Car hire
Manchester Airport (MAN)
from Arnold Clark

Start your booking

Pick up

Our price includes

  • Insurance & VAT
  • Roadside assistance
  • Unlimited mileage (4 days+)*
  • No hidden costs

Spring Savings

20% off car hire

Use code: SS20

Arnold Clark Manchester Airport contact details

Unit 14, Ringway Trading Estate,
Mollington Road,
M22 5LH

Vehicle options available at this branch

Telephone: +44 161 886 8610

Please phone +44 161 886 8610 and the rental agent will give you instructions on where to meet our shuttle bus.

Opening times

Monday to Friday

08:00 - 17:30


08:00 - 17:00


08:00 - 17:00

About Manchester Airport Car Hire from Arnold Clark

Manchester is a popular destination for those travelling to England, so it should come as no surprise to hear that it’s also home to one of the busiest airports in the UK. If you are flying into Manchester Airport, you’ll be keen to explore the city and its wonderful surroundings. Our Manchester branch offers a smooth and efficient service so that collecting your hire car is a quick, easy and pleasant experience.

Flying to another part of England? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! You can collect your hire car from our branches at Heathrow Airport or even Southampton Airport.

Directionsto Arnold Clark car hire at Manchester Airport

Our car rental branch is only a five-minute journey away from all airport terminals. Our shuttle bus service will come and collect you from the airport, drive you straight to our branch and drop you off at our front door so you can quickly collect your hire car.

The roads to and from Manchester Airport are generally easy to navigate and aren’t prone to too many hold ups. However, you might want to factor in any football games taking place at Old Trafford and the Etihad Stadium when travelling towards our airport location, as sometimes this area can become quite congested.

About us

Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental began in 1963 and is part of the Arnold Clark Group. With over 60 years' experience, and 35 branches across the UK we offer expert vehicle hire to customers from all around the world.

About us
Fleet of vehicles

What you need to know

Driving your hire car in Manchester

Road speed limits in the UK

Speed limits will always be displayed in miles per hour in the UK. The speed limits when driving in or around London for a car without a trailer and unless indicated differently by road signs are:

Built up areas

30 mph (48 km/h)

Single carriageway

60 mph (96 km/h)

Dual carriageway

70 mph (112 km/h)


70 mph (112 km/h)

Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental Services

  • We stock a wide range of cars for hire

    Car hire at Manchester Airport is easy with our large range of vehicles. We have something to suit every trip! Whether you need an SUV for more space, a small rental car to navigate city streets or an executive hire car to add a bit of style to your journey, we’ve got you covered. Most of our rental cars are available with automatic transmission, so don’t worry if you aren’t familiar with driving a manual.

  • We offer a refund guarantee

    We know that plans can change unexpectedly. Purchase our refund guarantee for an additional £5 and you’ll receive a full refund in the event of cancellation, even up to the start of your booking! It’s the best way to enjoy added flexibility and peace of mind.

  • One-way car rental

    Flying into Manchester Airport and travelling around the UK? You might consider our one-way car hire option. This gives you the flexibility you need when planning your travels. With branches across England and Scotland, why not check out your options? Just select your return location in our booking form to check availability.

Exploring Manchester and beyond by car

Once you’ve flown into Manchester Airport and collected your hire car, you’ll be keen to hit the road! Manchester is an action-packed place and, being one the UK’s largest cities, there are many things in and around the area you’ll want to visit.

Looking for van hire at Manchester Airport?

We have a wide range of vans to rent from our Manchester Airport branch. Find the model that suits you best and book online now.

Van hire locations

Why choose Arnold Clark
for Manchester Airport car hire?

Excellent customer service

At Arnold Clark we are committed to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction through the services we provide. A customer's experience while hiring from us is extremely important and we pride ourselves in having a 4.9/5 ‘Excellent’ rating on Trustpilot.

Vehicles guaranteed when booked

When you book a car with us, we guarantee to assign a vehicle to your booking. No one should have to start their journey stressed when there isn’t a vehicle ready to go for them.

Competitive rates

With over 60 years of experience in the rental industry we are delighted to offer competitive prices with a flexible range of vehicle hire options.

No hidden fees

We want your journey with us to be hassle free. The price you are quoted includes insurance, VAT and roadside assistance. Additional extras can be found during the booking process so there are no surprises when you turn up to collect your hire vehicle.


Car hire Manchester Airport FAQs

How do I get a DVLA check code for car hire?

When you arrive to collect your car, you’ll be asked for your DVLA check code. This code enables the branch to check the counterpart of your driving licence online. The branch will visit the DVLA website and enter the code you have provided so they can access your licence details.

If you need help getting your code before you arrive, read over our check code guide.

What documents do I need to hire a car in the UK?

UK drivers are required to bring the card part of their driving licence, a utility bill dated within the last three months as proof of address and your DVLA check code.

EU licence holders not residing in the UK must bring a domestic driving licence and either a passport or ID card.

Drivers from outside the EU are required to bring a valid domestic driving licence with an English translation as well as their passport.

Find out more details on UK, EU and international driver documentation and identification.