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There are 11 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Knock Airport (NOC) by plane, night bus, train, shuttle, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Manchester to Dublin, night bus

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the night bus from Zone 13, stop 111941 to Charlestown, stop 141631

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Fly Manchester to Shannon, bus

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Shannon (SNN)
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
  3. Take the bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Knock Airport, stop 553081

9 alternative options

Train to Liverpool, fly to Knock

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Knock (NOC)

Fly Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle, bus

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
  3. Take the bus from Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 to Knock Airport, stop 553081

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Knock

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Tamworth
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Knock (NOC)

Train, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Charlestown, stop 141631

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Ballyhaunis

Train, car ferry, bus via Chester

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  4. Take the train from Connolly to Sligo
  5. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Knock Airport, stop 553081

Train, car ferry, night bus

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
  3. Take the night bus from 3Arena, stop 106421 to Charlestown, stop 141631

Night bus, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Liverpool One
  2. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from 3Arena, stop 106421 to Charlestown, stop 141631

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Drive from Dublin to Knock Airport (NOC)

Manchester Airport (MAN) to Knock Airport (NOC) by train, walk, car ferry and bus

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Knock Airport (NOC) is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Knock Airport (NOC) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Knock Airport (NOC) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Ireland.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Knock Airport (NOC) is to fly and bus, which costs £26 - £85 and takes 6h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Knock Airport (NOC) is to train and fly which costs £30 - £130 and takes 4h 27m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Knock Airport (NOC) is 435 km.

The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Knock Airport (NOC) without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 14h 6m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Knock Airport (NOC), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Manchester Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Knock Airport (NOC). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Knock Airport (NOC).
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  • Distance: 435.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Knock Airport (NOC), Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Knock Airport (NOC). However, you can fly to Dublin, take the walk to Zone 13, stop 111941, take the night bus to Charlestown, stop 141631, take the walk to Market Square, stop 141641, then take the line 440 bus to Knock Airport (NOC). Alternatively, you can take the train to Liverpool South Parkway, take the walk to Garston, Liverpool South Parkway, take the bus to Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, take the walk to Liverpool airport, then fly to Knock.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €170
Flights from Liverpool to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €120
Flights from Manchester to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€9 - €110
Flights from East Midlands to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €290
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€26 - €460
Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
€18 - €23
Anytime Day 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Manchester Airport to Crewe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
€11 - €14
Anytime Day 1st Class
€14 - €19
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €25
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€6 - €9
Anytime Day Single
€21 - €25
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €80
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€21 - €28
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€55 - €80
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€35 - €50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€100 - €140
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Manchester Airport to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
tfw.wales
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Ballyhaunis
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€17 - €20
Flexible
€21 - €25
Train from Connolly to Sligo
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€17 - €21
Flexible
€23 - €26
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Night bus from Zone 13, stop 111941 to Charlestown, stop 141631
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Charlestown, stop 141631
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Night bus from 3Arena, stop 106421 to Charlestown, stop 141631
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Bus Eireann
Airporter UK
Phone
+44 (0)28 7126 9996
Email
info@airporter.co.uk
Website
airporter.co.uk
Shuttle from Belfast to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Schedules at
airporter.co.uk
1 Person
€22
2+ Persons
€17
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Liverpool One
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
Megabus UK
Ferry operators

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