There are 6 ways to get from Nottingham to Retford by bus, train, taxi 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

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from NOTTINGHAM, Station Street to Retford National Express

$8 - $12

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 41 min

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

$21 - $40

Train, line 37 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Newark Castle
  2. Take the line 37 bus from Newark Castle Railway Station to Retford, Bus Station 37 / ...

$20 - $23

Train, line 43 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Worksop
  2. Take the line 43 bus from Worksop, Railway Station to Retford, Bus Station 43

$23 - $30

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nottingham to Retford 31.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Retford 31.3 miles

$6 - $10

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

National Express operates a bus from Nottingham to Retford once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nottingham to Retford via Grantham in around 1 h 41 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
$12 - $18
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$11 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Single
$16 - $23
Train from Nottingham to Newark Castle
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $18
Train from Nottingham to Worksop
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Virgin Trains East Coast
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Retford
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Super Off-Peak Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $24
Anytime Single
$26 - $32
Bus operators
Marshalls of Sutton on Trent
Phone
01636 821138
Email
office@marshallscoaches.co.uk
Website
marshallscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newark Castle Railway Station to Retford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
marshallscoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach East Midlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Worksop, Railway Station to Retford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nottingham to Retford
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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

How far is it from Nottingham to Retford?

The distance between Nottingham and Retford is 43 km. The road distance is 50 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Retford is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 45 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Retford is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs £110 - £140.

Is there a direct train between Nottingham and Retford?

No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Retford. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Retford via Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

Is there a direct bus between Nottingham and Retford?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from NOTTINGHAM, Station Street and arriving at Retford. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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

The bus from NOTTINGHAM, Station Street to Retford takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.