It takes an average of 2h 41m to travel from Norwich to Nottingham by train, over a distance of around 105 miles (169 km). There are normally 26 trains per day travelling from Norwich to Nottingham and tickets for this journey start from £16.60 when you book in advance.
From 2h 31m
105 miles (169 km)
26 trains per day
Direct trains available
If you want to travel from Norwich to Nottingham by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Norwich to Nottingham by train to take around 2h 45m. You’ll usually find around 21 trains running on this route per day, which spans 105 miles (169 km). Direct trains are usually available every day on this route, so you don't need to worry about changes during your journey. Most services on this route are operated by East Midlands Railway (EMR). EMR is the primary operator of services between the East Midlands and London. Their Intercity services are kitted out with free WiFi, allowing you to stay connected during your journey, and if you feel like treating yourself, upgrade to First Class for spacious carriages and complimentary refreshments.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you travel Off-Peak or get a Railcard.
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The average journey time by train between Norwich and Nottingham is 2 hours and 41 minutes, with around 26 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Norwich to Nottingham is 2 hours and 31 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Norwich to Nottingham can start from as little as £16.60 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Norwich to Nottingham without having to change trains. There are 26 direct trains from Norwich to Nottingham each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Norwich to Nottingham leaves at 04:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Norwich to Nottingham leaves at 20:52. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Norwich to Nottingham cover a distance of around 105 miles (169 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nottingham to Norwich.
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