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Stagecoach Bus Services to Manchester Airport

Travelling safely

Over the past few months our absolute priority has been to keep our customers and employees safe. Now that steps are being taken to ease lockdown and more people are travelling, our priorities remain the same.   Find out more.

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Whether commuting to work or making an onward journey, travel by bus is the stress-free way to travel...

  • Travel direct to the heart of the Airport
  • No parking charges
  • 24/7 service to/from Manchester City Centre
  • Direct link to the main Universities and Hospitals in Manchester
  • Up to 4 buses an hour now serving World Freight Terminal

How much will it cost to travel to Manchester Airport?

Travel as much as you like around Manchester Airport and Greater Manchester for just £2.36 per day*

DayRider -  £5.00  
Buy your DayRider bus  pass on the   Stagecoach Bus App or from the driver.

7 Day MegaRider - £16.50​  
Buy your MegaRider bus pass   online, on the Stagecoach Bus App    or from the driver.

* 7 Day MegaRider bus pass £16.50 used for 7  days   £2.36 per day

Travel around the Airport for just £1.29 per day**

If you work at the World Freight Terminal and arrive at the Airport by train or tram, you can purchase a weekly ticket for just £9.00

7 Day Manchester Airport MegaRider -  £9.00 
Unlimited travel between the Manchester Airport Interchange and the World Freight Terminal.
Buy your 7 Day Manchester Airport MegaRider bus  pass  online, or on the Stagecoach Bus App    

** 7 Day Manchester Airport MegaRider bus pass £9.00 used for 7 days £1.29 per day.


Buses serving the World Freight Terminal

Service 313 provides a link between Manchester Airport Interchange and the World Freight Terminal 

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How can I plan my journey?

  1. Use the "Plan a journey" box 
    You can also plan your journey using the Stagecoach Bus App.
  2. Visiting your local TfGM Travelshop at Manchester Airport Interchange, Wythenshawe, Stockport or Manchester Piccadilly Gardens  to pick up a printed timetable
  3. Calling Traveline on 0871 200 22 33
    (calls cost 12 pence per minute plus your phone company’s access charge)

Which services run to Manchester Airport?

Click here to download a PDF of the service map or on the service number below to view a PDF timetable. 

Service 43: 
Manchester and  Wythenshawe to Manchester Airport 
Manchester Airport to Wythenshawe and Manchester


Service 103: 
Manchester to Manchester Airport
Manchester Airport to Manchester


Service 313: 
Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Manchester Airport
Manchester Airport - Cheadle Hulme - Stockport


Service 368: 
Stockport and Cheadle Hulme to Manchester Airport 
Manchester Airport to Cheadle Hulme and Stockport 



Visiting Manchester?

Direct links to/from Manchester Airport

If you are visiting the main Universities and Hospitals in Manchester service 43 provides a direct from the Airport 



Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Hospitals (MFT) at

Other MFT Hospitals at Trafford General Hospital, Withington Community Hospital and Altrincham Hospital would require a two bus journey. 

Single travel to/from the University or Hospital from £2.00*

If you are making a single journey you can pay contactless on the bus so you do not need to worry about change.

Depending  on the time of  your  journey  the fare could be as little as  £2.00*

Services valid from Sunday 11th April 2021
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*Maximum single fare £3.50 between 0400-1859; £2.00 between 1900-2359; £2.50 between 0000-0359

Travel on AnyBus, Tram or Train in Greater Manchester

If your journey includes travel on different buses, the tram or train, a System One ticket or get me there ticket may be a better option for you.