There are 3 ways to get from Swindon to Nottingham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Gloucester
  2. Take the train from Gloucester to Nottingham

$75 - $142

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to Nottingham Station Street National Express

$15 - $21

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Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Nottingham 120.1 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Nottingham is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swindon to Nottingham is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Swindon and arriving at Nottingham Station Street station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Swindon to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Nottingham via Gloucester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Swindon and Nottingham is 101 miles. The road distance is 120.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Nottingham without a car is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs £55 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Swindon to Nottingham, including transfers.

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Swindon to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Swindon station.

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Swindon to Nottingham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Swindon station.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Nottingham is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs £55 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Swindon to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 100.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Swindon to Nottingham via Gloucester in around 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swindon to Nottingham once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Gloucester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
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 Swindon to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Nottingham is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from Swindon to Nottingham.

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