platform 2 estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  3. London St Pancras International
    Platform 1 estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 7 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  4. London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    07:27
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    08:26
    Grantham
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:45
    Grantham
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:20
    Nottingham
    Platform 2 estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. London St Pancras International
    Platform 2 estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  6. London St Pancras International
    Platform 3 estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 5 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  7. London St Pancras International
    Platform 4 estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 7 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  8. London St Pancras International
    Platform 4 estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 3A estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. London St Pancras International
    Platform 1 estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 7 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  10. London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:48
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:49
    Grantham
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:00
    Grantham
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:34
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from London to Nottingham

  • Train Fares from: £12.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

London to Nottingham train times information

East Midlands train service operates a direct route to Nottingham from London St Pancras International - 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 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

Find out more information about how to buy cheap train tickets to Nottingham.

  • How long does it take to travel from London to Nottingham by train?

    The average journey time between London and Nottingham is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 34 trains per day travelling from London to Nottingham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • 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.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London and Nottingham?

    The distance between London and Nottingham is 108 miles.

    Distance: 108 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Nottingham?

    The first train from London to Nottingham departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Nottingham?

    The last train from London to Nottingham departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Find journey information for Nottingham to London

Did you know you could also travel from London to Nottingham by bus? Find out more about that journey here.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Nottingham

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*Average savings on all fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.**Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.