MAN Airport


MAN Airport
Manchester Airport is the main airport of the city of Manchester, in the UK. It was opened in 1938 and is situated between Cheshire and Manchester in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester. Is the forty-fifth airport in the world in terms of passengers and the fourth in the United Kingdom after London Heathrow, London Gatwick and London Stansted.
The airport has two parallel runways, a railway station, and 3 Terminal (T1, T2, T3) opened respectively in 1962, 1993 and 1989. The Manchester Airports Group Plc (M.A.G) is the country’s largest UK-owned airport operator. The four airports - Stansted, Bournemouth, East Midlands and Manchester – serve around 42 million passengers every year. Manchester Airport is the global gateway to the North of England. Every year it handle around 19 million passengers using over 60 airlines flying direct to around 200 destinations

Management company: Manchester Airport plc
Greater Manchester M90 1QX – Manchester - United Kingdom
Telephone no.:  +44 (0) 8712 710 711

Country code: UK
Transportation to/from the airport
The Station, Manchester Airport’s integrated transport hub, offers fast and frequent train services linking the airport with over 100 destinations across the North of England and beyond. Once you arrive at The Station, it’s easy to reach the terminal buildings using the ‘Skylink’ moving walkways. You can buy tickets to and from Manchester Airport  with ‘First TransPennine Express’. ‘Train Services Frequent’ services run to and from the airport, around the clock, 7 days a week with ‘First TransPennine Express’ and ‘Northern Rail’ from/to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Sheffield, York, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Huddersfield, Bolton, Preston, Blackpool, The Lake District, Chester (with Arriva Train Wales - requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly), North Wales  (with Arriva Train Wales - requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly).
The Metrolink currently runs on six lines out from the city centre towards: Altrincham, Bury, Droylesden, East Didsbury, Eccles, Rochdale. Airport passengers can connect to the Metrolink via rail services between the airport and Manchester Piccadilly and with ‘Arriva’ bus services 18 and 18A to Altrincham.

Manchester Airport is well served by a network of local and regional buses running daily from early morning to late night, including weekends and bank holidays. There is a 24 hour bus service operating to/from Manchester Airport.

Follow the signs for the M56 and A5103. Journey time to/from Manchester 15 minutes.
Taxis (black cab) are available outside the 3 passenger terminal (T1, T2, T3). 
Car hire
The main car rental companies in airport are: Avis, Alamo, Budget, Hertz, Enterprise, Europcar National and Sixt.
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