Manchester Airport is the closest airport to Ashton-under-Lyne.
Ashton-under-Lyne is served by the excellent Metrolink tram system from Manchester city centre and other destinations in Greater Manchester. Metrolink tickets must be purchased from machines on the platform before you travel. Ashton-under-Lyne is the tram terminus. A direct 12-minute service operates to Bury via Manchester City Centre including Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria for mainline trains.
- Ashton Arcades. this shopping centre contains a variety of shops to keep you amused for a few hours.
There are a variety of hotels in and around Ashton.
- Village Hotel, Ashton Moss.