Manchester Airport Terminal 1
The airlines operating out of Terminal 1 include Aer Lingus, easyJet, Jet2.com, Lufthansa, and SAS.
Manchester Airport Terminal 1
There are separate check-in areas for international and charter flights.
The charter check-in for Airtours passengers is on the lower level and the two zones are linked by lifts and escalators.
- International flights - check in 3 hours prior to departure
- European flights - check in 2 hours prior to departure
- Domestic flights - check in 90 minutes prior to departure
Self service check-in is available at Manchester Airport, it is simple and safe to use and can save you a lot of time at the airport. The self service kiosks are distinctive and allow you to print your own boarding card whilst avoiding the queues. Simply follow the on screen instructions to print off your boarding card and drop off your luggage at the bag drop desks. The locations of the bag drop desks are marked on screens next to the kiosk.
Arrivals is located on the lower level. You can check arrival times online here.
International connections do not need to go through Immigrations or Customs but all International to Domestic connections do.
Domestic to International connections can use the special Immigration check points if baggage is through-checked.
Baggage storage is available in the Arrivals area. The cost is £5 per item per day. They also charge £5 for the retrieval of lost items.
Tel: +44 (0)161 489 3463
Manchester Terminal 1 Facilities
The Occupational Health Unit provides a private Travel Health Service offering assessment, advice and vaccinations for travellers on an appointment only basis. Charges apply.
For appointments and further details, contact the Occupational Health Manager or Administrator. Tel: +44 (0)161 489 3962
Terminal 1 - Departures
|Bureaux de Change||Currency Exchange for all your currency needs and latest exchange rates.|
|Cash Dispensers||Go to Arrivals. Barclays, Link and NatWest in main concourse accept most cards.|
|Children's Play Area||There is a dedicated area that offers a chance for young children to play or watch TV in a special children's area. Located in the departure lounge in Terminal 1 and open 24 hours a day. Children must be supervised by parents at all times.|
|Information Desk||The main information desk is located in Arrivals. Courtesy phones link passengers directly to the information desk, look for the blue phones. There is an information desk after security in the departures area.|
|Internet||Passengers can gain wireless access to the internet via their laptop or PDA from cafés and seating areas across all three terminals. It also provides free access to the Manchester Airport website.|
|Left Luggage||On Arrivals level in corridor to Airtours check-in. Also deals with lost and found property. Open 08:00-20:00, £5 per item per 24 hours.|
|Luggage Trolleys||Plentiful and free on the lower level Arrivals floor and on the terminal forecourt.|
|Pay Phones||In catering and shopping areas.|
|Postal Services||Post box before Security Control. Nearest Post Office in Arrivals.|
|Restaurants & Bars||All food and drink outlets are now located on the mezzanine level with good choice and excellent views of the airport.|
|Shopping||A reasonable selection of outlets is available selling leisure wear, gifts, confectionery and books.|
|Toilets||Before passport control there are four toilet facilities. Baby change rooms are located in the women's toilet in the shopping area and also in the food concourse. Most toilets have disabled facilities. After passport control there are two toilets, one with disabled and both with baby care facilities.|
Terminal 1 - Arrivals
|Bureau de Change||Two Bureau de Change, Currency Exchange and Post Office.|
|Buses||Bus service to Manchester city and other destinations leaves from Terminal 1 International Arrivals. Access from mezzanine floor.|
|Car Hire||Major companies located opposite terminal under the multi-storey car park.|
|Cash Dispensers||Near steps to mezzanine level. Barclays, Link and NatWest machines cover most cards.|
|Food and Drink||There is a Burger King and a Café Select in the Arrivals concourse.|
|Hotel Reservations||Tourist Information Centre and First Option.|
|Information Desk||In Arrivals Hall and BA Terminal Arrivals.|
|Left Luggage||Baggage may be deposited at the discretion of the attendant. +44 (0)161 489 3463|
|Lost and Found||A small charge is made for this service. +44 (0)161 489 3463|
|Luggage Trolleys||Free, numerous.|
|Meeting Point||There is a large meeting point in the arrivals area in front of WH Smiths.|
|Pay Phones||Available in public lounge near exits. Free blue phones provided for airport information service.|
|Postal Services||A Post Office/Travelex is available next to the Information desk.|
|Shopping||Hairdresser catering for men, women and children.|
|Smoking||Smoking areas are available outside all three terminal buildings and are clearly signposted.|
|Taxi||On the forecourt.|
|Toilets||Facilities with disabled and baby care needs are provided in the baggage reclaim area and at the end of the Arrivals lounge.|
Terminal 1 - Airside
|Entertainment||Video games are available in the Departures Lounge after Security Control.|
|Food and Drink||After passport control is a small range of food and beverage outlets.|
|Pay Phones||Throughout the lounge.|
|Postal Services||None Airside - mail letters before clearing security and passport control.|
|Toilets||Two toilet areas - one near the Veranda Cafe Bar, the other behind Tsunami.|