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 Monday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

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

All the information you need to plan the best MAN to CWL flight in 2021: compare Manchester to Cardiff flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cardiff.
MAN - CWL
Price
£150 - £269
CWL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
CWL
Precipitation
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

Round-trip from

£150

From Manchester to Cardiff

One-way from

£63

One-way flight 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 £150 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £182 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 £144 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £95. 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 afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 27% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Manchester to Cardiff in July, August 2021

The best prices found for MAN to CWL flights in July, August
30 Jul - 31 Jul
£61pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
30 Jul - 31 Jul
£69pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
2 Aug - 5 Aug
£80pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Cardiff 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cardiff from Manchester found for this year
30 Jul - 31 Jul
£61pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
30 Jul - 31 Jul
£69pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
2 Aug - 5 Aug
£80pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff Wales
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Cardiff from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Cardiff
18:05 - 06:20
Ryanair
2 stops
36h 15m
MAN - CWL
Ryanair
£64
Kiwi.com
01:55 - 05:15
KLM
1 stop
3h 20m
MAN - CWL
KLM
£134
KLM
17:10 - 15:15
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
22h 05m
MAN - CWL
Multiple Airlines
£155
Kiwi.com

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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 have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Manchester to Cardiff Cardiff Wales that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Flybe and KLM. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Manchester to Cardiff Cardiff Wales 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 less than in Cardiff. You can expect this to be the case over the next 17 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.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Manchester to Cardiff one-way?

£18 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Ryanair. You may also be able to find cheap deals on KLM, with prices from £126.

Alternative routes for Manchester to Cardiff

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cardiff

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Manchester to Cardiff.
Average temperature for July in Cardiff
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Cardiff
39.0 mm

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Airports servicing Cardiff

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