Manchester Airport Guide

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Getting there by Car / Taxi

Manchester Airport is roughly 20 minutes drive from central Manchester. On the M56 motorway, Manchester Airport has a dedicated link road from the motorway at junction 5. Directions to terminals are well signed from all approach roads with colour-coded cubes indicating the best route to each terminal and its car parks. Taxi ranks are situated by arrivals at all three terminals.

Getting there by Bus / Coach

National Express runs coaches from all over the UK to terminals one and two. Those travelling from terminal 3 should use the terminal one bus stop. For details of times and destinations contact National Express.

There are regular buses (the Skyline and the Styal Shuttle 200) running to and from the terminal buildings. For more details on bus routes and times contact the Greater Manchester Public Transport Executive.

Getting there by Train

Manchester airport has its own train station in the heart of the airport complex. Skylink buses serve as tranportation between the station and the three terminal buildings. There are regular trains running between the airport station and Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester's main station. For more train times and details contact National Rail.