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

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

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Bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Nelson, Bus Station X43

$11 - $14

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Rose Grove

$16 - $26

Line 6 tram, bus  •  3 h 4 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, Arora Hotel to Nelson, Bus Station X43

$14

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station 44.5 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station 44.5 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Nelson Station 44.5 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 45 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Nelson Station is 33 miles. The road distance is 44.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station station. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Nelson, Bus Station via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Nelson via Manchester Victoria and Rose Grove. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The nearest airport to Nelson Station is Leeds Bradford (LBA) Airport which is 22.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include Manchester (MAN) (32.8 miles), Liverpool (LPL) (43.5 miles), East Midlands (EMA) (79.1 miles) and Newcastle (NCL) (86 miles).

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station.
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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station via Manchester Victoria and Rose Grove in around 2 h 41 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $7
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Rose Grove
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Nelson, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Nelson, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Nelson Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$160 - $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
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Nelson Station
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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