How to Reach Manchester

The Easiest Way 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.

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Modes of Transportation in Manchester

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: 15.96 km Average time: 40.01 min

  • Car 44.44%
    Driving 38 min Walking 0.42 min Overall average time for 24.25 kms 38.42 min
  • Bike 7.41%
    Bike 30 min Overall average time for 7.24 kms 30 min
  • Tram/Streetcar 7.41%
    Tram 20 min Train 12.5 min Walking 11 min Waiting 8.5 min Overall average time for 13.68 kms 52 min
  • Walking 25.93%
    Walking 29.29 min Bus 2.14 min Motorbike 1.43 min Driving 1.14 min Overall average time for 5.9 kms 34 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 7.41%
    Bus 52.5 min Waiting 7.5 min Walking 0.5 min Overall average time for 17.22 kms 60.5 min
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