OverviewPublic Transportation to & from Manchester Airport: For local bus network contact Transport for Greater Manchester at +44 (0)161 244 1000 or Traveline +44 0871 200 22 33. For National Rail Inquirires call 08457 58 4950.
1. Manchester Airport train station offers fast & frequent connections to over 100 destinations across northern England & beyond.
(a) There are six trains an hour running to the Mancheser Piccadilly station at City center, with fast rail connection countrywide.
(b) The TransPennine Express & Northern Rail offer frequent direct services 24/7 to: Sheffield, York, Newcastle, Leeds, Huddersfield, Boton, Preston, Backpool & Lake District. The Arriva Trains Wales serve Ehester & North Wales.
2. The Metrolink - greater Manchester's tram system - has now an 'Airport line' - whose on-airport station is adjacent to the rail platform - giving arriving passengers a choice of 92 stops with connections to Altrincham, Bury & Eccles & the new South Manchester station, including a stop at Cornbrook (just outside of City Center - and in the future directly to City Center). For more information open http://www.metrolink.co.uk/Pages/default.aspx. the Airport line runs every 12 minutes
To Trafford Center via Wythenshawe, Baguley, Sale and Stretford - bus 18
To Altrincham via Hale - bus 18
To Flixton via Altrincham, Sale and Urmston - bus 18A
From Altrincham via Sale and Wythenshawe - bus 19
To Manchester via Wythenshawe, Fallowfield and Rusholme (24/7) - bus 105
To Manchester city center via Wythenshawe, Benchill, Sharston, Northenden and Moss Side - bus 105.
To Stockport via Wythenshawe, Heald Green, Cheadle Hulme, Adswood and Edgeley - bus 369
To Stockport Express via M56 & M60, then Hazel Grove, New Mills, Whaley Bridge, Chapel en-le-Frith and Buxton - bus 199
To Wilmslow via Styal and Quarry Bank Mill - bus 200
To Gatley - East Didsbury - Fallowfield - Manchester - bus 44