Travelling by taxi and private hire

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Taxi to Manchester Airport

About Black Cab Taxis

A 100% wheelchair accessible fleet of Manchester licensed “black cab” taxis operates from Manchester Airport. Taxi ranks are located just outside at all three Terminals and The Station. No booking is required, go straight to the taxi rank.

Why travel by black cab?

  • A 100% wheelchair-accessible fleet

  • Taxis take at least 5 passengers (many take 6) and their luggage

  • No credit card fees

  • No booking required, go straight to the taxi rank.

  • Credit cards accepted – no fees

How much will it cost by black cab?

Set fares for within the Manchester Licensed Area are shown on the taxi meter. For journeys outside Greater Manchester, or 4 miles outside the City of Manchester, there is a published tariff of maximum fares but you may negotiate a lower, fixed fare with the driver before beginning the journey.

Tariff sheet viewable here.

About StreetCars

Our reliable fleet will get you there on time and be there for you when you are ready to be picked up. We monitor your flights and we will adjust your booking accordingly at no extra charge.

Why travel with StreetCars?

On average we transfer 700 people every day to and from Manchester Airport.

  • All of our drivers are briefed on which airline travels from which terminal

  • We will collect you and take you to the airport for a fixed price AND be there to pick you up when you return

  • We also monitor flight arrivals, if your flight is delayed then we will adjust your booking accordingly at no extra charge

  • We also provide transfers to all major airports in Great Britain

  • Book online or by phone – 0161 470 0000

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Yes, there are three taxi ranks at Manchester Airport, one located outside each terminal building.

Taxis are available to book in advance and on the day at Manchester Airport. There are several local taxi services within the area.

Yes, StreetCars private hire pick up points are located directly outside each terminal, which are available to book in advance before you travel. 

StreetCars, the official private hire company for Manchester Airport, offers to transport passengers to and from the airport, anywhere throughout the UK, 24 hours a day.



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