Nottingham to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£14

Average

£25

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.

Cheapest
16:42Nottingham1h55 18:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£141One-way
15:43Nottingham1h54 17:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£151One-way
14:43Nottingham1h53 16:36Manchester Piccadilly
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£161One-way
14:16Nottingham2h10 16:26Manchester Piccadilly
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£181One-way
15:12Nottingham2h14 17:26Manchester Piccadilly
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£181One-way

Train schedule Nottingham to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 22 May
09:42Nottingham1h54 11:36Manchester Piccadilly
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10:44Nottingham1h53 12:37Manchester Piccadilly
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11:42Nottingham1h54 13:36Manchester Piccadilly
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12:41Nottingham1h57 14:38Manchester Piccadilly
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13:41Nottingham1h55 15:36Manchester Piccadilly
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14:16Nottingham2h10 16:26Manchester Piccadilly
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14:43Nottingham1h53 16:36Manchester Piccadilly
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15:12Nottingham2h14 17:26Manchester Piccadilly
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15:43Nottingham1h54 17:37Manchester Piccadilly
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16:16Nottingham2h10 18:26Manchester Piccadilly
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16:42Nottingham1h55 18:37Manchester Piccadilly
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16:44Nottingham2h40 19:24Manchester Piccadilly
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Fastest train times from Nottingham to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 53 m

Average

2 h 2 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

93 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Nottingham for Manchester every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
14:43Nottingham1h53 16:36Manchester Piccadilly
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£161One-way
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10:44Nottingham1h53 12:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£321One-way
09:42Nottingham1h54 11:36Manchester Piccadilly
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£321One-way
11:42Nottingham1h54 13:36Manchester Piccadilly
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£321One-way
15:43Nottingham1h54 17:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£151One-way

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Overview: Train from Nottingham to Manchester

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, East Midlands Railway or Northern Rail

Trains from Nottingham to Manchester cover the 58 miles (93 km) long route taking on average 1 h 52 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £16, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Nottingham and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Nottingham to Manchester

For as little as £11 you can travel by train from Nottingham to Manchester with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Nottingham to Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when travelling by train from Nottingham to Manchester. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train timetables for the Nottingham - Manchester route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Nottingham to Manchester is around 58 miles (93 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at £17. As you check the latest Nottingham to Manchester train timetable from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Manchester safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket to Manchester from Nottingham so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: £17

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
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Nottingham and Manchester for as low as £11  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Manchester from Nottingham is £16  one way.
You should expect to travel around 58 miles (93 km)  between Nottingham and Manchester by train.
On average the train from Nottingham to Manchester duration is 1 h 52 min  for the 58 miles (93 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Nottingham   to Manchester Piccadilly.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Nottingham, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Nottingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre of Manchester.

For the best Nottingham to Manchester train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Manchester from Nottingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day to Manchester from Nottingham. If you’re looking for a direct train from Nottingham to Manchester, consider travelling with East Midlands Railway. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there are 17 trains a day from Nottingham to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Nottingham to Manchester at 05: 35   or take the last train from Nottingham to Manchester leaving at 23: 48. Look for the latest Nottingham Manchester train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Nottingham to Manchester is on average £16 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Nottingham and Manchester available a few months in advance.

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 between Nottingham and Manchester.

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