Manchester Airport Parking

For short stay parking of less than 24 hours there is the multi-storey car park. This car park is undercover and only a short walk to check-in. Its ideal for dropping off and picking up friends and family or for a short business trip. For stays of more than 24 hours we recommend the long stay car parks, which are more cost effective but still only 5-10 minutes transfer time with a free shuttle bus every 10 mins. Alternatively, you can walk to the terminals from these on-airport car parks and depending on where you’ve found a space for your car it should take between 5-15 minutes. For longer stays of 7 days or more you can get better rates with the off-airport car parks. These operate a free shuttle bus running every 15 mins and taking between 5-15 to get to the terminals.

Manchester Airport car park

Long Stay Parking at Manchester Airport

The best way to find cheap Manchester airport parking is to compare prices between on-airport and off-airport car parks here. The on-airport car parks are simply called Long Stay. They are situated in two locations close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Depending on where you park in the car parks the free shuttle bus will take 5-10 minutes and runs every 10 minutes. The off-airport car parks are called JetParks 1, 2 and 3 plus JetParks Ringway. They are both car parks official car parks operated by Manchester Airport. The difference is their location. For Terminal 2 the closest car park is JetParks 1 and 2, and for Terminals 2 and 3 its JetParks 3 and JetParks Ringway. All JetParks car parks have free bus transfers to the airport. These run every 15 minutes and take between 7-13 minutes. You park your car and keep the keys. This car park is secure holding the Park Mark security award. It is well lit for arrivals late at night and operates Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR), for simple and quick, entry and exit. APH Manchester is in Bradnor Road, Sharston Ind, Area Manchester M22 4TE. Its an off-airport car park not affiliated to the airport. The difference with JetParks is that you hand in your keys with APH as they will park your car for you. Secured with CCTV, 24-hour patrols and a barrier-controlled entry and exit system this award-winning car park is only 10-15 minutes from the airport.

Short Stay Parking

The short stay car parks are on-airport. There is the Multi-storey and the Long Stay car park. For short stay parking of less than 24 hours there is the multi-storey car park. This car park is undercover and only a short walk to check-in. Its ideal for dropping off and picking up friends and family or for a short business trip.

Car Park Map

Map of Manchester Airport car park

Meet & Greet and Valet Parking

We have three companies offering Meet & Greet Parking at Manchester Airport. All of them offer the same service. That is being met at the departure terminal by a chauffeur who will take your car to secure storage area close to the airport. Meet and Greet T1, 2 & 3 – Official Airport Service When you reach the entrance to the terminal 1 Meet and Greet car park, press the help button and quote your booking reference number and name to a member of staff. Make sure you don’t take a ticket. Once you have parked, unload your luggage and enter the Valet reception to drop off your key. You will be given a receipt, which you should keep safe for when you get back. Take your luggage from your car and let the car park team check your car over, then just follow the footpath into Terminal 1. Purple Parking Meet & Greet Your chauffeur will be waiting for you with a luggage trolley. They’ll check your car for damage and then show you where to go to check in while they take your car to the secured car park. Your car will be stored at: Norman Road, Altrincham, Manchester WA14 4EN Skypark Meet & Greet Pull up at the designated area (as agreed on the phone) where a chauffeur will be waiting to drive your car to the secured car park. Then carry on to check-in. On your return, give Skypark Meet and Greet a call so you can arrange where to meet your chauffeur who will return your car. Your car will be stored in Skypark’s secured multi-storey car park.

Valet Parking

Many people ask for Valet Parking. This is the same service as Meet & Greet Parking. In the UK we call it Meet & Greet while in the US they call it Valet Parking.

Airport Hotels with Parking

Another option for cheap Manchester airport parking is to take advantage of some great value hotel deals which include car parking to make a hotel with parking package. A good idea for travellers with a long drive to Manchester Airport and an early flight, or a late return. You can have a restful night in a nearby hotel safe in the knowledge that you won’t miss that early flight! Manchester Airport Hotels with Parking

Public Transport to Manchester Airport

If you can’t find cheap manchester airport parking and decide to travel to the airport by public transport there a number of ways in which you can travel directly to the terminals. Train services run 7 days a week through national train operators ‘Trans Pennine Express’ and ‘Northern Rail’. From Manchester Piccadilly, trains run every 10 minutes. the average journey time is 20 minutes. There are also dedicated lines running to other major cities throughout the UK. The following bus services operate to and from Manchester Airport:

  • 200 Wilmslow – Manchester Airport
  • 18 The Trafford Centre – Altrincham
  • 19 Manchester Airport – Altrincham
  • 43 – To Manchester via Wythenshawe, Fallowfield and Rusholme (24 hours a day)
  • 105 – To Manchester city centre via Wythenshawe, Benchill, Sharston, Northenden and Moss Side
  • 369 Manchester Airport – Stockport
  • 199 – To Stockport Express via M56 & M60 Then Hazel Grove, New Mills, Whaley Bridge, Chapel en-le-Frith and Buxton
  • 200 Wilmslow – Manchester Airport – via Styal and Quarry Bank Mill.
  • 44 Manchester Airport – Manchester

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by m.jessop on

Excellent customer service had to change my booking with less than 12 hours notice, rang up and within a few mins they moved my booking back by 2weeks no hassle no admin costs.
Used the meet and greet service at manchester you cant any closer to the airport than their car park. Recognised my car on arrival despite the last min alterations.

by Peter McDade on
Parking at Manchester airport

Used the meet and greet parking service at Manchester airport. Staff were friendly and professional. Most of the service is automated so took under 10 minutes on both arrival and departure. Great service at a reasonable price, would highly recommend.

by Rod Websdell on
all OK

used meet and greet at terminal 1 manchester easy in - easy out. All OK

by Paul on

Easy to find straight in through barrier found space quickly.

by Christine Atkins on

A little time to wait for the bus. Our flight was late,but we made sure that we were well covered by ringing parking for less when our flight time was altered about a month before our flight..The person we spoke to when we rang Parking for Less was very helpful, and enabled us to change our times, which fitted with the new timing. Manchester airport parking is at the moment being improved, so taking care to remember where you are parked is helpful.

by Bob on
Stress Free

Paniced about actual entrance as going up the nearby multi storey with no backing out would have been expensive and a waste of time. Think a map of the entrance would have been more helpful than a text description, but once over this hiccup the drop off was flawless. On arrival I remembered the safe place I had put the ticket and the Car was waiting, so took 4 mins from exiting the terminal to being in the driving seat. Would use again.

by Jim on
Great experience

Excellent experience right through the process. Thank you. My new go to travel car parking!

by Julie watson on
remember where you parked

Only one thing was wrong it said when you approach the barrier it reads your number plate and an orange token will drop no token barrier did open bus driver said you don't need the token otherwise no problems easy to get to drops you right outside the terminal bus waiting when we got back just remember where you parked

by Vivien on
APH Manchester

I would recommend this company.Fast and friendly service. The car park was secure and the transfer buses were frequent. Great!

by Steve Inight on
Manchester parking

Absolute perfect and simple, turned up at barrier and NPR let me in, multi-storey parking so no nasty fields or waiting for buses. Never went outside as lift takes you to the departure floors so did t even really need a coat

Arrived back, straight to car from the lift and again the NPR worked perfectly and on my way!

Good value and incredibly simple, very happy to recommend for self-parking

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