Cheap flights from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef

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Manchester (MAN) to Great Barrier Reef

All the information you need to plan the best MAN to CNS flight in 2022: compare Manchester to Great Barrier Reef flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Great Barrier Reef.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef (MAN - YJV)?

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

How far in advance should I book a flight from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 14 days in advance to save up to 3% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 14 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £942, or £1,002 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Great Barrier Reef from Manchester. Prices for May average £904 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £707. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a May flight can save you 28% on your journey compared to booking in July

Manchester to Great Barrier Reef 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Great Barrier Reef from Manchester found for this year
3 Sep - 17 Oct
£1,034pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
24 Aug - 17 Oct
£1,040pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
3 Sep - 17 Oct
£1,059pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Great Barrier Reef from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef
04:40 - 13:20
SWISS
2 stops
46h 40m
MAN - CNS
SWISS
£645
Travel2Be
03:15 - 07:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
42h 20m
MAN - CNS
Multiple Airlines
£828
qatarairways.com
07:00 - 13:20
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
44h 20m
MAN - CNS
Singapore Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Great Barrier Reef

What airport do you fly from for flights from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef?

If you book a flight to Great Barrier Reef from Manchester, you will be flying from Manchester, which is the city’s only airport. Manchester (MAN) is located 8.9 mi from the center of Manchester.

Which airlines flying from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef for under £1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef for under £1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,034, but on average you can expect to pay £1,113.

How popular is this Manchester to Great Barrier Reef flight route?

Within the past month, 742 users have taken a look at flights from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef.

What are the cheapest flights from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef? While on average our users pay £2,869, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £572. The most popular route (Manchester - Cairns), is priced around £909.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef?

The most popular airlines flying from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef are Finnair, British Airways and Cathay Pacific. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Great Barrier Reef

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Great Barrier Reef from Manchester?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef

Most visitors from Manchester need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Great Barrier Reef.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Manchester are not required to quarantine after entering Great Barrier Reef.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.

Digital Passenger Declaration - You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.


Do I need a test to fly back to Manchester from Great Barrier Reef?

Returning to Manchester from Great Barrier Reef

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Great Barrier Reef are not required to quarantine after entering Manchester.

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Alternative routes for Manchester to Great Barrier Reef

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Destination points for flights from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef

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Destination information for Great Barrier Reef

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.78
Average temperature for May in Great Barrier Reef
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Great Barrier Reef
43.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing

Bloomfield (BFC)
Cairns (CNS)
Townsville (TSV)
Cooktown (CTN)
Lizard Island (LZR)

Top 8 airlines flying from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester to Great Barrier Reef 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
Cathay Pacific
£649 £900 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
£802 £1,010 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
£811 £1,156 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£847 £1,126 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
£873 £1,075 No cancel fee 70%
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Qantas Airways
£889 £1,132 No cancel fee 74%
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Finnair
£943 £1,015 No cancel fee 76%
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Lufthansa
£1,239 £1,575 No cancel fee 76%
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