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Manchester Airport Parking

Compare great deals on the best Manchester Airport car parks with Purple Parking

We have over 30 years of experience of parking at Manchester Airport. We only sell trusted, secure Manchester airport car parks so you can book in the knowledge that your car is in safe hands. Compare Purple Parking deals on park and ride as well as official onsite MAN parking and secure your spot today.

Parking Prices
Daily Manchester parking from
£5.25 a day
Weekly Manchester parking from
£42.02 a week
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What is the cheapest way to park at Manchester Airport?

Park and Ride is the cheapest way to park at Manchester Airport. It's a customer favourite because of the simple procedures. Simply head to the car park, park up and all of the car parks offer free shuttles to and from the airport. Transfers are as little as 5 - 10 minutes.

Take a look at the table below to compare the nearest and best parking options, and see exactly how much you could save when you book with Purple Parking.

Cheap Manchester Airport Parking from £42.01 for 1 Week

Parking at Manchester Airport
MAN Car Park Per day* Per week* Distance
APH Park & Ride £5.25 £42.02 5-10 minute transfer
Jetparks 3 £5.62 £44.99 10 minute transfer
Jetparks 2 £5.87 £46.99 5-12 minute transfer
Jetparks 1 £5.99 £47.99 5-12 minute transfer
Multi Storey T2 West £6.12 £48.99 8-10 minute walk
Drop & Go £6.62 £52.99 At the terminals
Jetparks Ringway £7.87 £62.99 13 minute transfer
APH Drop & Go £8.11 £64.92 7 minute transfer
Meet & Greet £8.37 £66.99 At the terminals
Mid Stay Terminal 1 & 3 £9.22 £73.79 8-12 minute walk
Multi Storey Terminal 2 £9.37 £74.99 5 minute walk
Multi Storey Terminal 1 £9.49 £75.99 5 minute walk
Multi Storey Terminal 3 £9.87 £78.99 5 minute walk

* Prices are correct at the time of writing and subject to change throughout the year. Week's parking price based on eight days parking.

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Do you have to pre book parking at Manchester Airport?

Pre-booking isn't essential, however we strongly recommend it. When you book with Purple Parking we can offer you up to 80% off versus the cost of parking at Manchester Airport if you paid at the car park on the day. We also ensure our online, advance rates are never beaten.

You can choose to park at Manchester Airport in one of the official Airport Multi-Storey car parks located at each of the terminals, where you can walk to check-in, or use onsite Park & Rides such as the airport Mid Stay car park or, equally close and convenient are services run by APH and JetParks. These are just a few minutes away on the shuttle bus - typically 5-10 minutes, varying slightly depending which terminal you depart from.

All of our services at Manchester Airport offer great value for money and make travelling easier; if you know which terminal you are flying from you can find the best car parks for each terminal here: Terminal 1, Terminal 2 or Terminal 3.

Short Stay parking at Manchester Airport

Drop-off: If you need to drop a passenger off at Manchester Airport, there is a free drop-off area outside the terminal building at departures level. A free shuttle bus runs from here to the terminals. If you want to drop-off directly outside your departure terminal, you can do this for a charge of £3 for 5 minutes.

Pick-up: If you are collecting someone at arrivals, you may want to park for a little longer. The Multi-Storey car parks provide Short Stay parking at all 3 terminals. You can walk to/from the terminals from here. Below you can see an example of the standard pricing for the official Manchester Airport Multi Storey Parking:

Manchester Airport Multi Storey Car Park

Time at Car Park Price
Up to 30 mins £4.00
Up to 1 hour £6.50
Up to 2 hours £9.50
Up to 4 hours (Not applicable for T3 Arrivals) £18.00
Up to 24 hours (Not applicable for T3 Arrivals) £40.00
Subsequent days, or partial days (Not applicable for T3 Arrivals) £40.00 per day

Prices correct at the time of writing.

Meet and Greet at Manchester Airport

With Meet and Greet you drive directly to your terminal in Manchester Airport and are met by your own chauffeur. You won't even need to park - your chauffeur will drive your car to a secure car park at the airport or located nearby, where it will stay for the duration of your trip. Then you're free to walk straight to your check-in desk. When you return from your trip, you simply call the car park as soon as possible after landing and a chauffeur will be waiting with your vehicle, free for you to head home straight from the arrivals terminal.

Meet and Greet

At Manchester Airport, Purple Parking offers Meet and Greet services operated by:

  • Manchester Meet and Greet
  • Manchester Meet and Greet Plus

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Manchester Hotels and Parking Packages

If you are looking to make your trip even easier it might be worth considering an airport hotel with parking - stay the night before your flight to minimise hassle and avoid flying after a long drive. With a Manchester Airport hotel with parking you can get a good night's sleep and you're car will be parked securely while you're away. Take a look at our range of Manchester Airport hotels with parking.

Park and Ride at Manchester Airport

Our Park and Ride services for Manchester Airport are either at the airport or just a few miles away. Simply drive yourself to your chosen car park, check in, load your luggage on to the free transfer bus, then sit back and relax whilst you are driven the short distance to the airport terminal. On your return, the transfer bus will take you straight back to the car park and your car which will be ready for you to collect.

At Manchester Airport, Purple Parking offers Park and Ride services operated by:

  • APH
  • Manchester Airport Short Stay
  • Manchester Airport Multi-Storey 1
  • Manchester Airport Multi-Storey 2
  • Manchester Airport Multi-Storey 3
  • Manchester JetParks 1
  • Manchester JetParks 2
  • Manchester JetParks 3
  • Manchester JetParks Ringway
  • Manchester Long Stay T1 & T3
  • Manchester Long Stay Terminal 2

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*Prices vary depending on availability and time of year, so actual percentage savings may be lower or higher as displayed here.

Manchester Airport Parking FAQs

Can I Turn up and Park at Manchester Airport?
It is possible to pay-on-the day at the Manchester Short Stay car park. However, it is often significantly cheaper to pre-book your space in advance.


What is the cheapest car parking option at Manchester Airport?
A Park and Ride service is the cheapest way to park at Manchester Airport. Simply head to the car park, park up and hop on the free shuttle to (and from) your terminal. JetParks, a popular official Manchester airport Park and Ride, and APH boast cheap prices all year round.


Can I Cancel my Manchester Airport Parking?
It is possible to cancel your booking, up until the night before it's due to start, for free.


How do I Save 80% on my Manchester Airport Parking?
By booking with Purple Parking! We work closely with service providers to bring you the very best rates, meaning you can save heaps by booking in advance.


Is there a Height Restriction at Manchester Airport?
Height restrictions vary depending on your chosen car park. Check the details of your chosen service before you book, as larger than normal vehicles may not be accepted.


Is Blue Badge Parking Free at Manchester Airport?
No, Blue Badge parking is not free at Manchester Airport. However, plenty of car parks offer facilities to cater to a wide variety of requirements, so make sure you check the car park's details ahead of booking.


How do I avoid drop off charges at Manchester Airport?
The best way to avoid drop off charges is to drop your passengers off at the designated free drop off area located on Thorley Road instead of directly outside the terminal where charges apply (£5 for 5 minutes, £6 for 10 minutes).


Can I Amend my Manchester Airport Parking Booking?
It is sometimes possible to amend the details of your booking. Please contact Purple Parking by using the 'contact us' link at the bottom of the page.


What Happens if I Arrive Earlier or Later than Booked?
Most car parks are prepared to accommodate you in the event of an early arrival. If you are going to be late collecting your car, please try and call the car park to let them know as soon as you can. Any late return fees are at the car park's discretion.


Can I Book a Manchester Airport Hotel and Parking?
Absolutely! Select 'airport hotels with parking' in the search engine to the left, search your dates, and browse our range of fantastic value Manchester Airport hotel and parking packages.


Where can I park for free at Manchester Airport?
There is a free drop off area located a short shuttle ride away from the airport, located on Thorley Lane, next to the JetParks 1 car park. To drop off directly outside the terminal, there is a charge - £5 for stays of up to 5 minutes, and £6 for stays of up to 10 minutes.


Is there a Charge for Picking up at Manchester Airport?
Yes, there is currently no free pick up facility available at Manchester Airport. We recommend heading to the multi storey at your terminal for the most convenient pick up parking, with prices starting from £4.00 for 30 minutes parking.


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