There are 9 ways to get from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester Arndale by train, bus, 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 via Manchester Piccadilly  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly

$3 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...

$1 - $5

7 alternative options

Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria

$4 - $8

Bus Megabus UK  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Shudehill Interchange M11

$14 - $17

Line 6 tram  •  57 min

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

$4

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester Arndale 9.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester Arndale 9.7 miles

$2 - $3

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Manchester Arndale 9.8 miles

$45 - $65

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester Arndale 9.7 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester Arndale is to bus which costs £1 - £4 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester Arndale is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 15 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport Station and Manchester Arndale is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.

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The train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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What companies run services between Manchester Airport Station, England and Manchester Arndale, England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester Arndale every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 16 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester Arndale hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 25 min. Stagecoach Manchester also services this route every 5 minutes.

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
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to Market Street (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Dawsons)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester Arndale
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $29
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uber.com
uberACCESS
$17 - $25
uberX
$19 - $29
uberASSIST
$19 - $28
uberEXEC
$26 - $40
uberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester Arndale
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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 Manchester Arndale
Estimated price
$45 - $65

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Trips from Manchester Airport Station