The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Manchester to Nottingham will cost around £ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 23.
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1 h 54 m
2 h 10 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester for Nottingham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 93 km distance in an average of 2 h 10 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 54 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 28 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||58 miles (93 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||£24 (€27)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Manchester to Nottingham cover the 58 miles (93 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £23, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in 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.
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.
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.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Nottingham.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Nottingham most often arrive at Nottingham and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.
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