Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is under half an hour from Manchester city centre by train and serves around 200 destinations, from nearby holiday hotspots such as Spain and Greece to far away oasis such as Jamaica and Mexico, not to mention the bustling cities of New York and Singapore.

Getting to Manchester Airport by Train

Manchester Airport is easily accessible by train thanks to Manchester Airport station which is directly connected to Manchester Airport. East Midlands Trains runs trains to Manchester Piccadilly once every hour from Liverpool, Sheffield and Nottingham. From Manchester Piccadilly station you will need to connect to First Transpennine Express train to Manchester Airport.

Train Tickets

If you’re looking to keep the costs of your travel down then make the most of our Advance fares and book your train journey as early as possible to get the cheapest tickets.  Advance tickets are released 12 weeks in ahead of travel and you can check our Ticket Availability Dates here.  Alternatively, if you’re looking for more flexibility with your train travel then Anytime and Off-Peak tickets are also available to buy. 

To purchase your train tickets to or from Manchester Airport simply book online at or visit any Ticket Office.           

Take a look at our tips for travelling to the airport by train