Manchester Airport Terminal 1
The airlines operating out of Terminal 1 include Aer Lingus, easyJet, Emirates, Finnair, Lufthansa and Thomas Cook
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, with kiosks conveniently situated in the Departures area of each Terminal. The kiosks are easily located and allow you avoid the queues by printing your Boarding Pass yourself. Simply identify yourself using your passport, e-ticket number or credit card used to book 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.
Fast Track is now available at Manchester. For an extra £3.50 per person, you can beat the security queues with a dedicated lane.
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 Extras: You are able to store your luggage at the Airport should you need to, for £10 per item per day. Lost and Found service: £5 - £20 for the retrieval of lost items. Protect your Luggage by having it professionally wrapped in protective film for £10 per item.
Tel: +44 (0)161 489 3463
Manchester Terminal 1 Facilities
DisabledGo has made getting around the Terminals much easier for disabled passengers. Features include Bright Lighting, Hearing Loops, Level Access to desks, wider security gates for those on mobility scooters and plenty of ramps and lifts.
Terminal 1 - Departures
|Bureaux de Change||Currency Exchange for all your currency needs and latest exchange rates.|
|Cash Withdrawal||Go to Arrivals. Barclays, Link and NatWest in main concourse accept most cards.|
|Children's Play Area||Unfortunately, there are no soft play facilities in T1|
|Information Desk||There is an information desk after security in the departures area, as well as blue courtesy phones that will put you directly through the main information desk which is located in Arrivals.|
|Internet Kiosk||As well as a dedicated Kiosk to access the Internet, Passengers can gain WiFi 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.|
|Luggage Trolleys||Available in departures for a small charge of £1 / €2.|
|Places of Worship||Before security, the Multi Faith Prayer Room is located next to the Ground level Check In, where daily prayers are held, Mon-Fri at 08:30. There are no current prayer facilities available after security.|
|Restaurants & Bars||Relax and enjoy the excellent views of the airport from a variety of Bars and Restaurants located in Departures.|
|Shopping||A great selection of outlets are available selling leisure wear, gifts, confectionery and books across Designer Brands and High Street favourites.|
|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.|
|Changing Places||Manchester Airport now provide Changing Places - specially adapted facilities for disabled travellers, offering a spacious and comfortable environment for personal care.|
Terminal 1 - Airside
|Food and Drink||There are a small selection of food and beverage outlets after passport control.|
|Toilets||Two toilet facilities available.|
Terminal 1 - Arrivals
|Bureau de Change||Two Bureau de Change, Currency Exchange including TravelEx and Post Office.|
|Buses||There is now a 24 hour bus service operating to/from Manchester Airport using the local bus network.|
|Car Hire||Major companies located opposite terminal under the multi-storey car park.|
|Cash Withdrawal||Near steps to mezzanine level. Barclays, Link and NatWest machines cover most cards.|
|Food and Drink||A small selection of cafes and convenience stores available.|
|Hotel Reservations||Tourist Information Centre.|
|Information Desk||The main information desk is located in Arrivals Hall and BA Terminal Arrivals. Blue courtesy phones are provided for airport information service|
|Internet Kiosk||Kiosk is available in the arrival hall|
|Left Luggage||Located on the Arrivals level, a place to store luggage should you need to. Cost for this service is £10 per item per 24 hours. Open 08:00-20:00.|
|Lost and Found||Located at the same desk as above - items will incur a storage and administration fee which ranges from £5 to £20, depending on the item. +44 (0)161 489 3463|
|Luggage Trolleys||Available in Arrivals for a small charge of £1 / €2.|
|Meeting Point||There is a large meeting point in the arrivals area.|
|Shopping||Small selection available, including Boots and WH Smith.|
|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.|