There are 9 ways to get from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, bus, tram, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport

$3 - $7

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Bus  •  28 min

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

$1 - $2

7 alternative options

Line 6 tram  •  56 min

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

$4

Line 43 bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport The Station 43

$6

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) 9.2 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) 9.2 miles

$2 - $3

Rideshare  •  36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Manchester to Wythenshawe 8 miles

$2

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport 9.2 miles

$45 - $65

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) 9.2 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £1 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to taxi which costs £27 - £32 and takes 14 min.

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The distance between Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.2 miles.

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The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St station and arriving at Manchester Airport. 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 Piccadilly and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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What companies run services between Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza), England and Manchester Airport (MAN), England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 13 min. Northern Rail also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Market Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Manchester to Wythenshawe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $27
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uber.com
uberACCESS
$16 - $24
uberX
$18 - $27
uberASSIST
$18 - $26
uberEXEC
$25 - $35
uberXL
$28 - $40
Taxi from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN)
Ave. Duration
14 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
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$45 - $65

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