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(3 star hotel)

1.9 miles
from the airport

(includes a hotel stay and 8 days parking)

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Enjoy an overnight stay at the Premier Inn South

Premier Inn is an incredibly well-known and reliable name in hotels offering convenience and comfort without breaking the back, and this is absolutely true of the Premier Inn South hotel at Manchester Airport. Premier Inn hotels may not offer as many frills and luxuries as boutique hotels but for a comfortable bed where you can get your head down for a restful night's sleep before your flight the next day. The Premier Inn South has free WiFi throughout and benefits from an on-site restaurant so there's no need to go hunting for food if you get peckish.

Booking your room at the Premier Inn South is a nice and easy process, simply head to our booking engine at the top of the page and enter the date you require for your overnight stay and click the 'Search' button. We'll show you all of the available deals and offers for those dates with up-to-the-minute live pricing and availability, from there it's just a few quick clicks to get everything booked! We'll send you a confirmation email with everything you need to know about your Premier Inn South booking so you can sit back, relax and look forward to your trip.

Our top choice for room and parking: The Premier Inn South Manchester Airport with Care Parks parking is generally our cheapest offer, so if you're looking for a budget-friendly hotel and parking combo, this is the perfect choice. The Care Parks car park is just a 13 minute drive from the Premier Inn South and once your car is parked up there's a free, 5-minute transfer to the airport.

About the Premier Inn South at Manchester Airport

The Premier Inn South certainly is a popular choice of hotel, but what makes it such a go-to option for those flying from Manchester Airport? Let's take a look and find out.

The Highlights

🕑 Check in: From 14:00
🕚 Check out: By 12 noon
🛜 Free WiFi
🚌 On-site restaurant
🍹 Bar open: Drinks: 11:00 - 23:00 Food: 16:00 - 22:00
🍳 Breakfast served: 5:30 - 10:00
🍽 Restaurant serves: 17:00 - 21.45

The Rooms

Welcome to the rooms at the Premier Inn South, clean, modern, comfortable spaces where you can be sure to get your head down for a good night's sleep. All of the rooms at this Manchester Airport Hotel are air-conditioned with free WiFi, blackout curtains and large comfy beds, there's even a choice between soft and firm pillows so you can really tailor the perfect night's sleep.

There's a large TV in every room so you can catch up on your favourites after your commute and with the free WiFi you can make sure everyone knows it's holiday time. We're told the speeds are ok for surfing and socials but if you're planning to stream anything we'd suggest upgrading to the high-speed connection, it's just £5. After your commute you can unwind on the comfy king-size bed, pull the blackout curtains closed and enjoy a good night's sleep before it's time to fly.

In your room you'll find...

Tea and coffee facilities

Free WiFi



Blackout curtains

TV with 80 free channels

Top Tip: Request a room at the back of the hotel as these tend to be a little quieter.

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The Food (and drink)

The restaurant at the Manchester Airport Premier Inn South
Breakfast at the Premier Inn South Airport
Premier Inn South Manchester Airport Breakfast Buffet
Premier Inn South Manchester Airport Burger
Premier Inn South Bar


Wake up in the morning feeling relaxed and refreshed and you can head down to the Thyme Bar & Grill to enjoy a hearty breakfast that will set you up for the day. You can build your own breakfast with a range of freshly cooked treats including bacon, sausages, hash browns, eggs, vegetarian and vegan options. If you'd like something a little lighter the Premier Inn South also offers continental choices like fruits, cereals, and pastries baked that morning! If you're in a rush you can book a Grab-and-Go breakfast at reception when you check-in.

Breakfast Prices...

Breakfast: £9.50 for the the Full English cooked breakfast and £7.50 for the continental option. 2 kids under the age of 12 can eat for free with 1 paying adult.

The Grab-and-Go breakfast is £8.99.

Top Tip: The Premier Inn South offers a meal deal for £26.49 which will get you a 2-course meal in the restaurant along with a drink and a buffet breakfast in the morning.


Offering a menu of traditional and modern classics, the Thyme Bar & Grill will have something for everyone on their great value menu. Succulent Sirloin Steaks, Katsu Curry and Beef and Ale are just a few of the options and you can follow these up with an outstanding dessert to really cap your evening off. If you're looking for a tipple to celebrate the start of your trip the bar serves a range of reasonably priced drinks.

2 courses at the restaurant will normally cost around £25 with meals from the childrens menu costing about £5.50 for 2 courses and a drink.

The Parking Options

Parking overnight at the Premier Inn South Manchester Airport is £10 and in the morning you'll drive to your chosen parking provider.

Compare Parking near the Premier Inn South Manchester Airport Hotel

Car Park Transfer to Manchester Airport Transfer from the Premier Inn South
Care Parks 5 minute free shuttle 13 minute drive
Drop & Go Parking 5 minute walk to T3, 2 minute free shuttle to T1, 5 minute free shuttle to T2 7 minute drive
JetParks 3 10 minute free shuttle 10 minute drive
JetParks Ringway 13 minute free shuttle 10 minute drive
Meet and Greet (All terminals) 2-3 minute walk 5-7 munte drive
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Care Parks

Care Parks is generally one of our cheapest options for parking deals with the Premier Inn South hotel at Manchester Airport, but that doesn't mean you're losing out on a simple and convenient car park. On the day of your flight simply head to the Care Parks car park, it's around a 15 minute drive from the hotel, and meet the Care Parks driver by reception. Hand them your keys and they'll find a space for your car in the secured car park while you hop on the free shuttle to the airport, it'll take around 5 minutes to whichever terminal you're flying from. The Care Parks car park can accommodate larger vehicles but you will need to pay an additional £20 per week on arrival and trailers will cost an extra £10 a week on arrival. Once you return from your trip, grab your luggage and the shuttle will return you to the car park where you can collect your car and head home.

Have you got an electric car?

The Premier Inn South doesn't have any EV charging facilities unfortunately, but you can find information on what choices you have for electrical vehicle charging at Manchester Airport on our Electric Car Charging page.

Drop and Go Parking

Simple, modern parking provided by Drop and Go parking at Manchester Airport, just a 7 minute drive from the Premier Inn South hotel. When it's time to head to the car park just drive directly up to the barrier which will recognise your car registration number and will automatically lift to let you in. At the same time your car will be scanned and its condition recorded, you can head to the reception area and hand your keys over to one of the professional drivers who will park your car for you. Once that is done you can walk to T3 in around 5 minutes, for T1 and T2 you can catch the free shuttle bus which takes 2 minutes or 5 minutes respectively. When you touch down back in the UK you can catch the shuttle back to the car park, or walk from T3, and go to reception to collect your keys, they'll tell you where your car is parked and you're free to hop in and drive home.

Top Tip: Whichever Manchester Airport car park you decide to pair with the Premier Inn South hotel, your confirmation of booking email will include all the details you need to find it, including the postcode for sat navs.

JetParks 3

JetParks 3 is a wonderfully simple car park at Manchester Airport where you keep hold of your keys. On the day of your flight simply drive to the car park, which will take around 10 minutes from the Premier Inn South hotel, collect a token from the barrier and park anywhere you can find a space. Once you're happily parked up and have your luggage then you can catch the 24 hour, free shuttle to the airport, it takes around 10 minutes to reach each terminal. When you arrive back at Manchester Airport after your trip you can hop on the transfer shuttle back to the car park, collect your car and drive to the exit barrier, insert the token you were given when you arrived and the barrier will lift automatically.

JetParks Ringway

Once you've enjoyed your restful night's sleep at the Premier Inn South it's time to head to the JetParks Ringway car park, it'll take you around 10 minutes to get there. Drive up to the barrier at the entrance and it will recognise your car registration number and automatically raise to let you in. Find a parking space and park your car, you keep hold of your keys with JetParks Ringway so make sure you remember where you parked. When you're ready you can catch the free shuttle to the terminal, they run every 15 minutes, 24 hours a day and will take around 13 minutes to reach the airport. Once your flight has landed back at Manchester Airport after your trip, collect your luggage and catch the same shuttle bus back to the car park, find your car right where you left it, drive to the barrier and it will automatically lift to let you out.

Meet & Greet Parking - All Terminals

If you're looking for the absolute pinnacle of convenience for your Manchester Airport Parking then we'd recommend the Manchester Airport Meet & Greet service. Drive to the meeting point, about 7 minutes from the hotel where you can hand your keys over to the professional Meet & Greet driver who will worry about parking your car for you. While they do that you can follow the short path to check-in, it will take you around 2-3 minutes. When you return you can head to the reception area where a member of staff will return your keys and show you where your car is parked, then you're free to head home. If you're arriving back at a different Manchester Airport than you departed from, just let the team know when you drop off your car and they'll make sure it's parked at the appropriate terminal when you return.

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The Address

Runger Lane,


M90 5DL

Top Tip: All the directions and details you'll need for both the Premier Inn South hotel and whichever car park you book into will be included in your booking confirmation email.


The Premier Inn South has done everything it can to provide accessibility options in all areas of the hotel.

The Hotel

✓ Level access entry or ramps where needed
✓ Large print menus in the bar and restaurant

The Rooms

✓ Additional space in accessible rooms
✓ Either a walk-in shower or bath
✓ Lowered beds
✓ Grab rails in the bathroom
✓ Wider doors
✓ Emergency button by bed and in bathroom

Premier Inn South Manchester Airport - FAQs

How far is the nearest Premier Inn from Manchester Airport?

The Premier Inn South is just 1.9 miles away from Manchester Airport, which equates to around a 5 minute drive depending on traffic. The Premier Inn Heald Green is slightly closer at 1.2 miles. Below you can see the other Premier Inn hotels close to Manchester Airport and their distances.

Which hotel is walking distance to Manchester Airport?

The closest hotels to the terminals at Manchester Airport are the Radisson Blu, the Crowne Plaza and the Clayton all of which are on airport grounds.

What time is breakfast served at Premier Inn Manchester Airport?

Breakfast is generally served between 5.30 am and 10:00am, and is a selection of either hot or continental buffet items. There is a choice to book a grab-and-go breakfast with reception if you don't think you'll have time for a sit down breakfast. Please be aware that breakfast times can change during school and bank holidays.

How much is a taxi from Manchester Airport to Premier Inn?

A taxi from Manchester Airport to the Premier Inn South is normally around £7 - £9 each way, although this is subject to change. Don't forget that if you book any of the car park and hotel packages we've mentioned above the transfer between car park and Manchester Airport is included in the price.

Do Premier Inns get cheaper nearer the time?

Premier Inn rooms prices, like most hotel room prices, tend to be set by the hotel based on the level of demand so in almost all cases you are better off booking early to save money. The other added benefit to booking your Manchester Airport hotel in advance is the peace of mind that comes with knowing your accommodation the night before your flight is arranged.

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The Reviews

Used for hotel night before flight and meet and greet at Manchester airport, all went smoothly, only issue was directions to car park for meet and greet were not amazingly clear, we did find it but we had to pay a charge in another car park first of £6 to drive around it for 20 mins as directions were not that clear

- 4/5

Hotel very good. But could of done with more info regarding care park all I got was a postcode.

- 5/5

Very smoothly. No issues, as always.

- 5/5

Good comfortable hotel, helpful staff, evening meal and breakfast very good with affordable meal deal.

- 4/5

We travelled with our 13 and 10 year old daughters from Manchester to Tenerife. T2 meet and greet was excellent both on the way out and coming home. Totally smooth process both leaving the car and picking it up. Staff were lovely and extremely helpful. Our stay at Premier Inn South was also good. Staff were very accommodating with us when we didn't have a dinner reservation. Rooms was clean and idea for our family although the beds are a bit small for 2 adults! Breakfast was good, good selection of food and again staff very helpful.

- 5/5

Comfortable and clean hotel situated close to airport and parking facilities

- 5/5

Yes the parking and shuttle bus to Manchester Terminal were all excellent! Staff were very helpful

- 5/5

Premier Inn Manchester stay with meet and greet parking. Fast track security. All went well. Hotel close to airport and meet & greet was smooth both going and on return.

- 5/5

Everything on our journey, parking & hotel stay went smoothly so that was great! Biggest issue I had was with Holiday Extras website at the time of booking. Think there was a glitch on the system the day we tried to book

- 4/5

Nothing to say really apart from start to finish the staff were fantastic and cldnt have been more helpful if they tried

- 5/5

All reviews for Premier Inn South at Manchester Airport

Average rating 4/5 from 1,456 reviews

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