Business Traveler (USA)
There are direct flights to Manchester Airport (MAN) from 12 US destinations and from Toronto and Vancouver. Flights take 7 hours from the east coast and 10 from the west. Virgin Atlantic, United, Singapore Airlines, American, TUI, Thomas Cook, Air Canada and Air Transat are the direct carriers serving Manchester Airport currently.
In May, 2018, Virgin Atlantic will be increasing service from LAX to MAN with three-times-daily flights launching May 26, 2019.
Virgin Trains operates train service every 20 minutes from MAN to the city center (a short walk from Radisson Edwardian Blu Manchester hotel, and Manchester Central, for example). Trains from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly station in the city center take around 20 minutes. They run every 10 minutes, 7 days a week, through train operators TransPennine Express and Northern Rail. Meanwhile, you can travel to just about anywhere in the UK from Manchester Piccadilly.
Manchester is served by rail on Virgin Railway from London's Euston Station to Manchester Piccadilly Station. The train ride takes about 2 hours (less on express trains) and is offered every 20 minutes.