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Terminal 1

Manchester, United Kingdom

Terminal Information

Manchester Terminal 1

Manchester Airport is the UK’s third busiest airport and the largest airport outside of London.

Manchester Terminal 1 provides you with a number of conveniences to make your trip easy and memorable, including the ability to pre-book parking, time saving FastTrack express lanes at security and passport control, Click & Collect services available for shopping as well as a VIP lounge experience thanks to several Priority Pass lounge options available to you.

There is something for everyone at Manchester Terminal 1.
For shoppers, the expansive World Duty Free offers an extensive range of tax- and duty-free fragrances, cosmetics, wines and spirits. While visiting Manchester Terminal 1 you can shop from dozens of global brands such as Bobbi Brown, Hamleys, Jo Malone and many more.

Dining options at Manchester Terminal 1 range from go-to staples such as Starbucks, Pret and Greggs, to more extensive offerings provided by the family-friendly Giraffe restaurant or The Grain Loft, who delight customers with self-service beer on tap.

We have three different options of Priority Pass plans depending on your frequency of travel:

STANDARD: For the occasional Traveller - £69/€89/$99
£24/€30/$35 member and guest visit fee

STANDARD PLUS: For the regular Traveller - £229/€289/$329
10 complementary visits for members, subsequent member and guest visit fee of £24/€30/$35

PRESTIGE: For the frequent Traveller - £419/€459/$469
All member visits are complementary, £24/€30/$35 guest visit fee

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About Our Lounges At Manchester Terminal 1

Priority Pass is proud to welcome you to a comfortable and convenient experience at either of our two Manchester Terminal 1 lounges.

The Aspire Lounge located in Manchester Terminal 1 is a bright and inviting lounge, thanks to the expansive windows that flood the lounge with natural light. You can enjoy a VIP lounge experience in the variety of seating options perfect for everything from dining, chatting and lounging as you contemplate the extensive range of food and beverages available, including alcoholic beverages which are complementary to lounge guests. You can avail the complimentary wi-fi access or keep an eye on the TV screens and flight information screens located conveniently around the lounge, from the comfort of your seat.

The Escape Lounge, located at Manchester Terminal 1, lives up to its name and provides you with the perfect escape to the hustle and bustle of the terminal. With ample seating and a wide array of complimentary services including wi-fi, food and beverages (including alcoholic beverages for guests over 18 years old), newspapers and magazines, the time to your departure will simply fly by. You will be able to keep an eye on your boarding times from any one of the flight information screens located throughout the lounge.
We warmly invite our guests with disabilities to enjoy the facilities at The Escape Lounge, as the facilities have been designed to provide convenient accessibility for anyone in a wheelchair.

We look forward to welcoming you to our lounges located at Manchester Terminal 1, and hope your onward journey will be as comfortable and effortless as your lounge experience.


Lounge Facilities

Our facilities at the Dublin International Terminal 1 lounge ensures that you have access to all you need when you are away from home or the office.

The Aspire Lounge facilities located at Manchester Terminal 1 offer you:
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Refreshments
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking
  • TV
  • Up to date flight Information

The Escape Lounge facilities located at Manchester Terminal 1 offer you:
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Refreshments
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking
  • TV
  • Up to date flight Information
  • Telephone and fax
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Disabled access

Please check the individual lounge pages for any exclusions at the bottom of each lounge description.


Location And Accessibility

The Priority Pass lounges at Manchester Terminal 1 are designed to provide easy and convenient accessibility for all our guests.

Club Aspire Lounge is open daily from 4m to 8pm. Hours may be subject to seasonal changes. Peak seasonal activity may result in an increased number of guests and access may be periodically restricted to maintain the highest quality experience for all our guests.

The Club Aspire Lounge can be located once you pass through passport control, turn left and take the stairs up one floor. When you turn right, the lounge is located straight ahead.

The Escape Lounge is open daily from 4am to 5.30pm, and to 6pm on Sundays.
The lounge can be located by proceeding through the security checkpoints and the Duty-Free Area. You should follow the ‘Premium Lounges’ signs, then take either the stairs or the lift to the ‘Executive Lounge Level’, where you will find The Escape Lounge.

Priority Pass is ready to provide a warm welcome to our guests with disabilities to The Escape Lounge, with accessibility and washroom facilities available to ensure a comfortable and convenient experience.


There are a handful of snack outlets to choose from in the Arrivals hall.

There's a grocery store in the Arrivals hall as well as a newsstand, a pharmacy and a duty-free store for last-minute savings. You can pick up gifts and collectables for aviation enthusiasts from The Aviation Shop.

  • ATMs
  • Arcade games
  • Baby care facilities
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaners
  • Internet kiosks
  • Pharmacy
  • Post office
  • Prayer room

  • For dedicated special assistance, contact your airline. Full details of accessible facilities are available on the airport website. They include:
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Assistance dogs welcome (inform the airline in advance)
  • Changing places
  • Photo and video accessibility guides

FAQs About Manchester Terminal 1 Lounges

1. What is included in the lounge access?
The Aspire Lounge facilities located at Manchester Terminal 1 offer you:

Facilities at the Premium VIP Lounge include

● Free Wi-Fi
● Refreshments
● Alcoholic beverages
● Air conditioning
● Non-smoking
● Televisions
● Up to date flight Information

The Escape Lounge facilities located at Manchester Terminal 1 offer you:

● Free Wi-Fi
● Refreshments
● Alcoholic beverages
● Air conditioning
● Non-smoking
● Televisions
● Up to date flight Information
● Telephone and Fax
● Newspapers and magazines
● Disabled access

Please check the individual lounge pages for any exclusions at the bottom of each lounge description.

2. Who can use the lounges at Manchester Terminal 1?
Priority Pass cardholders and registered guests visiting Manchester Terminal 1 are welcome. Regardless of the class of ticket (economy/business/first), all business or leisure travellers can access our lounges through Priority Pass.

3. Is there a dress code for the lounges at Manchester Terminal 1?
Guests in smart casual dress are welcome to enter a Priority Pass lounge.

4. Can I smoke in the lounge areas?
Airport regulations prevent smoking outside of designated smoking areas located conveniently across Manchester Terminal 1. We invite our guests to avail these facilities.

5. How long can I stay in the lounges at Manchester Terminal 1?
You can access Priority Pass Manchester Terminal 1 lounges up to three hours before departure.

6. Do the lounges at Manchester Terminal 1 have flight information screens?
Flight information announcements are not made within the Priority Pass lounge facilities at Manchester Terminal 1. Flight information screens are included throughout the lounges, and guests are requested to monitor their boarding times while enjoying our facilities.

7. Are the lounges at Manchester Terminal 1 wheelchair accessible?
The Escape Lounge, located at Manchester Terminal 1 is wheelchair accessible, offering comfortable and convenient access for our guests with disabilities.

8. Do the lounges at Manchester Terminal 1 cater for vegetarians and vegans?
Guests to our lounges located in Manchester Terminal 1 can choose from a wide selection of vegetarian and vegan options.

9. Can children enter the lounges at Manchester Terminal 1?
Priority Pass is proud to welcome children to our lounges at Manchester Terminal 1. Children under the age of three are admitted free and guests will be asked to supervise children under 12 years of age.

10. I can’t find what I’m looking for?
You can find more information by visiting our Help Hub at: https://memberhelp.prioritypass.com/en/support/home


We do our best to keep these guides as up-to-date as possible, but cannot guarantee that they fully reflect the current state of every airport, where changes can happen frequently and without notice. Please contact us with any feedback.

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