Mid Stay Airport Parking

Great value parking and fast check-ins for trips of up to one week – just a few minutes’ walk from T1 and T3

Pre-book your parking and save up to 77%
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What is Mid Stay?

The most popular parking choice for trips of up to one week, Manchester Airport’s Mid Stay parking is easy to get to, great value for money, and just a short walk from T1 and T3.

Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) means there’s no need to sign in – just park up, keep hold of your keys, and head straight to check-in.

Booking your space is easy, too. Click the button below, enter your travel details, and we’ll recommend a Mid Stay parking spot for you.

Price from £69.99 (8 day stay in October 2024)

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Close to T1 and T3

Walking distance to T1 and T3 - ideal if you have lots of luggage, or you're travelling with children


Great value parking

However long you're away for, we'll offer the best Mid Stay parking price for your trip


Safe and secure

We've been awarded the Park Mark®, so you can be confident your vehicle is in safe hands


Free cancellation

If your plans change, cancel your parking and get a full refund (T&Cs apply)

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Plans changed? No problem – cancel and get your money back

Free cancellation up to 72 hours before your booking, when you book directly with Manchester Airport

  1. FREE cancellation up to 72 hours before your booking – no questions asked

  2. Add Cancellation Protection to cancel up to 1 hour before your booking

  3. Full cash refund – no vouchers or credit notes

  4. Easily amend or cancel your booking online

Safe and secure Mid Stay parking

The official mid stay car parks at Manchester Airport have the Park Mark award, so you have peace of mind that your car will be safe and secure while you’re away.

How does Mid Stay parking work?

Say goodbye to stressful planning and parking, and follow these 4 simple steps:

  1. Book in advance: The Mid Stay car park at Manchester Airport is pre-book only, so remember to book your space ahead of time.

  2. Park up: On the day just drive up. Our ANPR system will recognise your vehicle’s number plate and open the barrier (no tickets required). Choose a space, park up, and lock your vehicle.

  3. Walk to your terminal: No need for a shuttle bus. Manchester Airport Mid Stay car park is just 3–10 minutes’ walk to T1 or T3.

  4. When you return: Find your vehicle right where you left it. The barrier will recognise your number plate again when you leave, and you can just drive away.

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Where is the Mid Stay car park located?

Manchester Airport Mid Stay parking for T1 and T3 is located just a few minutes’ walk from both terminals, for a super-fast route to check-in.

Directions to the Mid Stay car park

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Directions from the M56

  • Exit the M56 at Junction 5 and keep right, following signs for T1 and T3.

  • As you approach the first set of traffic lights, take the left-hand lane signposted for T3, Wilmslow, Wythenshawe and Gatley (A555). This takes you onto Ringway Road West.

  • At the second set of traffic lights, go straight on. You will pass a business park on your left.

  • At the third set of traffic lights turn right, signposted T3 and Car Rental Return.

  • Continue on this road for approximately 250 yards.

  • Take the first left on to Ringway road following the signs for T3.

  • At the first roundabout, turn right into Parade Road, signposted T1/T3 Mid Stay, and continue straight. The car park entrance is the first right after the zebra crossing.

Save time, money and stress with Mid Stay parking

For quick, easy and affordable Mid Stay parking, book directly with Manchester Airport and save:

  • Time: Our easy-to-use online booking system lets you book your Mid Stay parking in minutes.

  • Money: Just enter a couple of details and our system suggests the best price for your requirements.

  • Stress: With the Park Mark award for safety and security, you can go on your trip with total peace of mind.

"Everything was spot on! The whole experience was so efficient and all staff involved were super helpful."
July 2023
"It all went smoothly - good access, easy to find, well directed, and was able to park the car under cover. Thank you!"
October 2022

Our other airport car parks

Drop & Go

From £72.99

(8 days)

Convenient parking that's also great value for money for longer trips. Quick bus transfer to T1 & T2

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    No need to find a space - we park for you
  • Cancellation protection available
Short Stay

From £69.00

(4 days)

Park next to the terminal for a short route to check in

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    1 - 3 minutes
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    Cancellation protection available
Meet & Greet

From £82.99

(8 days)

Pre-book only

Our most popular airport parking option - ideal if you're travelling with children or have heavy luggage

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    1-2 minute walk
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    Cancellation protection available

Mid Stay parking FAQs

The minimum stay for the Mid Stay car park at Manchester Airport is 3 days. If you want to park for a shorter period, use our Short Stay or Multi Storey car parks.

Please note: These stay durations are subject to change due to car park availability.

Blue Badge holders can park in any of Manchester Airport’s Mid Stay car parks. 

You can find more information and detailed guides on our Blue Badge Parking page and the AccessAble website.

Motorcyclists can book a space in our Multi Storey car parks by calling 0808 169 7030. Calls are free from landlines and mobiles.

Parking outside of the days you have booked will incur an additional charge. Please see terms & conditions for more information. 

Mid Stay is only available if you pre-book. However, to guarantee a parking space and the best price, we strongly recommend you pre-book, especially during peak-periods.

If your plans aren’t set, there are alternative Turn Up & Park options available.