The cheapest trains from Manchester to Nottingham

Showing times and prices for 20 Sep

Cheapest

£23

Average

£29

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.

Cheapest
11:27Manchester Piccadilly2h28 13:55Nottingham
1 changes
£231One-way
09:42Manchester Piccadilly2h16 11:58Nottingham
1 changes
£291One-way
10:38Manchester Oxford Road1h55 12:33Nottingham
0 changes
£291One-way
11:18Manchester Piccadilly2h18 13:36Nottingham
2 changes
£291One-way
08:38Manchester Oxford Road1h54 10:32Nottingham
0 changes
£341One-way

Timetable Manchester to Nottingham

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08:38Manchester Oxford Road1h54 10:32Nottingham
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09:42Manchester Piccadilly2h16 11:58Nottingham
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10:38Manchester Oxford Road1h55 12:33Nottingham
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11:18Manchester Piccadilly2h18 13:36Nottingham
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11:27Manchester Piccadilly2h28 13:55Nottingham
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Sun
19 Sep
£29First Transpennine Express
£10Flixbus
Mon
20 Sep
£23
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Tue
21 Sep
£23
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Wed
22 Sep
£23
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Thu
23 Sep
£23
£10Flixbus
Fri
24 Sep
£23
£10Flixbus
Sat
25 Sep
£28
£10Flixbus
Sun
26 Sep
£29First Transpennine Express
£9Flixbus
Mon
27 Sep
£23
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Tue
28 Sep
£23
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Wed
29 Sep
£23
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Thu
30 Sep
£14
£10Flixbus
Fri
1 Oct
£16
£7National Express
Sat
2 Oct
£25
£7National Express
Sun
3 Oct
£29First Transpennine Express
£10Flixbus
Tue
5 Oct
£14
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Wed
6 Oct
£14
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Fri
8 Oct
£16
£9National Express
Sat
9 Oct
£23
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The fastest trains from Manchester to Nottingham

Showing times and prices for 20 Sep

Fastest Journey

1 h 54 m

Average

2 h 10 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

93 km

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.

Fastest
08:38Manchester Oxford Road1h54 10:32Nottingham
0 changes
£341One-way
10:38Manchester Oxford Road1h55 12:33Nottingham
0 changes
£291One-way
09:42Manchester Piccadilly2h16 11:58Nottingham
1 changes
£291One-way
11:18Manchester Piccadilly2h18 13:36Nottingham
2 changes
£291One-way
11:27Manchester Piccadilly2h28 13:55Nottingham
1 changes
£231One-way

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Train Information to Nottingham from Manchester

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast 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

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.

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Trains from Manchester to Nottingham
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Nottingham from Manchester cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Nottingham from Manchester for as little as £23  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Manchester to Nottingham cost on average?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Nottingham train price to come in at an average of £24  one way.
How far is it from Manchester to Nottingham by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to Nottingham via train to be approximately 58 miles (93 km).
What is the average Manchester to Nottingham train duration?
The Manchester to Nottingham train duration is on average 1 h 50 min, which is to be expected when travelling 58 miles (93 km) between Manchester and Nottingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Manchester to Nottingham, which train station in Manchester do I depart from and which train station in Nottingham do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Nottingham.

Where is the train station in Manchester to go to Nottingham? Where is the train station in Nottingham located?

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.

What train providers go from Manchester to Nottingham?
For the trip from Manchester to Nottingham you can take a train with East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Manchester to Nottingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there between Manchester and Nottingham a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Manchester to Nottingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Manchester to Nottingham? When is the last train from Manchester to Nottingham?
If you prefer early morning trains from Manchester to Nottingham, the first train leaves at 07: 13. If you prefer late night trains from Manchester to Nottingham, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 27. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Nottingham times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket between Manchester and Nottingham to get the best deals?
If you book Manchester to Nottingham train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £24. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Manchester and Nottingham. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Nottingham
Manchester Oxford Road
Amenities
Manchester Piccadilly
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Victoria
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