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There are 8 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale by train, 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

Train, line 471 bus, line 483 bus  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Bolton
  2. Take the line 471 bus from Bolton Interchange to Bury Interchange 471 / ...
  3. Take the line 483 bus from Bury Interchange to Horncliffe House 481 / ...

Cheapest option

Line 43 bus, line 135 bus  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Piccadilly Gardens 43 / ...
  2. Take the line 135 bus from Manchester City Centre, The Unicorn to Bury Interchange 135 / ...

$7 - $9

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Train, line 135 bus, line 483 bus  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the line 135 bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria to Bury Interchange 135
  3. Take the line 483 bus from Bury Interchange to Horncliffe House 481 / ...

Bus, line 135 bus, line 483 bus  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St 060
  2. Take the line 135 bus from Manchester City Centre, The Unicorn to Bury Interchange 135 / ...
  3. Take the line 483 bus from Bury Interchange to Horncliffe House 481 / ...

Train  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Accrington

$16 - $26

Taxi  •  38m

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

$110 - $140

Drive  •  38m

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

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  38m

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

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale is to line 43 bus and line 135 bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2h 38m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Horncliffe House via Manchester City Centre, The Unicorn and Bury Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 4m.

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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 line 471 bus and line 483 bus which takes 1h 52m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 52m 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, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale is to bus and line 135 bus and line 483 bus which takes 2h 4m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £12 - £20 and takes 2h 35m.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale bus services, operated by Rossendale Transport, arrive at Horncliffe House station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale is 33 miles. It takes approximately 38m to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale.
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  • Distance: 22.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

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 Coach Station, Chorlton St, Manchester City Centre, The Unicorn, and Bury Interchange in around 2h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale via Manchester Victoria, Accrington, and Accrington, Bus Station in around 2h 35m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Bolton
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Accrington
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Bolton
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Bury Interchange
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria to Bury Interchange
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Manchester City Centre, The Unicorn to Bury Interchange
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Bury Interchange to Horncliffe House
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
rossobus.com
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 to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Piccadilly Gardens
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Rossendale
Ave. Duration
38m
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
38m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Rossendale
Estimated price
$85 - $130

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