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

When to find the cheapest flights to Manchester

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outbound: 21-Apr-2019
direct (1h)
British Airways
return: 05-May-2019
direct (1h)
British Airways
outbound: 28-Sep-2018
direct (1h05m)
Flybe
return: 01-Oct-2018
direct (1h)
Flybe
outbound: 11-Nov-2018
1 stop (6h25m)
KLM
return: 11-Nov-2018
1 stop (3h25m)
KLM
outbound: 13-Feb-2019
1 stop (6h55m)
KLM
return: 04-Apr-2019
1 stop (10h40m)
KLM
outbound: 04-Jan-2019
1 stop (5h35m)
KLM
return: 08-Feb-2019
1 stop (6h35m)
KLM
outbound: 30-Dec-2018
direct (1h05m)
Ryanair
return: 01-Jan-2019
direct (1h05m)
Ryanair
outbound: 30-Dec-2018
direct (1h)
easyJet
return: 01-Jan-2019
direct (55m)
easyJet
outbound: 28-Dec-2018
direct (1h)
British Airways
return: 06-Jan-2019
direct (1h)
British Airways
outbound: 26-Dec-2018
1 stop (7h)
British Airways
return: 09-Jan-2019
2 stops (11h20m)
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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Before you go to Manchester

New Man-Fran Flight Connects Northern England With California
4 April 2017

Traveling to California just got easier, thanks to Virgin's new routes from Manchester to the U.S.!

Austrian Airlines comes to Manchester!
23 June 2015

Travellers from the North West will be happy to hear the news that Austrian is launching flights to Vienna this fall!

New flights Manchester – LA with Thomas Cook
1 June 2015

Thomas Cook Airlines is making it even easier for travellers from the north of England to travel to the U.S. with these two new routes.

All flight tickets to Manchester (United Kingdom)

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outbound: 11-Nov-2018
1 stop (6h25m)
KLM
return: 11-Nov-2018
1 stop (3h25m)
KLM
outbound: 01-May-2019
direct (1h30m)
easyJet
return: 08-May-2019
direct (1h30m)
easyJet
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outbound: 20-Nov-2018
1 stop (27h05m)
Finnair
return: 04-Dec-2018
1 stop (34h30m)
Finnair
outbound: 19-Mar-2019
direct (1h30m)
Flybe
return: 02-Apr-2019
direct (1h35m)
Flybe
outbound: 15-Nov-2018
1 stop (20h43m)
British Airways
return: 20-Nov-2018
2 stops (36h51m)
British Airways
outbound: 19-Jun-2019
direct (3h)
Ryanair
return: 03-Jul-2019
direct (3h05m)
Ryanair
outbound: 21-Nov-2018
direct (2h40m)
Ryanair
return: 05-Dec-2018
direct (2h55m)
Ryanair
outbound: 04-Nov-2018
direct (4h35m)
Ryanair
return: 09-Nov-2018
direct (4h35m)
Ryanair
outbound: 21-Nov-2018
direct (2h50m)
Ryanair
return: 05-Dec-2018
direct (2h55m)
Ryanair
outbound: 15-Nov-2018
direct (1h20m)
easyJet
return: 18-Nov-2018
direct (1h25m)
Ryanair
outbound: 15-Dec-2018
direct (2h20m)
Ryanair
return: 18-Dec-2018
direct (2h35m)
Ryanair
outbound: 21-Nov-2018
direct (1h)
Ryanair
return: 28-Nov-2018
direct (1h05m)
Ryanair
outbound: 22-Jan-2019
1 stop (9h35m)
British Airways
return: 05-Feb-2019
1 stop (11h)
Virgin Atlantic
outbound: 09-Oct-2018
1 stop (14h15m)
British Airways
return: 16-Oct-2018
2 stops (14h32m)
British Airways
outbound: 19-Feb-2019
direct (2h)
easyJet
return: 05-Mar-2019
direct (2h15m)
easyJet
outbound: 19-Nov-2018
direct (2h20m)
easyJet
return: 03-Dec-2018
direct (2h30m)
easyJet
outbound: 17-Nov-2018
1 stop (14h15m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
return: 30-Nov-2018
1 stop (21h30m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
outbound: 19-Jan-2019
direct (1h55m)
Ryanair
return: 02-Feb-2019
direct (2h10m)
Ryanair
outbound: 22-May-2019
1 stop (20h40m)
Cathay Pacific
return: 05-Jun-2019
1 stop (20h50m)
Cathay Pacific
outbound: 07-Oct-2018
1 stop (19h50m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
return: 07-Nov-2018
1 stop (23h20m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
outbound: 12-Feb-2019
1 stop (33h10m)
Turkish Airlines
return: 03-Mar-2019
1 stop (17h55m)
Turkish Airlines
outbound: 16-Nov-2018
1 stop (5h25m)
Lufthansa
return: 20-Nov-2018
1 stop (6h20m)
Lufthansa