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Manchester Airport Terminal 3

The airlines operating out of Manchester Terminal 3 include British Airways, American Airlines, Ryanair, KLM, Flybe and Air France. This Terminal is also used for UK Domestic flights.

Check-in is on the first floor.

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.

Fast Track allows you to pass through security quickly through a dedicated lane. For just an extra £3.50 and is available to pre-book, why not take the hassle out of the queues?

Arrivals is on the first floor. 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

The nearest facilities are in Terminal 1 and include storing your luggage at the Airport for £10 per item per day, a Lost and Found service: £5 - £20 for the retrieval of lost items and protecting your Luggage by having it professionally wrapped in protective film for £10 per item.

Tel: +44 (0)161 489 3463

Manchester Terminal 3 Facilities

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Terminal 3

The newest addition to Manchester Airport was built to serve British Airways services and many UK domestic flights. Since opening, a number of international airlines also now use the terminal.

Terminal 3 is directly linked to Terminal 1 giving passengers a greater choice when it comes to dining and shopping options.

Terminal 3 - Departures

Currency ExchangeTravelex open daily from 05:00 - 20:00. Located next to Boots, opposite the ticket desks.
Cash WidrawalVarious cash machines available throughout terminal.
Children's Play areaUnfortunately, there are no soft play areas for children in this terminal.
Information DeskThere are Customer and Flight Information desks located in the centre of the terminal, opposite Boots.
Internet KiosksKiosks are available throughout the departures terminal. Passengers can also gain WiFi access from a range of devices whilst using one of the cafés, restaurants or the seating areas across all three terminals. Access to the Manchester Airport website is provided for free.
Luggage TrolleysAvailable for a fee of £1 / €2.
Restaurants and Bars A Small selection of Cafes, Family Eateries and a Pub Kitchen, before and after security.
Shopping You'll find Duty Free stores alongside several high street outlets
Toilets Facilities throughout the terminal and towards gates. A Changing Places facility is also available towards Gates 51-56. This is a dedicated facility for disabled travellers and their carers.
Places of WorshipThe Multi-Faith Prayer room is located on the first floor and holds weekly Jummah Prayers; Friday at 13:00 GMT. Terminal 3 also provided specialist washing facilities.

Terminal 3 - Airside

Food and DrinkSmall selection of cafes available after Security Control.
ToiletsAvailable en route to the gates, including baby change and disabled facilities.

Terminal 3 - Arrivals

Currency ExchangeTravelex just as you exit the baggage reclaim and on the upper level of arrivals.
Buses Plenty of local Bus links available, including a 24hr service. Located in the Long Stay car park
Car HireAll major companies located in front of the Arrivals hall.
Cash Withdrawal Several cashpoints are available throughout the arrivals hall.
Entertainment Arcade games can be found between WH Smiths and the Information desk
Food and DrinkChoose from Patisserie Delice de France or Mini Supermarket SPAR.
Hotel Reservations Please visit the Information and Hotel Booking desk located in Terminal 1 - just a short walk via the external walkway.
Information Desk You will find an information point next to the arcade, opposite the meeting point in Terminal 3. However, a 5 minute walk to Terminal 1 will bring you to the main Information Desk.
Internet Kiosks Available for use in Arrivals.
Left LuggageThere is no provision for this facility in Terminal 3 but it is a short walk to Terminal 1. Tel: +44 (0) 161 489 3463
Lost and FoundPlease visit the desk in Terminal 1 where staff will be able to assist. Tel: +44 (0) 161 489 3463
Luggage Trolleys Trolleys are available in baggage reclaim for £1 / €2.
Meeting Point Spacious meeting point can be located to the right of the baggage claim exit, opposite the Information Point.
ShoppingWH Smith and SPAR are available in Arrivals.
SmokingSmoking areas are available outside all three terminal buildings and are clearly signposted. No use of e-cigarettes allowed inside the terminal. Read the rules of travelling with e-cigarettes.
TaxisExit to the right of the terminal and you will find the Taxi point right outside.
Toilets Five locations throughout the terminal, with baby change and disabled facilities.