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

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Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Retford Low Level to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport

$29 - $42

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Bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange to Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square X78
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Manchester Airport National Express

$9 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 99 bus, train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Retford, The Square to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange 29 / ...
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Airport

$29 - $40

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 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 5 h 18 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 to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Retford, The Square and arriving at Manchester Airport via Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange and Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Retford Low Level and arriving at Manchester Airport via Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 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 43 min and costs £22 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 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 station.

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Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Retford Low Level station.

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The best way to get from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs £22 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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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 43 min

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

You can take a train from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Sheffield in around 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange, Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square, and Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street in around 5 h 18 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Retford, The Square to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Midlands
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 - $220

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Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN) is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Retford to Manchester Airport (MAN).

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