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The best prices from Manchester to London are usually found in May or June, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Manchester (MAN) to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best MAN to LON flight in 2021: compare Manchester to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
MAN - LON
Price
£89 - £110
LON
Temperature
4 - 17 °C
LON
Precipitation
40 - 70 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

89원

From Manchester to London All airports (LON)

One-way from

£12

One-way flight from Manchester to London All airports (LON)

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 London?

Users have found that leaving on a Thursday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 14% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Manchester to London at least 57 days early can save you up to 67% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 57 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Manchester to London for as little as £123 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 £172 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to London. Flights to London from Manchester in May are about £97 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £75.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Manchester to London (MAN - LON)?

It’s optimal to fly from Manchester to London in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 20% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Manchester to London in September, October 2021

The best prices found for MAN to LON flights in September, October
25 Sep - 28 Sep
£35pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
25 Sep - 28 Sep
£36pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
26 Sep - 27 Sep
£37pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Manchester found for this year
25 Sep - 28 Sep
£35pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
21 Sep - 28 Sep
£36pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
26 Sep - 27 Sep
£37pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Direct flights to London from Manchester

Save time with Manchester to London direct flight deals
7 Jan - 26 Jan
£78pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester
14 Feb - 22 Feb
£80pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester
19 Oct - 17 Mar
£80pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester

Last-minute flights from Manchester to London

Late deals on return flights to London from Manchester, departing today and this week
27 Sep - 30 Sep
£37pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
29 Sep - 6 Oct
£38pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
27 Sep - 30 Sep
£40pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to London from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to London
02:25 - 10:30
Ryanair
1 stop
8h 05m
MAN - LTN
Ryanair
£12
Kiwi.com
14:30 - 07:30
Ryanair
1 stop
17h 00m
MAN - LTN
Ryanair
£15
Kiwi.com
04:50 - 18:45
Ryanair
1 stop
13h 55m
MAN - LTN
Ryanair
£16
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to London

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

If you book a flight to London from Manchester, you will be flying from Manchester, which is the city’s only airport. Manchester (MAN) is located 8.9 mi from the centre of Manchester. There are 8 flights from Manchester to London per day from 13 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Manchester to London that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, Ryanair, and easyJet. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are flight prices decreasing from Manchester to London 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 London 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.

Can I find flights from Manchester to London for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to London for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £31, but on average you can expect to pay £42.

Are there direct flights from Manchester to London for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Manchester to London under £100. A good price for a direct flight from Manchester to London is less than £84.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Manchester to London within the next 7 days for less than £100.

What days are direct flights available from Manchester to London?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Manchester to London on average per day?

31 flight departures from Manchester to London per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 42% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 58% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Manchester to London?

Airlines like Ryanair fly from Manchester to London in about 8h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to . There are 152 mi between Manchester and London.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Manchester to London return?

According to our current data, Ryanair (£31), offers the cheapest pricing from Manchester to London. Ryanair is currently priced 67% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Manchester to London?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Manchester to London consider choosing American Airlines(90%), Qatar Airways(82%) or Iberia(82%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Manchester to London?

The cheapest flight price from Manchester to London is £41. On average you can expect to pay £149. The most popular route, (Manchester - London Heathrow), can usually be booked for £75.

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

When booking a flight from Manchester to London, you may want to consider flying on AccesRail, British Airways or Flybe as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Manchester to London?

While some choose either Manchester - London Gatwick or Manchester - London City, Manchester - London Heathrow is the most popular route from Manchester to London.

How long is the flight from Manchester to London?

Direct flights are just 1 hour long.

Which airlines operate flights from Manchester to London?

British Airways is the main carrier. Companies like KLM offer longer flights with a stopover in cities such as Amsterdam.

How frequent are flights between Manchester and London?

There are 9 direct London to Manchester flights a day. Don’t mind a stopover? Then you’ve got a choice of around 150 extra flights.

Which airports serve Manchester and London?

All flights depart from Manchester Airport. You can take your pick of destinations in London – flights run to London City Airport, Heathrow Airport, Luton Airport, London Stansted Airport and Gatwick Airport.

Which direct flight route between Manchester and London is cheapest?

You’re in luck – the cheap Manchester to London flights are usually the direct ones. Fly in the evening for the best prices. Tower Bridge, The Shard, St Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey – a flight from Manchester to London delivers you straight to a city of iconic vistas. Even the transport system is historic. The London Underground and bright red buses put the must-see corners of this capital within easy reach – from Camden and Waterloo to South Kensington and Covent Garden. The Thames River sweeps through the city, bringing with it water festivals and canals, plus a river path that serves up some of the best views in London. Looking for cheap Manchester to London flights? Check out our smart search engine.

Alternative routes for Manchester to London

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

Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Manchester to London.
Flight duration from MAN to London
1h 04m
Average temperature for September in London
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in London
49.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 10 airlines flying from Manchester to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester to London 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
£57 £112 No cancel fee N/A
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Aer Lingus
£59 £244 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£67 £137 No cancel fee 70%
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easyJet
£69 £179 No cancel fee 86%
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Flybe
£117 £236 No cancel fee N/A

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

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KLM
£138 £276 No cancel fee 75%
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AccesRail
£161 £202 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Aurigny Air
£231 £427 No cancel fee 78%

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

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SAS
£278 £1,607 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£2,852 £2,985 No cancel fee 76%
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Hourly flight availability from Manchester to London

See what time of day planes typically take off from Manchester towards London.
Morning 6 AM to midday 65% of GB-MNC to LON departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 25% of GB-MNC to LON departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of GB-MNC to LON departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of GB-MNC to LON departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Manchester to London
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Manchester to London.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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