There are 6 ways to get from Watford to Nottingham by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 47 min

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

$65 - $107

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Bus, night bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Market Street to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 321|Sapphire
  2. Take the night bus from Luton Airport London to Nottingham Station Street National Express

$30 - $45

4 alternative options

Line 602 bus, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 602 bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to St Albans City Railway Station 602
  2. Take the train from St Albans City to Bedford
  3. Take the train from Bedford to Nottingham

$56 - $81

Bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Nottingham, Coach Stop S9 230 / ...

$47 - $57

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Nottingham 111.5 miles

$23 - $35

Fly, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Nottingham

$107 - $315

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Watford, Town Hall and arriving at Nottingham, Coach Stop S9 via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 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 47 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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The best way to get from Watford to Nottingham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Watford to Nottingham, including transfers.

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Watford to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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Watford to Nottingham train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from London St Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from Watford to Nottingham is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Watford to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham, Coach Stop S9 station.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 95.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

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 36 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Watford to Nottingham every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Bedford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Train from Sheffield to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to Nottingham, Coach Stop S9
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Luton Airport London to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Market Street to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk

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Watford to Nottingham train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Nottingham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Nottingham is 111 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Watford to Nottingham.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 369+ hotels available in Nottingham. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Watford to London Heathrow Airport is to line 724 bus which takes 53 min and costs .

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