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Recommended option

Train  •  33 min

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Red Arrow
  2. X38

$9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. 26.7 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  33 min

  1. 26.7 miles

$5 - $9

What companies run services between Nottingham, England and Burton upon Trent, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Nottingham to Burton upon Trent hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Burton upon Trent via Derby, Bus Station and Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane) in around 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (West End Arcade) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane) to Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Other operators
Taxi from Nottingham to Burton upon Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nottingham and Burton upon Trent is 37 km. The road distance is 43 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Burton upon Trent is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Burton upon Trent is to train which takes 33 min and costs £23 - £40.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nottingham and arriving at Burton-on-Trent. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham to Burton upon Trent. However, there are services departing from Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (West End Arcade) and arriving at Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station) via Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

The train from Nottingham to Burton-on-Trent takes 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.