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

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Train via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station  •  2 h 49 min

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

$54 - $114

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Night bus  •  2 h 15 min

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

$23 - $40

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 7 min

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

$69 - $111

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

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

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Nottingham Station Street station. This bus operates Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 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 7 min.

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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 Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St Pancras International in around 2 h 49 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 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
24 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
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
National Express

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