Manchester Airport Covid test

Book your Covid test before you fly from Manchester Airport. Stress-free airport travel testing from only £29.

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Manchester Airport directions

By car

After you've got your Covid tests for travel to Manchester Airport, you can plan your journey to the airport by car. Manchester Airport is 9 miles south of Manchester city centre, next tot he M56 and with links to the M6, M60 and M62.

The postcode for the airport is M90 1QX. It's a good idea to know which terminal you're flying from so you can be ready to follow the signposts when you approach the airport.

Parking at Manchester Airport is available. To book an official space, go to the Manchester Airport website.

By train

You can travel directly to Manchester Airport by airport, with the station just a short walk to all the terminals. Moving walkways are available throughout so it should take no more than 5–15 minutes to get to and from the terminals.

Regular trains are available to and from Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre. Trains take around 20 minutes and run every 10 minutes, 7 days a week. This service is provided through train operators TransPennine Express and Northern Rail. You can travel to and from just about anywhere in the UK from Manchester Piccadilly station.

By bus

Manchester Aiport is well served by a network of local and regional buses, running daily from early in the morning to late at night; including on weekends and bank holidays.

Manchester Aiport is linked to the city centre by a 24-hour Stagecoach bus service.

Buses to Manchester Airport include:

  • Number 43
  • Number 103
  • Number 199
  • Number 288
  • Number 313
  • Number 368A
  • Number 737
  • Number X30

Manchester Airport Covid-19 testing on departure

If you need a PCR test, select your nearest Manchester Airport Covid test centre. Follow the steps below for an antigen test.

Book a time to get tested

Book a time to get tested

Ensure you have sufficient time to receive your results and complete your flight check-in.

Perform your swab

Perform your swab

Take the swab by following the instructions included in your kit.

Results in 30 minutes

Results in 30 minutes

You'll receive your test results and doctor-signed fit to fly certificate the same-day by email.

Important: If you test negative, you will be provided with a digital fit to fly certificate and can proceed to check-in. Passengers who test positive will not be permitted to travel.

Manchester Airport Covid-19 test on arrival

Return Antigen Test

Not fully vaccinated and returning to Manchester Airport? You will need a fast-action antigen test kit that you take with you and perform before you travel to England.

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Day 2 Test

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving in England are required to take a lateral flow (antigen) test on day 2. Choose Medicspot for stress-free reliable Covid testing with guaranteed same-day results.

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Day 2 and 8 Tests

Are you partially or not vaccinated under the approved UK, Europe or USA program? You will need to book and take PCR tests on day 2 and 8 of your arrival in the UK.

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Test to Release

The government introduced the Test to Release programme to reduce the self-isolation period for travellers returning to England. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers can shorten their mandatory 10-day quarantine period through the Test to Release scheme with a negative Covid-19 PCR test on day 5.

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Manchester Airport Covid test FAQs

How can I book a Covid test for Manchester Airport?

With Medicspot, you can book a Covid test at one of our same-day London test hubs near Manchester Airport or have a test kit delivered to your home before you travel. Medicspot is a government-listed provider and its Covid testing is approved for use at Manchester Airport.

What is the Manchester Airport Covid testing price?

Travelling to Manchester Airport? Covid tests for travel are available from only £45 from Medicspot, a government-listed provider accepted by all airlines. Medicspot offers testing for all your travel needs, including fit to fly PCR tests, antigen tests, pre-departure testing and day-2 and day-2 tests. To order your tests, go to our Covid tests page.

How quickly will I receive my Covid-19 test result at Manchester Airport?

Medicspot offers antigen testing with results in under 30 minutes. We also offer next-day PCR testing, perfect for if you're travelling to a green or amber list country from Manchester Airport. To book your Covid test, go to our Covid tests page on our website.

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