The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Manchester to Nottingham will cost around £ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 23.
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2 h 15 m
2 h 17 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Manchester to Nottingham without changing at least 1 times.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 19 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£20|
|Trains depart from:||Manchester|
|Trains arrive in:||Nottingham|
|Train Companies:||First Transpennine Express, East Midlands Trains, Cross Country, Northern Rail|
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.