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

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Train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Rose Grove

$16 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Nelson National Express

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Train via Preston  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Nelson

$24 - $39

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station 44.5 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station 44.5 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Nelson Station 44.5 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Nelson via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Nelson via Manchester Victoria and Rose Grove. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Nelson Station is 33 miles. The road distance is 44.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £12 - £20.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £12 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £11 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station.
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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station via Manchester Victoria and Rose Grove in around 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Rose Grove
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Nelson Station
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nelson station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Rose Grove station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station is 44 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station.

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