Trains from East Midlands Parkway to Manchester

Our East Midlands Parkway to Manchester train service boasts an average travel time of 2 hrs 20 mins. Trains run throughout the day with the first train departing at 06:56 and the last train leaving at 23:34.

 

Departing from East Midlands Parkway

 

 

Address: Station Approach Road off A453, Remembrance Way near Ratcliffe-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire, NG11 0EE.

 

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East Midlands Trains provide a number of facilities at East Midlands Parkway to help you at the start of your journey. These have been categorised here for your added convenience.

 

Station Ticket Office

Self-service ticket machines can be utilised at any time during the day, but if you require any assistance the ticket office opening hours are as follows:

 

Day

Opening Hours

Weekdays

06:00 – 19:30

Saturday

06:00 – 19:30

Sunday

07:30 – 17:00

 

Car Parking and Bike Parking Facilities

The East Midlands Parkway Station Car Park features 850 spaces. The car park is also open 24 hours to provide maximum accessibility for drivers.

 

For those that are cycling to the station sheltered storage is available with 20 spaces. These are located at the front of the station.

 

First Class Lounge

The First Class lounge is open Monday to Friday from 05:30 – 18:00 (excluding bank holidays).

 

Accessibility

The entire station has step-free access.  There are also accessible ticket machines and an induction loop is available for those with hearing aids.

 

Wi-Fi

Free, fast Wi-Fi is provided with The Cloud in 30 East Midland stations including East Midlands Parkway.

 

Other Station Facilities

  • Refreshment facilities
  • Toilets (including accessible toilets)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • ATM
  • Waiting rooms (Monday – Friday 06:00 – 19:30, Saturday 06:00 – 19:30 and Sunday 07:30 – 19:30)

 

Arriving at Manchester Piccadilly Station

 

 

Address: Piccadilly Station Approach, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M60 7RA

 

Here we have categorised the many facilities available at Manchester Piccadilly to help with your journey.

 

Station Ticket Office

Ticket machines are available for self-service at any time but if you require additional assistance the ticket office opening hours are:

 

Day

Opening Hours

Weekdays

04:30 – 22:30

Saturday

04:30 – 22:30

Sunday

07:00 – 22:30

 

Car Parking and Bike Parking Facilities

Long and short stay car parks provide sufficient space for those that need to drive. There are 856 long stay spaces available and 47 short stay spaces and both car parks are open 24 hours a day.

 

For those that are cycling to the station there are 43 cycle storage spaces. These are located on Fairfield Street, Ducie Street and at the station front entrance. Bicycle hire is also available.

 

Accessibility

There is step-free access coverage and staff help available 24 hours a day with pre-booked mobility assistance. There are also accessible ticket machines, an accessible booking office counter and ramps for train access. An induction loop is available for people with hearing aids to connect to.

 

Wi-Fi

Public BT Wi-Fi is available throughout Manchester Piccadilly station.

 

Other Station Facilities

  • Refreshment facilities
  • Shops
  • Toilets (including accessible and national key toilets)
  • Baby changing
  • ATMs
  • Pay phones
  • Trolleys
  • Waiting rooms (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

 

FAQ

 

What compensation is available if my train is delayed?

If you are delayed by 30 minutes or more or missed your booked connection, you may be able to claim compensation. Details on how to claim and compensation criteria can be found here.

 

Are first class tickets available from East Midlands Parkway to Manchester?

While we do not offer first class tickets on our regional services, you can still expect a comfortable seat and our record punctuality with a standard fare.

 

Is it possible to bring my bike?

You can bring your bike on board for free, but we only have space for two at a time and we suggest you reserve a spot before you travel. Folding cycles can be carried on all of our services if they can be stored safely in luggage racks. You can also make use of our Cycle Hubs and other storage facilities.

 

How do I get the cheapest tickets?

Our Best Fare Finder tool compares prices to help you find the best value tickets.

 

Do you offer assistance for wheelchair users?

There is staff help available at East Midlands Parkway station Monday to Friday 04:40 – 01:45, Saturday 05:15 – 01:00 and Sunday 06:30 – 01:20