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There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale by train, bus, taxi, tram, 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  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western

£28 - £36

Cheapest option

Tram, train  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the tram from Manchester Airport to Manchester City Centre, Victoria Navy
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Appley Bridge

£24 - £31

5 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Liverpool, Edge Lane Drive National Express
  2. Take a taxi from Liverpool, Edge Lane Drive to Skelmersdale

£47 - £65

Train via Manchester Victoria  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Appley Bridge

£25 - £34

Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale 32 miles

£65 - £85

Drive  •  32m

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale 32 miles

£5 - £8

Towncar  •  32m

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Skelmersdale 32 miles

£65 - £95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 32m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Skelmersdale is 24 miles. The road distance is 32 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale without a car is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs £28 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale is 32 miles. It takes approximately 32m to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale.

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There are 1073+ hotels available in Skelmersdale. Prices start at £44 per night.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale.
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 3m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale hourly. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 51m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Appley Bridge
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
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 Victoria
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £6
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
tfgm.com
Tram from Manchester Airport to Manchester City Centre, Victoria
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£4
Schedules at
tfgm.com
Bus operators
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 Liverpool, Edge Lane Drive
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £10
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National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool, Edge Lane Drive to Skelmersdale
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Taxi Traders Northwest
Phone
+44 151 260 6000
Radio Cars Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 321 3333
Website
radiocarsliverpool.com
Liverpool City Region Taxis
Phone
+44 151 345 6050
Website
lcrtaxis.co.uk
Delta Taxis
Phone
+44 151 922 7373
Website
deltataxis.net
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 151 722 8888
Website
alpha-taxi.co.uk
Hackney Direct
Phone
+44 151 645 8080
Website
hackneydirect.com
Ace Cabs Direct
Phone
+44 151 601 3535
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 151 546 4444
Website
alpha-taxi.co.uk
Newtown Cabs
Phone
+44 151 546 5555
Kirkby Cabs
Phone
+44 151 546 9317
Jayride
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Skelmersdale
Estimated price
£65 - £95

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