There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn 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  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool South Parkway

$18 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus, line 5 bus, train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Altrincham Interchange 288
  2. Take the line 5 bus from Altrincham Interchange to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) 5 / ...
  3. Take the train from Warrington Central to Widnes

$14 - $18

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn 23.1 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn 23.1 miles

$4 - $8

Towncar  •  24 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Runcorn 23.1 miles

$75 - $110

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 59 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Warrington Central to Widnes
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Central to Widnes
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$1 - $3
Off-Peak Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
manct.org
D & G Coach & Bus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Network Warrington
Phone
01925 634296
Email
travelcentre@networkwarrington.co.uk
Website
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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 Runcorn
Estimated price
$75 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn?

The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Runcorn is 30 km. The road distance is 37 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn?

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn?

The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs £60 - £80.

Is there a direct train between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Runcorn?

No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Runcorn via Liverpool South Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

How long does it take to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn?

It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Runcorn, including transfers.