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

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Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rotherham Central to Manchester Airport

$24 - $35

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2 to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) 65
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Manchester Airport The Station Skyline 199

$18 - $22

4 alternative options

Train via Sheffield  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport

$24 - $34

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN) 48.6 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN) 48.6 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  58 min

  1. Take a town car from Rotherham to Manchester Airport 48.6 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotherham station to Manchester Airport (MAN) station. However, there are services departing from Rotherham Forge Island Bus Station and arriving at Manchester Airport The Station via Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2 and Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotherham Central and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Rotherham and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 38 miles. The road distance is 48.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £18 - £26.

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The train from Rotherham Central to Manchester Airport takes 1 h 39 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by Stagecoach Chesterfield, depart from Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2 station.

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Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Rotherham Central station.

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The best way to get from Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £18 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £17 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by High Peak, arrive at Manchester Airport The Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 38.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN) 6 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Sheffield Centre, Charles Street, Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2, and Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) in around 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Rotherham Central to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2 to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2 to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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, Moorhead MH2 to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Other operators
Taxi from Rotherham to Manchester Airport (MAN)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Sheffield City Taxis
Phone
+44 114 239 3939
Website
sheffieldcitytaxis.com
S1 Taxis
Phone
+44 114 255 5111
Jayride
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Rotherham to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $170

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