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Nottingham to Manchester

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

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How to travel from Nottingham to Manchester ?

Trip Nottingham Manchester

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

You're planning a trip from Nottingham to Manchester and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Nottingham Manchester? 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. Just enter your travel dates to Manchester then Vivanoda will do the rest. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

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

Read more information about each means of transport:

Nottingham to Manchester bus

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

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Nottingham and Manchester and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. To encourage you to take the bus to Manchester, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the Nottingham Manchester route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Nottingham Manchester 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 Nottingham to Manchester watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 58 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Nottingham Manchester trip

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

National Express Nottingham Manchester

Departure bus stations in Nottingham

You will have to arrive at your Nottingham stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. The name of the destination 'Manchester' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of National Express who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • Nottingham

Bus stops at arrival in Manchester

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

  • Manchester

Train Nottingham to Manchester

Is there a direct train bound for Manchester from Nottingham?

Yes, the Nottingham to Manchester route is served by a direct train. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To find the cheapest Nottingham-Manchester train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Nottingham Manchester

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

Nottingham Manchester train companies

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

Departure train stations in Nottingham

  • Nottingham

Railway stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Cheap flights from Nottingham to Manchester

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

  • Book your Nottingham Manchester 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 Manchester. Fares are different whether the flight is scheduled early in the morning or late in the evening. It is thus recommended to have an important degree of flexibility.

Which airlines fly from Nottingham to Manchester ?

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

Departure airport in Nottingham

  • EMA East Midlands

Arrival airport in Manchester

  • MAN Manchester International

Carpool from Nottingham to Manchester

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

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. So, you surely have better chances to get Nottingham-Manchester rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Manchester.

When you book a ride between Nottingham Manchester, 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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