Manchester Airport Guide to Manchester Airport - MAN

Manchester Airport Train

In this page you’ll find information about train offer at Manchester International Airport.

Manchester Airport (IATA: MAN; ICAO: EGCC), is an international airport serving the Greater Manchester and North West England. Concretely, it is located in Ringway, about 15 km away from Manchester city centre. There are 2 train stations at MAN Airport, one at the ground floor and another at the upper floor (first). Manchester Airport is very well connected with both local and regional trains.

From Manchester Airport you can travel with Virgin Trains and if you pre-book it in advance you can save up to 43%. Frequent service is guaranteed during the whole year. You can also have some benefits if you pre-book it in advance. 

Train services run frequently 7 days a week through national train operators ’TransPennine Express’ and ’Northern Rail’. Trains pass every 10 minutes to or from Manchester Piccadilly, with an average journey time of 20 minutes, while there are other lines running to other major cities through the UK.

There are the following destinations: 

- Manchester Piccadilly in the city centre
- Birmingham
- Glasgow
- Edinburgh
- Sheffield
- York
- Newcastle
- Leeds
- Liverpool
- Huddersfield
- Bolton
- Preston
- Blackpool
- Tha Lake District
- Chester (arrival at Train Wales, requires an interchange at Manchester Piccadilly)
- North Wales (Arrivals at Train Wales, requires an interchange at Manchester Piccadilly)

Bike on the train

Most trains you can take at MAN Airport have a dedicated area for carrying bicycles. Bikes are carried free of charge and can be booked in advance. You can take your bike without booking in advance, but space will be allocated on a first come first served basis. It is recommended to contact the train operator for more information. For furhter information about the trains at MAN Airport you can contact on the following numbers: 

Contact numbers

National Rail Enquiries: Tel: 08457 48 49 50 
Virgin Trains Enquiries: Tel: 0344 556 5650