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There are 6 ways to get from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via Manchester Piccadilly

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One to Manchester Airport Bus Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Drive

  1. Drive from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport

Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train

The train journey time between Birkenhead and Manchester Airport (MAN) is around 1h 20m and covers a distance of around 45 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 8 min. Operated by East Midlands Railways, Northern Rail, TransPennine Express Service and others, the Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) train service departs from Liverpool Lime Street and arrives in Manchester Airport. Typically 237 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

237 Weekly Trains
1h 20m Average Duration
£19 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £7 - £13 and takes 1h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Liverpool One and arriving at Manchester Airport Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between Birkenhead and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 31 miles. The road distance is 40.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) without a car is to train via Manchester Piccadilly which takes 1h 20m and costs £18 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.

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Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Liverpool One station.

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Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The best way to get from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to train via Manchester Piccadilly which takes 1h 20m and costs £18 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £13 and takes 1h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 30.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between Birkenhead, England and Manchester Airport (MAN), England?

You can take a train from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Manchester Piccadilly in around 1h 20m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Liverpool One to Manchester Airport Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost £7 - £13 and the journey takes 1h 40m.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£18 - £27
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£16 - £23
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £9
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Liverpool One to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Other operators
Taxi from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
£85 - £110
JT Transfers
Phone
+44 7783 184310
Website
jttransfers.co.uk
Hackney Direct
Phone
+44 1516018888
Website
hackneydirect.com
Chester Taxi Services
Phone
+44 1244421024
Website
taxis-in-chester.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
£17

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Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Manchester Airport Bus Station.

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Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN) is 41 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Birkenhead to Manchester Airport (MAN).

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