How to Reach Manchester


  • Manchester Airport is the biggest airport in the UK outside London and very well serviced with all major international airlines landing here. There are two main train stations, Victoria (northern Manchester) and Piccadilly and you get trains to any major destination in the UK from here. There are also regular buses or you can rent a car or motorbike.


  • The best way to see the city centre is on foot and the city has a very efficient public transport system and you can get around the city by tram, bus or train with relative ease. You can also take a taxi (quite a bit cheaper than London) if you need to.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Manchester. The most preferred mode of transport in Manchester is Car.

Average distance: 14.45 km Average time: 40.57 min

  • Car 42.42%
    Driving 37 min Walking 0.36 min Overall average time for 22.39 kms 37.36 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 12.12%
    Bus 38.75 min Waiting 6.5 min Walking 3.25 min Overall average time for 11.11 kms 48.5 min
  • Tram/Streetcar 6.06%
    Tram 20 min Train 12.5 min Walking 11 min Waiting 8.5 min Overall average time for 13.68 kms 52 min
  • Walking 24.24%
    Walking 34.38 min Bus 5 min Motorbike 1.25 min Driving 1 min Overall average time for 5.92 kms 41.63 min
  • Bike 9.09%
    Bike 28.33 min Walking 1 min Overall average time for 7.83 kms 29.33 min
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