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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

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 CreweNorthern11:012AOn time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern11:074AOn time
to Blackpool NorthNorthern11:171AOn time
to LlandudnoTransport for Wales11:253AOn time
to WindermereNorthern11:294AOn time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from CreweNorthern10:524AOn time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern10:582ALate
from Blackpool NorthNorthern11:001AOn time
from SaltburnTransPennine Express11:092AOn time
from LlandudnoTransport for Wales11:153AOn time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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