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

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Train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham

$34 - $107

3 alternative options

Line 602 bus, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 602 bus from Watford, High Street to St Albans City Railway Station 602
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham

$57 - $82

Bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Nottingham Station Street National Express / ...

$47 - $57

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Nottingham 111.5 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Watford to Nottingham is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Nottingham is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Watford and Nottingham is 96 miles. The road distance is 111.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Watford to Nottingham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford to Nottingham station. However, there are services departing from Watford, Town Hall and arriving at Nottingham Station Street via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Nottingham via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Watford to Nottingham hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Watford to Nottingham every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, High Street to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

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