Check-in zones are located at the entrance of Terminal 1, on the ground floor of Terminal 2 and the upper level of Terminal 3.

Money Exchange

Money exchange facilities and ATMs can be found before and after security control in all three terminals. 

Business Services

Manchester Airport offers a chauffeur service, VIP Valet parking and express check-in for business passengers. Conference facilities and business lounges are also available on site.

Internet Access

Free Wi-fi is available for the first 30 minutes throughout the terminal. After 30 minutes a fee applies.

Family Facilities

Baby changing facilities are available throughout all three terminals and are located either inside or nearby the ladies' toilets. Play areas are available in Terminals 1 and 2.


Left baggage storage facilities and lost property can be found at the passageway between the ground level check-in and the Arrivals Hall in Terminal 1 and on the arrivals level of Terminal 2.


Pre-paid shower and leisure facilities are available at the Radisson SAS Hotel Manchester Airport, located on Terminal 2.

Airport Lounges

Manchester Airport has a number of airline operated lounges and two pre-book Escape Lounges. To pre-book access to the lounge, talk to your Flight Centre consultant.

Airline Lounges

The following major airlines have first class and business class lounges at Manchester:

Emirates - The Emirates Lounge found at Terminal 1 in Manchester Airport, is a luxurious space for the exclusive use of Emirates First and Business Class passengers and Skywards Gold card holders. Upon arrival at the lounge you will be treated to fresh gourmet cuisine featuring seasonal ingredients. Sit back and relax with a TV program or freshen up with a shower. The lounge is also fully equipped with a business centre complete with work stations and complimentary broadband and Wi-fi.

Virgin Atlantic - Virgin Atlantic's V Room at Manchester Airport is available exclusively to Virgin Holiday customers. Guests can relax in the spacious lounge and enjoy stunning views of the airport, check emails at the dedicated Tech Zone and enjoy complimentary cold and hot food at the cafe. Kids are also well catered for with the soft play area.

British Airways - The British Airways Terraces Lounge is located in Terminal 3 at Manchester Airport. Welcoming British Airways First Class passengers, Club World, CLub Europe and Gold and Silver Executive members, the lounge is a haven for relaxation and work. Business passengers can work right up until their flight departure thanks to the supplied PC work stations and free Wifi, while leisure passengers can sit back and relax with complimentary massages at the Elemis Spa. Enjoy a delicious range of complimentary refreshments including fresh juice, Mediterranean-style Cappuccinos.

Terminal Transfers

Manchester Airport has three airport terminals, all of which are connected via walk ways.

From To Transfer Terminal 1 Terminal 2 15 minute walk via Skylink walkway Terminal 3 5 minute walk via external walkway Terminal 2 Terminal 1 15 minute walk via Skylink walkway Terminal 3 20 minute walk via external then Skylink walkway Terminal 3 Terminal 1 5 minute walk via external walkway Terminal 2 20 minute walk via Skylink then external walkway


Public Transport

Manchester Airport is serviced by trains and busses. Nine trains run every hour from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre.


As major travel hub for the UK, Manchester Airport is serviced by a range of airlines. The following airlines reach Manchester Airport. Don't see the airline you are looking for? Talk to a consultant to book your Manchester flights with your preferred airline.

There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Manchester Airport.