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Manchester airport Terminal 3

Manchester airport's terminal 3 is the smallest with fewer shopping facilities, but it is directly linked to Terminal 1. Visitors can make use of additional shops and restaurants with just a short walk. It is due for expansion over the next year with promise of more a spacious check-in area, improved security and greater stand capacity.

Manchester airport Terminal 3 floor plan

Terminal 3 is divided over 2 floors.

Ground floor: Four entrance doors lead into the arrivals area.

First floor: The first floor contains check-in and departures.

Terminal 3 facilities at Manchester airport

Terminal 3 is the most limited of terminals at Manchester with regard to its facilities. There are still a selection of shops and refreshments and, of course, an information help desk and currency exchange outlets.

There are 6 stores at Terminal 3 including WHSmiths for essential reading material and Alpha Airport Shopping. Boots also has a range of useful travel items.

For a complete list of shops at Manchester's Terminal 3, see our Terminal 3 shopping page.

Cafés and restaurants
Terminal 3 at Manchester airport has a Costa, Bar 08 and Delice de France offering a range of hot, cold and alcoholic drinks.

Bureaux de change
There are currency exchange desks either side of security control in both arrivals and departures so visitors have ample opportunity to collect some holiday cash.

Internet access
There is wireless access for laptop or PDA users in the cafés and seating areas. Visitors have free access to the Manchester airport website, or you can sign in at a small cost for general usage.

Information desk
There are two information desks located in the arrivals area and in the departures area after security control.