Nottingham to Manchester bus

Cheap bus tickets from Nottingham to Manchester

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14

Average

14

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Nottingham to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

National Express
08:55AMNottingham4h55 01:50PMManchester
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141One-way

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Bus times from Nottingham to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

4 h 55 m

Average

4 h 55 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

93 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Nottingham for Manchester every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:55AMNottingham4h55 01:50PMManchester
0 transfers
141One-way

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Overview: Bus from Nottingham to Manchester

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€12)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersNational Express, Flixbus or Megabus UK

Buses from Nottingham to Manchester cover the 58 miles (93 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express, Flixbus or Megabus UK. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $14 (€12), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Nottingham and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Bus providers: National Express and FlixBus from Nottingham to Manchester

Travel between Nottingham and Manchester from $14 (€12) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

FlixBus
National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Manchester from Nottingham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express from Nottingham to Manchester bus information:

    • Average Duration: 3 h 18 min
    • Average Price: $14
    • National Express frequency: 2 a day

    Bus from Nottingham to Manchester

    Sit back and relax on buses from Nottingham to Manchester, a stress-free way of making this journey of around 80 miles. Journey times vary from 3.5 hours on direct routes to 5.5 hours when a connection at Leeds is needed. The timetable is sure to fit everybody's schedule and budget whether traveling for business or leisure with up to a dozen departures every day of the week. These start in the early hours of the morning and continue until late at night. The route is operated by National Express Bus Services with departures from Nottingham Bus Station and arrivals at Manchester Chorlton Street Bus Station.

    How long is the journey by bus from Nottingham to Manchester?

    On direct buses from Nottingham to Manchester, the journey time is approximately 3.5 hours. Other routes throughout the day require a connection at Leeds and take up to 5.5 hours.

    How many buses are there from Nottingham to Manchester?

    There are up to a dozen buses from Nottingham to Manchester every day of the week. Two are direct routes and, for the rest, a connection is made at Leeds. The first departure is in the early hours of the morning and the last bus leaves late in the evening.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Nottingham to Manchester?

    Departure bus station: Nottingham Bus Station. This is located on Station Street next to Nottingham's main train station. Historic Nottingham with its castle and cobbled streets is just 15 minutes away on foot. It can also be reached by local bus or tram. Among the passenger facilities at Nottingham Bus Station are car parking, a ticket office and automated ticket machines, waiting areas, bathrooms, and a snack bar. Further services such as banks, cash points, pharmacies, shops, and restaurants can be found in the surrounding streets or at the train station. All areas of the bus station are step-free and an adapted toilet is available.

    Arrival bus station: Manchester Chorlton Street Bus Station. The bus station is adjacent to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station and just ten minutes on foot from the city center. The short journey can also be made by local bus or tram. Chorlton Street Bus Station has a good range of facilities that include car parking, a ticket office with automated ticket machines, waiting areas, bathrooms, cash points, charging points, a newsagents shop and a café. There is step-free access to all areas of the station, including the bathrooms.

    Which bus providers travel from Nottingham to Manchester?

    Bus routes from Nottingham to Manchester are operated by National Express Bus Services. This is one of the largest transport providers in the UK with headquarters in Birmingham. Using a modern fleet of buses, its routes cover the whole of the United Kingdom.

    National Express Nottingham to Manchester

    National Express operates up to a dozen buses from Nottingham to Manchester every day of the week, with a schedule that runs throughout the year. At least two buses every day are direct with a journey time of 3.5 hours. Other departures stop for passengers to make a transfer at Leeds and take up to 5.5 hours to complete the journey. Departures start in the early hours of the morning and continue until late at night. After stopping at Manchester Chorlton Street Bus Station, some services continue on to Manchester Airport.

    Nottingham to Manchester Bus: Services on Board

    Tickets for National Express buses from Nottingham to Manchester are all Standard but individual seat reservations can be made. Inside the bus, there is comfortable aircraft-style seating with room for hand luggage under the seat or in overhead storage racks. Other facilities on board include WiFi, a toilet, power outlets on some buses and, depending on the season, heating or air-conditioning. Each passenger has a luggage allowance of two suitcases each weighing up to 20 kg. These are stored in the hold of the bus. Foldable bicycles can also travel in the hold and there is an extra charge for this. Pets are not allowed on buses but certified service animals accompanying their owners are welcome. Some newer buses have space for one wheelchair and an access lift. Enquiries about this should be made when booking. The toilet, however, is not wheelchair accessible. National Express buses has a dedicated Assisted Travel Team providing help and advice. Team members can be contacted by phone or online.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Manchester from Nottingham

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Nottingham to Manchester.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Nottingham to Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $14 (€12)  one way.
    If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Nottingham to Manchester bus to cost on average $14 (€12)  one way.
    The Nottingham to Manchester bus distance is approximately 58 miles (93 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 58 miles (93 km) to Manchester from Nottingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Nottingham to Manchester bus journey time is on average 4 h 55 min.

    When taking the bus from Nottingham to Manchester, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Nottingham, Crown Court (stop C11), Nottingham, Queens Medical Centre and Nottingham, Beeston Centre Tram stop. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Nottingham   and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Nottingham, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Nottingham.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Manchester, Coach Station, is located 0.2 miles (343 m) away from the city center of Manchester.

    For the best Nottingham to Manchester bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express, Flixbus or Megabus UK. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Nottingham and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there are 3 buses a day from Nottingham to Manchester. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the earliest bus from Nottingham to Manchester at 8: 50 AM   or take the last bus from Nottingham to Manchester leaving at 5: 05 PM. Look for the latest Nottingham to Manchester bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
    If you purchase the Nottingham to Manchester bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $14 (€12). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Nottingham and Manchester. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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