There are 4 ways to get from Essex to Nottingham by train, bus, night bus or car

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  •  3 h 11 min

$48 - $116

Cheapest option

Line 133 bus, night bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. 133
  2. National Express

$31 - $60

2 alternative options

Line 133 bus, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. 133

$76 - $130

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. 133 miles

$28 - $45

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 11 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 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Leicester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Essex and Nottingham is 171 km. The road distance is 213 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Essex to Nottingham. 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 48 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Essex to Nottingham, including transfers.