Cheap flights from Manchester to Cardiff

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The best prices from Manchester to Cardiff are usually found in May or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Manchester (MAN) to Cardiff (CWL)

MAN - CWL
Price
£152 - £273
CWL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
CWL
Rainfall
29 - 68 mm

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Average price

£219

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

£152

From Manchester to Cardiff

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Manchester to Cardiff?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Manchester to Cardiff. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cardiff.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Manchester to Cardiff?

To save up to 31% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 47 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Manchester to Cardiff from £152 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £185 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Manchester to Cardiff?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cardiff from Manchester. Users have commonly found prices around £146 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £96. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Manchester to Cardiff (MAN - CWL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Manchester to Cardiff in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Manchester to Cardiff 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cardiff from Manchester found for this year
21 Mar - 21 Mar
£366pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Cardiff from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Cardiff
16:10 - 09:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
17h 35m
MAN - CWL
Multiple Airlines
£137
Kiwi.com
18:30 - 05:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
11h 15m
MAN - CWL
Multiple Airlines
£131
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Manchester to Cardiff flights.

Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Cardiff

Are flight prices decreasing from Manchester to Cardiff due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Manchester and Cardiff for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Manchester to Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Flybe and KLM are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Manchester to Cardiff for under £438 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Cardiff for under £438. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £366, but on average you can expect to pay £366.

Are there direct flights from Manchester to Cardiff for under £365 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Manchester to Cardiff, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Manchester to Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt was viewed by 254 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Manchester or Cardiff?

Expected rainfall in Manchester is same as in Cardiff. You can expect this to be the case over the next 19 days.

Is Manchester weather warmer or cooler than Cardiff?

With an average temperature of 21 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Cardiff are colder than in Manchester.

Alternative routes for Manchester to Cardiff

Destination information for Cardiff

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Manchester to Cardiff
Average temperature for January in Cardiff
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Cardiff
61.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing Cardiff

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