There is an area in the airport called The Station, accessible through any of the terminals via Skylink walkways. Trains and buses serving the site converge here.
services available. Pick-up points are subject to change, so follow instructions directly from the app to find your driver.
A local bus service provided by Stagecoach
(Tel +44 345 241 8000) runs daily to and from the airport, reaching several nearby towns and central Manchester (journey time: 66 minutes; fare: £2.00).
Alternatively, National Express (Tel +44 871 781 8181) provides transport to various destinations in the region and the country, including Birmingham, Liverpool, London, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket office inside the airport station.
18 - Wythenshawe, Sale, Trafford Park, Eccles.
43 - Operates 24 hours a day to Piccadilly Gardens via Wythenshawe, Sharston and Rusholme.
103 - Manchester city centre via Peel Hall, Wythenshawe, Sharston, Northenden and Moss Side.
130 - Wythenshawe Hospital, Wilmslow, Alderley Park and Macclesfield.
199 - Heads to Stockport station, continuing to Hazel Grove, High Lane, Newtown, Dove Holes and Buxton.
288 - To Hale Barns and Altrincham.
368 - To Stockport via Wythenshawe, Heald Green, Cheadle Hulme and Edgeley.
There are frequent TransPennine Express
(Tel +44 345 600 1671) and Northern
(Tel +44 345 748 4950) services to and from the airport, connecting it to several cities in the north and centre of the country: Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Sheffield, York, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Huddersfield, Bolton, Preston, Blackpool, Lake District, Chester and North Wales (the latter two via interchange at Manchester Piccadilly). Trains also run every 10 minutes from 4:12 am to 1:34 am between the venue and Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre, with a 20-minute journey time and a fare of £3.20-4.60.
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(Tel +44 161 205 2000) operates direct services every 12-15 minutes to Victoria, and from there to the rest of the network, with destinations including Altrincham, Bury, Ashton-under-Lyne, East Didsbury, Eccles and Rochdale. They run from 5:50 am to 11:15 pm (Sundays from 6:50 am to 11:00 pm). Fares cost £1.40.
In addition to the characteristic black cabs, StreetCars
(Tel +44 161 228 7878) has vehicles outside all terminals. Journey time to Manchester city centre is 25-45 minutes and the fare is around £26.00-32.00.
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