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Manchester Airport Train Station is a convenient point of entry for passengers and staff looking to catch a train before flying from Manchester. The station itself is located within the airport and offers passengers ready access to all terminals. Trains from Manchester airport to Manchester Piccadilly run every ten minutes, seven days a week. Manchester airport train times into the city tend to come in at around twenty minutes. From Manchester Piccadilly you can travel to anywhere in the UK. Manchester Airport is also home to Runway Visitor Park, a fascinating museum and education centre that houses BA’s flagship Concorde. Pre booked tours are available to see Concorde and other aeronautic attractions at Manchester Airport.

It’s becoming more and more common for holidaymakers to take the train to Manchester Airport. Situated on the outskirts of Manchester, it takes 10-15 minutes to walk from Manchester Airport train station to the airport terminals. This gives quick and easy access to departures, without the need for a shuttle bus. The walk is indoors via the Skylink walkway.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageAvailable
ShopsAvailable
Shops notePassport Photo Booth
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMAvailable
Bureau de ChangeAvailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes
No cycle storage
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

 

Railway staff will assist customers arriving by train from their train to Station Assistance Point 1, near the front of the station. If onward assistance is needed, for example to an airport terminal, customers will need to contact their airline directly to arrange this.

 

 

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Trains to Manchester Airport via Manchester Airport Train Station are practical, easy and cost efficient. Ticket machines are readily accessible at the station, adjacent to the Ticket Office on the Main Concourse. Pre-paid tickets can be collected from either the ticket office or a self-service ticket machine. The station has four platforms and is open 24 hours a day from Monday to Sunday. The nearest taxi rank to Manchester Airport Train Station is at Terminal 1.

Departures and arrivals from Manchester Airport

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Manchester Airport station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Blackpool NorthNorthern05:30On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern05:541AOn time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern06:50On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern06:511AOn time
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern08:014AOn time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Blackpool NorthNorthern05:25On time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern05:481AOn time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern06:451AOn time
from Blackpool NorthNorthern07:25On time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern07:454AOn time
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in the UK. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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