Amsterdam to Manchester

Shining brightly as the edgy capital of the North, Manchester is the cool destination that every city wants to be. Once an industrial giant, it’s been through quite a transformation, but Manchester has far from forgotten its roots. Famous for the musicians it has produced, the city may have left its ‘Madchester’ days behind, but the nightlife and cultural scene remain as exciting and diverse as ever. The ultra-efficient public transport network makes Manchester an easy city to explore, and you can just as easily stroll around the city too. Whether your flight from Amsterdam to Manchester is for business or leisure, you’ll be spoilt for choice on how to spend your time here.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from Amsterdam (AMS) to Manchester Airport (MAN), take a look at our Flybe Timetable page for this route, and for the return journey, take a look at the Manchester to Amsterdam page.

The sections below offer tips and guidance about your trip, covering everything you need to know. In a hurry? Then use the list below to fast-forward to the information you need.


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Getting to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)

Getting to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol for your flight to Manchester is easy, as the airport is well situated with excellent transport links and ample parking.


Amsterdam Airport offers both short and long stay parking, but to get the best price, we recommend booking your parking in advance. To do so, visit the Amsterdam Airport website.

Passengers can be dropped off for free outside the Departures hall. If you need to go into the terminal building for a short time, you can park in P1 or P2, only two minutes' walk from the terminal.

By bus

Several bus services across the city directly connect to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The Amsterdam Airport Express runs regularly from the city centre to the airport, and the journey time is around 30 minutes. All services stop at Schiphol Plaza, directly in front of the Departures hall.

By train

Frequent trains run from Amsterdam Central Station to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, with a journey time of around 15 minutes. Train services run seven days a week. For timetable information, visit the national rail (NS) website.

Schiphol station is situated directly beneath the airport. You can pick up a free baggage trolley from the platform. Via Schiphol Plaza, you can walk straight to the departures hall.


Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Departures

At a glance

  • Short stay and long stay car parking
    Book in advance via the Amsterdam Airport website.
  • Free WiFi throughout
  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Newsagents and bureau de change
  • Bookable Servisair Aspire Lounge
  • Shopping including Duty Free

Check-in and bag drop at Amsterdam Airport

Before your flight from Amsterdam to Manchester, we recommend you check-in online wherever possible. If you’re unable to do so, you can check-in and collect your boarding pass at the airport free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

Facilities before Security

  • Newsagents
  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Bureau de change


  • Clothing and accessories
  • Health and beauty
  • Shoe repair, key cutting and postal services
  • Toys and souvenirs
  • Mobile phone and electrical
  • Luggage and travel accessories
  • Confectionery and liquor
  • Flowers
  • Cards and stationery
  • Hair salon
  • Supermarket

Facilities after Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Bureau de change


  • Duty Free
  • Audio, electrical and music
  • Health and beauty
  • Newsagents
  • Clothing and accessories
  • Watches and jewellery
  • Confectionery and liquor
  • Toys and souvenirs
  • Luggage and travel accessories

To find out more, visit our dedicated flights from Amsterdam page and browse other available routes.


Did you know?
You can get married at Amsterdam Airport! A bespoke wedding planning service can see you saying “I do” in a hangar, at the top of the Skyport building with views of landing aircraft, or onboard a 1930s Dakota airplane as it soars through Dutch skies. And you’ll be in the right place to jet off for your honeymoon afterwards too!

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Manchester Airport Arrivals

Our Manchester Airport Arrivals page tells you everything you need to know following your flight from Amsterdam to Manchester, including how to get from Manchester airport to the city centre by car or using Manchester's excellent public transport. To find out more, visit our dedicated Manchester Airport information page, or browse other flights to Manchester.


Manchester Airport

Visiting Manchester

Whether you're taking a quick business trip to Manchester or soaking up the city at your leisure, make your visit memorable. From the city's best galleries and top night spots, to stylish meeting venues and hotels, our guide to Visiting Manchester includes lots of information to help you get the most from your visit.


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Doing Business in Manchester

With state-of-the art conference facilities, meeting venues for groups of any size and infinite ways to indulge in some downtime, Manchester is the ideal place to do business. Visit our Business in Manchester page for more information.