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Manchester Airport

Transportation to Sheffield Airport from the City Center

Doncaster Sheffield Airport, formerly known as Robin Hood Airport, is accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives from the city center. The airport is located 40 km from the city center. Taxis are readily available in every part of the city and renting a car is also very easy. There is no direct bus or train service from Sheffield city center to the airport. The bus and train do provide transportation to the Doncaster Station, which is about 11 km from the airport. There is a shuttle bus services that connects the station with the airport.

Taxi

Although taxis are an expensive transportation alternative they are one of the most convenient options, especially when compared to public transportation. Taxis provide direct and effortless transportation to the airport. You can contact a taxi company and order a vehicle over the phone or make a reservation online.

Train

Trains are the most affordable method of transportation to get to Doncaster Sheffield Airport from the city center but they do not provide direct service to the airport. Trains operate from 6:33 am to 10:10 pm on weekdays and from 8:47 am to 10:31 on weekends.

Trains depart from the central railway station in the city center and provide transportation to the Doncaster Station, which is located 11 km from the airport. There is a shuttle bus service that provides transportation from Doncaster Station to the airport.

Rental Car

Renting a car offers a convenient way to get to the airport, especially for those who are in a hurry to catch their flight. There are several rental car companies located in the city center that you can rent a vehicle from. You can also make a reservation for a rental car over the internet.

Airport Information

Although Doncaster Sheffield Airport covers a small area, the terminal offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs. The airport features free internet access throughout the entire terminal. Passengers can purchase gifts and souvenirs at the World Duty Free and WH Smith shops. If you are going to explore the airport after purchasing an item and don’t want to carry it around with you, you can safely leave it at the store and pick it up later.

You can dine on local or international cuisine at venues like The Running Horse, The Finningley Windmill and Subway. If you need to take care of monetary transactions you can exchange your currency at the Travelex currency exchange office or take care of cash transactions at the ATMs.

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2017

Transportation to Manchester City Center from Airport

Manchester Airport was ranked the 3rd busiest airport in the UK, in terms of passenger traffic, in 2015. It is a major international airport operating both domestic and international flights out of 3 passenger terminals. The airport offers a range of services aimed at meeting passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs.

There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get to the city center from Manchester Airport, including taxi, bus, train, tram, bicycle, and rental car. The airport is located 15 km from the city center, so any method you choose will be a convenient and quick option.  

Taxi

Taking a taxi from the airport to the city center is quite convenient and fast. Taxis are readily available outside of the terminal exits once you land. A taxi to the city center from the airport should take less than 30 minutes, under normal traffic conditions, and cost around 20-30 pounds. The airport also features private hire taxis through the company Arrow Cars. This service can accommodate up to 8 passengers and provides comfortable and reliable transportation to the city.

Bus

Another transportation alternative to get to the city center from Manchester Airport is by bus. Buses depart from The Station, Manchester Airport’s ground transport interchange. Buses are an affordable and convenient way to get to the city. There are 9 different bus routes that operate between the airport and the city. The bus you need to take will depend on your destination in the city.

Train

Trains are another affordable and convenient method of transportation to get to the city from the airport. Trains depart from the Manchester Airport railway station, which is located at The Station. Trains operate every day of the week and run every 10 minutes. A train from the airport to the city center takes about 20 minutes.

Tram

There is a Metrolink station at the airport for those who want to take the tram to the city center. The tram is accessible from The Station and provides convenient transportation to the city. Trams operates every day of the week and run every 12-15 minutes and provide comfortable transportation to many parts of the city.

Bicycle

Manchester Airport places great emphasis on the use of bicycles as an environmentally friendly transportation alternative. There are designated bike paths between the airport and the city center and special parking areas for bicycles at the airport. Thanks to these paths and cycle bays passengers can ride their bikes to and from the airport.

Rental Car

Another transportation alternative to get to the city is by rental car. Renting a car is also a great way to get around in the city and explore the surrounding areas during your trip. There are various rental car offices located at the airport. Since the airport is located 15 km away, you can enjoy a comfortable drive to the city center. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

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Which airports can I use for Sheffield-Manchester flights?

For Sheffield-Manchester flights, you can use Sheffield Airport as departure airport, and Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly station Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Sheffield-Manchester and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Sheffield-Manchester is 246 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 50 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Sheffield-Manchester flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Sheffield-Manchester flights is Monday.

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