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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Nottingham

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to Nottingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
East Midlands Railway
14:431h49
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
16:32Nottingham station (NOT)
£191One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
13:432h21
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
16:04Nottingham station (NOT)
£361One-way
2 changes
Northern Rail
17:482h47
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
20:35Nottingham station (NOT)
£361One-way
1 change
East Midlands Railway
15:431h47
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
17:30Nottingham station (NOT)
£401One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
16:132h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:24Nottingham station (NOT)
£401One-way
2 changes

Train timetableManchester to Nottingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 20 May
East Midlands Railway
13:432h21
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
16:04Nottingham station (NOT)
2 changes
East Midlands Railway
14:431h49
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
16:32Nottingham station (NOT)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
15:431h47
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
17:30Nottingham station (NOT)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
16:132h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:24Nottingham station (NOT)
2 changes
East Midlands Railway
16:431h51
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:34Nottingham station (NOT)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
16:462h50
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
19:36Nottingham station (NOT)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
17:431h53
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
19:36Nottingham station (NOT)
0 changes
Northern Rail
17:482h47
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
20:35Nottingham station (NOT)
1 change

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Train times from Manchester to Nottingham

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 47 m

Average

2 h 11 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

93 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Manchester for Nottingham every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
East Midlands Railway
15:431h47
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
17:30Nottingham station (NOT)
£401One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
14:431h49
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
16:32Nottingham station (NOT)
£191One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
16:431h51
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:34Nottingham station (NOT)
£401One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
17:431h53
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
19:36Nottingham station (NOT)
£401One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
16:132h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:24Nottingham station (NOT)
£401One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Nottingham

distanceDistance58 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price£32 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry, West Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains

Trains from Manchester to Nottingham cover the 58 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 43 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry, West Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £32, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Nottingham.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail (3) and TransPennine Express trains Manchester to Nottingham

Travel between Manchester and Nottingham from £18 with Omio’s train partners East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail (3) and TransPennine Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

East Midlands Trains from Manchester to Nottingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 46 min
  • Cheapest Price: £18

Trains from Manchester to Nottingham

Trains from Manchester to Nottingham offer a reliable and fast connection throughout the day. The first service sets off at about 5:11 a.m, while the last service is at approximately 11:50 p.m. There are up to two services per hour. The distance between the cities is about 81 miles, and the duration of the trip by train is from 1 hour 44 minutes. Trains usually depart from Manchester Piccadilly Station, and terminate at Nottingham Station. Indirect services, with one change, usually involve switching trains at Birmingham New Street Station or Sheffield. Trains from Manchester to Nottingham are operated by several providers, including East Midlands Trains, First Transpennine Express, Northern rail, CrossCountry, and Virgin trains.

Taking the Train from Manchester

Manchester Piccadilly is a network rail station and is situated in the centre of Manchester that has both, long and short stay parking facilities. Buses to Piccadilly gardens and Fairfield Street serve the train station or you can arrive by the Metrolink tram.

Getting into Nottingham by Train

Nottingham train station is in the centre of the city with easy access to the University, Racecourse and Nottingham Forest FC’s ‘City Ground’, all of which are a short taxi ride or a reasonable walk for someone relatively fit. The Nottingham Express Transit tram system serves the city and provides easy transport to many areas of interest. Widely associated with Robin Hood, much of Nottingham’s attraction is its ability to welcome tourists who want to experience the feel of a truly historic town. With new and old world architecture at every corner, Nottingham does not disappoint.

FAQs: Manchester to Nottingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester to Nottingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Nottingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Nottingham can start from as little as £16 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Nottingham is £32; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Manchester to Nottingham is on average 1 h 43 min   for the 58 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Nottingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Nottingham leaves at 05: 12. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Nottingham leaves at 22: 30.
Yes, there are 11 direct trains a day from Manchester to Nottingham with East Midlands Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Nottingham. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Manchester to Nottingham.
Take the Manchester to Nottingham train with East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry, West Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Manchester and Nottingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 30.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Nottingham, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Nottingham from Manchester is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 43 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester to Nottingham by train is January.
You have options as you can travel to Nottingham from Manchester 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Nottingham

Manchester
Nottingham
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip from Manchester to Nottingham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)
Manchester Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road or DeansgateAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Manchester, Abraham Moss

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