Cheap Flights to Manchester

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Flights to Manchester: Overview

Manchester Airport is the main flight facility serving this city. It is situated about ten miles south of Manchester's city centre. There are direct flights to Manchester from over two hundred destinations across the world. Some of the airlines that fly to Manchester from around the world are Lufthansa, British Airways, and FinnAir. When flying to Manchester, travellers will arrive at Manchester Airport which can be reached by train, with the airport containing its own station between Terminals 1 and 2. Train journeys take approximately 20 minutes from the city centre. Buses and taxis are also available for journeys to and from the airport.


Main Airlines and routes flying to Manchester from the UK



Flights to Manchester from the UK: Airlines & Departure Airports


Who flies to Manchester from the UK? British Airways and Flybe are the two main airlines that fly from within the UK to Manchester.

Which airports have direct flights to Manchester? London Heathrow has direct British Airways flights to Manchester. Other airports like Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Norwich, Exeter, Inverness, Newquay and Southampton all have direct flights to Manchester courtesy of Flybe. The main airport in Manchester is Manchester Airport which all airlines departing from inside the UK arrive at.

Tips for booking cheap flights to Manchester


How far in advance to book flights to Manchester? The best time to book flights to Manchester in advance is about 2 months before your ideal date of departure.

What are the cheapest and most expensive months to book Manchester flights? Prices on flights to Manchester remain relatively consistent over the course of the year. The most expensive flights to Manchester are in December.

Days of the week to travel? The cheapest day for a flight to Manchester is usually Wednesday.

What are the cheapest airlines for flights to Manchester? From elsewhere in the UKFlybe is normally the cheapest airline to fly to Manchester with.

Airport info and getting to the city centre


What are the main airports in Manchester? The main airport is Manchester Airport.

How to get from Manchester Airport to the city centre? Once travellers have arrived at Manchester airport it is a straightforward journey into the city centre. The airport in Manchester has its own train station, from which Northern Rail and Transpennine Express operate trains to Manchester Piccadilly. There are departures every 10 minutes and the journey takes roughly 20 minutes.


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Local Time 03:54
Pound Sterling
Population 395,500
Region North West England
Languages English

How expensive is Manchester?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Manchester costs 8.6% more than in the rest of the country.


Prices in Manchester are on average 2% lower than in the other cities in United Kingdom.

Public Transport

Public transport in Manchester costs around 18.9% more than national average.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Manchester is about 45.4% less expensive on average than in the rest of United Kingdom.

Flights to Manchester

via Southampton Manchester
duration: 01:05 hrs
first: 17:45
last: 17:45
earliest: 19:45
last: 19:45
  • Southampton
  • Manchester


11/05/2016 17:45 - 19:45 £99.21
13/05/2016 06:00 - 08:10 £80.39
16/05/2016 11:05 - 12:10 £58.27
18/05/2016 09:45 - 11:50 £74.29
22/05/2016 09:00 - 11:05 £80.92
24/05/2016 16:20 - 18:25 £41.93
29/05/2016 17:45 - 19:45 £58.64