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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 49 min

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

$26 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Sheffield Centre, Moor Market MF7 65
  3. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES6 to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange X17

$22 - $26

4 alternative options

Train via Huddersfield  •  2 h 27 min

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

$23 - $32

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley 43.1 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley 43.1 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Barnsley 43.1 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 52 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Barnsley is 35 miles. The road distance is 43.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley, including transfers.

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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, Barnsley Interchange via Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) and Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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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 Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley.
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  • Distance: 35.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley via Sheffield in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley via Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station), Sheffield Centre, Moor Market MF7, and Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES6 in around 4 h 18 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Train from Manchester Airport to Huddersfield
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Huddersfield to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Sheffield Centre, Moor Market MF7
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Sheffield Centre, Moor Market MF7
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES6 to Barnsley Town Centre, Stand A1
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Sheffield Centre, Moor Market MF7
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES6 to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Barnsley
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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