Manchester Short Stay Terminal 3

address Hale Top House, Manchester Airport (MAN) Manchester, M90 1QX.

The Short Stay Terminal 3 car park at Manchester Airport is perfect for passengers who require a short-term stay at a self-serve car park that’s ideally located for fast and easy access to the check-in desks.

Why choose Manchester Short Stay Terminal 3

Whether you're nipping off for a romantic break or travelling on a short business trip, this self-serve car park is ideal for passengers with a lighter luggage capacity. There are no transfer buses, either.

Arriving at the car park, you’ll have your booking confirmed and an exit token will be issued for when you return. Once in, find a parking space, unload your bags and take the short walk to the terminal building.

Car Valeting is available at Manchester Airport Terminal 3 Short Stay car park. Please book this service upon your arrival at the car park.

On your return, simply make your way back to the car park, drive to the barrier and enter your exit token. If you encounter any problems – such as a mislaid token – just push the 24-hour assistance button on the barrier and a member of staff will be happy to help. The car park is manned 24 hours a day and all staff carry identification cards.

Multi Storey T3 (Short Stay) reviews verified by Reevoo

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Scores 9.2 out of 10 based on 201 reviews
10 out of 10


worcester GB a frequent user.
use them all the time never had a problem a really good service.
Confirmed purchase: 27 September 2015
Published on: 03 October 2015
9 out of 10


congleton GB Fan of Manchester Airport
Good value and easy to use.
Confirmed purchase: 27 September 2015
Published on: 01 October 2015
4 out of 10


Chester GB retired 63 y.o
As a regular customer I was not that happy at the prices offered for my parking

from Weds 9th midday to Monday evening at T3 Manchester , it was dearer than my last weeks stay in June

The price difference from my usual selection at APH offsite car park and T3 multi storey was not worth the extra time I would need to travel the extra distance and wait for transport terminal.

I assumed parking would be straight forward , and indeed was reassured after a clarification email from yourselves. Thankfully we arrived in plenty of time. We entered the car park and drove around for 15 minutes from floor to floor along with several other vehicles hunting for a parking place.

After the first loop I tried phoning APH and was left on hold for over 7-8 minutes and gave up. I wanted to see what the policy was if we could not find a parking slot. We luckily spotted a couple walking to the toilets/paybooth who said they would be back in 5 minutes. We did another full loop and luckily caught the couple coming out. They willingly got in our car and drove around to their parking slot , much to the chagrin of several other cars driving aimlessly around. We ourselves were followed and eventually asked by two cars on our way to departures.

What is the policy and why do you not guarantee parking place ...or is it somewhere in small print ??
Confirmed purchase: 14 September 2015
Published on: 28 September 2015
10 out of 10


Derbyshire GB
Ideal location for a short break. Would welcome a few more disabled bays on level 3 as my husband has Parkinson's and finds it difficult to walk at times but other than that everything was excellent.
Confirmed purchase: 14 September 2015
Published on: 27 September 2015
10 out of 10


Shrewsbury GB
Really easy and convenient for T3 departure. 2minute walk to check in from car. No waiting for shuttle bus. Flight was 4 hours delayed returning and no extra charges. Will definitely use again.
Confirmed purchase: 19 September 2015
Published on: 26 September 2015
9 out of 10


Hull GB
Finding a space can take some time when in a hurry?
Confirmed purchase: 08 May 2015
Published on: 24 September 2015
6 out of 10


Signs of car parks are not good. I found it difficult to find the right car park. I was booked into Short Stay Multi Storey Terminal 3. I went to a short stay multi storey at terminal 3, but it was the wrong one. I asked an attendant who was no help at all and said he didn't know where I had to go. I went in to meet and greet car park terminal 3, where an attendant told me I was in wrong place, and thankfully directed me to the correct car park.
The sign and name of the different car parks need to be much clearer.
Confirmed purchase: 16 September 2015
Published on: 24 September 2015
4 out of 10


NuL GB Don't press red button!
Number plate not recognised on arrival
Got (mistakenly) a token.
Exiting- "please pay (another) £76".
Embarrassing scrabbling around for booking information.
The instructions on website need to be clearer.
Confirmed purchase: 20 September 2015
Published on: 23 September 2015
8 out of 10


Short stay car park not clearly marked. No signs to state it is the multi-storey.
Confirmed purchase: 07 September 2015
Published on: 15 September 2015
9 out of 10


Excellent from ease of booking to entry and exit from airport
Confirmed purchase: 04 September 2015
Published on: 08 September 2015
9 out of 10


Chorley GB
Very busy time but had no ptoblems
Confirmed purchase: 24 August 2015
Published on: 07 September 2015
10 out of 10


Rochdale GB
Parked across the road from the terminal 2 minutes walk, worth the extra cost to be so near to the terminal, especially when we returned to the UK we were away in minutes
Confirmed purchase: 28 August 2015
Published on: 04 September 2015
10 out of 10


Southport GB Frequent flyer
Arrived early but still allowed in the car park. Entry was as advised by number plate recognition. Exit on return was easy. Just used the token issued when arriving. Simple, straight forward no hassle parking. Just what you need going and coming back.
Confirmed purchase: 27 August 2015
Published on: 02 September 2015
10 out of 10


Dudley GB Regular APH user
Used before and will use again.
Confirmed purchase: 27 August 2015
Published on: 02 September 2015
8 out of 10


Barrow-in-Furness GB
Good service but had to wait over 25 minutes for transfer back to car park.
Confirmed purchase: 23 July 2015
Published on: 13 August 2015
9 out of 10


Leeds GB
T3 short stay is a but confusing to navigate around but other than that all was fine
Confirmed purchase: 28 July 2015
Published on: 11 August 2015
8 out of 10


Blackpool GB Leisure Traveller
The scores I have given are based on my use of the T3 car park in comparison with the T2 car park, which I would rate as a 10 in all aspects. The T3 car park is not as close to the departure terminal as the T2 car park is to T2 departures and arrivals.

That said, the T3 car park still provides a good service and location.
Confirmed purchase: 30 June 2015
Published on: 01 August 2015
8 out of 10


Straightforward and convenient
Confirmed purchase: 15 July 2015
Published on: 21 July 2015
8 out of 10


Penrith GB
The token system is very convenient, but the instructions could be in a bigger font.
Confirmed purchase: 11 July 2015
Published on: 14 July 2015
9 out of 10


Lincoln GB
Lost my disc (Manchester Airport - June 26th) but staff on the intercom were very helpful
Confirmed purchase: 26 June 2015
Published on: 01 July 2015
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Features Manchester Short Stay Terminal 3

  • Park Mark® Safer Parking Award
  • CCTV
  • Manned 24-hours
  • Entrance and exit barriers
  • Self-park (you keep your car keys)

Important Information

There is a minimum stay of three days.

Please be aware of peak times at the airport and allow time to check-in for your flight.

A car valeting service is available which you can book with a member of staff on arrival.

Trailers, motor homes and transit vans are not accepted at this car park. There is also a height restriction in place.

Please note: The notice period for any changes to bookings made is 24 hours prior to departure date. This avoids incurring extra charges.


Manchester Airport is clearly signposted from all the approaching motorways. The M60 orbital is the main motorway which circles the city of Manchester. The M6, M62 and M56 all connect from the orbital and Manchester Airport is easily accessible from all connecting motorways. As you enter the airport concourse, follow the signs for Terminal 3 short stay car park.

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