There are 9 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station by train, bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Salford Central

$4 - $7

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Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...

$3 - $4

7 alternative options

Train via Manchester Oxford Road  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Oxford Road

$4 - $8

Line 6 tram  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 6 tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to Deansgate-Castlefield (Manchester Metrolink) 6

$4

Line 43 bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel) 43

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station 9.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station 9.7 miles

$2 - $3

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Salford Central Station 9.7 miles

$45 - $65

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station 9.7 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 14 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Salford Central Station is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.

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The train from Manchester Airport to Salford Central takes 31 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station station. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Salford Stn (Station) via Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Salford Central. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station.
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  • Distance: 8.3 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station 6 times a week. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Salford Central
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
17 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 Deansgate-Castlefield (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
48 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
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$17 - $25
UberX
$20 - $29
Assist
$19 - $28
Exec
$27 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Salford Central Station
Estimated price
$45 - $65

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