There are 5 ways to get from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, bus, 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  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Ilkley to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport

$30 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) X84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly/Portland St (Wetherspoons) Zap

$20 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus via Burnley, Bus Station  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Burnley, Bus Station M4
  2. Take the bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Chinatown (Art Gallery) X43

$27 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN) 64.5 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a town car from Ilkley to Manchester Airport 64.5 miles

$150 - $220

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

You can take a train from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Leeds in around 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly/Portland St (Wetherspoons), and Manchester in around 3 h 32 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Leeds City Centre, York Street (NCP Car Park)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly/Portland St (Wetherspoons)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Chinatown (Art Gallery)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ilkley to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN)?

The distance between Ilkley and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 69 km. The road distance is 103 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN)?

The cheapest way to get from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN)?

The quickest way to get from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £9 - £15.

Is there a direct train between Ilkley and Manchester Airport (MAN)?

No, there is no direct train from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Ilkley and arriving at Manchester Airport via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ilkley and Manchester Airport (MAN)?

No, there is no direct bus from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) and arriving at Manchester Airport via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) and Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

How long does it take to get from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN)?

It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Ilkley to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.