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Duration 1h 55m
Distance 101.5 miles
Average price £60
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Nottingham and Harpenden takes 1h 55m and the fastest train takes 1h 48m. There is a train service every few hours from Nottingham to Harpenden. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Nottingham
  2. Bedford
  3. Harpenden
1h 50m
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£49 - £69

Nottingham to Harpenden train times

Trains run hourly between Nottingham and Harpenden. The earliest departure is at 20:55 in the evening, and the last departure from Nottingham is at 21:29 which arrives into Harpenden at 23:18. All services require a transfer at Bedford and take an average of 1h 55m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Harpenden. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Harpenden via Bedford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Nottingham and Harpenden is 86 miles. The road distance is 101.5 miles.

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Nottingham to Harpenden train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Nottingham station.

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Nottingham to Harpenden train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Harpenden station.

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