Manchester to Manchester Airport by train

  • First train
    04:46
  • Last train
    00:42
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    13m
  • Distance
    12 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    116
  • Avg. journey time
    24m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Manchester Airport by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Manchester Airport take around 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 12 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Manchester Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Manchester Airport?

Direct trains from Manchester to Manchester Airport have been found.

We usually find around 113 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Manchester Airport every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 123 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Manchester Airport?

The Manchester to Manchester Airport train travel time is normally about 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Manchester to Manchester Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Manchester Airport is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:46 and the last train is around 00:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:44, and the last at 00:37.

When to book Manchester to Manchester Airport train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Manchester Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Manchester Airport?

More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Manchester Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.