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Manchester Airport Parking Terminal 1

Terminal 1 is the biggest terminal at Manchester Airport and was opened by the Duke of Edinburgh in 1962. Since then two new terminals have been added and the airport has expanded rapidly. Manchester Airport now hands 28 million passengers every year with 200,000 flights! This makes it the busiest airport outside of London. Terminal 1 is one of the largest terminals and is used as a base by Easyjet, Jet2 and Thomas Cook. Passengers flying from Terminal 1 travel to destinations predominantly across Europe, but there are also flights to the Middle East provided by Emirates and Etihad Airways.

Terminal 1 parking Manchester Airport can be extremely busy, especially during the peak holiday season. Booking in advance can help you save money and with Parkhero you will always have the advantage of comparing your options to find the best deal. Since 2013 we have been using our expertise in the sector to do just that and can help you make the most of your trip. Read on to find out all you need to know about Manchester Terminal 1 parking!


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Parkingtypes at Manchester Airport

Meet and Greet Meet and Greet You drive directly to the airport where you hand over your car to a driver who will park it for you.
Park and Ride Park and Ride You drive to the chosen car park and will be driven to the airport with a shuttlebus.
Walking distance Walking distance You park the car yourself and walk with your luggage to the terminal.
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Manchester Terminal 1 Parking Types

There are 3 types of MAN Terminal 1 parking available – Park and Ride, Meet and Greet and Park and Walk. Below you can see what each option offers and whether it is the right one for your trip.


Park and Ride Services

Park and Ride services are great value for money, especially if you don’t mind having a short wait for the shuttle to the airport. They usually the cheapest parking option and are the best choice for long term parking (1 week or more). Depending on the car park you will either park your car yourself and keep the keys or it will be parked for you and you will need to hand in your keys.

Manchester Airport Ground Plan

  • Usually the cheapest parking option
  • Maximum 15-minute transfer to T1
  • Shuttles on demand or every 10 – 30 mintues
  • Downside that you may have to wait for a bus

There are both official Park and Ride options that are operated by the airport onsite and off-site options, which are often cheaper. The Park and Ride providers closest to Terminal 1 are -

  • JetParks 3 (Official)
  • JetParks Ringway (Official)
  • Toad Parking
  • Peter Ashley Car Parks
  • Hunters Airport Parking


Meet and Greet Services

If it is convenient car parking Manchester Airport Terminal 1 that you are looking for, Meet and Greet services are a great option. You bring your car directly to the terminal and drop it off with a professional driver who will park it in a secure car park. When you return your car will be waiting outside the terminal. The convenience of the service means that it is often the most expensive option, but is ideal if you have a lot of luggage or a large group or family.

  • No waiting around – drop-off directly at T1
  • Ideal for groups/families and those with lots of luggage
  • Downside that it is often the most expensive option

All off-site Meet and Greet providers serve all terminals, such as Toad Parking and V.I.P., and there is a specific T1 official Meet and Greet service provided by the airport.


Park and Walk Services

Park and Walk services can be found directly at the terminal and are perfect for those seeking Parking near Manchester Airport Terminal 1. These services are official car parks operated by Manchester Airport, giving you the extra security of being directly on the airport site. Again as with the Meet and Greet options you will pay extra for the convenience. You simply park your car, keep your keys and walk the short distance to the terminal.

Manchester Airport Terminal 1 Parking

  • Walk to terminal in 5 to 10 minutes
  • Extra security
  • Ideal for families and those with lots of luggage
  • No waiting around
  • Downside – often one of most expensive options

There is a multi-storey car park at Terminal 1 operated by the airport and it is short 100 metre walk to the terminal.


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