Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Cheapest

£25

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 Nottingham to Manchester will cost around £ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 25.

Cheapest
12:47Nottingham1h50 14:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£251One-way
Cheapest
14:47Nottingham1h50 16:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£251One-way
11:44Nottingham1h53 13:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£281One-way
09:47Nottingham1h51 11:38Manchester Piccadilly
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£291One-way
10:44Nottingham1h53 12:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£291One-way

Train schedule Nottingham to Manchester

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08:45Nottingham1h52 10:37Manchester Piccadilly
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09:47Nottingham1h51 11:38Manchester Piccadilly
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10:44Nottingham1h53 12:37Manchester Piccadilly
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11:44Nottingham1h53 13:37Manchester Piccadilly
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12:47Nottingham1h50 14:37Manchester Piccadilly
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13:07Nottingham2h39 15:46Manchester Piccadilly
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13:16Nottingham2h48 16:04Manchester Piccadilly
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13:41Nottingham2h23 16:04Manchester Piccadilly
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14:47Nottingham1h50 16:37Manchester Piccadilly
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15:07Nottingham2h39 17:46Manchester Piccadilly
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15:16Nottingham2h48 18:04Manchester Piccadilly
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15:41Nottingham2h23 18:04Manchester Piccadilly
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3 Dec
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4 Dec
£25East Midlands Railway
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Sun
5 Dec
£29First Transpennine Express
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Mon
6 Dec
£16East Midlands Railway
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7 Dec
£16East Midlands Railway
£11National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£16East Midlands Railway
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Thu
9 Dec
£16East Midlands Railway
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Fri
10 Dec
£16East Midlands Railway
£10Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£28East Midlands Railway
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12 Dec
£29East Midlands Railway
£10Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£15East Midlands Railway
£10Flixbus
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14 Dec
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Wed
15 Dec
£14East Midlands Railway
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Thu
16 Dec
£14East Midlands Railway
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Fri
17 Dec
£14East Midlands Railway
£10Flixbus
Sat
18 Dec
£16East Midlands Railway
£20Flixbus
Sun
19 Dec
£19East Midlands Railway
£18Flixbus
Mon
20 Dec
£16East Midlands Railway
£20Flixbus
Tue
21 Dec
£16East Midlands Railway
£20Flixbus
Wed
22 Dec
£16East Midlands Railway
£18Flixbus
Thu
23 Dec
£14East Midlands Railway
£19National Express

Fastest train times from Nottingham to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Fastest Journey

1 h 50 m

Average

2 h 14 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

93 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Nottingham for Manchester every day 6 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 14 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 50 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 48 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
12:47Nottingham1h50 14:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£251One-way
Fastest
14:47Nottingham1h50 16:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£251One-way
09:47Nottingham1h51 11:38Manchester Piccadilly
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£291One-way
08:45Nottingham1h52 10:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£291One-way
10:44Nottingham1h53 12:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£291One-way

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Train Information between Nottingham and Manchester

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains

Trains from Nottingham to Manchester cover the 58 miles (93 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £21, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Nottingham and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Trains from Nottingham to Manchester

Trains from Nottingham to Manchester run regularly throughout the day starting at approximately 5:00 a.m. with direct trains departing every hour until the early evening, after which time indirect trains run late into the evening. Services on this route are provided by East Midlands Trains with a journey time of between 2 and 2.5 hours. Direct trains from Nottingham arrive at Manchester Oxford Road. Some indirect trains are also available which involve two changes and arrive instead at Manchester Piccadilly.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Nottingham to Manchester?

Nottingham: Trains for Manchester depart from Nottingham's main railway station which is located to the south of the city centre, a 10-minute walk from Old Market Square or a 6-minute walk via tram.

Manchester Oxford Road: Trains from Nottingham arrive at Manchester Oxford Road, the second busiest station in the city. From there it is a ten minute walk to the very centre of Manchester or a 3-minute train journey to Manchester Piccadilly Station.

Travel Tips

Trains from Nottingham to Manchester
Travel by train to Manchester 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 Nottingham to Manchester.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between Nottingham and Manchester?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Nottingham to Manchester for as little as £16  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Nottingham to Manchester on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Nottingham to Manchester train prices are on average £21  one way.
What is the distance by train from Nottingham to Manchester?
The Nottingham to Manchester train distance is approximately 58 miles (93 km).
How long does it take from Nottingham to Manchester by train?
While the time it takes to travel 58 miles (93 km) to Manchester from Nottingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Nottingham to Manchester is on average 1 h 50 min.
Which train station from Nottingham to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester train station from Nottingham do I arrive in?

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

Where is the Nottingham train station located? Where is the Manchester train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Nottingham, located approximately 0.5 miles (765 m) from the city centre of Nottingham. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me to Manchester from Nottingham?
If you're looking for trains from Nottingham to Manchester, you can rely on East Midlands Trains to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Nottingham to Manchester route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any Nottingham to Manchester direct trains?
Yes, there are 17 direct trains from Nottingham to Manchester per day with East Midlands Railway  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many train services are there from Nottingham to Manchester a day?
The average number of trains departing Nottingham for Manchester is 17 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When should I purchase Nottingham Manchester train tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket between Nottingham and Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £21 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Nottingham to Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nottingham
Manchester
The major railway station for departures from Nottingham is Nottingham. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Nottingham for your trip to Manchester from Nottingham.