Cycling to the airport

Where to leave your bike at the airport

Cycling to Manchester Airport

Cycling to Manchester Airport

You can use a network of cycle paths to get to Manchester Airport, which is located nine miles south of Manchester city centre. 

Parking for bicycles and motorcycles for the public is only permitted outside the railway station – all other areas are restricted to staff use.

Staff Access

Click here to download a map of staff bike and motorcycle parking.

A separate access card is required for both the T1, T2 and North Gate compounds. Click to download the registration forms for T1, T2 and North Gate

For access to the T3 storage area, which is for bicycles only, please go to Olympic House reception. 


Most airlines will carry bicycles on flights. But you will need to check with your airline about their policy, packing requirements and weight restrictions.

There’s more information on cycle routes to Manchester Airport from Wythenshawe, Timperley and Sale on the TfGM website.

Download information about the Manchester Airport Orbital Cycle Route (PDF)



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