Manchester Airport to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Cheapest

5

Average

7

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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11:06AMManchester Airport0h15 11:21AMManchester Piccadilly
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09:10AMManchester Airport0h18 09:28AMManchester Piccadilly
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01:10PMManchester Airport0h17 01:27PMManchester Piccadilly
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03:10PMManchester Airport0h16 03:26PMManchester Piccadilly
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05:14PMManchester Airport0h12 05:26PMManchester Piccadilly
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Train schedule from Manchester Airport to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, October 8
08:59AMManchester Airport0h22 09:21AMManchester Piccadilly
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09:10AMManchester Airport0h18 09:28AMManchester Piccadilly
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09:59AMManchester Airport0h22 10:21AMManchester Piccadilly
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11:06AMManchester Airport0h15 11:21AMManchester Piccadilly
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12:00PMManchester Airport0h21 12:21PMManchester Piccadilly
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12:59PMManchester Airport0h22 01:21PMManchester Piccadilly
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01:10PMManchester Airport0h17 01:27PMManchester Piccadilly
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02:00PMManchester Airport0h21 02:21PMManchester Piccadilly
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02:59PMManchester Airport0h22 03:21PMManchester Piccadilly
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03:10PMManchester Airport0h16 03:26PMManchester Piccadilly
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03:56PMManchester Airport0h21 04:17PMManchester Piccadilly
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04:59PMManchester Airport0h22 05:21PMManchester Piccadilly
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05:14PMManchester Airport0h12 05:26PMManchester Piccadilly
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05:59PMManchester Airport0h22 06:21PMManchester Piccadilly
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Fastest train times from Manchester Airport to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Fastest Journey

12 m

Average

19 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

13 km

Of the 14 trains that leave Manchester Airport for Manchester every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
05:14PMManchester Airport0h12 05:26PMManchester Piccadilly
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11:06AMManchester Airport0h15 11:21AMManchester Piccadilly
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51One-way
03:10PMManchester Airport0h16 03:26PMManchester Piccadilly
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51One-way
01:10PMManchester Airport0h17 01:27PMManchester Piccadilly
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51One-way
09:10AMManchester Airport0h18 09:28AMManchester Piccadilly
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51One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester

distanceDistance8 miles (13 km)
durationAverage train duration15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$6 (€6)
frequencyTrain frequency94 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 94 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Manchester Airport to Manchester cover the 8 miles (13 km) long journey taking on average 15 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 94 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $6 (€6), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $5 (€5).

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) from Manchester Airport to Manchester trains

Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) train tickets between Manchester Airport and Manchester from $5 (€5) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Manchester Airport to Manchester with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 17 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 48 a day

First TransPennine Express 3 tickets between Manchester Airport and Manchester are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with First TransPennine Express 3 between Manchester Airport and Manchester all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current First TransPennine Express 3 train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 8 miles (13 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the First TransPennine Express 3 train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Manchester Airport to Manchester routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best First TransPennine Express 3 Manchester Airport to Manchester train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Manchester with First TransPennine Express 3!

First TransPennine Express 3 from Manchester Airport to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 15 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 32 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester Airport to Manchester

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester Airport to Manchester.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Manchester Airport to Manchester to cost as little as $5 (€5)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $6 (€6)  for a train ticket to Manchester from Manchester Airport.
The distance between Manchester Airport and Manchester by train is approximately 8 miles (13 km).
While the time it takes to travel 8 miles (13 km) from Manchester Airport to Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Manchester Airport to Manchester train journey time is on average 15 min.
For the best Manchester Airport to Manchester train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Manchester from Manchester Airport to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 94 trains a day from Manchester Airport to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Manchester Airport to Manchester at 7: 01 AM. The last train from Manchester Airport to Manchester that you can take departs at 11: 22 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester Airport to Manchester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you buy a train ticket from Manchester Airport to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $6 (€6) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Manchester Airport to Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Trains arriving to Manchester

Distance from Manchester to city center
Distance from Manchester to city center
954 m
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles (13 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 711 (including 35 handicapped spaces) Parking Pricing: £5. 00 for the first 2 hours | Up to £21. 00 per day
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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