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

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Train via London St Pancras International  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham

$81 - $113

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Nottingham Station Street National Express

$24 - $45

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Nottingham

$75 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham 116.3 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Nottingham Station Street station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Nottingham via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Nottingham is 95 miles. The road distance is 116.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham without a car is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs £60 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs £60 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £35 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 95.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Nottingham, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras International in around 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
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 Leicester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Single
$18 - $26
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 Stansted Airport London to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham.

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