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

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Train  •  1h 53m

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

£24 - £35

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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to LEEDS Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange X10

£8 - £12

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Train via Huddersfield  •  2h 33m

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

£20 - £32

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley 43 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley 43 miles

£7 - £11

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Barnsley 43 miles

£80 - £120

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange via Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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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 1h 53m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Barnsley is 35 miles. The road distance is 43 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley without a car is to train which takes 1h 53m and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 53m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley 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 Barnsley is to train which takes 1h 53m and costs £23 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley.
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  • Distance: 35.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 53m

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 1h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley via Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street in around 3h 35m.

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
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Train from Manchester Airport to Huddersfield
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £17
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
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 to LEEDS Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Yorkshire
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
Website
allaltrinchamtaxis.co.uk
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
£80 - £120

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Barnsley bus services, operated by Stagecoach Yorkshire, arrive at Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange 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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