There are 10 ways to get from Aberdeen to Nottingham by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Nottingham

$166 - $253

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) to Meadowhall Interchange M20
  3. Take the bus from Sheffield, Meadowhall to Nottingham Station Street 240

$61 - $102

8 alternative options

Train via Newcastle  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Sheffield
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Nottingham

$130 - $319

Bus, train  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham

$70 - $91

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Nottingham 417.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Aberdeen to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Birmingham (BHX) ABZ - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham

$91 - $259

Fly Aberdeen to Manchester, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham

$87 - $207

Train to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA

$73 - $277

Fly Aberdeen to Norwich, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Norwich (NWI) ABZ - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Nottingham

$105 - $331

Fly Aberdeen to Humberside, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Humberside (HUY) ABZ - HUY
  2. Take the train from Barnetby to Lincoln Central
  3. Take the train from Lincoln Central to Nottingham

$107 - $303

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Nottingham is to bus and train which costs £50 - £70 and takes 10 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Nottingham is to fly and train which costs £65 - £200 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Nottingham is 294 miles. The road distance is 417.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Aberdeen to Nottingham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Nottingham station. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Nottingham Station Street via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) and Sheffield, Meadowhall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Nottingham via Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Nottingham, England?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Nottingham via Sheffield in around 7 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Nottingham via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12), Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2), Meadowhall Interchange, and Sheffield, Meadowhall in around 11 h 59 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Aberdeen to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside via Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $140
Anytime Single
$150 - $230
Off-Peak Single
$170 - $250
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Train from Norwich to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $130
Train from Barnetby to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Lincoln Central to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield, Meadowhall to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) to Meadowhall Interchange
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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