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

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly

$23 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 20 min

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

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Train via Meadowhall  •  3 h 10 min

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

$38 - $57

Bus via Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) Transpeak / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Manchester Airport The Station Skyline 199 / ...

$19

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) 87.1 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a town car from Nottingham to Manchester Airport 87.1 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £14 - £21.

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The distance between Nottingham and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 88 km. The road distance is 139 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from NOTTINGHAM, Station Street and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Meadowhall to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
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
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Nottingham to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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