Manchester Airport Parking
Parking at Manchester Airport
Manchester airport is a large international airport, located south west of Manchester city centre. It is the third busiest airport in the UK and the busiest outside of London.
There are three terminals at Manchester airport. Terminal 1 is the largest terminal at the airport and is used as a base for EasyJet, Jet2 and Thomas Cook. Terminal 2 is used by a variety of airlines, operating flights to European and worldwide destinations. Terminal 3 is primarily used by British Airways and their partner airline, Oneworld Alliance.
There are a variety of shops at Manchester airport. You can buy top brand skin care, makeup and beauty products, glorious fragrances, and the latest technology. If you don’t want to take your shopping on your trip with you, you can arrange to leave your items at the airport and simply collect them when you return.
Fancy a refreshment break before your flight? There are plenty of places to eat and drink at Manchester airport. The range of bars and restaurants includes Caffe Nero, Giraffe, and Pork & Pickle.
There are a few different parking options available within walking distance of the airport, both long stay and short stay. There are multi-storey car parks at Manchester airport Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. Meet and greet services are also available.
If you’re looking for the cheapest price, you could check out Jetparks which are just a few minutes by shuttle bus from the terminals. It may also be worth considering hotels with parking, such as Crowne Plaza parking and Radisson Blu airport parking.
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Getting to Manchester Airport
Manchester airport has an excellent network of local and regional buses which run daily from early in the morning to late at night, including on weekends and bank holidays.
Manchester airport is linked to Manchester city centre by a Stagecoach bus service which runs 24 hours a day.
National Express operates direct services between Manchester airport and many destinations throughout the UK.
There are direct train services running between Manchester airport and numerous UK destinations throughout the day. Manchester airport station is just a short walk from the terminals. With moving walkways ensuring easy access, it should take only 5-15 minutes to get to and from the terminals.
Trains from Manchester airport to Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre take 20 minutes. They run every 10 minutes every day of the week.
Manchester airport is just 9 miles south of Manchester city centre, next to the M56 and with excellent links to the M6, M60 and M62. The postcode for the airport is M90 1QX.
Check which terminal you are flying from so that you know which signs to follow when you are approaching the airport.
The Metrolink tram service travels to and from the airport, connecting all parts of Manchester. With over 90 stops, it’s an easy and convenient way of travelling to the airport. From the station at the airport, it is between 5 to 15 minutes’ walk to the terminals, with moving walkways throughout.
There are frequent connections available to the rest of the tram network, heading towards Altrincham, Bury, Ashton-under-Lyne, and Rochdale.
There is parking available for Blue Badge holders at all the multi-storey car parks, located near the three terminals. Assistance is available if needed with the short walk to the check-in desks.
Blue Badge parking is also available in the long stay car parks and the Jetparks car parks. There is a short bus ride between these car parks and the terminal buildings. This is free of charge and fully accessible to wheelchair users.
There are two electric car charging points available at Manchester Airport Marriott Hotel. These are operated under the ZeroNet network.
A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government’s Go Ultra Low website.
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How much is parking at Manchester airport?
Manchester airport parking charges in the multi-storey car park and the Terminal 1 arrivals car park start from £4 for 30 minutes, rising to £40 for 24 hours. The Terminal 3 arrivals car park has a maximum stay of 2 hours. Parking at Manchester airport prices start from £4 for 30 minutes and rise to £9.50 for 2 hours. Anyone exceeding the 2-hour maximum stay is charged £50 per day.
Is there any free parking at Manchester airport?
If you are dropping someone off at Manchester airport, you can use the free drop off area where you can park for just long enough to unload luggage. A shuttle bus will then transport you free of charge from the drop-off area to the terminal buildings.
Do you have to pre-book parking at Manchester airport?
You don’t have to pre-book parking at Manchester airport, but it is strongly recommended that you do. Spaces are limited and get extremely busy during peak periods.
Why not book in advance with YourParkingSpace to ensure that there is an affordable and convenient parking space available when you arrive?
Is there a pickup point at Manchester airport?
If you are picking someone up from Manchester airport, you can park in the arrivals car park located at Terminal 1 and 3.
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Latest Manchester Airport parking reviews
Very easy to find and very close to train stationMARK
nice car park ,has some covered spaces.Vishwanath
Got confused despite clear instructions on the app. But was able to quickly sort this one out. Parking space is indeed as advertised.Ranjit
This is the Tesco store parking. I had a bit of problem ‘coz no one at the store seemed to know if the space was valid for me to park in. Wasted an hour and escalated up their organisation till I got confirmation. No issue thereafter.Ranjit
Decent parking space, adjacent to the stadium, near the tram station. Courteous staff, very helpful. Easy to get in and out.Sobhan
Pretty easy to find. Got permit with ease. Only one parking space left (as you can only park on red tarmac) which was hard to manoeuvre into due to pillars. But fine overall. Good value and secure. To get to street level, go back into the hotel reception and take the lift down (from floor 1 to ground floor).Rachel
This was the easiest airport parking arrangement I have ever had. Courteous and excellent communication. I would 100% recommend them although I’m reluctant to because I wouldn’t want them to be full when I wanted to use them. It’s a gemJeffrey
Secure and easy parking space to find. Quick responses to any questions or queries from owner.Anthony
Perfect location - thanks!!Liz
Perfect spot. Five minutes walk from Old Trafford and very easy to find. Shimba is really friendly and welcoming. Recommend very highly and I'll use again next time I'm in town.Jamie