Directions from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale

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Recommended option

Train, line 395 bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. 395 / ...

$12 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus, line 658 bus, line 395 bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. V1
  2. 658
  3. 395 / ...

$11 - $15

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 2 min

$17 - $23

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. 32.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  32 min

  1. 32.2 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  32 min

  1. 32.2 miles

$90 - $130

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 $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale via Manchester, Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Art Gallery (Property 14), Leigh, Bus Station Access (Spinning Jenny Way), Leigh Bus Station, Wigan, King St West/Wallgate (Takeaway), and Wigan, Wallgate/North Western Stn (Rail Station) in around 2 h 52 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Parbold
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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 Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate/North Western Stn (Rail Station) to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 3)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leigh Bus Station to Wigan, King St West/Wallgate (Takeaway)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Skelmersdale
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Skelmersdale is 39 km. The road distance is 52 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs £85 - £110.

No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 3) via Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Art Gallery (Property 14), Leigh Bus Station and Wigan, Wallgate/North Western Stn (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skelmersdale, including transfers.