There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton by train, bus, 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  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Skipton

$33 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) X43

$18 - $22

3 alternative options

Line 6 tram, bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 6 tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) 6
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) X43

$21

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton 58.8 miles

$12 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Skipton 58.8 miles

$140 - $210

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

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton via Leeds in around 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, The Burnley Bus Company operates a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton hourly. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Skipton
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton?

The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Skipton is 69 km. The road distance is 94 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton?

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton?

The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton is to drive which takes 1 h 6 min and costs £8 - £13.

Is there a direct train between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Skipton?

No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Skipton via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

Is there a direct bus between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Skipton?

No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton?

It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Skipton, including transfers.