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    Car hire at Manchester airport at the best prices

    Booking your car hire at Manchester airport with Auto Europe guarantees you the most competitive offers on a wide range of vehicles at over 24,000 locations worldwide. Friendly and helpful staff will be happy to do all the work for you so you are sure to find something that suit you and your journey.

    Manchester is one of the most popular cities in the UK with so much to see and do you could certainly make a holiday of it. The Manchester museum has collections of things such as fossilised dinosaurs, ancient Egyptian artefacts and mummies. You could visit the Printwork’s which is very popular for food and drinks both during the day and also for nightlife. Also depending on the time of year that you plan on visiting the Manchester Christmas Markets is the 3rd most popular in Europe out of 500 cities. With over 300 wooden huts between November 9th – December 22nd and are spread across several locations in the city centre. With plenty of food, drinks, souvenirs and gifts they really are a magical thing to see. Our car hire reviews in Manchester page will allow you to read our past customers reviews on our service.

    Airport information

    The airport is an international airport south west of Manchester city centre and is the third busiest airport in the UK after London. The airport was initially known as Ringway Airport as during world war two it was a base for the Royal Air Force known as RAF Ringway.

    Manchester Airport (MAN)
    Address: Manchester M90 1QX, UK
    Phone: +44 808 169 7030
    Location: United Kingdom
    Airlines operating at Manchester airport: Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aer Lingus Regional, Air Transat, American Airlines, Belavia, BH Air, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Emirates, Etihad airways,, KLM, Qatar Airways, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines, Titan Airways, TUi Airways, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling.

    Where to pick up my car hire at Manchester airport

    When collecting your car rental at Manchester airport please be sure to have a valid credit card in the main drivers name as well as your driving licence with you to make sure your booking runs as smoothly as possible. The friendly and helpful staff will then take care of the rest for you and be sure to get you on your way as quickly as possible to start your journey. Car rentals can be found at The Car Rental Village located on the Ringway Road which you can reach via the free bus transfers which run every 10 minutes from each terminal.

    Sixt Car Hire at Manchester Airport Sixt at Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester, UK M22 5WH

    + 44 2 07 018 82 46
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun 07:00 AM-11:00 PM
    Europcar Car Hire at Manchester Airport Europcar at Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester, UK M22 5WH

    + 44 371 384 3414
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun midnight - 01:00 AM, 06:00 AM - midnight
    Alamo Car Hire at Manchester Airport Alamo at Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester, UK M22 5WH

    + 44 161 4983300
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun 05:00 AM-midnight
    Hertz Car Hire at Manchester Airport Hertz at Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester, UK M22 5WH

    + 44 843 309 3047
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun 06:30 AM-midnight
    Enterprise Car Hire at Manchester Airport Enterprise at Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester, UK M22 5WH

    + 44 161 4983300
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun 05:00 AM-midnight


    Manchester airport currently has 3 passenger terminals along with a 4th PremiAir VIP terminal which is expected to open later in the year. Terminal 1 is the largest terminal at Manchester airport with scheduled and charter operations which fly to European and worldwide destinations. Terminal 2 also has both charter and scheduled flights to European and worldwide destinations, with terminal 2 currently being expanded. Terminal 3 is a domestic terminal. There is a walkway between terminal 1 and terminal 3 which takes approximately 5 minutes to walk through.

    Airport Facilities

    The airport has escape lounges in terminal 1, 2 and 3 which serves hot and cold food, alcohol, tea, coffee and soft drinks, free Wi-Fi, charging points and quiet zones. There are also 1903 lounges which is 18+. This has a quality and seasonal menu, premium wines, beers and spirits including champagne, unlimited tea, coffee and soft drinks, free Wi-Fi and security fast track pass. The airport has faith and worship rooms, free Wi-Fi, a runway visitor park as well as special assistance for disabled passengers. There are many shop now collect on return options available at stores such as Accessorize, Biza, The Body Shop, BOSS, Dixons, Dune London, JD Sports, Jo Malone, Timberland and Victoria’s Secret. Other shops include Dixons Travel, WHSmith and World Duty Free. The airport also has a wide range of bars, restaurants and food concessions including Bar MCR, Brodericks, Burger King, Cabin, Café Balzar, Caffe Nero, Camden Food Co, Costa, Delice De France, Flat White, Frankie and Bennys, Giraffe, Greggs, Joes Kitchen, KFC, Kiosco, Mi Casa Burritos, PizzaLuxe, Pork and Pickle, Pret, Spinning Jenny, Starbucks, The Grain Loft, The Lion and Antelope, The Nook, Trattoria Milano and Upper Crust.

    How to get to and from Manchester airport

    When you rent a car from Manchester airport it gives you the freedom to begin your journey with ease the moment you leave the airport. Travel without stops and without waiting times for public transport. However should you choose to take the public transport route there are several options available to you. The airport runs a coach service to the airport from many pick up points in the UK. These services operate daily from the Manchester airport station with all 3 terminals being easily accessible. There are also trains running directly to the airport station with all terminals being no more than between a 5 and 15 minute walk from the station. Trains from Manchester Piccadilly to the airport station take around 20 minutes and run every 10 minutes 7 days a week. There are also several buses which run to and from the airport including service numbers 43, 103, 199, 288, 368A, 737 and X30. Routes and timetables for these services can be found online.

    Parking tips

    There are several options for parking your car hire at Manchester airport the most popular option is the Meet and Greet. Pull into a bay and the drivers will do the rest for you and then it is only a 3 minute walk to check in. prices start from £82.99. Multi Storey car parking is available at all 3 terminals and only a short walk from check in desks and is convenient and secure with prices starting from £73.99. JetParks is also available at all 3 terminals and is the cheapest of the car parks starting at £63.99. Simply park up and make your way to the free shuttle buses which take you to the terminal. Long stay car parks are safe and secure and start from £63.99. Mid stay car parks are between 3 and 10 minutes’ walk from the terminals with prices starting from £77.99, all prices above based on 8 day stay. Short stay car parks are close to the terminal and prices start from £54.99 based on a 4 day stay.

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    Manchester Airport

    Additional Information about Manchester Airport

    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester, UK M90 1QX

    IATA Code: MAN
    ICAO Code: EGCC
    Wikipedia Page
    Latitude: 53.353889
    Longitude: 2.275

    General Information: Manchester airport is an international airport which is located around 7.5 miles southwest of the city centre. The airport hosts 3 passenger terminals, a goods terminal and 2 runways.