Jetting off somewhere from Manchester Airport this year? You might have questions about the parking and drop-off options, how to get there, which restaurants you can eat at and which duty-free shops it offers.

If you’d like to learn more about the airport before your arrival, look no further.

We’ve rounded up some of the important information you might find useful before you set off from the airport.

What parking and drop-off options are available at Manchester Airport?

Manchester Airport offers a range of parking and drop-off options for visitors.

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The Meet & Greet option (pre-book only, £82.99) is between one and two minutes away from the terminal by foot while the T1/T3 Mid Stay car park (pre-book only, £79.99) is a three-minute walk to T3 and a less than 10-minute walk from T1.

The airport’s JetParks option (pre-book only, £65.99) is long-stay parking for a week or longer and it takes between 5-10 minutes to get to the terminal via a bus transfer.

A multi-storey car park option (on the day £360, pre-book £92) is also available for short stays and it takes 1-8 minutes to walk to the terminal.

Drop & Go (pre-book only, £69.99) is also a Long Stay car parking option with visitors able to park there for 1-2 weeks. It’s a five-minute bus journey to T1 and T2 and a five-minute walk to T3.

For more information about parking, you can visit the Manchester Airport website.

How to get to Manchester Airport

If you’re unsure how to get to Manchester Airport, don’t worry as there are a variety of ways you can do it.

You can get to the airport via car, bus or train and the airport has listed how to get there from some locations across the UK to help you plan your journey.

Which restaurants are available at Manchester Airport?

If you’re looking forward to some airport food or drinks before your flight, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from.

These are the establishments you’ll find at the airport:

  • Amber Alehouse
  • Apiary
  • Archie’s
  • Bar MCR
  • Barburrito
  • Bridgewater
  • Burger King
  • Café Balzar
  • Caffé Nero
  • Costa Coffee
  • Flat White
  • Giraffe
  • Hangar
  • KFC
  • Kiosco
  • M&S Simply Food
  • PizzaLuxe
  • Pork & Pickle
  • Pot Kettle Black
  • Pret
  • San Carlo
  • Starbucks
  • The Evergreen Bar & Brasserie
  • The Grain Loft
  • The Lion and Antelope
  • The Nook
  • Trattoria Milano
  • Upper Crust

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What shops are there at Manchester Airport?

Looking to do some airport shopping while you wait for your flight?

Manchester Airport has a variety of shops for you to visit – here’s the full list of shops and their locations.

Terminal 1

  • Boots (two shops)
  • WHSmiths (three shops)
  • InMotion (two shops)
  • Accessorize
  • Fat Face
  • Hamleys
  • BOSS
  • JD Sports
  • Timberland
  • Jo Malone

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Terminal 2

  • Boots
  • WHSmiths (two shops)
  • InMotion
  • Accessorize
  • JD Sports
  • The Bookshop

Terminal 3

  • Boots
  • WHSmiths (three shops)
  • InMotion

For more information about your journey through Manchester Airport, you can visit the website.