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

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly

$44 - $62

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 15 min

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

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S9 to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport

$29 - $41

Bus via Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)  •  4 h 42 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 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nottingham Station Street station and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 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 11 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 55 miles. The road distance is 87.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 54.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 4 h 15 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
Every 4 hours
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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 Nottingham, Coach Stop S9 to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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 - $260

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN).

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