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There are 4 ways to get from Ludlow to Nottingham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Ludlow to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham

$68 - $122

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Bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Ludlow, Compasses Inn to Shrewsbury, Bus Station 435
  2. Take the bus from Shrewsbury to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Nottingham Station Street

$17 - $24

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ludlow to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane i4 / ...

$42 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Ludlow to Nottingham 97.1 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Ludlow to Nottingham is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ludlow to Nottingham is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ludlow to Nottingham station. However, there are services departing from Ludlow, Compasses Inn and arriving at Nottingham Station Street via Shrewsbury and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ludlow to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Ludlow and arriving at Nottingham via Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Ludlow and Nottingham is 78 miles. The road distance is 97.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Ludlow to Nottingham without a car is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £50 - £95.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Ludlow to Nottingham, including transfers.

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Ludlow to Nottingham bus services, operated by Minsterley Motors, depart from Ludlow, Compasses Inn station.

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Ludlow to Nottingham train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Ludlow station.

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The best way to get from Ludlow to Nottingham is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £50 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Ludlow to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 77.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Ludlow to Nottingham via Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street in around 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ludlow to Nottingham via Shrewsbury, Bus Station, Shrewsbury, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 6 h 31 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Ludlow to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
First Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Ludlow to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Yourbus
Website
catchyourbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
catchyourbus.co.uk
Minsterley Motors
Phone
01743 791208
Email
hayley@minsterleymotors.co.uk
Website
minsterleymotors.com
Bus from Ludlow, Compasses Inn to Shrewsbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
minsterleymotors.com
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 Shrewsbury to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Ludlow to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ludlow to Nottingham is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Ludlow to Nottingham.

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