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Stagecoach Bus Services to Manchester Airport

Stagecoach Bus Services serving Manchester Airport  and the World Freight Terminal
From Sunday 21 July 2019

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

  • Travel direct to the heart of the Airportimage of passenger catching the bus
  • No parking charges
  • 24/7 service to/from Manchester City Centre
  • Direct link to the main Universities and Hospitals in Manchester
  • Direct link  to/from  Stockport via M60/M56 motorway
  • 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 £2.29 per day*

dayrider adult -  £4.80
Buy your adult day bus  pass on the   Stagecoach Bus App or from the driver.

megarider 7 day adult - £16.00
Buy your adult 7 day bus pass   online, on the Stagecoach Bus App    or from the driver.

* adult 7 day bus pass £16.00 used for 7  days   £2.29 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

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

** Manchester Airport adult 7 day bus pass £9.00 used for 7 days £1.29 per day.
Special offer from 28 April 2019 until 30 June 2019


More Buses serving the World Freight Terminal

Services 103 and X30 provide up to four buses an hour 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 World Freight Terminal
Manchester Airport World Freight Terminal to Manchester


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


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


Service X30:   
Stockport non stop to Manchester Airport World Freight Terminal 
Manchester Airport World Freight Terminal non stop  to 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*

image of Manchester Airport bus network from Sunday 21 July 2019*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.