Greater Manchester Transportation

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Greater Manchester Transportation

  • Metro/Buses

    Manchester Transportation

    Manchester's Metrolink is probably the easiest way to get around the various locations in Manchester although it is not always that reliable and is quite expensive. In the Winter the tram service can be a little scetchy especially if there has been a lot of snow and ice. When it was first opened the Metrolink didn't cover very much area but it has...

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  • Trains

    Manchester Transportation

    In Manchester, there are twio main train stations. These are Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria Station, with Manchester Picadilly being the main hub. There are many buses that stop near or at Piccadilly train station. The metro goes there and any taxi will know where it is (taxi rank on Fairfield Street). If you're walking in the city, there are...

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  • Airport

    Manchester Transportation

    Manchester airport is the main gateway into Manchester and is the busiest airport outside of London. Manchester airport has 3 terminals. The service at the airport is fairly efficient and you can usually get through security and passport control fairly quickly. Manchester airport can be reached by buses, train and taxis. The parking at...

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  • Manchester Metrolink

    This lightrail system uses Metrolink trams which run on streets in the city centre, but most of the routes in the suburbs use former heavy rail lines.An easy and affordable, jump on, jump off system, buy a ticket at the machine at a stop.Tickets are purchased from machines at each stop. Single journeys must be completed within 90 minutes, return...

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  • Manchester ship Canal Cruise.

    Mersey Ferries fascinating Manchester Ship Canal Cruise is a truly memorable journey along the 35-mile stretch of canal. It includes a lively commentary giving a revealing insight into the facts, the history and the dramas of one of Britain’s major waterways. The cruises take in spectacular scenery leaving its passengers with an awe-inspiring sense...

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  • Get around town

    Operating between Bury and Manchester and onwards to Altrincham, Salford quays and Eccles, the metro link is Manchester’s state of the art inner-city and urban transportation system. During the weekdays the service runs every 6 minutes, it can be quite expensive if you travel before 9.30am in the morning. For better deals get a day pass which will...

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  • Transport in Manchester

    Manchester has a good transport system and is relatively cheap and easy to use. Manchester International airport is about a 25 min train journey out of the city but is quite large and offers many local and international destinations. The rail network is quite extensive with trains operating most hours of the day. In the city there is a Tram system...

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  • Make tracks

    There are regular train services from all over the country into Manchester. The south of England is connected via the westcoast line which is operated by Virgin trains on their new swish trains that lean on the bends. The journey time from London to manchester is around 2.5 hours.

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  • Getting here

    Manchester is served by Manchester International Airport which is located just 10 miles south of city centre Manchester. There are many airlines that serve the airport, such as BA. British Midland, BMI Baby, Ryan Air, KLM, JET2 and Virgin Atlantic to name but a few. Once you arrive you either take a bus into the city taking around 40 minutes. You...

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