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Manchester Travel Guide

Manchester Airports

Manchester Airport (MAN)


The airport is situated 10 miles (17km) southwest of Manchester city centre.


GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday befor


Transfer Terminals: 

The Skylink system links Terminals 1, 2 and 3.

Transfer City: 

There are regular trains between the airport and Manchester Piccadilly railway station, which has connections to destinations throughout the UK. Buses service Manchester city centre as well as other local towns and cities. National Express operates coach services to cities all over the UK. All buses, coaches and trains leave from The Station, the airport's new transport interchange that is connected to all terminals by a covered walkway. Taxis are available outside all terminals.

Car Rental: 

Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt.

Airport Facilities: 

There are restaurants, shops and bars in all three terminals. Other facilities include ATMs, bureaux de change, hairdresser and left luggage. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs should inform their airline or travel agent in advance.

Car Parking: 

Short-term parking at Manchester International Airport is charged at £2.20 for the for the first 30 minutes, £4 for an hour, £8 for two hours, £12 for four hours and so on up to £27 per day. Long-term parking is charged at £27 for the first day, £40 for two days, and £10 per day thereafter. It is a good idea to book parking in advance via the website in the peak summer season, as the car park can be full.

Departure Tax: 

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