There are 6 ways to get from Nottingham to Leicester by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Leicester

$7 - $19

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nottingham to Leicestershire 28.5 miles

$3 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express / ...

$6 - $10

Bus Nottingham City Transport  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham, Maid Marian Way (St James Street) to Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate) 1|Navy Line
  2. Take the bus from Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate) to St Margaret's Bus Station Skylink Leicester Derby

$10 - $11

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nottingham to Leicester 27.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Leicester 27.3 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Leicester is to rideshare which costs £3 - £6 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Leicester is to train which costs £6 - £15 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nottingham Station Street station and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nottingham and arriving at Leicester. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Leicester is 22 miles. The road distance is 27.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Leicester without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs £6 - £15.

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The train from Nottingham to Leicester takes 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Nottingham to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 25 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Nottingham to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Nottingham City Transport
Phone
+44 115 950 6070
Email
travelcentre@nctx.co.uk
Website
nctx.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Maid Marian Way (St James Street) to Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
nctx.co.uk
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nottingham to Leicestershire
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Nottingham to Leicester
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500

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