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There are 4 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham

$64 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Nottingham Station Street National Express

$21 - $38

2 alternative options

Train LNER  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to Nottingham

$39 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham 142.3 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham is to bus which costs £15 - £29 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham station. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Nottingham Station Street via Custom House, Victoria Dock Road, Covent Garden, Savoy Street and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Nottingham via Stratford International and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Nottingham is 113 miles. The road distance is 142.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs £45 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from London St Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs £45 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £29 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 113 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Nottingham, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham every 2 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 20 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
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 Grantham to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Single
$15 - $22
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Super Off-Peak Single
$55 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $85
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Nottingham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Nottingham.

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