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manchester airport

IATA Airport Code: MAN
Main International Airlines: Astraeus, First Choice, Jet2, Monarch Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomsonfly
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Manchester Airport is located 15km (9 miles) south of the city centre. Several charter airlines use the airport, but there are also many scheduled airlines that serve destinations all over the world. BA, Virgin and bmi all operate flights to the USA.
There are 3 terminals at Manchester Airport, all of which are international.

manchester airport bus and train connections and directions

manchester airport by public transport - coach, bus, train
National Express operate a range of coach services to Manchester Airport.

Stagecoach services 43, 105, 369, X69 serve Manchester Airport
Arriva services 18, 19 and 20 provide local connections
Trent Barton operates Skyline 199 connecting Buxton - Stockport - Manchester Airport

The airport has a train station that offers frequent services to/from Manchester, Sheffield, York, Newcastle, Leeds, Huddersfield, Bolton, Preston, Blackpool and the Lake District. Services are operated by First TransPennine and Northern Rail.

See GMPTE for more public transport info.

manchester airport by car

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manchester airport car parking

Huge savings can be made by booking airport car parking in advance. Decide whether you want to pay a premium for the convenience of on-airport parking or if you'd prefer to save money off-airport (a free shuttle service to the terminal should be provided).

We recommend you compare quotes from the following online booking agents:

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manchester airport hotels

Early morning flight out? Late night arrival? Then make life easier by staying a night at an airport hotel. And it doesn't have to cost the earth, cheap airport hotels can often be found. The following reliable companies offer airport accommodation that you can book online:
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manchester airport location map and official website

Manchester Airport official website - for live arrival/departure info and more...

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