Manchester airport (MAN)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Manchester Airport, opened on June 25, 1938, is one of the busiest in the United Kingdom. It operates domestic flights and international destinations throughout Europe, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, North America and the Middle East.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 3 - Terminals 1, 2 and 3, open 24 hours a day and connected via moving walkways.

Annual passenger traffic: 23.4 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +44 808 169 7030 - FACEBOOK

Information desks can be found in all terminals.


The airport is located 17 km (10 miles) to the south of Manchester.

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Car rental agencies

The car rental centre is connected to the terminals by free shuttle buses every 10 minutes.

  1. Avis/Budget (Tel +44 844 544 6002 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from de 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sundays from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
  2. Enterprise/National/Alamo (Tel +44 371 384 3414 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
  3. Europcar (Tel +44 161 436 2200 - Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, weekends from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
  4. Hertz (Tel +44 870 844 8844 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
  5. Sixt (Tel +44 844 576 0541 - Sunday to Friday from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm)

Parking services at Manchester airport (MAN)

There is a wide range of secure parking for short and long stays, and valet parking services in front of all three terminals (some with the added advantage of faster passage through security). Reservations and rates

Multi Storey - Covered and open-air spaces in multi-level car parks adjacent to the terminals, ideal for short stays.
Long Stay - Two long-stay areas with free 24-hour shuttle bus service every 10 minutes.
JetParks - Available by pre-booking only, ideal for 1-2 week stays. Connected to the terminals by courtesy shuttle buses every 10 minutes. At JetParks Plus, you can cancel your booking up to 6 hours before your flight.
Mid Stay - For medium stays, 3-10 min. from Terminals 1 and 3.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should notify their airline or travel agent of their needs at the time of booking or at least 48 hours in advance. Reserved parking spaces are available in all car parks, adapted telephones and toilets, induction loops, people movers, ramps and lifts. Transport systems inside and outside the airport are accessible to people with reduced mobility.

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Latest updates: April 17, 2023