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.
- 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.
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.
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
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 Exchange||Travelex open daily from 05:00 - 20:00. Located next to Boots, opposite the ticket desks.|
|Cash Widrawal||Various cash machines available throughout terminal.|
|Children's Play area||Unfortunately, there are no soft play areas for children in this terminal.|
|Information Desk||There are Customer and Flight Information desks located in the centre of the terminal, opposite Boots.|
|Internet Kiosks||Kiosks 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 Trolleys||Available 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 Worship||The 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 Drink||Small selection of cafes available after Security Control.|
|Toilets||Available en route to the gates, including baby change and disabled facilities.|
Terminal 3 - Arrivals
|Currency Exchange||Travelex 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 Hire||All 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 Drink||Choose 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 Luggage||There 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 Found||Please 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.|
|Shopping||WH Smith and SPAR are available in Arrivals.|
|Smoking||Smoking 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.|
|Taxis||Exit 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.|