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Airport Manchester

Manchester Airport
2 Floor, Olympic House,
M90 1QX

Tel.: +44 (0) 8712710711*

Airport code: MAN

*Calls are charged at 10 pence per minute from a BT landline. Calls from mobiles and other networks may vary.


The Station, Manchester Airport’s integrated transport hub, offers fast and frequent train services linking the airport with over 100 destinations across the North of England and beyond. Get off to a flying start before you board the plane by catching the train direct to the heart of Manchester Airport. Once you arrive at The Station, it’s easy to reach the terminal buildings using the Skylink moving walkways.

Buy train tickets to and from Manchester Airport  with TransPennine Express by clicking this link or using our quick search on the right hand side.

Train Services
Frequent direct services run to and from with TransPennine Express and Northern Rail, run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • Sheffield
  • York
  • Newcastle
  • Leeds
  • Liverpool
  • Huddersfield
  • Bolton
  • Preston
  • Blackpool
  • The Lake District
  • Chester – with Arriva Train Wales – requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly
  • North Wales – with Arriva Train Wales – requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly

See maps of local and regional train services direct to Manchester Airport

Trains To/From Manchester
Trains run every 10 minutes to/from Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre, taking around 20 minutes.

Buses and coaches

A large number of coach services operate daily from The Station, the airport’s integrated transport hub, linking Manchester Airport with our region and other major UK cities.

Coach travel is a cost-effective way of getting to and from the airport, and most coaches are equipped with reclining seats, air-conditioning and onboard toilet and washroom facilities.

National Express

National Express, the UK’s largest operator of scheduled coach services, operates direct to and from The Station at Manchester Airport. With excellent value fares and services to many key destinations throughout the UK including Birmingham, Liverpool, London, Edinburgh and Glasgow, its easy to relax and travel to Manchester Airport in one of their fleet of modern air conditioned coaches.

Search fares and further information

See how Manchester Airport links with the (National Express) national coach network.

Buying Tickets
Book tickets online with National Express

Buy tickets on the day
The coach ticket desk is open daily at The Station at Manchester Airport from 7am to 6pm.
Tel 0845 3888127
4397 from any airport courtesy phone
Out of hours 0871 7818 181.

Coach Drivers Guide

Manchester Airport is well served by a network of local and regional buses running daily from early morning to late night, including weekends and bank holidays. There is now a 24 hour bus service operating to/from Manchester Airport.

Bus Services
The following bus services operate to and from Manchester Airport:

200 To The Runway Visitor Park
18 To The Trafford Centre via Wythenshawe, Baguley, Sale and Stretford
18 To Altrincham via Hale
18A To Flixton via Altrincham, Sale and Urmston
19 From Altrincham via Sale and Wythenshawe
43 To Manchester via Wythenshawe, Fallowfield and Rusholme (24 hours a day)
105 To Manchester city centre via Wythenshawe, Benchill, Sharston, Northenden and Moss Side.
369 To Stockport via Wythenshawe, Heald Green, Cheadle Hulme, Adswood and Edgeley
199 To Stockport Express via M56 & M60 Then Hazel Grove, New Mills, Whaley Bridge, Chapel en-le-Frith and Buxton
200 To Wilmslow via Styal and Quarry Bank Mill.
44 Gatley – East Didsbury – Fallowfield – Manchester

Driving to Manchester

Postcode your sat nav: M90 1QX. This will take you to the general airport site. From here, terminals are signposted.

For the longitude and latitude for the individual car parks please visit the car park pre booked web pages and see the directions section for each individual airport.

You can also use My Airport to generate a free personalised guide with driving directions and maps according to your particular journey.

To help find the best route, you can use either the AA Route Planner or Google Maps.


You can choose from a whole range of long and short stay parking options at the airport. For the best advance rates, it’s wise to book online.

See our turn-up Long Stay Parking Charges

See our turn-up Short Stay Parking Charges

There are petrol stations with mini supermarkets near Terminals 1 and 2.

Dedicated motorcycle parking is available at JetPark Plus at the rate of £2.00 per day, payable on arrival.

Taxi and transfer

It’s easy to transfer from the airport;

  • Arrow Cars offer an independent private hire service located at each terminal
  • Hackney cabs – located at each terminal

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