There are 3 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Nottingham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham

$38 - $58

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby National Express

$16 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Nottingham 81.2 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (Sun Valley) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Nottingham is 57 miles. The road distance is 81.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Nottingham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Greater Manchester to Nottingham, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Nottingham is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Greater Manchester to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Nottingham is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Nottingham.

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There are 369+ hotels available in Nottingham. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 56.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Nottingham, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Greater Manchester to Nottingham hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Nottingham once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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