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There are 6 ways to get from Lichfield to Nottingham by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Lichfield to Derby National Express
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street Red Arrow

$11 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus via Burton upon Trent, New Street  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Burton upon Trent, New Street to Derby, Bus Station V1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane Indigo / ...

$7

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Tamworth High Level to Nottingham

$37 - $62

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  2 h 16 min

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

$46 - $74

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lichfield to Nottingham 38.8 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Lichfield to Nottingham 38.8 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Lichfield to Nottingham is to bus which costs £6 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lichfield to Nottingham is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lichfield to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Lichfield and arriving at Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street via Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lichfield to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Lichfield City and arriving at Nottingham via Lichfield Trent Valley and Tamworth High Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Lichfield and Nottingham is 34 miles. The road distance is 38.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Lichfield to Nottingham without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £8 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Lichfield to Nottingham, including transfers.

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

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Lichfield to Nottingham train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Tamworth High Level station.

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The best way to get from Lichfield to Nottingham is to bus which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £8 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £28 - £50 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Lichfield to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 34.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

You can take a bus from Lichfield to Nottingham via Derby and Derby, Bus Station in around 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Lichfield to Nottingham hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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
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 Lichfield to Derby
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Burton upon Trent, New Street to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Yourbus
Phone
01773 714 013
Email
talk@catchyourbus.co.uk
Website
catchyourbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
catchyourbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Lichfield to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk

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Lichfield to Nottingham bus services, operated by Trent Barton, arrive at Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lichfield to Nottingham is 39 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Lichfield to Nottingham.

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