The Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is the country's largest UK-owned airport operator. Their four airports - Manchester, East Midlands, Bournemouth and Humberside – currently serve a total of more than 28 million passengers every year. We're more than just a regional success story. As the largest British-owned airport operator, they play a major role in UK aviation.
Directions by Car
Before travelling by car or motorbike to Manchester Airport, it is worthwhile checking for any travel and road work updates or potential disruptions that could affect your journey. For unofficial information on current and planned road projects to help you plan your journey to the Airport, visit the following up to the minute news website: www.keepmoving.co.uk
Official long stay on-airport parking from Manchester Airport is cost-effective and easy to reach. Each car park is conveniently located for your terminal and serviced by a regular courtesy bus. There is one long stay car park serving Terminals 1 and 3, and a dedicated long stay car park just for Terminal 2. There's no advance payment needed; simply turn up, park and pay on departure. You can make a payment at any of the automatic ticket machines in and around the terminal buildings before going back to your car. The machines accept all major credit and debit cards as well as cash. Receipts are available on request.
Directions by Train
The Station, Manchester Airport's integrated transport hub, offers fast and frequent train services linking the airport with over 100 destinations across the North of England and beyond. Get off to a flying start before you board the plane by catching the train direct to the heart of Manchester Airport. Frequent direct services run to and from Sheffield, York, Newcastle, Leeds, Huddersfield, Bolton, Preston, Blackpool and the Lake District. These services, operated by TransPennine Express and Northern Rail, run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To speed your way to cities further afield, up to 6 trains an hour link the airport to Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre, where you can connect to fast rail services countrywide. Once you arrive at The Station, it's easy to reach the terminal buildings using the Skylink moving walkways. If you're flying to Manchester Airport you can book your onward rail tickets online and collect them from the self-service ticket machines in the baggage reclaim halls. Alternatively, you can buy your tickets from the booking office in The Station.