There are 6 ways to get from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) by bus, tram, train, 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

Bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. X43

$12 - $16

5 alternative options

Bus, line 6 tram  •  2 h 32 min

  1. X43
  2. 6

$15

Train  •  2 h 38 min

$16 - $26

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. 45.4 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  47 min

  1. 45.4 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. 45.4 miles

$110 - $160

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

The Burnley Bus Company operates a bus from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) hourly. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Rose Grove and Manchester Victoria in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rose Grove to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
24 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
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 Nelson, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Nelson, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Chinatown (Art Gallery)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Nelson to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nelson and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 52 km. The road distance is 73 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 2 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to taxi which takes 47 min and costs £120 - £160.

No, there is no direct train from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Nelson and arriving at Manchester Airport via Rose Grove and Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Nelson, Bus Station and arriving at Manchester Airport via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.