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There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to University of Nottingham by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham

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Bus via Birmingham

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Nottingham Station Street

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bond St to Nottingham Coach Stop S10

Drive

  1. Drive from Bristol to University of Nottingham

Bristol to University of Nottingham by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Bristol and University of Nottingham is around 3h 38m and covers a distance of around 151 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 38 min. Operated by CrossCountry, Nottingham City Transport and Trent Barton, the Bristol to University of Nottingham service departs from Bristol Temple Meads and arrives in University of Nottingham. Typically 126 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

126 Weekly Services
3h 38m Average Duration
£86 Cheapest Price
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Bristol → University of Nottingham
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to University of Nottingham is to bus via Birmingham which costs £11 - £16 and takes 6h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to University of Nottingham is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to University of Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bond St and arriving at Nottingham University Main Campus, Lenton Hall via Nottingham, Victoria Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Bristol and University of Nottingham is 119 miles. The road distance is 140.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to University of Nottingham without a car is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs £85 - £290.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Bristol to University of Nottingham, including transfers.

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Bristol to University of Nottingham bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Bristol Bond St station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to University of Nottingham is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs £85 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £18 and takes 4h 24m.

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Bristol to University of Nottingham bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Nottingham Coach Stop S10 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to University of Nottingham is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2h 21m to drive from Bristol to University of Nottingham.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to University of Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 119.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 38m

What companies run services between Bristol, England and University of Nottingham, England?

You can take a train from Bristol to University of Nottingham via Birmingham New Street, Nottingham, Nottingham station, Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham, Friar Lane, and Queens Medical Centre, QMC Main Entrance in around 3h 38m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Bristol Bond St to Nottingham Coach Stop S10 3 times a week. Tickets cost £11 - £18 and the journey takes 3h 25m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Bristol Bond St to Nottingham Coach Stop S10
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express

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