You can get from Manchester to Nottingham by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||58 miles (93 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£10 - £16|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £10 • 3 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £16 • 1 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or|
Take a coach or train to travel 58 miles (93 km) to Nottingham from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Manchester to Nottingham.
The 57 miles journey between Manchester and Nottingham can be completed by both bus and train. The quickest option is usually by train, with the fastest services taking approximately 1.75 hours to complete the journey between Manchester Piccadilly and Nottingham. Bus services between the two cities usually require a change at Leeds, although there are some direct services available. Direct bus journeys to Nottingham from Manchester Coach Station take just over 3 hours on average to complete.
National Express operate regular bus services to Nottingham from Manchester. Departures from Manchester Coach Station are frequent throughout the day, starting from early in the morning and running till late at night. This includes Saturday and Sunday. At peak travel times, there is at least one departure every hour. Most of the services require a change at Leeds and take approximately 4.5 hours to reach the final destination. Direct journeys are less frequent but are usually completed in just over 3 hours.
Direct train services between the two cities are operated by East Midlands Trains. There is usually one departure per hour from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham, beginning early in the morning and running right through to late evening. The average journey time is 1.75 hours. Indirect services from Northern Rail and Crosscountry require changes at Crewe, Derby or Sheffield.
There are 2 ways that you can travel between Manchester and Nottingham. You can take a coach or train.
The cheapest way from Manchester to Nottingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £10 compared to other travel options to Nottingham:
A coach journey is usually £6 less than a journey to Nottingham by train, which costs on average £16 for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel between Manchester and Nottingham is by train, which takes on average 1 h 50 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 10 min of travel time.
Nottingham is approximately 58 miles (93 km) away from Manchester.
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Nottingham is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Manchester to Nottingham as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Nottingham:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Nottingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available to Nottingham from Manchester with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Nottingham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Nottingham from Manchester.
When planning your trip between Manchester and Nottingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Nottingham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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