Depending on your airline there will be several options to check in for your flight. Please follow the instructions given to you by your airline.
Always follow your airline’s guidance on how early you need to be at the airport before your flight.
As a general guide, you will need to have checked in and be ready to go through security at least 2 hours before your flight departure time.
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At Manchester Airport, we make the safety and security of customers and staff our absolute priority. To make your journey as smooth as possible and avoid unnecessary delays, we ask that you pay special attention to our security procedure.
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There are three terminals at Manchester Airport. You will find details of your airline on your ticket or itinerary, from which you can find out which terminal your flight will depart from.
You can easily walk between terminals at Manchester Airport and there is a skylink connecting terminals 1 and 2, which is about a 15 minute walk.
The walking distance from terminal 1 to terminal 3 is approximately a five minute walk through a covered walkway.
Find out which terminal you need
Travel to and through the airport with ease.
View our terminal departure maps you can plan ahead and make the most of the wide range of shops, bars, restaurantes and facilities available at thw Manchester Airport terminals.
Airport Departure Maps
Terminal 1 Departures Map
Terminal 2 Departures Map
Terminal 3 Departures Map
You can also find car parking direction and maps on the individual Car Parking options page.