Manchester Airport is located in Ringway, about 8.6 miles south west of the city centre. It is made up of three terminals and includes many great facilities for passengers.
Arriving at the airport
Car – If you want to drive to the airport, there are many different options for airport parking at Manchester airport, from a Meet & Greet service, to a shuttle bus that will transport you from your car to the terminal. If you use Sat Nav, the post code is M90 1QX and the airport is well sign-posted.
Train – There are frequent train services available to and from the airport itself to more than 100 destinations, including Sheffield, Newcastle, The Lake District and North Wales.
Coach – National Express coaches run to and from the airport to many UK destinations, including London, Liverpool, Birmingham and Edinburgh.
Manchester Airport offers assistance for disabled passengers, which should be booked at least 48-hours before departure. There are disabled parking spaces available in all car parks and guide dogs are allowed in the airport building.
Lounges – There are publicly accessible lounges in Terminals 1 and 2, while Terminal 3 has lounges for bmi Executive, BA and Flybe.
Free Wi-Fi zone – Passengers can have access to free Wi-Fi for up to 30 minutes in all terminals, as well as the option to pay for more.
Shops – There are many shops located within the airport, from fashion and beauty, to technology and sportswear, including Accessorize, Boots, JD, Swatch and Biza Tax and Duty Free.
Food – The airport features many bars, cafés and restaurants, from Starbucks and Greggs to Giraffe and Runway Bar.
Shower – In Terminal 2, you can find a shower and change service, which is offered by Radisson SAS Hotel Manchester Airport.
There are many hotels located near Manchester Airport. Here is a list of the five closest ones that offer an airport shuttle service:
Bewley’s Hotel Manchester Airport
Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport
Hilton Manchester Airport Hotel
Etop Grange Hotel
Holiday Inn Manchester Airport
Terminals and airlines
The following airlines fly from the following airports:
Aer Lingus Regional
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Swiss International Airlines
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Monarch Airlines Charter
Pakistan Int Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Iberia Regional Air Nostrum