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

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Train LNER  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to Stevenage

$32 - $71

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Bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 230
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Luton 777 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to Waterend Lane 610 / ...

$22 - $29

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Bedford
  2. Take the train from Bedford to Harpenden

$55 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Hertfordshire 107.3 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Hertfordshire is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Hertfordshire is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Hertfordshire. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Waterend Lane via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Luton Station Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Hertfordshire. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Welwyn Garden City via Grantham and Stevenage. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Hertfordshire is 87 miles. The road distance is 107.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Hertfordshire without a car is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £24 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Nottingham to Hertfordshire, including transfers.

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

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Nottingham to Hertfordshire train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Nottingham station.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Hertfordshire is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £24 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Hertfordshire.
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  • Distance: 86.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Hertfordshire via Grantham and Stevenage in around 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Hertfordshire via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Luton, and Luton Station Interchange in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Grantham
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Single
$15 - $22
Train from Nottingham to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$35 - $55
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Super Off-Peak Single
$40 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $65
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to Harpenden
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
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 Nottingham Station Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Luton
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Waterend Lane
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Waterend Lane
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
centrebus.info

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Nottingham to Hertfordshire bus services, operated by Uno, arrive at Waterend Lane station.

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Nottingham to Hertfordshire train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Stevenage station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Hertfordshire is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Nottingham to Hertfordshire.

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