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With only 65 miles between Manchester Airport and Nottingham, it’s easy to get between the two cities while also taking in the natural beauty of the Peak District via car, coach and train.
While there are no direct services between Manchester Airport and Nottingham, all you need to do is make a small transfer at Manchester Piccadilly. The journey can take as little as 2 hours 15 minutes, depending on the time it takes to make the transfer, and boasts spectacular views of the Peak District.
Coaches run directly between Manchester Airport and Nottingham every day, offering a cheap alternative to trains and cars. The route runs to Nottingham Station Street and takes around 5 hours, depending on traffic.
The fastest route between Manchester Airport and Nottingham is via the A50, however you can travel on the M1 and A610 to avoid traffic around Derby and Stoke-on-Trent. If you’re without your own vehicle you can hire a car from the airport and when you’re driving from Nottingham to Manchester Airport for a flight, you could book a hotel room and travel to the airport the night before to avoid traffic.