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

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Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$48 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Golders Green, Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green, Bus Station to London Stansted Airport National Express

$29 - $47

2 alternative options

Train, line 133 bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Stansted Airport
  3. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$75 - $129

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Essex 132.9 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Essex is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Essex is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Essex is 107 miles. The road distance is 132.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Nottingham to Essex, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Essex. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue via London Golders Green, Bus Station, Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Essex via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Essex via London Golders Green, Bus Station, London Stansted Airport, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 5 h 22 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 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 Nottingham to Leicester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $26
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Leicester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Golders Green, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green, Bus Station to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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