There are 5 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station  •  2 h 59 min

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

$87 - $114

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Night bus  •  2 h 15 min

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

$23 - $40

3 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 - $111

Train, line 19 bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Oakham
  2. Take the line 19 bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (Regal Cinema) to Nottingham, Crown Court 19

$60 - $91

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

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

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Stansted Airport London 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 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 2 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 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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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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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 95.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 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 Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St Pancras International in around 2 h 59 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
$39
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
$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
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Leicester
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Stansted Airport to Oakham
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (Regal Cinema) to Nottingham, Crown Court
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
centrebus.info
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
Night bus from Stansted Airport London to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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