Car Hire at Manchester Airport (England)
Car hire Manchester Airport
We’re conveniently located in Manchester Airport’s Car Rental Village. Catch one of the free dedicated Manchester Airport courtesy buses that depart from each terminal every 10 minutes.
From Terminal 1
Walk through arrivals, keep left and follow signs to the car hire village bus stop. Departing from the corner of the bus parking lanes, you’ll be with us in just five minutes.
From Terminal 2
Walk through the main terminal exit, where you’ll find the bus stop for the car hire village directly opposite. The journey takes less than 10 minutes.
From Terminal 3
Walk out of arrivals. Head to the bus stop for the car hire village opposite the multi-storey car park, underneath the walkway from the terminal to the car park.
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Plan your trip in ManchesterManchester, the UK’s northern capital of cool is located about 20 minutes' drive from the airport via the M56 and A5103.
Discover Manchester's industrial past in the city’s 19th-century heartland. Here you'll find a number of museums including the 2.8-hectare Museum of Science and Industry, and People's History Museum.
Football fan? The city is home to two world-famous clubs Manchester United and Manchester City. Why not join a stadium tour where you'll tour the stands, the players' lounge and walk down the tunnel to the pitch side dugout.
For great shopping head to the Arndale Centre in the heart of the city. Or, located just 5 miles from the centre of Manchester, The Trafford Centre is packed with over 200 shops, plus restaurants and plenty of entertainment for the family including a 20 screen cinema, SEA LIFE and the LEGOland discovery centre.
And when night comes head out to enjoy Manchester's famous nightlife. From real-ale pubs, to clubs and live music venues, there's something to suit everyone.
Road trips from ManchesterHead off to explore the countryside around Manchester, or maybe take a trip to the seaside - the choice is yours in an Avis hire car.
Take the M56 out of the city and it will take you about 40 minutes to arrive at Tatton Park. The early 19th century mansion is set in 1,000 acres of beautiful deer park and 50 acres of landscaped gardens. Kids will love the rare breed animals at the working farm, as well as the adventure play area, woodland trail and den building zone.
Look out for special events throughout the year, such as garden shows and open air concerts - a perfect day out from the city.
Blackpool is just over an hours' drive away on the M61. This famous seaside resort draws visitors to its Tower and Pleasure Beach, and to see the Illuminations, an annual lights festival that runs from late August to early November. Its seafront promenade is typical of an old-fashioned British seaside resort with three piers, fairground rides and amusements, trams, donkey rides and fish-and-chip shops.
Driving rules in United KingdomWhich side of the road?
In the United Kingdom, please drive on the left side of the road.
Country driving laws
- Mobile phones may only be used with a headset or hands-free device
- Use the outside lane to overtake on motorways and dual carriageways
- There is a congestion charge payable when driving in London
- Zebra crossings (black and white stripes on the road) give pedestrians right of way to cross the road
All speed signs will be in mph.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 30 mph (48 km/h)
- Rural areas: 60 mph (96 km/h)
- Motorways: 70 mph (112 km/h)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
- It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
- Children aged under 12 or less than 135cm tall must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.