Manchester to Nottingham train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Nottingham

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

£21

Average

£28

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.

East Midlands Railway
14:42Manchester1h51 16:33Nottingham
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£211One-way
East Midlands Railway
10:47Manchester5h06 15:53Nottingham
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£241One-way
East Midlands Railway
13:47Manchester3h07 16:54Nottingham
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£241One-way
East Midlands Railway
09:47Manchester5h06 14:53Nottingham
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£241One-way
Northern Rail
09:49Manchester3h10 12:59Nottingham
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£301One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Nottingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 26 May
East Midlands Railway
09:47Manchester5h06 14:53Nottingham
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Northern Rail
09:49Manchester3h10 12:59Nottingham
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East Midlands Railway
10:47Manchester5h06 15:53Nottingham
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Northern Rail
10:49Manchester2h47 13:36Nottingham
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East Midlands Railway
11:42Manchester1h53 13:35Nottingham
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East Midlands Railway
13:42Manchester1h51 15:33Nottingham
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East Midlands Railway
13:47Manchester3h07 16:54Nottingham
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East Midlands Railway
14:42Manchester1h51 16:33Nottingham
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East Midlands Railway
19:46Manchester2h19 22:05Nottingham
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East Midlands Railway
20:41Manchester1h50 22:31Nottingham
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Nottingham

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 50 m

Average

2 h 54 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

93 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Manchester for Nottingham every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

East Midlands Railway
20:41Manchester1h50 22:31Nottingham
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£311One-way
East Midlands Railway
14:42Manchester1h51 16:33Nottingham
0 changes
£211One-way
East Midlands Railway
13:42Manchester1h51 15:33Nottingham
0 changes
£311One-way
East Midlands Railway
11:42Manchester1h53 13:35Nottingham
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£311One-way
East Midlands Railway
19:46Manchester2h19 22:05Nottingham
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£311One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Nottingham

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£25 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail, East Midlands Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Manchester to Nottingham cover the 58 miles (93 km) long route taking on average 1 h 49 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, East Midlands Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £13, but the average price of train tickets is £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Nottingham.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Manchester to Nottingham

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CrossCountry

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Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains from Manchester to Nottingham on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Manchester to Nottingham train timetable from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 58 miles (93 km) route between Manchester and Nottingham, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Manchester to Nottingham in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the CrossCountry train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Nottingham from Manchester and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Manchester and Nottingham with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Manchester to Nottingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 23 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Nottingham

Travel by train 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
You can find a cheap train from Manchester to Nottingham for some dates and times for as low as £13  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Nottingham train to cost on average £25  one way.
You should expect to travel around 58 miles (93 km)  to Nottingham from Manchester by train.
While the time it takes to travel 58 miles (93 km) between Manchester and Nottingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Manchester to Nottingham is on average 1 h 49 min.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Nottingham.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Nottingham, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

When taking a train from Manchester to Nottingham, you can count on Northern Rail, East Midlands Railway or Cross Country for the best way to get you to Nottingham. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Nottingham from Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Manchester to Nottingham. You can look to travel with East Midlands Railway  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Nottingham is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Manchester to Nottingham leaves at 04: 45   and the last train for this leaves at 22: 28. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Nottingham schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find a train from Manchester to Nottingham to cost on average £25 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Nottingham train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 to Nottingham from Manchester.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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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

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