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Transportation to Kano Airport from the City Center

The most preferred means of transportation in the city center is motorcycle taxis. If you have a small luggage and you are traveling alone, you can take a motorcycle. Normal taxis are another alternative. However, in both cases, remember to negotiate with the driver about the fare beforehand. If you have rented a car during your stay in the city, you can go to the airport on an average of 30 - 40 minutes using the Airport Road or the A2 motorway. Some hotels in Kano also offer extra charged airport shuttle service for their guests.

Airport Information

Aminu Kano International Airport is located approximately 13 kilometers northwest of the city center of Kano. The airport established in 1936 is the oldest airport in the country. Aminu Kano International Airport hosts military as well as civil flights. Duty free shops at the airport, serves passengers with a small café and a VIP lounge, are closed for a while.

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2017

Transportation to Manchester City Center from Airport

Manchester Airport was ranked the 3rd busiest airport in the UK, in terms of passenger traffic, in 2015. It is a major international airport operating both domestic and international flights out of 3 passenger terminals. The airport offers a range of services aimed at meeting passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs.

There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get to the city center from Manchester Airport, including taxi, bus, train, tram, bicycle, and rental car. The airport is located 15 km from the city center, so any method you choose will be a convenient and quick option.  


Taking a taxi from the airport to the city center is quite convenient and fast. Taxis are readily available outside of the terminal exits once you land. A taxi to the city center from the airport should take less than 30 minutes, under normal traffic conditions, and cost around 20-30 pounds. The airport also features private hire taxis through the company Arrow Cars. This service can accommodate up to 8 passengers and provides comfortable and reliable transportation to the city.


Another transportation alternative to get to the city center from Manchester Airport is by bus. Buses depart from The Station, Manchester Airport’s ground transport interchange. Buses are an affordable and convenient way to get to the city. There are 9 different bus routes that operate between the airport and the city. The bus you need to take will depend on your destination in the city.


Trains are another affordable and convenient method of transportation to get to the city from the airport. Trains depart from the Manchester Airport railway station, which is located at The Station. Trains operate every day of the week and run every 10 minutes. A train from the airport to the city center takes about 20 minutes.


There is a Metrolink station at the airport for those who want to take the tram to the city center. The tram is accessible from The Station and provides convenient transportation to the city. Trams operates every day of the week and run every 12-15 minutes and provide comfortable transportation to many parts of the city.


Manchester Airport places great emphasis on the use of bicycles as an environmentally friendly transportation alternative. There are designated bike paths between the airport and the city center and special parking areas for bicycles at the airport. Thanks to these paths and cycle bays passengers can ride their bikes to and from the airport.

Rental Car

Another transportation alternative to get to the city is by rental car. Renting a car is also a great way to get around in the city and explore the surrounding areas during your trip. There are various rental car offices located at the airport. Since the airport is located 15 km away, you can enjoy a comfortable drive to the city center. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Kano-Manchester flights?

For Kano-Manchester flights, you can use Mallam Aminu Kano Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly station Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Kano-Manchester and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Kano-Manchester is 4710 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 5 hour 50 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Kano-Manchester flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Kano-Manchester flights is Monday.

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