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Manchester Airport

The UK's busiest airport outside London, Manchester Airport flies nearly 19 million passengers a year from its three terminals. The airport is 10 miles (16 km) south of the city centre, a 20-minute trip by train.

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Rail

The airport has its own train station at the integrated transport hub, connected to terminals by the Skylink walkway. Local trains run roughly every 10 minutes to Manchester Piccadilly in the city centre, taking around 20 minutes and costing £3.80 one way. Regional trains operated by First TransPennine and Northern run to Northern English and Scottish destinations.

Coach

Several bus services run from the airport to the city; Route 18 goes to the Trafford Centre, Route 105 to the city centre and Route 43 runs 24 hours a day via Wythenshawe to the city centre. Buses to Manchester Piccadilly Station take roughly 20 minutes; all routes depart from the integrated transport hub, called the Station.

Shuttle Bus

National Express coaches run from the airport's integrated transport station hourly throughout the day to central Manchester, taking around 25-55 minutes depending on the traffic. A singe fare costs £3.30-£4.50.

Taxi

If you're loaded down with luggage, taxi ranks can be found outside each terminal's Arrivals hall and at the railway station. The fare to the city centre is around £22 and the trip takes approximately 30 minutes, although it may take longer during rush hour.

Car

The drive to central Manchester takes around 30 minutes on the M56 (via Junction 5). Car hire is available from each terminal, with pick-up and drop-off at the terminals' multi-storey car parks. Book ahead online for reduced rates.

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