There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Quays by train, 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, line 7 tram  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 7 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink) 3 / ...

$6 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 6 tram  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 6 tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to Cornbrook (Manchester Metrolink) 6

$6 - $8

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Quays 10.4 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Quays 10.4 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Salford Quays 10.4 miles

$45 - $65

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Quays 10.4 miles

$21 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Quays is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Quays is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 15 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Salford Quays is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Quays, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Quays. However, you can take the train to Manchester Piccadilly, take the walk to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink), then take the line 7 tram to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink). Alternatively, Metrolink operates a vehicle from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Quays every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 45 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
16 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 Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to Cornbrook (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Quays
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
uberACCESS
$18 - $27
uberX
$21 - $30
uberASSIST
$20 - $30
uberEXEC
$27 - $40
uberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Salford Quays
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Salford Quays
Estimated price
$45 - $65

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