There are 5 ways to get from Essex to Nottingham by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham

$81 - $116

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Line 133 bus, night bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  2. Take the night bus from Stansted Airport London to Nottingham Station Street National Express

$31 - $51

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Line 133 bus, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Leicester
  3. Take the train from Leicester to Nottingham

$81 - $126

Line 38 bus, line 133 bus, train, bus, line 19 bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Cressing, Polecat Road (Hawbush Green) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 38 / ...
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  3. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Oakham
  4. Take the bus from Oakham, Rail Station to Melton Mowbray, Windsor Street (17 Golden Choice) 29
  5. Take the line 19 bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (Regal Cinema) to Nottingham, Crown Court 19

$64 - $102

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Essex to Nottingham 133 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Essex to Nottingham is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Essex to Nottingham is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Essex to Nottingham station. However, there are services departing from Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue and arriving at Nottingham Station Street via Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) and Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Essex and Nottingham is 107 miles. The road distance is 133 miles.

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The best way to get from Essex to Nottingham without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs £60 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Essex to Nottingham, including transfers.

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Essex to Nottingham bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Essex to Nottingham is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Essex to Nottingham.

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Map of how to get from Essex to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 107.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Essex to Nottingham via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St Pancras International in around 3 h 44 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Leicester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Leicester
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Stansted Airport to Oakham
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Cressing, Polecat Road (Hawbush Green) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Oakham, Rail Station to Melton Mowbray, Windsor Street (17 Golden Choice)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (Regal Cinema) to Nottingham, Crown Court
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
centrebus.info
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
Night bus from Stansted Airport London to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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