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

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Train to Glasgow, fly  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN

$64 - $291

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Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Airport National Express / ...

$32 - $66

4 alternative options

Train to Edinburgh, fly  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN

$53 - $188

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport

$134 - $216

Train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Manchester Airport

$101 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Manchester Airport (MAN) 237.6 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £24 - £55 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to train and fly which costs £40 - £150 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Stirling and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 203 miles. The road distance is 237.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Stirling to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Manchester Airport via Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Manchester Airport via Glasgow Central and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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

You can take a train from Stirling to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, and Preston in around 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Stirling to Manchester Airport (MAN) twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Stirling to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Haymarket to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Bus operators

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