There are 8 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton by train, bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Atherton

$9 - $14

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Line 060 bus, bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 060 bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Atherton, Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt) V2

$4 - $5

6 alternative options

Line 6 tram, bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 6 tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) 6
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Atherton, Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt) V2

$7 - $8

Line 43 bus, bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn) 43
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Atherton, Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt) V2

$8 - $9

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton 18.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton 18.4 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  24 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Atherton 18.4 miles

$60 - $85

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton 18.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) station to Atherton. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport The Station and arriving at Atherton, Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt) via Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Atherton via Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Atherton is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton, including transfers.

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

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton 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 Atherton is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 060 bus and bus, which costs and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton bus services, operated by First, arrive at Atherton, Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton.
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  • Distance: 14.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton via Manchester Victoria in around 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton via Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station and Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery in around 1 h 24 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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Atherton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metrolink.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 Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $55
Assist
$35 - $55
Exec
$45 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $75
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Atherton
Estimated price
$60 - $85

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Atherton.

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