Terminal 2

Your new-look Terminal 2 has opened! We have modernised our facilities and welcomed homegrown Mancunian brands to ensure you have the best (and tastiest!) start to your holiday.

Services available at T2


T2 Parking

Pre-book today to guarantee your space and the best price

Fast Track

T2 FastTrack

Time saving express lane at security and passport control

Fast Track

T2 Click & Collect

Reserve your airport shopping online, then collect before you fly

Airport Lounges

T2 Lounges

Relax in style, whether travelling for business or pleasure

Retail, food & drink offers

Check this page for all current promotions running at Manchester Airport's shops and restaurants

What's at T2



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Amber Alehouse

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Bookshop by WHSmith

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JD Sports

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Pot Kettle Black

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10% off World Duty Free

Enjoy a 10% saving when you Click & Collect. Shop now, and receive the discount when you pick up your items before you fly.

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Escape Lounges

Time to start that holiday feeling! Enjoy complimentary food & drink and dedicated space away from the hustle and bustle of the terminal.

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1903 Lounges

Style, Class and Sophistication. Experience lounging with a panoramic runway view and enjoy pre-flight moments with premium food & beverages, table service, private space and more…

T2 Map

Passenger Information

Please check which terminal you are flying from before you travel to the airport. The following airlines will be operating from T2.

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Aegean Airlines

Aer Lingus (Direct Transatlantic)

air canada

Air Canada

Air France

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Brussels Airlines

Cathay Pacific

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines



Hainan Airlines

Hainan Airlines

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Pegasus Airlines

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Qatar Airways

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singapore airlines

Singapore Airlines



Virgin Atlantic Airways International

Virgin Atlantic

*From 20 March 2024, Jet2.com flights will operate from both Terminal 1 (T1) and Terminal 2 (T2). More information about Jet2.com flights.

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Parking at Terminal 2

A range of convenient options, just minutes away from the terminal

Getting to Terminal 2

How to get to and from Manchester Airport Terminal 2

Useful Information

Checking In

T2 Facilities

Pick Up & Drop Off Areas

The check-in desks in Terminal 2 are located on the upper level of the Terminal. Find airlines leaving from Terminal 2.

As a general guide: 

  • Manchester Airport would advise passengers to arrive at check-in at least 90 minutes prior to European flights and 3 hours for long-haul flights

  • Please consult with your airline for check-in times for your flight as times vary.

  • Some airlines also offer an evening-before bag drop service

  • A number of airlines offer self-service check-in kiosks and internet check-in technologies.  

  • Airline employees should be on hand if you require any assistance with the self-service kiosks. 

  • Passengers can check in their check-in luggage at check in area – either with an airline customer bag drop desk, or at the self-service bag drop kiosks.

Online check-in passengers must proceed through security screening areas as normal.  

  • Please allow plenty of time to proceed through security screening.

  • Please refer to the flight information screens located after security screening throughout the shopping and boarding areas.  

  • These screens list flight departures for your destination, boarding time and gate number. 

Security in Terminal 2 is located after zone E on the upper level of the Terminal.

At Manchester Airport, the safety and security of our customers is our top priority. Below you will find everything you require to check-in for your flight at Manchester Airport.

To make your journey as smooth as possible and avoid unnecessary delays, we ask that you pay special attention to our security procedures. Your carry-on luggage will be checked by means of detection equipment and may also be subject to a hand search. This is to ensure that you are not carrying any potentially dangerous substances or items that could pose a risk to the passengers and crew or to the security and safety of the aircraft.

Here you will find FAQs on security at Manchester Airport.

We have implemented a number of new measures for your safety and protection. Find out more about these measures.

The smoking area is located on level upper level of the departure lounge, this can be accessed via the escalators or lifts in the central area opposite World Duty Free.  

The Multi-Faith Prayer Room in Terminal 2 is situated next to the Apiary. The purpose of this facility is to allow people of all faiths, religions and spirituality have a sanctuary to retreat to. However, it is important to note that the users of this facility will be from many culturally diverse backgrounds and some basic guidelines should be followed when using the prayer room.

Please read the following guidelines carefully and take care to be aware of the religious sensibilities of others, which may be very different to your own.

  • Availability - 24 hours a day

  • The Multi-Faith Room should be considered a quiet space so all mobile phones to be switched off upon entry

  • Please remove your shoes and leave in the shoe rack

  • There are mats available for praying or alternatively you can use the chairs provided

  • Please do not place any notices in this space

You will find many baby changing rooms throughout the Terminal where you can change your child undisturbed. These are located 

either inside or nearby the main toilets.

If you have a disability of any kind or your mobility is reduced, we offer a range of services and facilities to help

If you have booked assistance, please make your way to our special assistance reception desk located within the Terminal building. 

Special assistance reception point are located by the dedicated drop-off point on the forecourt. Please use the intercom to speak to a member of staff and somebody will assist you. Alternatively, you can make your own way to the Terminal, where the special assistance reception desk in located by Zone 2. 

We have two adult Changing Places located in the Check-in hall and Departure Lounge These facilities are available for all departing passengers and include an adjustable bed that lowers to ground level, a hoist and flexible wash basins, within a large wash room.

Changing Places are free to use and do not need to be pre-booked. There is a phone adjacent to the facility to use to call to gain access. These facilities are clearly sign posted. 

Terminal 2 upper forecourt is conveniently located next to the main check-in hall.

To access the upper forecourt, exit the M56 at Junction 5 and keep left up the slip road, following the signs for Terminal 2. At the first roundabout, at the top of the slip road, take the 2nd exit, signposted for Terminal 2. At the second roundabout (Flag Island) take the third exit, signposted for T2 ‘Drop Off’. Take the ramp up to the forecourt, which is conveniently located next to the main check-in hall.

There is a dedicated drop-off point on the forecourt located in Zone 2. 

Terminal 2 pick-up will be located on L0 of the Terminal 2 West Multi-Storey Car Park.