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

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Train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Barnsley

£28 - £67

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Train via Huddersfield  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Huddersfield
  2. Take the train from Huddersfield to Barnsley

£24 - £40

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Bus  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange X57
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/C2 to Barnsley Town Centre, Sheffield Road/West Way X17

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley 42.8 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley 42.8 miles

£6 - £10

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Barnsley 42.8 miles

£30 - £120

Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley by train

The train journey time between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Barnsley is around 2h 11m and covers a distance of around 69 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 43m. Operated by Northern Rail, TransPennine Express, Transport for Wales and others, the Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley train service departs from Manchester Airport and arrives in Barnsley. Typically 216 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley train schedules

Manchester Airport (MAN) → Barnsley
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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 53 min.

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The fastest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £90 - £110 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) station to Barnsley. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport The Station and arriving at Barnsley Town Centre, Sheffield Road/West Way via Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/C2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Barnsley via Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Barnsley is 35 miles. The road distance is 42.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley without a car is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs £28 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley bus services, operated by Hulleys of Baslow, depart from Manchester Airport The Station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs £28 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley.
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  • Distance: 35.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

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

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley via Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield in around 2h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley via Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/C2 in around 3h 37m.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
Train from Manchester Airport to Huddersfield
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £25
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
Train from Sheffield to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£8 - £12
Train from Huddersfield to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £15
Bus operators
Hulleys of Baslow
Phone
01246 582246
Email
office2008@hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Website
hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Hulleys of Baslow
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/C2 to Barnsley Town Centre, Sheffield Road/West Way
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Stagecoach
Phone
0345 121 0190
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/C2 to Barnsley Town Centre, Sheffield Road/West Way
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Wilsmslow Taxi
Phone
+44 1625 527 963
Website
wilmslowtaxi.co.uk
Mayo Cab
Phone
+44 7951 865 108
A Wilmslow Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1625 530 161
Website
awilmslowtaxiservice.co.uk
A Carr Taxis Wilmslow
Phone
+44 1625 541 347
Website
acarrtaxis-wilmslow.co.uk
Station Cars
Phone
+44 161 928 6666
Altrincham Cars & Taxis
Phone
+44 161 8503 750
Metro Taxis
Phone
+44 161 480 8000
Website
metro-taxis.com
Lynx Taxis
Phone
+44 161 483 1099
Website
lynxtaxis.uk
ASAPPcars Ltd
Phone
+44 161 477 3666
Website
asappcars.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Barnsley
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley bus services, operated by Stagecoach Chesterfield, arrive at Barnsley Town Centre, Sheffield Road/West Way station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley is 43 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley.

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