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Cardiff (CWL) to Manchester (MAN)

All the information you need to plan the best CWL to MAN flight in 2021: compare Cardiff to Manchester flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Manchester.
CWL - MAN
Price
£150 - £274
MAN
Temperature
7 - 21 °C
MAN
Rainfall
50 - 88 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£150

From Cardiff to Manchester

One-way from

£39

One-way flight from Cardiff to Manchester

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 Cardiff to Manchester?

Wednesday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Cardiff to Manchester. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Manchester.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 48 days in advance, which can save you up to 67% on flights from Cardiff to Manchester compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 48 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 £120. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £164.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Manchester from Cardiff with a flight ticket averaging about £98. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as £76. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cardiff to Manchester (CWL - MAN)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 22% on flights from Cardiff to Manchester by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Cardiff to Manchester in April, May 2021

The best prices found for CWL to MAN flights in April, May
13 May - 17 May
£132pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
13 May - 17 May
£163pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
13 May - 17 May
£409pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Air France
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Air France
   
2 STOPS
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt

Cardiff to Manchester 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Manchester from Cardiff found for this year
1 Jul - 5 Jul
£113pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
1 Jul - 5 Jul
£127pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
13 May - 17 May
£132pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt

One-way flights to Manchester from Cardiff

The cheapest one-way flights from Cardiff to Manchester
12:35 - 19:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
31h 15m
CWL - MAN
Multiple Airlines
£40
Kiwi.com
02:05 - 14:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
35h 55m
CWL - MAN
Multiple Airlines
£79
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Cardiff to Manchester

Are flight prices decreasing from Cardiff to Manchester 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 Cardiff and Manchester 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.

Which airlines flying from Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt to Manchester have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt to Manchester have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Flybe and KLM are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Flybe with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cardiff to Manchester for under £146 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cardiff to Manchester for under £146. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £113, but on average you can expect to pay £392.

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

There are no direct flights from Cardiff to Manchester, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

The Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt to Manchester flight path was viewed by 345 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Cardiff or Manchester?

Expected rainfall in Cardiff is more than in Manchester. You can expect this to be the case over the next 10 days.

Is Cardiff weather warmer or cooler than Manchester?

Temperatures around the 21 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Manchester is hotter than in Cardiff. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Cardiff to Manchester?

KLM, Air France, and Ryanair can get you from Cardiff to Manchester in just under 3h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 16h 45m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Cardiff to Manchester is Ryanair. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £113 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are KLM and Air France, starting at £160 and £409 round-trip. These flights start at 41% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Cardiff to Manchester

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

Destination information for Manchester

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cardiff to Manchester.
Average temperature for April in Manchester
13.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Manchester
63.0 mm

Airports servicing Cardiff

Airports servicing Manchester

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