There are 6 ways to get from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Airport

$40 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square (Opp Mecca Bingo) X78
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Manchester Airport National Express

$15 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Retford, The Square to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange 29 / ...
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Airport

$36 - $47

Bus via Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square (Opp Mecca Bingo) to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) 65
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Manchester Airport The Station Skyline 199

$23 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) 72.3 miles

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take a town car from Retford to Manchester Airport 72.3 miles

$160 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Retford station to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Retford, Bus Station and arriving at Manchester Airport via Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) and Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Retford and arriving at Manchester Airport via Doncaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Retford and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 55 miles. The road distance is 72.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.

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Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by First, depart from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) station.

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Map of how to get from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 55.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Sheffield, Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square (Opp Mecca Bingo), and Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) in around 4 h 22 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Midlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Retford, The Square to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
RoadCar - Stagecoach Lincs
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Retford, The Square to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Kettlewell Coaches
Phone
+44 1777 860360
Website
kettlewellscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Retford, The Square to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Kettlewell Coaches
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square (Opp Mecca Bingo) to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square (Opp Mecca Bingo) to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange (Sheffield Interchange D2) to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Retford to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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