Trains to Nottingham

nottingham city hall

It takes around two hours to get from Nottingham to London, with three services an hour Monday to Saturday.

Trains to Nottingham

As one of the most well best-served points on our network, travelling to Nottingham by train is a doddle. Travel up from London, down from Sheffield or across from Liverpool, Manchester or Norwich, plus with a number of local routes also serving the city, Nottingham is very well-connected.  

View our complete timetable for trains to and from Nottingham

Nottingham station

Nottingham station was smartened up in 2013 following a major redevelopment.

The station offers:

  • accessible waiting areas

  • cycle hub

  • East Midlands Trains First Class Lounge

  • coffee shop, bar and general store

The ticket office can be found on the main concourse and is open:

Monday to Friday: 05:00 – 22:00
Saturday: 05:00 – 22:00
Sunday: 07:15 – 22:20


The entire station is fully accessible for wheelchair users and those who need help with their mobility. There is also a lift available from the main station to the footbridges and platforms. Our staff are happy to help at any time of the day or night with any accessibility needs you have.

See more information about Nottingham station

Visit Nottingham

Nottingham has so much to offer for a day out or weekend break. The fascinating stories of Nottingham’s past have helped to define one of the UK’s top ten most visited cities, attracting tens of thousands of visitors each year.  

See world class sport, amazing live theatre and art in world-class venues. A trip to Nottingham encompasses the legends of the past in the hustle and bustle of a modern city. Get a taste for fine dining at the end of a hard day’s shopping.

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Experience the city’s history

Hear legendary tales of Robin Hood and explore the man-made caves beneath the city. Travel a little further to experience Sherwood Forest, Wollaton Hall and Newstead Abbey.

Grub and brews

Find the Architectural Ale Trail , for 12 brilliant real-ale pubs, such as the Trip to Jerusalem, which claims to be England’s oldest inn (founded 1189). Ned Ludd and Crafty Crow specialise in craft ale – the latter’s “afternoon beer” comprises cobs, pork pie and scotch egg with three third-pints. The more edgy Boilermaker bar serves quality cocktails.

See more, including events and offers from Experience Nottinghamshire

Onward travel

Nottingham station is well connected for travel to regional airports. We run connections from Nottingham to Luton Airport Parkway (for Luton Airport) and Liverpool South Parkway (for John Lennon Airport), while a Skylink bus service runs direct from Nottingham to East Midlands Airport. Onward travel connections are possible via bus and tram.