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

Line 4 tram, bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. 4
  2. X43

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. National Express
  2. X43

$9

5 alternative options

Line 6 tram, bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. 6
  2. X43

$12

Line 43 bus, bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. 43
  2. X41

$12

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. 32.5 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  38 min

  1. 32.5 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. 32.5 miles

$90 - $130

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Rossendale is 36 km. The road distance is 52 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport 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.

It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale, including transfers.

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 and Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) in around 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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 Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Longfield Ctr (House 495) to Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
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, Princess St/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
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/Dickinson St (Hotel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 5 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, Princess St/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 - $150
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
$90 - $130

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