Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport started out as a Royal Air Force base during World War II. Today, it’s the third busiest airport in the United Kingdom. With 3 terminals and flights to Europe and the rest of the world, and handling over 19 millions passengers a year, it is a considerably large, international gateway. It’s also the only British airport with 2 runways, other than Heathrow, that is.


How to get from the airport to Manchester

Whether you want to rent a car, take a bus or catch a train, there is transport running from the airport 24 hours a day, making it easy to get to the city centre. The National Express is an airport coach that will take you to Manchester or in fact, anywhere in the UK. Airport taxis are a hassle-free choice and there is a Skyline bus option too. There are also regular train connections running throughout the day.


Travelling from city to Manchester Airport

Manchester’s public transport plays an important role in the city’s infrastructure and so is very reliable. To get from the city to the airport, one can hire a taxi, catch a bus or a train or even rent a car. The motorways are easy to navigate, as are the bus and train timetables


Distance from airport to Manchester

8.6 miles (13.9 km) southwest of Manchester city centre



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