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Transportation to Manchester Airport from the City Center

Manchester Airport is located about 15 km from the city center and is accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives. You can to Manchester Airport by taxi, bus, train, tram, bicycle, and rental car. The airport also contains parking areas that offer long-term and short-term parking options, so driving your own car is another option.


Taxis are a fast and comfortable transportation alternative to get to the airport. You can find a taxi in every part of the city or have the hotel you are staying at help arrange one for you. Since the airport is located in relatively close proximity to the city center the total fare will cost between 20 and 30 pounds. A taxi to the airport from central Manchester should take less than 30 minutes under normal traffic conditions.  


Another transportation alternative to get to the airport is by bus. Buses are accessible from every part of the city and provide quick and affordable transportation to the airport. There are a total of 9 buses that offer service to the airport from various parts of the city. Taking the bus is a cheaper option when compared to taxis. Buses run to The Station, the airport’s ground transport interchange.


Taking the train is another method of transportation to consider. The train is accessible from every part of the city and provides transportation to Manchester Airport railway station, which is located in The Station that is connected to the terminals via a Skylink. There are also regional trains that operate to the airport, making the airport accessible from different parts of the country as well. Trains are an affordable and quick transportation alternative.  


Manchester Airport is also accessible by tram. You can get on the tram from the city center or other areas and enjoy a comfortable ride to the airport. The Metrolink station is located in The Station. Trams are an affordable transportation alternative to get to the airport although they are a bit slower compared to other options.


Manchester Airport features special parking areas for bicycles for those passengers who want to access the airport by bike. The airport places great emphasis on the use of bicycles as an environmentally friendly transportation alternative. Passengers can ride their bikes to the airport and securely park them at one of the various cycle bays.  

Rental Car

One of the most convenient ways to get to Manchester Airport is by rental car. There are various rental car companies located throughout the city. You can rent a car in the city and enjoy a comfortable drive to the airport. Driving from the city center to the airport should take less than 30 minutes under normal traffic conditions.

Airport Information

Manchester Airport is located in Ringway, Manchester, about 15 kilometers from the city center. The airport operates both domestic and international flights and was ranked the 3rd busiest airport in the UK in 2015. Every year the airport handles millions of travelers.

The airport contains 3 passenger terminals that offer various services including a baby care room, health center, lost and found, ATMs, currency exchange services, free Wi-Fi for 1 hour, lounges, meeting rooms, restaurants, cafes, bars, and a variety of stores.

Stores where passengers can go shopping include Accessorize, Attitude, Biza, Bobbi Brown, Boots, Boux Avenue, Clarins, Claire’s, Cloud, Dixons, Dune, Fat Face, Jo Malone, Next, JD, Rolling Luggage, Swatch, Temptation, The Body Shop, Timberland, BB, Spar, WHSmith, Victoria’s Secret, William Henry’s, Zoodle and Lacoste.

Restaurants, cafes, or bars where passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink include Bar MCR, Burger King, Caffe Nero, Cafe Balzar, Caffe Ritazza, Costa, Delice de France, Frankie&Benny’s, Giraffe, Greggs, Joes Kitchen&Coffee House, Micasa, The Observatory Bar, The Pasty Shop, Pork Pickle, Soho Coffeeco, Spar, Spinning Jenny, Starbucks, Grain Loft, Spud Factory, Lion Antelope, Upper Crust and Take Off.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Transportation to Kars City Center from Airport

Kars Airport is only 7 kilometer from the city center. If you want to get to the city center from the airport, you can prefer taxi, municipal bus and rental car as well as the Sınır Tourism shuttle services that provide transportation service in agreement with airline companies. The hotels in Sarıkamış Winter Sports Center also offer airport shuttle service.


You can take a taxi, which is always the easiest way, to go to the city center or the surrounding districts and villages from Kars Airport. You can reach the city center in 10 minutes without waiting. The taxis waiting at the airport according to plane landings are usually used as share taxi by taking more than one passenger.

This is because there is a limited number of taxis at the airport and some taxi drivers would like to earn more by asking for the same taxi fare from more than one passenger. Before taking a taxi, it would be useful to ask if the taxi fare can be shared or not.

Airport Shuttle Services (Sınır Tourism)

The airport shuttle services which provide shuttle service according to landing hours go up to Faikbey Street in Kars city center and drop the passengers off in front of Vergül Tourism agency. The same shuttle company also provides transportation service 30 minutes after landing for the passengers who would like to go Ardahan from Kars Airport. The shuttle services go up to the Sınır Tourism agency on Kongre Street in Ardahan city center.

There is only one car rental company called Öz Sema Otomotiv which serves at Kars Airport. For this reason, you are strongly recommended to book your car in advance if you want to rent a car. You can reach the authorized person by calling the office at 0-474- 212 08 18. If you are going to get to the places like Ani Ören Yeri (Ani Ruins) and Sarıkamış Winter Sports Center and if you travel more than one person, renting a car may be a more flexible and practical solution for you.


You can also prefer to go to the city center by bus from Kars Airport. There is only one municipal bus to the city center and it runs according to flight times. The municipal bus, which departs at the airport, goes up to the Lion Statues (in front of the Zafer Kuyumcusu – Jewelry Store) in the city center. If you are going to the surrounding cities or the tourist attractions like Ani Ruins, you can get to the bus station from the city center.

Since the bus station and the airport are located on different routes, you can benefit from minibuses or the shuttle services of the bus transportation companies once you arrive at the city center. The bus station is 3 kilometers away from the city center. You can take the buses provided by Sarıkamış Municipality, which depart from the city center, to reach the hotels in Sarıkamış Ski Resort. Though most of the hotels in Sarıkamış welcome their guests at the airport by offering shuttle services, you should ask your hotel if they offer shuttle transfer service considering your transportation options. The ski resort is 50 kilometers from the airport and 60 kilometers from the city center.

Last Updated: 05 Jan 2017

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Which airports can I use for Manchester-Kars flights?

For Manchester-Kars flights, you can use Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly station Railway Station as departure airport, and Harakani Airport for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Manchester-Kars is 3650 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 4 hour 30 minutes.

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