Manchester Airport Terminal 1 Parking

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If you need car parking at Manchester Airport Terminal 1, then check out our extensive range of airport parking to find the perfect solution for your needs. From budget-priced off-airport car parks to on-airport facilities just minutes from the terminal doors, choose the ideal option to suit your needs.

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Manchester Airport Terminal 1 Hotels & Parking

Manchester Airport Terminal 1 Hotels

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Manchester Terminal 1 is served by some great hotels, so if you want to enjoy a pre-flight stop-over, check out our list of nearby hotels here. 

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Manchester Airport Terminal 1 Lounges

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If you need to escape the crowds, Manchester Airport Terminal 1 offers exclusive lounges where you can dodge the hordes and relax with a newspaper and meal before you fly. Find out all about Manchester Airport lounges here. 

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Manchester Airport Terminal 1 Essential Information

If you’re flying from Manchester Airport Terminal 1 Terminal, we’ve collected the essential ‘must-know’ information you’ll need to ensure your trip gets off to the perfect stress-free start:

Flight check-in details

Manchester offers the following guidelines for when you should check in for domestic, European and non-European international flights:

International flights:

Check-in opens four hours prior to departure

European flights:

Check-in three hours prior to departure

Domestic flights:

Check-in opens two hours prior to departure


Express check-in: Manchester Airport offers a service called ‘Express Check-in’, which uses self-service machines to help you check-in and beat the queues. The touch-screen machines are to be found in the departures lounge in all three terminals and allow you to print out your boarding card. Log on to the Express Check-in page here for a quick guide to the simple five-step procedure.

Online and mobile check-in

Many airlines allow you to check-in online from two to 24 hours before your departure. This allows you to choose your seat and swerve queues at the check-in desks. Simply arrive and drop-off your bags. Manchester Airport asks passengers to check with their airline to see if this service is offered.

Terminal destinations

Manchester Airport Terminal 1 is used by airlines with schedules and charter operations, flying to European and worldwide destinations.  Click here for a full list of destinations from Manchester Airport. 

Getting There

Manchester Airport is accessed by the M56 and served by a raft of parking solutions. offers options from long-stay to short-stay, on- or off-airport and meet and greet parking. Just log on to now to get instant online quotes covering all these options.

Airport shopping

There's no shortage of shopping at Manchester Terminal 1… here’s a full list of shops

Where to eat

Manchester Terminal 1 has some great eateries to suit all tastes and requirements. We’ve compiled a guide to the best places to eat at Manchester Airport here.

Wi-Fi access

WiFi operates throughout the airport and you can find all the essential information here.

Charging mobile devices

Manchester Airport does not offer any official charging kiosks, but several coffee shops and bars have sockets that you can use.

Baby changing facilities

Baby changing facilities can be found at various points in Terminal 1, either inside or nearby the ladies' toilets. Terminal 1 is now trailing a breastfeeding facility for nursing mothers – offering a quieter/more private area for those that would prefer (Manchester Airport promotes feeding across the site, with no restrictions on breastfeeding). The facility offers electrical points for electric pumps and a Children’s TV Zone so partners and children can wait comfortably.

Luggage Trollies

Luggage trolleys are available at the airport and you can find the essential information here.

Luggage Lockers

If you’ve got a long wait for your flight, but don’t want to be burdened with bags, simply head to one of the luggage lockers. These can be found in Terminal 1, Arrivals Level. Storing bags will cost £5 per item per 24 hour period. 


If you have a last-minute medical issue, Boots have pharmacies located after security in Terminal 1 and in arrivals. The stores open with the first flight of the day and close with the last.

Top Tip

Remember to buy baby milk from the airside store to avoid it being confiscated at security. Pre-order your milk here.


No showers are available in Manchester Terminal 1.

Viewing Areas

There’s so much more to do than simply watch planes at Manchester Airport. Check out its interactive guide to viewing areas, old planes to look around and so much more. Find the full Runway Visitor Park guide here