Manchester train stations ? Piccadilly or Victoria railway station ?
Piccadilly railway station serves all destinations to the south of the city including both inter-city and local routes. It is also the terminus of the Metrolink Rapid Transit Tram, which connects Piccadilly Station to Victoria Station. Victoria railway station serves routes to the north and east of the city and is the main terminus of the Manchester Arena. It’s also a major rail-bus interchange.
How to get to the city centre from Manchester Airport ?
By train. The airport has it’s own station and the train service from Man Airport to Man Picadilly Station in central Manchester takes only 15 minutes. In the daytime there are 6 trains per hour from the airport to the city centre.
Travelling to and from London and Manchester?
Train is the way to go. You can buy train tickets on different websites. Virgin Trains now run a fleet of high speed trains which sees journey times between Manchester and London Euston of just over two hours. Buses can work out a lot cheaper. Try www.nationalexpress.com or www.megabus.com and compare prices.
How to get to Manchester by Train?
Most major cities in the UK have direct train services into Manchester. For information on tickets and timetables visit National Rail Enquires. Manchester’s two mainline railway stations, Piccadilly and Victoria Station, serve the region and the whole of the UK. Prices and online tickets are available from The Trainline web site.
What is Metrolink
Metrolink is greater Manchester’s tram system. It serves Manchester city centre, connecting major railway stations and tourist attractions and extends to Altrincham, Bury and Eccles. Visit Metrolink for more information.
How to get to Liverpool from Manchester?
You can take a train from Manchester to Liverpool. From Manchester airport there are hourly direct trains through to Liverpool.
Is the train station within walking distance of Manchester Airport ?
Yes, Manchester Airport train station is walkable from all terminals.
Getting to Manchester Arena from the Airport ?
Best way is by train. The Arena is located in the city center, on the corner of Trinity Way, Hunts Bank and Great Ducie Street and adjacent to Victoria Train Station. Victoria rail station is directly underneath the Arena and Piccadilly rail station is only a short Metrolink ride to Victoria Metrolink tram stop.
How to get to Blackpool from Manchester Airport by train ?
Trains leave from Manchester Airport to Blackpool every twenty minutes (weekdays), every hour there is one direct train and takes about 90 minutes. The other two trains involve one change, and take about 10/15 minutes longer.