Depending on your airline there will be several options to check-in for your flight.
Check-in times can vary depending on your type of flight. With this in mind please arrive with a sufficient amount of spare time to pass through the check-in and security procedures.
Checking-in times can usually be found on your individual ticket or itinerary, or alternatively by contacting your airline directly.
Here’s a general guide to how early you should arrive:
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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.