Cheap flights from Manchester to China

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Manchester (MAN) to China

All the information you need to plan the best MAN to SHA flight in 2022: compare Manchester to China flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in China.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Manchester to China?

November can be a great time to fly to China from Manchester with a flight ticket averaging about £495. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as £366. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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

To save up to 52% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 51 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 China from £587 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £727 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Manchester to China (MAN - CN)?

When flying from Manchester to China, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Manchester to China in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MAN to China flights in May, June
10 Jun - 10 Jul
£2,791pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
10 Jun - 10 Jul
£3,324pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
1 Jun - 21 Aug
£3,325pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Austrian Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to China 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Manchester found for this year
19 Dec - 8 Jan
£1,127pp
MAN
Manchester
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
15 Sep - 20 Oct
£1,385pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
15 Sep - 20 Oct
£1,425pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Last-minute flights from Manchester to China

Late deals on return flights to China from Manchester, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 21 Aug
£3,325pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Austrian Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
1 Jun - 21 Aug
£3,358pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Austrian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
1 Jun - 30 Aug
£3,478pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to China from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to China
03:00 - 10:15
Malaysia Airlines
2 stops
48h 15m
MAN - PVG
Malaysia Airlines
£1,292
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01:55 - 10:15
China Airlines
2 stops
25h 20m
MAN - SHA
China Airlines
£1,317
Gotogate
11:55 - 12:15
Japan Airlines
2 stops
41h 20m
MAN - PVG
Japan Airlines
£1,966

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to China

What airport do you fly from for flights from Manchester to China?

Manchester (MAN) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Manchester to China. It is only a 8.9 mi journey to Manchester (MAN) from Manchester’s city center.

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

Cathay Pacific, KLM, and Hainan Airlines 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 China for under £1,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to China for under £1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,533, but on average you can expect to pay £2,949.

Are there last-minute flights available from Manchester to China for under £3,400?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Manchester to China within the next 7 days for less than £3,400.

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

£827 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Malaysia Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on China Airlines and Japan Airlines, with prices starting from £1,317 and £1,966, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Manchester to China?

On average you can expect to pay £5,068 for a flight from Manchester to China. The cheapest flight overall is £5,068 while the most popular route, (Manchester - Guangzhou Baiyun) is currently priced at £2,615.

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

Consider Finnair, British Airways or China Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Manchester to China.

What are the most popular routes from Manchester to China?

The most popular flight routes from Manchester to China are Manchester - Guangzhou Baiyun, Manchester - Shanghai Pu Dong and Manchester - Urumqi.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to China from Manchester?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Manchester to China

Most visitors from Manchester will not be allowed to enter China.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Manchester must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to China.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Manchester are not required to quarantine after entering China.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to Manchester from China?

Returning to Manchester from China

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from China are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Manchester.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from China are not required to quarantine after entering Manchester.

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Destination points for flights from Manchester to China

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Manchester to China.
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Airports servicing Manchester

Top 10 airlines flying from Manchester to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester to China 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
Air China
£298 £359 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
£330 £567 No cancel fee 69%
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SWISS
£334 £463 No cancel fee 79%
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Air France
£340 £555 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£344 £560 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£354 £568 No cancel fee 75%
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XiamenAir
£356 £1,624 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hainan Airlines
£379 £596 No cancel fee 61%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hainan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Scandinavian Airlines
£386 £591 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£400 £578 No cancel fee 76%
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