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Local and Regional Trains from Manchester Airport

Cheap train tickets to or from Manchester Airport are just a few clicks away with Trainline. Buy in advance and save 43% on average*

Frequent services run to and from the airport around the clock, 7 days a week with First TransPennine Express and Northern Rail. 

Cheap train travel is available from Manchester Airport’s transport hub The Station, providing cheap train tickets in association with Trainline, particularly when booking in advance.

Train services run frequently 7 days a week through national train operators TransPennine ExpressNorthern Rail and Arriva Trains Wales. Trains run every 10 minutes to or from Manchester Piccadilly, with an average journey time of 20 minutes, while there are dedicated lines running to other major cities through the UK. 

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Taking a bike on the train

Most trains have a dedicated area for carrying bicycles. Bikes are carried free of charge and can be booked in advance. You can take your bike without booking in advance, but space will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Please contact the train operator for more information.

Rail Contacts

National Rail Enquiries
Telephone: 08457 48 49 50
First TransPennine Express
Northern Rail
Arriva Trains Wales
Virgin Trains Enquiries
Telephone: 0344 556 5650