How to Reach Nottingham, United Kingdom

The Easiest Way to Reach Nottingham


  • By Air: Many international destinations connect to Nottingham through the East Midlands Airport, Birmingham International Airport and Robin Hood Don caster Sheffield Airport. Use the shuttle bus service from the airport to get to the city center.
  • By Train: Trains connect major cities like Leicester, Birmingham, Derby, Crewe, Sheffield, and Leeds to the city of Nottingham. However, trains from London to Sheffield don't make a stop at Nottingham.
  • By Car: If you are travelling from South, use the M1 and exit at junction 24 or 25 or take the A606 route, whereas if you're coming in from north use the M1 junction 25 or 26.
  • By Bus: There are many buses operators that connect various UK cities to Nottingham. Broadmarsh and Victoria a two major bus stations of the city.


  • By Tram: The city has a modern tram system that runs from Nottingham train station in the south to Hucknal in the north.
  • By Bus: You can use Nottingham’s bus system to get around the city easily. This mode of transport is convenient and comparatively cheaper.
  • By Taxi: The most convenient mode of transport is hiring a Nottingham Taxi from one of the city's taxi companies.
  • By Foot: The best way to explore this historic hub is on foot.

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Modes of Transportation in Nottingham

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Nottingham. The most preferred mode of transport in Nottingham is Bike.

Average distance: 7.46 km Average time: 22.45 min

  • Bike 27.27%
    Bike 16.67 min Walking 1.67 min Overall average time for 3.83 kms 18.33 min
  • Car 27.27%
    Driving 25 min Overall average time for 17.7 kms 25 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 27.27%
    Bus 15.67 min Walking 6 min Waiting 4 min Overall average time for 4.47 kms 25.67 min
  • Walking 18.18%
    Walking 20 min Overall average time for 2 kms 20 min

How to Reach Nottingham from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Ilkeston to Nottingham 16.63 km 16 mins
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