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

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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 Leigh, Bus Station Access (Spinning Jenny Way) V1

$4 - $6

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Train, line 34 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Newton-le-Willows
  2. Take the line 34 bus from Newton le Willows, Newton-le-Willows Station (Newton Station) to Leigh Bus Station 34

$11 - $20

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 Leigh, Bus Station Access (Spinning Jenny Way) V1

$7 - $9

Line 43 bus, bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Dawsons) 43
  2. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Leigh Bus Station 34 / ...

$12

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh 20.2 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh 20.2 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  24 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Leigh 20.2 miles

$65 - $95

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh 20.2 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh is to line 060 bus and bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) station to Leigh station. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport The Station and arriving at Leigh, Bus Station Access (Spinning Jenny Way) via Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Leigh is 14 miles. The road distance is 20.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh without a car is to line 060 bus and bus which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £3 - £5.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh, including transfers.

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

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh bus services, operated by First, arrive at Leigh, Bus Station Access (Spinning Jenny Way).

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh is 20 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh.

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There are 701+ hotels available in Leigh. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh.
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  • Distance: 13.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh via Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station and Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery in around 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
First Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
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
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newton le Willows, Newton-le-Willows Station (Newton Station) to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Dawsons)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$35 - $50
UberX
$40 - $60
Assist
$40 - $60
Exec
$50 - $70
UberXL
$55 - $80
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Leigh
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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 Leigh
Estimated price
$65 - $95

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