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There are 7 ways to get from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport

$3 - $8

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Bus  •  29 min

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

$1 - $2

5 alternative options

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  •  37 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

$19 - $28

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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 29 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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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, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 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 best way to get from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs £3 - £6.

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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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Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to train which takes 20 min and costs £3 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 and takes 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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. Two other operators also service this route. 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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
First Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
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
$19 - $28
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uber.com
Access
$16 - $24
UberX
$19 - $28
Assist
$19 - $28
Exec
$27 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
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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Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN) is 9 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Manchester Airport (MAN).

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) and Manchester Airport (MAN). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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