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There are 5 ways to get from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly

$42 - $62

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Bus  •  4h 15m

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

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus via Derby, Bus Station  •  3h 24m

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

$10 - $13

Drive  •  1h 36m

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

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1h 36m

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

$180 - $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 4h 15m.

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

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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 4h 15m.

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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 2h 7m.

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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 2h 7m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m 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 2h 7m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 3h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 54.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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 $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Derby, Bus Station and Derby in around 3h 24m.

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
1h 46m
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
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
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 Derby to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
National Express
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Nottingham to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$180 - $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 1h 36m to drive from Nottingham to Manchester Airport (MAN).

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