Chill out in the capital of the North with flights to Manchester

When to find the cheapest flights to Manchester

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Ryanairoutbound: 01-Oct-2019
direct (2h45m)
Ryanair
Ryanairreturn: 10-Oct-2019
direct (2h50m)
Ryanair
Flybeoutbound: 08-Jul-2019
1 stop (5h35m)
Flybe
Ryanairreturn: 21-Jul-2019
direct (2h40m)
Ryanair
Thomson Airwaysoutbound: 25-Jun-2019
direct (2h50m)
Thomson Airways
Thomson Airwaysreturn: 02-Jul-2019
direct (2h50m)
Thomson Airways
KLMoutbound: 28-Dec-2019
1 stop (6h25m)
KLM
KLMreturn: 02-Jan-2020
1 stop (4h50m)
KLM
TAP Air Portugaloutbound: 30-May-2020
1 stop (19h40m)
TAP Air Portugal
Vuelingreturn: 06-Jun-2020
1 stop (7h15m)
Vueling
Flybeoutbound: 23-Aug-2019
direct (1h)
Flybe
Ryanairreturn: 24-Aug-2019
direct (1h05m)
Ryanair
Ryanairoutbound: 21-Jun-2019
direct (1h05m)
Ryanair
Ryanairreturn: 28-Jun-2019
direct (1h05m)
Ryanair
British Airwaysoutbound: 29-Jun-2019
direct (1h)
British Airways
British Airwaysreturn: 01-Jul-2019
direct (1h)
British Airways
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Manchester guide: how to get there, what to see

Distance from Manchester city centre
9 mi
27 mi

Flights to Manchester: practical information

Cheap airlines to Manchester

Manchester, just a short flight from London, is easily accessible with both regular and low cost airlines. British Airways and BMI cater to business travellers on this route, so the cheapest flights to Manchester Airport (MAN) are during weekends.

When to book flights to Manchester

Manchester has a very mild climate but with only 140 rain days a year, there are plenty of sunny days left to enjoy the outdoors. To avoid crowds on holidays in Manchester, book tickets for spring or autumn.

  • Peak season: Summer from June to September.
  • Low season: Winter but the weather is unpleasantly cold and wet.

Flight duration

Flights to Manchester from London take 1h 10min, direct.

Experience Manchester: what to do, what to see

There are two things that really run Manchester: music and football. Manchester turned out some of the greatest musicians of the 20th century, and then there is Manchester United, the team which closely rivals Liverpool. On a game night, you can be sure every pub is tuned to the pitch.

Essentials in Manchester

Manchester United Museum: Located in one of the most famous football stadiums, this team-themed museum has around a quarter million visitors every year. There is a collection of artefacts from the team’s history. It is the first museum fully dedicated to a single football team.

Lowry Museum: The Lowry is an arts and entertainment centre located on the waterside. It is one of the city's most recognised pieces of architecture. There are both performance arts and visual arts displayed under the same roof.

Manchester Art Gallery: The Manchester Art Museum has three main collections that are on display permanently, fine arts, decorative arts and costume. The most famous are the museums pre-Raphaelite paintings as well as their collection of 17th century European art.

Find more information on visitmanchester.com.

Accommodations in Manchester

Manchester is primarily a business destination which means there are great Manchester hotel deals to be found on weekends when there is less demand. There are quaint and charming guesthouses and smaller hotels in the city’s suburbs, an excellent option if you have a Manchester car hire.

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Latest news

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All flight tickets to Manchester (United Kingdom)

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KLMoutbound: 28-Dec-2019
1 stop (6h25m)
KLM
KLMreturn: 02-Jan-2020
1 stop (4h50m)
KLM
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Air Franceoutbound: 20-Feb-2020
direct (8h)
Air France
Air Francereturn: 25-Feb-2020
direct (6h55m)
Air France
Flybeoutbound: 04-Oct-2019
direct (1h40m)
Flybe
Flybereturn: 06-Oct-2019
direct (1h30m)
Flybe
British Airwaysoutbound: 01-Mar-2020
1 stop (20h46m)
British Airways
British Airwaysreturn: 08-Mar-2020
1 stop (25h30m)
British Airways
Ryanairoutbound: 29-Sep-2019
direct (3h)
Ryanair
Ryanairreturn: 10-Oct-2019
direct (3h05m)
Ryanair
Ryanairoutbound: 30-Sep-2019
direct (2h45m)
Ryanair
Ryanairreturn: 14-Oct-2019
direct (2h55m)
Ryanair
Ryanairoutbound: 07-Feb-2020
direct (4h35m)
Ryanair
Ryanairreturn: 14-Feb-2020
direct (4h35m)
Ryanair
Ryanairoutbound: 01-Oct-2019
direct (2h45m)
Ryanair
Ryanairreturn: 10-Oct-2019
direct (2h50m)
Ryanair
Flybeoutbound: 05-Jan-2020
direct (1h25m)
Flybe
Flybereturn: 09-Jan-2020
direct (1h35m)
Flybe
Ryanairoutbound: 24-Sep-2019
direct (2h20m)
Ryanair
Ryanairreturn: 27-Sep-2019
direct (2h35m)
Ryanair
Ryanairoutbound: 22-Jun-2019
direct (55m)
Ryanair
Ryanairreturn: 29-Jun-2019
direct (1h05m)
Ryanair
KLMoutbound: 10-Sep-2019
1 stop (30h20m)
KLM
Air Francereturn: 17-Sep-2019
1 stop (13h05m)
Air France
United Airlinesoutbound: 18-May-2020
1 stop (16h25m)
United Airlines
Lufthansareturn: 25-May-2020
1 stop (13h06m)
Lufthansa
KLMoutbound: 23-Jul-2019
1 stop (4h)
KLM
KLMreturn: 26-Jul-2019
1 stop (15h35m)
KLM
Jet2outbound: 06-Jul-2019
direct (2h30m)
Jet2
Jet2return: 12-Jul-2019
direct (2h35m)
Jet2
Etihad Airwaysoutbound: 05-Nov-2019
1 stop (13h10m)
Etihad Airways
Etihad Airwaysreturn: 02-Dec-2019
1 stop (32h)
Etihad Airways
Ryanairoutbound: 05-Dec-2019
direct (1h55m)
Ryanair
Ryanairreturn: 08-Dec-2019
direct (2h10m)
Ryanair
KLMoutbound: 21-Nov-2019
1 stop (8h)
KLM
KLMreturn: 24-Nov-2019
1 stop (17h25m)
KLM
Emiratesoutbound: 25-Jun-2019
1 stop (24h)
Emirates
Emiratesreturn: 16-Jul-2019
1 stop (20h15m)
Emirates
Royal Air Marocoutbound: 10-Dec-2019
1 stop (19h)
Royal Air Maroc
Royal Air Marocreturn: 16-Dec-2019
1 stop (27h15m)
Royal Air Maroc
Air Franceoutbound: 09-Nov-2019
1 stop (12h55m)
Air France
KLMreturn: 30-Nov-2019
1 stop (10h15m)
KLM