Greater Manchester bus route 43

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

43 Skyline
Stagecoach Manchester 12038 Enviro 400H MV60 BVE.jpg
OperatorStagecoach Manchester
GarageHyde Road
VehicleAlexander Dennis Enviro400 (Diesel and Hybrid)
Night-timeNight Bus 43
StartManchester Piccadilly Gardens bus station
ViaUniversity of Manchester
Manchester Royal Infirmary
West Didsbury
Benchill, Wythenshawe
EndManchester Airport
Length10.3 miles (16.6 km)
Frequency10 minutes (Mon-Sat daytime)
30 minutes (evenings, Sundays)
Journey time44-72 minutes
Operates24 hours
← {{{previous_line}}}  {{{system_nav}}}  {{{next_line}}} →

Greater Manchester bus route 43 operates in Greater Manchester between Manchester Piccadilly Gardens bus station and Manchester Airport.


Route 43 is one of many "Skyline" links that connect various places to Manchester Airport. Prior to 2007 it ran every 10 minutes during the day, but on 2 September 2007 a night service was introduced, with buses operating every 30 minutes due to popular demand for a night link.[1][2][3]

Current route[edit]

Route 43 serves the busy Wilmslow Road bus corridor, which includes universities and hospitals. It is the only route in Greater Manchester to operate on Christmas Day.[4] It operates via these primary locations:


  1. ^ Take the night bus This is Cheshire 6 September 2007
  2. ^ Greenaway, Graham (10 September 2007). "All-night bus links Manchester Airport to town". Flight Hotel Reservations. Retrieved 3 April 2010.
  3. ^ McGinty, Craig (12 September 2007). "All night bus service to Manchester Airport". Cheapflights. Retrieved 3 April 2010.
  4. ^ Christmas services 22 December 2014 to 2 January 2015 Archived 2 April 2015 at the Wayback Machine Travel for Greater Manchester