Please note: Temporary closure of Manchester Airport Train Station

Closure start date: 18/01/2015
Station re-opening date: 09/02/2015
Routes affected: All routes to and from Manchester Airport Train Station will be affected.
National Rail enquiries website - Find out more

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

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

  • Glasgow 
  • Edinburgh 
  • Sheffield 
  • York 
  • Newcastle 
  • Leeds 
  • Liverpool 
  • Huddersfield 
  • Bolton 
  • Preston 
  • Blackpool 
  • The Lake District 
  • Chester - with Arriva Train Wales - requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly 
  • North Wales - with Arriva Train Wales - requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly 

See maps of local and regional train services direct to Manchester Airport  Trains To/From Manchester Trains run every 10 minutes to/from Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre, taking around 20 minutes.

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
Tel: 08457 48 49 50

First TransPennine Express

Northern Rail


Arriva Trains Wales


* Savings on advance fares vs purchase on the day. Selected routes only, subject to availability.
Fares exclude 1.50 booking fee. See for further information