The airport is 15.6km from Manchester city center.
Taxi - there are taxi ranks by Arrivals at all terminals.
Bus - buses run to Manchester city center from the bus and coach interchange at the airport.
Trains - trains run to Manchester Piccadilly from the airport station between Terminals 1 and 2. The Metrolink tram service, next to the train platform, runs to Cornbrook.
Car rental - courtesy buses go to the airport's Car Rental Village every 10 minutes. The village is open 24 hours, but rental operators' hours may vary.