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Fly direct from Manchester

Leave behind the old industrial past and explore the new curiosities of what Manchester has for. The city has plenty to offer first time visitors and seasoned travellers alike with many things to see and do.

There's always something going on in Manchester. Watch a match by the world famous Manchester United FC or their friendly rival Manchester City, sample some of the best of British curry down Curry Mile, or discover the sounds of some of Britain's new up and coming bands in Deansgate. Manchester boasts many museums, art galleries and is a shopper’s paradise too.

Manchester flight facts

Distance to Manchester city centre

Distance to Manchester city centre

Manchester airport is located 12 miles from the city centre.

Travelling to and from Manchester Airport

Travelling to and from Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is well connected to local transport links with a variety of public transport options taking you to/from the airport. Car parking facilities and taxis are also available. Taxis can be hired in the main concourse of each terminal in the arrivals building.

Checking-in at Manchester Airport

Checking-in at Manchester Airport

There are plenty of options available for you to check in at Manchester Airport. You can check in for your flight online using Manage My Booking or BA self-service kiosks located within the terminal that allow you to check in for your flight and print your boarding passes, where baggage can be dropped off at a fast bag drop. Alternatively, you can check-in using one of our staffed check-in desks.

Things to do at Manchester Airport

Things to do at Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport has a number of facilities and services available for travellers whilst at the airport. There are numerous restaurants, bars and shops found throughout the terminals. Business and shower facilities are also available.

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Which Terminal?

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