There are 5 ways to get from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Pontefract Tanshelf to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport

$29 - $45

Cheapest option

Line 410 bus, bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 410 bus from Pontefract, Stuart Road Swimming Baths (*) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 410
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...

$11 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus, line 231 bus, train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Friarwood Gardens) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) 147 / ...
  2. Take the line 231 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Huddersfield Town Centre, Kirkgate (Market Place) 231 / ...
  3. Take the train from Huddersfield to Manchester Airport

$26 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN) 64.4 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a town car from Pontefract to Manchester Airport 64.4 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to line 410 bus and bus which costs £8 - £14 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Pontefract, Stuart Road Swimming Baths (*) and arriving at Manchester Airport via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Pontefract Tanshelf and arriving at Manchester Airport via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Pontefract and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 46 miles. The road distance is 64.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs £22 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.

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Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, depart from Pontefract, Stuart Road Swimming Baths (*) station.

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Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Pontefract Tanshelf station.

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The best way to get from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs £22 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 410 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £14 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 45.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Leeds in around 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 3 h 29 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Huddersfield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $22
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Friarwood Gardens) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Pontefract, Stuart Road Swimming Baths (*) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Ross Travel
Phone
+44 (0) 1977 791738
Email
info@rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Website
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Bus from Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Friarwood Gardens) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Frank Poppleton Ltd
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Friarwood Gardens) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Yorkshire Tiger
Phone
0344 800 4411
Email
hello@yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Website
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Huddersfield Town Centre, Kirkgate (Market Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Pontefract to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN) is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Pontefract to Manchester Airport (MAN).

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