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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

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Manchester (MAN) to London (LON)

MAN - LON
Price
£88 - £109
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Rainfall
35 - 71 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

£88

From Manchester to London

One-way from

£16

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 58 days in advance, which can save you up to 37% on flights from Manchester to London compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 58 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 £82. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £99.

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, March can be a great choice for travel to London. Flights to London from Manchester in March are about £75 on average during March, but can be found for as low as £47.

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 evening. Doing so could potentially save you 19% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Manchester to London in April, May 2021

21 May - 24 May
£47pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
28 May - 30 May
£50pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
26 May - 27 May
£52pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to London 2021 flight deals

21 May - 24 May
£47pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
28 May - 30 May
£50pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
11 Jun - 13 Jun
£51pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Direct flights to London from Manchester

25 Jun - 2 Jul
£87pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester
21 May - 24 May
£90pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester
10 May - 12 May
£92pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester

Last-minute flights from Manchester to London

23 Apr - 22 Oct
£83pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
23 Apr - 22 Oct
£96pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
23 Apr - 22 Oct
£103pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to London from Manchester

11:20 - 12:25
Ryanair
1 stop
25h 05m
MAN - STN
Ryanair
£17
Gotogate
04:05 - 05:40
Ryanair
1 stop
25h 35m
MAN - STN
Ryanair
£21
Gotogate
04:05 - 05:40
Ryanair
1 stop
25h 35m
MAN - STN
Ryanair
£22
Gotogate

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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.

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 £73 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to London for under £73. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £47, but on average you can expect to pay £60.

Are there direct flights from Manchester to London for under £146 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Manchester to London under £146. A good price for a direct flight from Manchester to London is less than £98.

Are there last-minute flights available from Manchester to London for under £146?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Manchester to London within the next 7 days for less than £146.

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 05m. Fly via British Airways to get the fastest option. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Flying on Ryanair is currently your cheapest option to London, with prices starting at £48. This flight start at 51% 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 £17.

Alternative routes for Manchester to London

Destination information for London

Flight duration
1h 05m
Average temperature for April in London
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in London
43.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing London

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Manchester to London

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ryanair
£77 £153 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£92 £187 No cancel fee 70%
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easyJet
£94 £245 No cancel fee 86%
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AccesRail
£220 £276 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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Flybe
£160 £322 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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Aer Lingus
£81 £333 No cancel fee N/A
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KLM
£189 £378 No cancel fee 75%
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Aurigny Air
£315 £583 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
£380 £2,197 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£3,898 £4,081 No cancel fee 76%
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Hourly flight availability from Manchester to London

Morning 6 AM to midday 51% of GB-MNC to LON departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 46% of GB-MNC to LON departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% 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
10 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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