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.
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1 h 50 m
2 h 14 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||58 miles (93 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||£21 (€24)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||East 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 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.
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.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Nottingham and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
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.
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