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There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 1m

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

$40 - $54

4 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  1h 6m

  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

$73 - $89

Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale 32.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  32m

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale 32.2 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  32m

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Skelmersdale 32.2 miles

$85 - $120

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 £85 - £110 and takes 32m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Skelmersdale is 24 miles. The road distance is 32.2 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 1m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 1m 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 780+ hotels available in Skelmersdale. Prices start at $57 USD 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 1m

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 $10 - $15 and the journey takes 49m.

Train operators
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
$3 - $5
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool, Edge Lane Drive to Skelmersdale
Ave. Duration
21m
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Skelmersdale
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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