Airport guide for flights from Manchester

Avoid confusion and missed flights when trying to navigate one of the busiest airports in the UK using an airport guide. A simple overview of the facilities in the Manchester Airport can make you feel a bit more at ease when travelling and keep you on schedule. Find out about flights from Manchester, airlines, car rentals, express check-in and parking facilities.

Airport Guide to Manchester Airport


The busiest regional airport in the UK is the Manchester Airport. This means there is a good chance you can find the flights leaving from Manchester to your desired location.

Flights departing from Manchester fly to several locations in the United Kingdom and a wide span of European cities as well. Long haul flights include air travel to France, Egypt, Canada and Austria.

The good news is that flights from Manchester Airport now include no-frills airlines. If you want to save and just need basic transportation, consider using great no-frills airlines such as Ryanair, Jet2, easyJet and bmibaby.

Popular Airline Flights

The most popular and the busiest airlines flying out of Manchester are British Airways, FlyBE and BMI. Out of an average week with 3,000 flights, BMI flies the most with about 324 flights each week leaving from Manchester. Popular travel destinations with BMI include Brussels Airport, Dusseldorf International Airport, Frankfurt International Airport, Edinburgh and London Heathrow.

Express Check-in

If you are in a hurry and have everything ready to go, consider using self check-in desks to avoid time delays and lines. Check-in kiosks are spread throughout the airport in terminals one through three as well as The Station and Short-Stay car parks.

Follow on-screen instructions and supply either an e-ticket number, credit card or passport. Print up the boarding card and drop your bags off at the bag drop desks near the kiosk.


Manchester Airport provides inexpensive Shuttle Parking, Meet Greet Parking, Valet Parking and Long or Short Stay Parking.

Car Rentals

Car rentals for hire include Hertz, Alamo, Europcar, Enterprise and Avis. Be sure and verify operating hours with each rental agency, which all offer different hours of service.

Airport Services

After taking care of parking and using the handy Express Check-in before your flight, you might be ready for a bite to eat or a bit of last minute shopping. The Manchester Airport supports many great businesses offering services, food and shopping. Be Relax offers massages, Escape Lounge T1 provides tasty meals and drinks and enjoy a cup of coffee at Soho CoffeeCo. While waiting to take flights from Manchester, you can also take advantage of free WIFI and catch up on email and surfing.

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