There are cycling routes across the city for commuting and leisure rides.
- Trans Pennine Trail (external site) National Cycle Route 62. This 213 mile (344km) coast-to-coast route is largely traffic-free, and runs from Southport to Hornsea.
- Rochdale Canal Cycle Route (National Cycle Route 66). Take a trip along the Rochdale canal and experience some of Manchester's rich industrial heritage.
- Manchester Cycleway including the Fallowfield loop. This off-road route goes from Chorlton through Fallowfield and Levenshulme, up through Gorton and East Manchester, to the national cycle centre and Etihad campus.
- City Centre to Manchester Airport Cycling Route.Follow this ten mile route from the city, south through the suburbs to Manchester Airport.
- Manchester Airport Orbital Cycleway (Regional Cycle Route 85). This eight mile, mainly off-road, cycle route goes round the airport.
- City Centre to Etihad and the Medlock Valley Way (Regional Cycle Route 86). Heading east from the city centre, the Medlock Valley Way is a pleasant contrast to the busy roads.
National Cycle Routes 6 and 60 run through the city from Debdale Park along the Fallowfield loop and neighbouring suburbs. See more about these routes, and the rest of the national cycle network onwww.sustrans.org.uk.