There are 7 ways to get from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) by bus, train, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Nelson, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43

$11 - $12

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rose Grove to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport

$15 - $26

Bus, line 6 tram  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Nelson, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Art Gallery) X43
  2. Take the line 6 tram from St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) 6

$14

Bus, line 43 bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Nelson, Seldon Street to Accrington, Arrival Stand (Bus station) M3
  2. Take the bus from Accrington, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X41
  3. Take the line 43 bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower) to Manchester Airport The Station 43 / ...

$22

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) 45.4 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) 45.4 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from Nelson to Manchester Airport 45.4 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £8 - £10 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Nelson station to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Nelson, Bus Station and arriving at Manchester Airport via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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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 29 min.

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The distance between Nelson and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 33 miles. The road distance is 45.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £8 - £10.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.

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Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, arrive at Nelson, Bus Station.

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Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Rose Grove station.

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The best way to get from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £8 - £10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £11 - £20 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 32.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

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 29 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rose Grove to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once 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
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
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, Chinatown (Art Gallery)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Nelson, Seldon Street to Accrington, Arrival Stand (Bus station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Accrington, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nelson to Manchester Airport (MAN)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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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