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From Sunday 02 February 2020 Penalty Fares will apply at this station.

If you wish to take a cycle on ANY TransPennine Express services you MUST make a cycle reservation BEFORE you travel. These can be made up to 15 minutes before the departure time.

How to book a bike space:

WhatsApp: 07812 223 336

Twitter: @TPEAssist

Phone: Call 0345 600 1671 (Option 3)

Online/App: Reserve your bike when you buy your ticket at tpexpress.co.uk or on our app. Search TPExpress in the app/play store.

Booking Office: Cycle reservations can be requested at any booking office.

PICK UP / DROP OFF at the station

From Tuesday 10th July 2018, Manchester Airport introduced a charge for dropping off at the airport by the entrance to the rail station. Further details of the charge and alternative pick up / drop off points are available here

Manchester Airport facilities

Opened at the same time as the second terminal in 1993, the station at Manchester Airport is an easily accessible entry and exit point for anyone catching, or disembarking from, a flight; it’s also extremely convenient for the 3000 plus members of airport staff. With services running the 9-mile journey between the airport and Manchester Piccadilly Station, being situated within the airport itself the station allows passengers to access all terminals easily.

The contemporary exterior of the station carries on with the architecturally impressive elevated walkways - ‘Sky Link’, and the four platforms continue the space-age theme. Nearly 6 million passengers use the station annually, choosing the convenience of train over car to make the journey.

How far is Manchester Airport Station from Manchester Airport?

The station is located within the airport complex, and it takes approximately 10 minutes to walk, via Sky Link to the terminals.

How far is the walk from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester city centre?

Manchester Airport Station is a little over 9 miles from Manchester Piccadilly, situated in the city centre.

Does Manchester Airport Station have car park facilities?

Manchester Airport Station doesn’t have any car parking facilities.

Are there secure bike storage facilities at Manchester Airport Station?

No, Manchester Airport Station lacks bike storage facilities.

What facilities are available at Manchester Airport Station?

  • Toilets - including baby changing facilities
  • Station Buffet
  • Shops
  • ATM
  • Postbox
  • Telephones
  • Disabled Access - step-free throughout, with access to wheelchairs, ramps and induction loop systems

What popular destinations are available from Manchester Airport Station?

If you need some more inspiration for how to spend your time at Manchester Airport, check out our handy guide where we’ve put together information about all the top things to see and do.

Timetable for the routes on which Manchester Airport station is located

  • Carlisle to Preston and Manchester via Cumbrian Coast and Windermere to Manchester Airport

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    File size: 1.11mb

  • Bolton to Manchester and Manchester Airport

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    File size: 307.01kb
  • Engineering Timetable - Bolton - Manchester Airport

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    File size: 8.65kb

  • Manchester to Southport and Kirkby

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    File size: 525.75kb
  • Print friendly version - Manchester to Southport and Kirkby

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    File size: 717.92kb
  • Engineering Timetable - Manchester Airport - Manchester - Kirkby/Southport

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    File size: 967.23kb

  • Liverpool to Manchester Airport and Warrington Bank Quay via Earlestown

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    File size: 395.23kb
  • Print friendly version - Liverpool to Manchester Airport and Warrington Bank Quay via Earlestown (includes Helsby to Ellesmere Port)

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    File size: 444.26kb
  • Engineering Timetable - Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester

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    File size: 17.1kb
  • Strike TT AUGUST 22- Liverpool-Manchester

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    File size: 71.44kb

  • Liverpool to Manchester Piccadilly via Warrington Central

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    File size: 303.35kb
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    File size: 334.63kb
  • Engineering Timetable - Manchester Oxford Road - Liverpool Lime Street

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    File size: 24.32kb
  • Engineering Timetable - Manchester Oxford Road - Liverpool Lime Street

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    File size: 14.2kb

  • Manchester to Crewe via Stockport and via Manchester Airport

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    File size: 372.32kb
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    File size: 423.07kb
  • Engineering Timetable - Manchester - Crewe

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    File size: 26.04kb
  • Strike TT AUGUST 22- Manchester - Alderley Edge - N18

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    File size: 49.33kb

  • Manchester to Manchester Airport local stopping services

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    File size: 290.74kb
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    File size: 326.44kb

  • Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria. Preston to Hazel Grove

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    File size: 378.69kb
  • Print friendly version - Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria. Preston to Hazel Grove

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    File size: 424.61kb
  • Engineering Timetable - Blackpool North - Manchester

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    File size: 33.58kb
  • Engineering Timetable - Manchester Airport - Blackpool North

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    File size: 14.4kb
  • Engineering Timetable - Blackpool North - Manchester

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    File size: 23.38kb

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