Reliable and friendly Manchester Airport transfers
After a long flight, there’s no better feeling than hopping into a private car or taxi and making your way comfortably into the city centre or to your hotel. That’s why we recommend taking a reliable and friendly Manchester Airport taxi upon your arrival and securing a convenient, door-to-door transfer.
As soon as you land at Manchester Airport (MAN), your friendly driver will be waiting for you just outside of the arrivals hall holding a sign with your name on it. After greeting you, your driver will lend a hand with any heavy luggage and lead you to your pre-selected, private car. If you experience any delays or travel changes, don’t worry. All of our drivers receive live updates on your flight’s arrival time, so your driver will always be waiting when you land.
While you enjoy your Manchester Airport transfer, your Welcome Pickups driver will answer any questions about the city and share a few local must-see spots to help you make the most of your trip. With all your transfer needs taken care of all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.
You can still book a ride with Welcome Pickups within the city, use an app or hail a Manchester taxi from the street or at an official taxi rank.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
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Our Welcome Manchester Airport taxi fleet
When travelling to a new city, keeping your loved ones and personal belongings close is important. That’s why we have an extensive fleet of Manchester Airport taxi sizes to suit every group. If you’re travelling with a standard group of 4 or fewer, you can enjoy a ride in one of our modern sedans. These vehicles can accommodate 4 people with 1 standard suitcase each or 3 people with larger luggage or multiple suitcases. On the other hand, if your group is up to 8 people, you can all fit comfortably inside one of our spacious minivans with ample space for luggage and extras.
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Directions for your taxi from Manchester Airport
Manchester Airport (MAN) is the third busiest airport in the United Kingdom, serving over 199 destinations worldwide. The airport is located 14.5 km away from Manchester city centre, so taking a Manchester Airport taxi shouldn’t take longer than 20 minutes in light traffic.
To begin your journey, your driver will get on Airport Spur/A555 and head south. Then, at the roundabout, they will take the 3rd exit to the M60. You will then follow signs for Manchester/Stockport/M60/Sheffield/M67/M56/Leeds/M62/Bolton/M61 before merging onto the M56. After turning right onto Pkwy/A5103, your driver will then take a left onto Princess Rd/A5103. After about 1 mile, your driver will take the second exit at the roundabout onto Ring Rd/A57(M)/A635 ramp to Ashton-under-Lyne/Sheffield/Piccadilly. After following the signs for the A6, your driver will make their way into the city centre of Manchester.
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If you’re travelling outside of Manchester, Welcome frequently operates several routes from Manchester Airport to other popular cities including Leeds, Sheffield, and Liverpool.
Why a Manchester Airport transfer is for you
At Welcome Pickups, our goal is to ensure that your Manchester Airport transfer is as smooth and comfortable as possible. That’s why we offer guaranteed on-time pickups, 24/7 customer service, exciting travel extras and unbeatable prices. Let us take the stress out of your transfer from Manchester Airport so you can relax and enjoy your first moments in this amazing city.
You can book through our app, online or call us on our UK number (+44 20 3318 9077) or use our international number with no extra charges (+1 877 255 8178). If you need to cancel a booking, we’ll refund you 80% and keep 20% as a cancellation fee when you cancel more than 24 hours before the trip.
How much is a Manchester Airport taxi?
Unfortunately, the local taxis you will find at the ranks outside the airport don’t offer set-rate fees for the journey from Manchester Airport to the city centre. Instead, your Manchester Airport taxi driver will charge you depending on the time of day you leave the airport and the size of vehicle you need. However, the average price is around £44 (€52). To secure a set rate for your journey, you can book your transfer in advance with a trusted company like Welcome.