Cheap flights to Manchester

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Flights to Manchester in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price£97Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from£37From London to Manchester
One-way from£17One-way flight from London to Manchester (MAN)

Cheap flights to Manchester in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MAN flights for May, June
8 Jun - 13 Jun
STN

London Stansted

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

8h 25m
MAN

Manchester

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

20h 20m
£37

Ryanair

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Deal found 25.5.22

8 Jun - 22 Jun
STN

London Stansted

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

11h 45m
MAN

Manchester

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

17h 50m
£39

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 24.5.22

8 Jun - 22 Jun
LTN

London Luton

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

24h 50m
MAN

Manchester

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

8h 30m
£39

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 24.5.22

Manchester 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Manchester found for this year
8 Jun - 13 Jun
STN

London Stansted

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

8h 25m
MAN

Manchester

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

20h 20m
£37

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 25.5.22

8 Jun - 22 Jun
STN

London Stansted

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

11h 45m
MAN

Manchester

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

17h 50m
£39

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 24.5.22

8 Jun - 22 Jun
LTN

London Luton

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

24h 50m
MAN

Manchester

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

8h 30m
£39

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 24.5.22

Last minute flights to Manchester

Late deals on return flights to Manchester, departing today and this week
31 May - 31 May
STN

London Stansted

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

5h 05m
MAN

Manchester

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

4h 00m
£45

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

1 Jun - 1 Jun
STN

London Stansted

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

5h 00m
MAN

Manchester

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

3h 45m
£48

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 23.5.22

31 May - 31 May
LTN

London Luton

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

5h 00m
MAN

Manchester

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

4h 15m
£53

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Manchester?

The cheapest ticket to Manchester found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

£126

February

£128

March

£132

April

£140

May

£128

June

£124

July

£129

August

£150

September

£146

October

£140

November

£127

December

£132

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Manchester is currently June; with August being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Manchester?

Average Manchester flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

LON - MAN

Price

£124 - £162

MAN

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

MAN

Rainfall

50 - 90 mm

Peak season:

The best time to travel to Manchester is from June to September, as this is when the weather is most pleasant and there are more outdoor festivals and events. In May there is the Great Manchester Run where the city bursts with runners and camera crews so book in advance as the cost of flight tickets will be a lot more during this period of time. Spring and autumn are also good times to visit Manchester, although rain will be more likely than in the peak of Summer, you’ll still have some warm weather and cheap flights to Manchester will be a lot easier to find.

Off Season:

From the end of autumn until after Christmas Manchester is less busy in regards to tourism so you’ll find the cheapest flights to Manchester then. If you book early you can secure absolute bargains on flight tickets, although the downside is the weather will be a lot greyer and wetter than during the peak months. October hosts the Manchester Literature Festival, where renowned authors have been specially commissioned. Even though it’s during the off peak season, you’ll need to book your flights to Manchester early to save money on your flight tickets as the price will increase as October approaches.

When is the best time to book a flight to Manchester?

Normally the prices are the cheapest from December to April, with some increase as spring comes along. Christmas and New Years’ can also drive up the price of your flight tickets, so secure your flights to Manchester early on in the year if you want to visit for the festive celebrations. If you are flexible then you’ll have a much greater chance of finding the cheapest flights to Manchester, with some bargains found in and around the peak season if you book enough in advance. If you secure your flight tickets early enough you can grab flights from as little as £20, so it’s worth scouting around if you have the flexibility on when to travel.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Manchester?

The cheapest flights to Manchester are usually found when departing on a Wednesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Thursday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Manchester?

Manchester flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight at midday will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Manchester?

Flights from London to Manchester: 1 hour 00 minutes

Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester: 1 hour 15 minutes

Flights from Southampton to Manchester: 1 hour 00 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Manchester: 1 hour 05 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Manchester?

British Airways and FlyBE are the major two airlines that offer direct flights to Manchester, although other airlines such as KLM do offer cheap flight tickets but you’ll have an in-direct flight. British Airways have the benefit of providing complimentary food and drinks on board their flights, however you might not be able to take advantage of this due to the short flight time. Cheap flights to Manchester are easily found though, so compare between British Airways and FlyBE over similar dates as one might be a lot cheaper than the other and vice versa.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

There is a dedicated station at the airport which runs in association with Trainline. You can jump on to get to the centre of Manchester or even to other major cities if you need to. You can find cheap tickets online or buy them at the airport, however if you buy them in advance online you will save money. From the same station at the airport you can also get a coach, again if you buy your tickets in advance then it’ll be cheaper for you. The coaches are from National Express who sometimes offer ridiculously cheap tickets, which is more than welcome after you’ve bought your flight tickets. Another option is to jump on a tram from the station to get into Greater Manchester. On top of that you can rent a car or get a taxi from outside the airport, however it won’t be cheap and due to the many other options it would make more sense to use the public transport.

What is good to know if travelling to Manchester?

Discover the best places to go to learn all about the culture Manchester has to offer.

If you are visiting Manchester during the Summer then a visit to a beer garden is a must. Especially when it makes the list of the top beers gardens in Britain.

Party lovers should visit Manchester just to visit Bruce’s Bar & Terrace for a taste of contemporary urban décor, and because it makes the list of the best rooftop bars in the whole of the UK.

Formerly known as Ringway Airport, Manchester International Airport (MAN) is located around 14km (9 miles) outside of Manchester. The airport is the busiest in the UK outside of London, processing nearly 18 million passengers each year. The facilities are good, if a bit grubby, and the helpful staff members do their best to move the often overwhelming queues forward. Planned expansions will hopefully allay that congestion.

Flights to Manchester International Airport are available from a number of cities worldwide, including Paris, Dublin, Chicago, New York, Antwerp, Geneva, Frankfurt, Prague, Lisbon, Atlanta, Athens, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Milan, Islamabad, Doha, Toronto and Rome. There are also many options for local flights within the UK – to Belfast, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, London, Southampton and Glasgow.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Manchester?

Most people fly into Manchester (MAN) if they book a flight to Manchester. Manchester is conveniently located just 8.9 mi from Manchester’s city center. Manchester is the only Manchester airport and it handles 12 daily flights from London. 11 airlines have flights from London to Manchester on a regular basis.