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How to get to Manchester

Manchester International Airport – the UK’s biggest outside London – is served by both domestic and international airlines, some of them low-cost. Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport also has quick and easy connections to Manchester.

By train the city is just over 2hrs from London and about 3hrs 15mins from Edinburgh.

Manchester is easy to get around by tram (Metrolink), bus and local trains, although the centre itself is fairly compact and walkable.