There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton by train, bus, 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  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Salford Crescent
  2. Take the train from Salford Crescent to Atherton

$4 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Art Gallery (Property 14) to Atherton, Market St/Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt) V2

$3 - $5

5 alternative options

Line 33 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 33 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Atherton, Market St/Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt) 33

$7

Bus via Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd/Hulme St (The Dancehouse)  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd/Hulme St (The Dancehouse) to Atherton, Market St/Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt) V2

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton 13.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton 13.5 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton 13.5 miles

$24 - $35

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Atherton, England?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton via Salford Crescent in around 42 min. Alternatively, Diamond operates a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Salford Crescent
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Salford Crescent to Atherton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Salford Crescent
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $3
Bus operators
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Atherton, Market St/Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Art Gallery (Property 14) to Atherton, Market St/Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd/Hulme St (The Dancehouse) to Atherton, Market St/Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$24 - $35
ASSIST
$24 - $35
ACCESS
$24 - $35
uberEXEC
$35 - $55
uberXL
$45 - $60
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton?

The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Atherton is 18 km. The road distance is 22 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton?

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton?

The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs £35 - £50.

Is there a direct train between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Atherton?

No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Atherton via Salford Crescent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 min.

Is there a direct bus between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Atherton?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) and arriving at Atherton, Market St/Co-op (Co-Op Supermkt). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

How long does it take to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton?

It takes approximately 42 min to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Atherton, including transfers.