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Manchester to Nottingham

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1 suggested route to go from Manchester to Nottingham by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from Manchester to Nottingham ?

Trip Manchester Nottingham

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance58 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Manchester to Nottingham and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Manchester Nottingham? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Nottingham then let Vivanoda search for you. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To travel from Manchester, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of East Midlands Trains, National Express, Aurigny Air Services and Blablacar will carry you to Nottingham.

Read more information about each means of transport:

Manchester to Nottingham bus

Are you looking for a bus from Manchester to Nottingham? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may still have doubts to get to Nottingham by bus. To encourage you to take the bus to Nottingham, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • The Manchester Nottingham tickets are sold at unbeatable prices, it is unlikely that you will find better offers with the other modes of transport: rail or carpool offers.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Manchester Nottingham is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Manchester to Nottingham watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The modern buses that you take from Manchester to Nottingham are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Manchester and Nottingham?

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line Manchester Nottingham.

National Express Manchester Nottingham

Departure bus stations in Manchester

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Manchester from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. The name of the destination 'Nottingham' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Manchester

Arrival bus stations in Nottingham

When you arrive in Nottingham, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Nottingham

Train Manchester to Nottingham

Is there a direct train bound for Nottingham from Manchester?

Yes, the Manchester to Nottingham route is served by a direct train. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Manchester-Nottingham train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Manchester Nottingham

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Manchester and Nottingham with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Manchester Nottingham railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: East Midlands Trains.
East Midlands Trains Manchester Nottingham

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Railway stations in Nottingham

  • Nottingham

Cheap flights from Manchester to Nottingham

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Nottingham, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • Book your Manchester Nottingham flight well in advance to get the best prices. Most of the time, this is the number one yield management rule: cheapest price are available long time before departure (this targets leisure customers who are used to booking early).
  • Be flexible with your dates of travel to Nottingham. Prices vary along the time depending many factors including the date and time of travel. So you'd better be able to have a 2- or 3-day flexibility to book your trip.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Nottingham ?

Aurigny Air Services is the only airline flying with direct link to Nottingham from the airport of Manchester.
Aurigny Air Services Manchester Nottingham

Departure airport in Manchester

  • MAN Manchester International

Arrival airport in Nottingham

  • EMA East Midlands

Carpool from Manchester to Nottingham

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Manchester-Nottingham ride. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Manchester-Nottingham rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Nottingham.

When you book a ride between Manchester Nottingham, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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