Cheap flights from Manchester to Cardiff

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

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 2022: compare Manchester to Cardiff flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cardiff.
MAN - CWL
Price
£208 - £374
CWL
Temperature
4 - 18 °C
CWL
Rainfall
50 - 90 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

£166

From Manchester to Cardiff Wales

One-way from

£122

One-way flight from Manchester to Cardiff Wales

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 round-trip from Manchester to Cardiff?

Wednesday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights 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.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Cardiff from Manchester average £221. You can even find prices in May for less than £221, as users have found deals to Cardiff from as low as £156. The month of April appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cardiff from Manchester. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 35%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Manchester to Cardiff at least 61 days early can save you up to 56% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Manchester to Cardiff for as little as £234 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £314 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Manchester to Cardiff in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 33% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Manchester to Cardiff in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MAN to CWL flights in May, June
15 Jun - 19 Jun
£57pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Wales
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
15 Jun - 19 Jun
£79pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Wales
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
1 Jun - 5 Jun
£82pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Wales
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Cardiff 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cardiff from Manchester found for this year
15 Jun - 19 Jun
£57pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Wales
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
15 Jun - 19 Jun
£79pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Wales
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
1 Jun - 5 Jun
£82pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Wales
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Last-minute flights from Manchester to Cardiff

Late deals on return flights to Cardiff from Manchester, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 5 Jun
£82pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Wales
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
1 Jun - 5 Jun
£162pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Wales
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
1 Jun - 5 Jun
£290pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CWL
Cardiff Wales
CWL
Cardiff Wales
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Cardiff Wales from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Cardiff
18:05 - 10:50
Ryanair
1 stop
16h 45m
MAN - CWL
Ryanair
£122
Kiwi.com
05:10 - 17:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
12h 20m
MAN - CWL
Multiple Airlines
£458
Gotogate
12:00 - 11:50
Loganair
3 stops
23h 50m
MAN - CWL
Loganair
£466
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Cardiff

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

Flybe, KLM, and Ryanair 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 £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Cardiff for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £57, but on average you can expect to pay £207.

Are there last-minute flights available from Manchester to Cardiff for under £100?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Manchester to Cardiff within the next 7 days for less than £100.

How popular is this Manchester to Cardiff flight route?

This flight path from Manchester to Cardiff Wales was viewed by 163 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Manchester to Cardiff round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Manchester to Cardiff round-trip from £57. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are KLM, from £224, and Loganair, from £576. Users have found that Ryanair is 74% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Manchester to Cardiff?

When booking a flight from Manchester to Cardiff, you may want to consider flying on 748 Air Services, Aerolineas Argentinas or Flybe as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Manchester to Cardiff?

The cheapest flight price from Manchester to Cardiff is £269. On average you can expect to pay £269. The most popular route, (Manchester - Cardiff Wales), can usually be booked for £57.

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 May in Cardiff
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cardiff
29.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing Cardiff

Top 3 airlines flying from Manchester to Cardiff Wales

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester to Cardiff choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ryanair
£48 £84 No cancel fee N/A
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Flybe
£107 £209 No cancel fee N/A

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KLM
£216 £288 No cancel fee 75%
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