How to get to Manchester International Airport via Car or Public Transport
Category: Manchester Airport | 28/08/2008 - 13:47:27
Each section below shows how you get to Manchester Airport via Road or public transport.
Manchester Airport is directly connected to the national motorway network. It is located just off Junction 5 of the M56, with its own dedicated approach road. The airport is well signposted on other motorways in the region, including the M6 and the M60 orbital motorway. Follow signs from the motorway for directions to the various short and long-stay car parks located around the airport.
Please see the adjoining maps to see the local road network and car parking locations.
Local Road Map
Manchester Airport Site Map
Links to Manchester Airport via Rail / Train:
Manchester Airport is connected to the national rail network. It has its own dedicated rail terminal, called simply 'The Station'. Regular local and regional train services connect the airport to Manchester City Centre's main rail station, Piccadilly, allowing airport passengers to connect to the national network.
Please click the adjoining maps to see the national or local rail connections to Manchester Airport.
National Rail Connections
Local Rail Connections
Taxi ranks are located outside all three main Terminals (see the taxi markings on the site above). The precise fare depends whether your journey is within the Manchester Licensed Area. Tariffs are clearly displayed at all taxi ranks.
A Taxibus service is operated by Airportcarz from all three terminals. Details can be found in the arrivals hall of the terminal buildings.
Bus services operate to and from Manchester Airport 24 hours a day. There are buses connecting the airport to Manchester City Centre which depart from the airport every 10 minutes. National Express also run coach services to the airport.