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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 25 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

$71 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Ludlow, Compasses Inn to Kidderminster, Bus Station 2L / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to NOTTINGHAM, Station Street National Express

$30 - $34

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 23 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 (Stop 2 from Market Square) i4

$44 - $86

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Ludlow to Nottingham 97.1 miles

$20 - $30

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 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ludlow to Nottingham via Kidderminster, Bus Station, Bromsgrove, Bus Station, Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway, and Birmingham in around 6 h 43 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
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Ludlow to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $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
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane (Stop 2 from Market Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Ludlow, Compasses Inn to Kidderminster, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
R & B Travel
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Ludlow, Compasses Inn to Kidderminster, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ludlow to Nottingham?

The distance between Ludlow and Nottingham is 124 km. The road distance is 155 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ludlow to Nottingham?

The cheapest way to get from Ludlow to Nottingham is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ludlow to Nottingham?

The quickest way to get from Ludlow to Nottingham is to drive which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £14 - £22.

Is there a direct train between Ludlow and Nottingham?

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 25 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ludlow and Nottingham?

No, there is no direct bus from Ludlow to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Ludlow, Compasses Inn and arriving at NOTTINGHAM, Station Street via Kidderminster, Bus Station, Bromsgrove, Bus Station and Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 43 min.

How long does it take to get from Ludlow to Nottingham?

It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Ludlow to Nottingham, including transfers.