There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) X43

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 060 bus, bus  •  1 h 23 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, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) X43

$9

5 alternative options

Line 6 tram, bus  •  1 h 47 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 Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) X43

$12

Line 43 bus, bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn) 43
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Edenfield, Vale Mill Court X41

$12

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale 32.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale 32.5 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Rossendale 32.5 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) station to Rossendale. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport The Station and arriving at Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Rossendale is 22 miles. The road distance is 32.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £9 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale, including transfers.

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

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, arrive at Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale.
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  • Distance: 22.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale via Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station and Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) in around 1 h 23 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 Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
First Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
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
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 Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
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
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Edenfield, Vale Mill Court
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Rossendale
Estimated price
$85 - $130

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