Kent International Airport

Kent International Airport (MSE)


Kent International Airport is located at Manston in Kent, England, 13 miles (20km) northeast of Canterbury.

Getting to the city

Stagecoach Bus has regular service between the airport and Ramsgate, Broadstairs and Birchington on buses 38 and 38A. Service number 11 also runs to Canterbury, Wingham, and Westwood Cross Shopping Centre. Trains operated by National Rail and Southeastern Rail can be caught from Ramsgate, the station is best reached by a short taxi ride.


Local time in the United Kingdom is GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Avis operates an office from Manston Airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available for hire outside the terminal building, and there is a Central Cars freephone available in the terminal.


The terminal features several cafés and bars, duty-free shopping, and an executive lounge.


Parking is charged at a single rate. The first 15 minutes are free, 30 minutes is £1, one hour is £2.50, two hours is £3. One day is £10, two days is £18, three days is £22, one week is £34, nine days is £38, and each day thereafter is an additional £2.




Free wifi is available in the passenger terminal.

Kent International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.