The third busiest airport in the United Kingdom is located south of the city. The airport has three terminals, two runways and its own railway station called The Station.
Where is Manchester Airport situated?
Manchester Airport is situated south of the city, close to the M56 motorway.
How many terminals does Manchester Airport have?
Manchester Airport has three terminals. Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are connected by Skylink moving walkways (travelators), the railway station lies in between. Terminal 3, officially opened in 1989 as Terminal A by Diana Princess of Wales, is connected to Terminal 1.
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The distance from Manchester Airport to the centre of Manchester is 14 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Manchester.
From MAN Airport to Manchester City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Manchester Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Manchester Airport you can travel by train, bus and tram. Visit the Manchester Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Manchester Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Manchester is about £ 30.-. Book your taxi at Manchester Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From MAN Airport to Manchester City centre by Taxi
At Manchester Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Enterprise, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Manchester Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Manchester Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- TUI Airways
- Thomas Cook Airlines
- British Airways
Hotels near the airport
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Premier Inn Manchester Airport Runger Lane South, Hale
Next to Manchester Airport, this Premier Inn has a stylish restaurant and modern rooms with Wi-Fi access. The M56 motorway is just 500 metres away, providing easy access to Manchester centre. The bright and airy bedrooms each have a private bathroom.
Hotels in Manchester
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Manchester Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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