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There are 5 ways to get from Plymouth to Nottingham by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Derby

$110 - $201

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Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Nottingham Station Street National Express

$23 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M36
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham

$69 - $115

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Nottingham 255.4 miles

$55 - $80

Train, fly  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Nottingham

$109 - $296

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Nottingham is to bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Nottingham is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way station and arriving at Nottingham Station Street station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Plymouth to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Nottingham via Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Nottingham is 221 miles. The road distance is 255.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Nottingham without a car is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs £85 - £160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Plymouth to Nottingham, including transfers.

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Plymouth to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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Plymouth to Nottingham train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Plymouth station.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Nottingham is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs £85 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £23 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 221 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Plymouth to Nottingham every 2 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 16 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Plymouth to Nottingham once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Derby
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $55
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uk.megabus.com
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Plymouth to Nottingham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Nottingham is 255 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Plymouth to Nottingham.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport.

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