Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said: "I am delighted for Sgt Nightingale and his family that he will be home not only before Christmas as they'd hoped, but by the end of November.
"The justice system has worked. I was pleased that an appeal was heard quickly and it is right that a court should decide on whether the sentence was appropriate. The Court of Appeal has decided the sentence was too harsh and has freed him."
Lawyers for an SAS sniper from Cheshire are to challenge whether it's in the public interest to continue with a retrial.
Cheshire SAS sniper Sergeant Danny Nightingale, who was released from jail last week after winning a court appeal, has returned to work.
Released Cheshire SAS Sniper Danny Nightingale speaks exclusively about his release to ITV's Daybreak