Manchester (Airport) to City Centre by Bus or Train

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Between Manchester (Airport) and Manchester we found up to 30 bus departures. There are also over 50 train departures. The earliest bus departure from Manchester (Airport) is at 03:50 arriving to Manchester at 04:15 the same day. While the latest bus departure is at 22:25 and arrives at 22:50 the same day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from €6 to €7.

Traveling by bus from Manchester (Airport) to Manchester

The shortest travel distance between Manchester (Airport) and Manchester is 15 km. The fastest bus which departs at 03:50 has a travel time of 00:25h. The longest travel time on the route is 00:40h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: air condition, wifi and toilet.

Bus companies

National Express is the name of the carrier operating this route. This company has been rated 1 times. Here you can see their average rating amongst travellers.

Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Manchester (Airport) or Manchester, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.
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  Manchester (Airport)

You can see information about the departure station and stops Manchester (Airport) here

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You can see information about the arrival station and stops Manchester here

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: €6 (One-Way) or €12 (Return).

Trip reviews from Manchester (Airport) to Manchester

One like-minded traveller has taken the time to leave their thoughts and review their trip from Manchester (Airport) to Manchester. You can read the user's submitted review for the company who drove the route below.
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Other popular destinations from Manchester

If you're looking for inspiration as to where to travel next once you've reached Manchester, here is the list of the most popular travel combinations that our clients have previously purchased their tickets for:

Other ways of traveling between Manchester (Airport) and Manchester

In case that you feel safer taking other forms of transportation, you can find alternative ways of reaching Manchester below.

Trains from Manchester (Airport) to Manchester

Another transportation option is taking a train from Manchester (Airport) to Manchester. You can find the details about the departure times and ticket prices by clicking one of the routes in the search results.

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