There are 5 ways to get from Formby to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Liverpool Lime Street  •  2 h 24 min

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

$20 - $32

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Formby to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Airport

$19 - $32

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Formby to Manchester Airport (MAN) 45.3 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Formby to Manchester Airport (MAN) 45.3 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from Formby to Manchester Airport 45.3 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Formby to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Formby to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 47 min.

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The distance between Formby and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 36 miles. The road distance is 45.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Formby to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Formby to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Formby and arriving at Manchester Airport via Liverpool Lime Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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

You can take a train from Formby to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Liverpool Central and Liverpool Lime Street in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Formby to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Formby to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Formby to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $4
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Single
$7 - $11
Train from Formby to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Formby to Manchester Airport (MAN)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Formby to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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