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There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus via Derby, Bus Station  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Derby National Express
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street Red Arrow

$11 - $14

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Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Nottingham Station Street National Express

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham

$39 - $62

Train via Meadowhall  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Meadowhall
  2. Take the train from Meadowhall to Nottingham

$38 - $53

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham 86.3 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1h 35m

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Nottingham 86.3 miles

$180 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Nottingham Station Street station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Nottingham via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Nottingham is 55 miles. The road distance is 86.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham without a car is to bus which takes 2h 31m and costs £8 - £11.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham is to bus which takes 2h 31m and costs £8 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £29 - £50 and takes 2h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 54.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Nottingham, England?

You can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham via Derby and Derby, Bus Station in around 2h 31m. Alternatively, East Midlands Trains operates a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1h 45m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
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 Airport to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Airport to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Nottingham
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Nottingham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nottingham.

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