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There are 5 ways to get from Coventry to Nottingham by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station to Nottingham Station Street National Express

$8 - $12

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Rideshare  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Coventry to Nottingham 50.2 miles

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Coventry to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham

$48 - $108

Bus Stagecoach Warwickshire  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Haymarket Bus Station 48
  2. Take the bus from Loughborough, Baxter Gate to Nottingham, Beastmarket Hill 1 - Navy Line

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Coventry to Nottingham 50.5 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Coventry to Nottingham is to rideshare which costs £6 - £8 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coventry to Nottingham is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station station and arriving at Nottingham Station Street station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Coventry to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Coventry and arriving at Nottingham via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Coventry and Nottingham is 41 miles. The road distance is 50.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Nottingham without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £6 - £9.

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The bus from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station to Nottingham Station Street takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Coventry to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station.

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Coventry to Nottingham train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Coventry station.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Nottingham is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £85 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Coventry to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 41 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Coventry to Nottingham once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Coventry to Nottingham via Birmingham New Street in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Coventry to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $19
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
Bus operators
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 Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Nottingham City Transport
Phone
+44 115 950 6070
Email
travelcentre@nctx.co.uk
Website
nctx.co.uk
Bus from Loughborough, Baxter Gate to Nottingham, Beastmarket Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
nctx.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Coventry to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Coventry to Nottingham is 51 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Coventry to Nottingham.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Coventry and Nottingham. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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