Manchester has a diverse range of culture, cuisine and flavours from all over the world. Popular sights in Manchester include the Royal Exchange Theatre, The Manchester Museum, Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester Cathedral, The Runway Visitor Park and the Chinese Arts Centre.
Transportation in Manchester
The Ring & Ride is a minibus taxi like service for people of all ages who don’t want to use ordinary public transport. Metro shuttle is a free city centre bus funded between the public sector and a variety of business interests. The service links all the city centre railway stations, main car parks and many bus and Metro link tram stops.
Metro shuttle buses are low-floor and easy access. There are 3 lines Orange runs every 5 minutes, green runs every 10 minutes and purple runs every 10 minutes. Stops are many, providing a network of services right across the city, and you can get on and get off buses as often as you like.
Metro link light rail (tram) system runs frequent services and connects the main railway stations in the city centre. Manchester has two mainline train stations Piccadilly Railway Station and Victoria Railway Station. Other railway stations include Oxford Road, Deansgate and Salford Central. There are coach services to and from the 3 terminals at Manchester Airport covering the whole of the UK. Disabled passengers should arrange assistance at least 24 hours before their journey by contacting the relevant train company direct.
Taxis are a great, hassle-free and convenient way to get to the airport on time and to get anywhere you need to fast, comfortable and on time. Only use a reputable taxi and never use unauthorized drivers they are not safe and you can’t track them down if you lose something.
Skyline buses are provided by a partnership between Manchester Airport and the bus operators Stagecoach Manchester, Trent and Arriva North West. All Skyline buses run every half-hour to Manchester Airport from very early in the morning to late at night.