Manchester International Airport

The main gateway to northern England is Manchester International Airport. It is located around 30 minutes from the city centre. This airport is the third largest in the United Kingdom (UK) with over 60 airlines that fly directly to the city from over 200 destinations across the globe. Manchester Airport has three terminals and offers a variety of services for a hassle-free travel.

For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Manchester destination guide.

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Airport Hours

Manchester International Airport offers round-the-clock arrivals and departures.

Terminal Information

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Manchester Airport has three terminals used for both domestic and international flights. There are a variety of shops at the airport, from designer brands to duty-free stores. Every terminal at the airport has a range of lounges and business facilities for passengers. It is a great way to spend a leisure time before boarding the flight.


Airport Facilities

Fast track to skip the queue
Meeting rooms
Smoking rooms
Restaurants and bars
Medical assistance
Lost and found department
Prayer room
Currency exchange counters
Interactive play area for children

Things to do

The airport in Manchester has several things to do while you wait for your flight to begin boarding. These are:

  • Shop at the duty-free stores
  • Relax at the lounge and use their facilities
  • Dine at the restaurants and cafés
  • Use the prayer rooms
  • Spend time with children in the play area

Visa and Immigration

In order to visit the city of Manchester, you will require a UK visa. The country offers a Standard Visitor Visa for tourism. This type of visa allows a person to stay in the UK for up to six months. However, if your stay in the UK is extended, you can apply for a visa extension for up to six additional months. The earliest you can apply for a Standard Visitor Visa is three months prior to your travel.


Hotels near Manchester airport

If you have a layover in Manchester and you do not want to go all the way to the city centre, these are some of the hotels near the airport.

  • Radisson Blu
  • Clayton Hotel
  • DoubleTree by Hilton
  • ibis budget Manchester
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