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The best prices from Manchester to London are usually found in November or January, booked 60 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)

MAN - LON
Price
£93 - £152
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Rainfall
35 - 71 mm
Popular in April High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop
Round-trip from £93 From Manchester to London
One-way from £29 One-way flight from Manchester to London
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?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 42% on flights from Manchester to London compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £57. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £70.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Manchester to London in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 5% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Manchester to London in August, September 2020

The best prices found for MAN to LON flights in August, September
25 Jul - 26 Jul
£92pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
17 Aug - 24 Aug
£92pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
7 Aug - 9 Aug
£93pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to London 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Manchester found for this year
7 Sep - 9 Sep
£90pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
25 Jul - 26 Jul
£92pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
17 Aug - 24 Aug
£92pp
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
15 Oct - 20 Nov
£96pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester
15 Oct - 17 Nov
£97pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester
26 Aug - 2 Sep
£98pp
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
25 Jul - 26 Jul
£92pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
25 Jul - 26 Jul
£96pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
24 Jul - 26 Jul
£100pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to London from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to London
07:55 - 14:25
Ryanair
1 stop
6h 30m
MAN - STN
Ryanair
£23
Kiwi.com
15:25 - 11:20
Ryanair
1 stop
19h 55m
MAN - LTN
Ryanair
£27
Kiwi.com
02:45 - 15:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
13h 05m
MAN - LTN
Multiple Airlines
£28
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Manchester to London flights.

Flight FAQs

From Manchester to London

London is one of the oldest cities on the planet. Roman ruins, Medieval towers, ancient bridges, Victorian theatres, futuristic skyscrapers – it’s got the lot. Lots of the most interesting neighbourhoods line up along the Thames. Southbank serves up music venues and street markets, while Greenwich is the city’s royal nautical heart. Then there’s the West End and Soho, where 24/7 shows, shops and pubs are the order of the day. The cherry on top? London is just an hour’s flight away from Manchester.

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 £90, but on average you can expect to pay £95.

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 £106.

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.

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

Travellers can expect 3 flights from Manchester to London on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Is Manchester weather warmer or cooler than London?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 23 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in London is generally hotter than in Manchester. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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.

How long does is the flight from Manchester to London?

There are many flights that can get you from Manchester to London in 1h. Fly via British Airways or easyJet to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 152 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Manchester to London return?

Flying on Ryanair is currently your cheapest option to London, with prices starting at £69. Another option worth looking into is British Airways, starting at £74 return. These flights start at 44% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Ryanair. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £23.

Alternative routes for Manchester to London

Destination information for London

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Manchester to London
Flight duration
1h 06m
Average temperature for August in London
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in London
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Hourly flight availability from Manchester to London

Morning 6 AM to midday 100% of GB-MNC to LON departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of GB-MNC to LON departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% 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
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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