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Local Residents

Local residents who work at, or commute from, the Ground Transport Exchange (Train/Bus Station) and who live in certain postcode areas, are able to apply for an annual permit.

The Station

We recognise that The Station serves as the main commuter station for people living in the surrounding neighbourhood. Therefore, users within a defined postal area have the opportunity to apply for an annual permit, giving them free drop-off and pick-up access for The Station, subject to payment of the application fee set out below.

The cost of the application is £30 for 12 months and will allow one free pick up and drop off per day. Drop off will be at the Ground Transport Interchange and pick up will be at T1 Arrivals (maximum waiting time 30 mins).

Application requirements:

  • Only 1 application per household and must fall within the catch area (M22, M23, WA15, WA16 and SK9)
  • Valid form of photographic ID (passport or diving licence and counterpart) plus utility bill with post code.
  • Vehicle insurance details
  • Maximum 2 vehicles per application

To apply for a card, please fill in this form

Applications will be accepted from Wed 23 May 2018 and charged at £30 (incl. VAT); payment can be made with a debit or credit card. (Cheque or cash payments cannot be accepted.)

Applications are to be made at the Manchester Airport Car Park Administration Office, located at Staff East Car Park, M22 5YA. Opening times: 8am - 4.00pm. For queries, please email forecourtmanagement@magairports.com.

The accepted postcode areas are listed below. 

  • M22 0
  • M22 1
  • M22 4
  • M22 5
  • M22 8
  • M22 9
  • M23 0
  • M23 1
  • M23 2
  • M23 9
  • SK9 4
  • SK9 5
  • WA15 0
  • WA15 7
  • WA15 8
  • WA16 6
  • WA16 7