Trains from Nottingham to Manchester

We have trains running all day from Nottingham to Manchester with the average travel time taking 2 hrs approx. Train services run throughout the day with the first train departing at 05:23 and the last train for Manchester at 22:33.

 

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

 

Departing from Nottingham Station

 

 

Address: Carrington Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 3AQ

 

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There are many facilities available at Nottingham station to help you at the start of your journey. These have been categorised for your convenience.

 

Station Ticket Office

There are ticket machines that are available to use at any time but if you do need assistance the ticket office opening hours are:

 

Day

Opening Hours

Weekdays

06:30 – 20:00

Saturday

06:30 – 20:00

Sunday

09:00 – 19:00

 

Car Parking and Bike Parking Facilities

The station car park has ample space for those that need to drive with 512 spaces available. The car park is also open 24 hours, so you can park or pick up your car whenever you like.

 

For cyclists there is a 24 hour Cycle Hub located at the Queens Road car park with changing and toilet facilities. Additional stands are located in the secure compound adjacent to Platform 1 on Station Road. There are 140 cycle storage spaces.

 

First Class Lounge

Located between Platform 4/5 the First-Class lounge offers complimentary tea, coffee and newspapers and has a Wi-Fi service. Opening hours are Monday – Friday 06:00 – 13:00.

 

Accessibility

The whole station has step free access with lifts to all platforms. There are accessible ticket machines and a booking office counter with ramps for train access. An induction loop is also available.

 

Wi-Fi

Free, fast Wi-Fi is provided with The Cloud in 30 East Midland stations including major hubs like Nottingham.

 

Other Station Facilities

  • Refreshment facilities
  • Shops
  • Toilets (including accessible and national key toilets)
  • Baby changing
  • Pay phones
  • ATMs
  • Trolleys
  • Waiting rooms (Monday – Saturday 05:00 – 22:00, Sunday 07:15 – 22:00)

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 Nottingham 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?

Staff help is available at Nottingham station 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.