Trains to Manchester Airport

Updated 7th January '21

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Direct trains connect Manchester Airport to over 100 destinations (including Leeds, Sheffield, York, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Preston) and operate almost 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

The service to and from Manchester Piccadilly takes just 20 minutes, with 6 trains an hour and Piccadilly is a great transport hub itself with train connections to other parts of the UK.

ARRIvING AT THE AIRPORT BY TRAIN

On arrival at the train station follow signs to the terminal buildings. Lifts, escalators and moving walkways are provided.

Terminal 1 (T1): approx 5-minute walk

Terminal 2 (T2): approx 10-minute walk

Terminal 3 (T3): approx 7-minute walk. 

A regular shuttle bus operates from outside the train station and the arrivals hall of Terminal 3.

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ARRIVING AT THE AIRORT BY PLANE

On arrival at the airport follow signs to The Station. Lifts, escalators and moving walkways are provided. Self service ticket machines are available within the baggage reclaim areas if you haven't already purchased your train tickets.

BUYING TRAIN TICKETS

Train tickets can be purchased in advance, from the self service ticket machines within the Airport's baggage reclaim areas or from the ticket office at the train station. Pre-booked tickets can also be collected from the self service ticket machines. The ticket office within the train station provides information on all onward train journeys and tickets.

REFRESHMENTS

Limited facilities are currently available – further outlets are due to open during the coming weeks.

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