Manchester Airport Terminal 3

Manchester Airport Terminal 2

Terminal 3, the smallest of the 3 terminals, is home 47 check in desks, 14 airbridges and was originally part of Termianl A, opened in 1989. Pre-flight, enjoy some time in one of the 14 shops and eateries, make use of available wifi and more!

Checking in

The Check-in desks can be found on the first floor, as well as the Self-Service check in desks. Be sure to check the live departures information to stay up to date with any changes to your flight.
We’d always advise giving youself plenty of time to get checked in and through security. as a guide, we’d reccomend allowing yourself the following;

Allow 90 minutes to check in for Domestic Flights

Allow 2 hours to check in for European Flights
Allow 3 hours to check in for International Flights

Self Service Check In

Self service check-in is available at Manchester Airport, with kiosks situated in the Departures area of each Terminal – you can’t miss them, they’re lime green! Use these desks to check yourself in but be aware that some airlines only have them available for passengers travelling woth hand luggage only.
They couldn’t be easier to use! All you need is 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.

Speed up the process with Fast Track!

For only £5 extra per person, you can skip the queues and check in faster! Perfect for families with young children and those that require special assistance so you can avoid the crowds, hopefulyl making the experience less stressful

Arrivals is located on the upper level. You can check arrival times online here.

Luggage Extras

There are multiple luggage extras available, all provided by Luggage Point:

Left Luggage: You can leave your luggage in their secure storage unit for up to a week. Prices start from £8 per item but vary depending on the bag size and length of storage, so please visit their website for more information.

Lost Property: Lost items are logged and stored in their secure facilities and will be subject to a retrival fee. You can opt to collect form the airport, nominate a friend to collect your items or have them stored and shipped to you.

Bag Wrapping: Protect your luggage by having it professionally wrapped in protective film for £10 per item. Tel: 0330 223 0893 (option 4)

Airlines

There are 11 airlines that currently operate to countries all over the word from Terminal 3:








 

Facilities at Terminal 3

Currency Exchange

Travelex Currency Exchange is located in departures, both before and after security. Please visit our Travel Money page for more details.

Car Hire

There is a Car Hire Village not too far from the terminal; jump on the free shuttle bus to be taken straight there

Cash Withdrawal

ATMs can be found throughout the terminal

Changing Places

Manchester Airport are proud to provide Changing Places – specially adapted facilities for disabled travellers, offering a spacious and comfortable environment for personal care. You’ll find the facility in Arrivals in Terminal 3

Information Desk

Located between Boots and Swatch in Departures and next to the Arcade Games in Arrivals.

Luggage Trolleys

Available in departures for the small fee of £1 / €2.

Places of Worship

Multi-faith Prayer Rooms are accessible 24 hours a day, with access to sacred texts, prayer book and prayer mats where requested. Before you head through security at T3, take the lift down a floor, turn right and follow the corridor until you see the Multi-faith Prayer Room on your left. It can also be accessed from Arrivlas by taking the lift up a floor from SPAR, following the signs and directions above.

Restaurants, Bars and Shopping

Visit our dedicated pages to see what restaurants and bars as well as shopping opportunities are available in T3