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Airport welcome information form

Our meet and greet and collection service is for new international and EU students arriving for the first time in Manchester.

The route of our coach service only covers accommodation owned by and/or managed on behalf of The University of Manchester so if you are living in private accommodation, we advise you to take a taxi from Manchester Airport to your accommodation.

We would usually only have room on the coach for our new students so if you are travelling with a family member or friend and would like to use the service, then please email us at orientation@manchester.ac.uk before booking so that we can check if there is likely to be space for you all.

If you are making your own way from the airport, you can find more advice on making your own way from the airport on our starting at Manchester page.

If you have any questions about the service, or wish to cancel your booking, please email:

Please check the information below specific to your arrival day.

Tuesday, 10 September

We will have teams of student ambassadors at each Arrival Hall between 6am and 8pm to meet you and take you to our coaches, which will bring you free of charge to your accommodation. You should be aware that there will be a maximum of four coach departures during the day so you might have a wait of up to three hours before you make the last part of your journey. If you prefer not to wait then we will help you locate a taxi but this would not be a free service. If you do want to come on one of our coaches, please use the form below to book this service.

Wednesday, 11 September

We will have teams of student ambassadors at each Arrival Hall between 6am and 9pm to meet you and take you to our coaches, which will bring you free of charge to your accommodation. Please use the information form below to book this service.

Thursday, 12 September

We will have teams of student ambassadors at each Arrival Hall between 6am and 9pm to meet you and take you to our coaches, which will bring you free of charge to your accommodation. Please use the information form below to book this service.

Friday, 13 September

We will have teams of student ambassadors at each Arrival Hall between 6am and 9pm to meet you and take you to our coaches, which will bring you free of charge to your accommodation. Please use the information form below to book this service.

Saturday, 14 September

We will have teams of student ambassadors at each Arrival Hall between 6am and 6pm to meet you and take you to our coaches, which will bring you free of charge to your accommodation. You should be aware that there will be a maximum of four coach departures during the day so you might have a wait of up to three hours before you make the last part of your journey. If you prefer not to wait then we will help you locate a taxi but this would not be a free service. If you do want to come on one of our coaches, please use the form below to book this service.

Sunday, 15 September

We will have teams of student ambassadors at each Arrival Hall between 6am and 6pm to meet you and take you to our coaches, which will bring you free of charge to your accommodation. You should be aware that there will be a maximum of four coach departures during the day so you might have a wait of up to three hours before you make the last part of your journey. If you prefer not to wait then we will help you locate a taxi but this would not be a free service. If you do want to come on one of our coaches, please use the form below to book this service.

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Your flight arrival details
September 2019

Please use the actual arrival time, as shown on your airline ticket or booking confirmation. If you need to check this, you can look on the Manchester Airport website.

Check the Manchester Airport website if your ticket doesn't show this.

Flight number is 2-3 letters and numbers followed by 1-4 numbers.

Your destination in Manchester