Manchester Airport is located 17km (10 miles) southwest of Manchester.
Manchester M90 1QX
Dialling code: +44
Telephone: 0871 271 0711
Lufthansa at the airport
At the airport
Lufthansa is located in Terminal 1.
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You can relax, take forty winks or get down to some work before your next flight in the Lufthansa and Star Alliance partner lounges at all major international airports.
To the loungefinder
How to get there
From central Manchester, take the southbound A5103 (Princess Road) and merge onto the southbound M56 motorway. Manchester Airport is located off junction 5 of the M56 motorway. Directions for all terminals are clearly signposted.
Manchester Airport’s rail, coach and bus interchange, known as The Station, is connected to all three terminals via the Skylink moving walkway system. Trains operate to Manchester Airport from many stations in northern England and the Midlands. There is a frequent service between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly Station in the city centre (journey time: 20 minutes; fare: £4), which has connections to most major destinations. For information on times and fares, contact the 24-hour National Rail Enquiries line (tel: 0845 748 4950; www.nationalrail.co.uk).
The 24-hour Skyline bus 43 operates to the city centre (journey time: 60 minutes; fare: £2.90). Manchester Airport’s bus network also provides direct services to many local areas and other major towns and cities. For local bus information, contact Traveline North West (tel: 0871 200 2233; www.traveline-northwest.co.uk).
A number of National Express (tel: 0870 580 8080; www.nationalexpress.com) services run from The Station to long-distance destinations throughout the United Kingdom. A dedicated ticket desk at The Station can provide full details of all routes and rates.
Metered taxis are available either directly outside or near the arrivals hall of each terminal. A list of maximum fares for journeys outside Manchester is displayed near the taxi ranks. Alternatively, the airport’s official taxi partner, Arrow Cars (tel: 0161 489 8899), serves the airport, with booking desks in each terminal. The journey time into central Manchester is 25 to 45 minutes, and fares start at around £20 for city centre destinations.
There are 14,000 car parking spaces at Manchester Airport. Short-stay multistorey car parks are located close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3 – discounted rates are on offer when pre-booking online. A regular courtesy shuttle bus operates from the nearby long-term and economy Jet Parks areas to all terminals. Valet parking is available on request – for more information and for rates and reservations for all parking options, contact the airport parking office (tel: 0871 310 2200).