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There are 9 ways to get from Cornwall 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.

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Train via Plymouth  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Luxulyan to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Derby

$126 - $242

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Luxulyan to Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M36
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham

$90 - $157

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Train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from St Austell to Tamworth High Level
  2. Take the train from Tamworth High Level to Nottingham

$148 - $229

Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lanivet to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Nottingham Station Street National Express / ...

$115 - $138

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cornwall to Nottingham 283.5 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to East Midlands  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to East Midlands (EMA) NQY - EMA

$176 - $646

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$165 - $334

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW) NQY - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham

$158 - $356

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) NQY - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Nottingham

$143 - $386

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The cheapest way to get from Cornwall to Nottingham is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cornwall to Nottingham is to fly and train which costs £120 - £260 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cornwall to Nottingham station. However, there are services departing from Lanivet and arriving at Nottingham Station Street via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cornwall to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Luxulyan and arriving at Nottingham via Plymouth and Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

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The distance between Cornwall and Nottingham is 235 miles. The road distance is 283.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cornwall to Nottingham without a car is to train which takes 7 h 8 min and costs £95 - £190.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Cornwall to Nottingham, including transfers.

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Cornwall to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Lanivet station.

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Cornwall to Nottingham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Luxulyan station.

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The best way to get from Cornwall to Nottingham is to train which takes 7 h 8 min and costs £95 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £85 - £110 and takes 10 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs £130 - £500 and takes 7 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Cornwall to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 234.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between Cornwall, England and Nottingham, England?

You can take a train from Cornwall to Nottingham via Plymouth and Derby in around 7 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cornwall to Nottingham via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to East Midlands via Manchester, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Newquay to East Midlands via Manchester, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Newquay to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Newquay to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newquay to East Midlands via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Newquay to East Midlands via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Luxulyan to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Derby
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Train from St Austell to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Train from Tamworth High Level to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Leeds to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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 Lanivet to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

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There is no direct flight from Newquay Airport to East Midlands Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Cornwall to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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Cornwall to Nottingham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cornwall to Nottingham is 283 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to drive from Cornwall to Nottingham.

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Aer Lingus, Ryanair and Flybe offer flights from Newquay Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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There are 390+ hotels available in Nottingham. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cornwall to Newquay Airport is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs £55 - £70.

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