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Gatwick (LGW) to Manchester (MAN)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to MAN flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to Manchester flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Manchester.
LGW - MAN
Price
£114 - £149
MAN
Temperature
7 - 21 °C
MAN
Rainfall
50 - 88 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£114

From Gatwick to Manchester

One-way from

£52

One-way flight from Gatwick to Manchester

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Gatwick to Manchester?

To save up to 67% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 48 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Gatwick to Manchester from £120 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £164 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Manchester from Gatwick average £98. You can even find prices in April for less than £98, as users have found deals to Manchester from as low as £76. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Manchester from Gatwick. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 17%.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Manchester in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LGW to MAN flights in April, May
18 May - 19 May
£67pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
22 May - 24 May
£68pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
18 May - 19 May
£70pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to Manchester 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Manchester from Gatwick found for this year
18 May - 19 May
£67pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
22 May - 24 May
£68pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
18 May - 19 May
£70pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Manchester

Late deals on return flights to Manchester from Gatwick, departing today and this week
20 Apr - 12 May
£357pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Vueling
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Manchester from Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Manchester
17:35 - 18:20
Ryanair
1 stop
24h 45m
LGW - MAN
Ryanair
£53
Gotogate
16:20 - 10:25
Vueling
1 stop
18h 05m
LGW - MAN
Vueling
£83
Travel2Be
07:25 - 14:35
easyJet
1 stop
7h 10m
LGW - MAN
easyJet
£105
easyJet worldwide

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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Manchester

Are flight prices decreasing from Gatwick 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 Gatwick 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 London Gatwick to Manchester have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Ryanair, British Airways, and easyJet flying from London Gatwick to Manchester have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Gatwick to Manchester for under £73 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to Manchester for under £73. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £67, but on average you can expect to pay £92.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to Manchester for under £73 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Gatwick to Manchester for under £364?

There are currently 1+ open flights from Gatwick to Manchester within the next 7 days for less than £364.

Does it rain more in Gatwick or Manchester?

In Gatwick, there will be less rainfall in Gatwick compared to Manchester over the next 10 days.

Is Gatwick weather warmer or cooler than Manchester?

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

What airports serve Gatwick to Manchester flights?

Passengers flying from Gatwick to Manchester can find service from London Gatwick Airport with flights arriving in Manchester at Manchester Airport. For more flexible flight options, passengers can check flights from London City, Luton, London Heathrow, Stansted, and Southend airports that offer service to Manchester departing from various areas of London. Airlines offering service with flights from Gatwick to Manchester include easyJet, British Airways, Flybe, Ryanair, and Aer Lingus.

Which airlines fly directly from Gatwick to Manchester?

There are no direct flights offering service from Gatwick to Manchester Airport. Travellers in need of a direct flight can look to nearby London Heathrow Airport, which offers direct service on British Airways with a flight time of about 1h 10m to Manchester. One-stop flights from Aer Lingus and British Airways are available at Gatwick, as well as indirect flights from easyJet, Flybe, and RyanAir.

What are stopover options on flights from Gatwick to Manchester?

Stopovers on flights from London Gatwick to Manchester Airport include Dublin and Amsterdam. Stops are also available in Edinburgh, Ronaldsway, Belfast, Charles de Gaulle, Barcelona, and Guernsey. Flights can also be booked with Manchester as a stopover on the way to other destinations throughout the UK and worldwide. Passengers can choose from one-stop flights or multi-stop flights from all of the airlines listed above.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Gatwick to Manchester?

London and Manchester are both in England, so residents and UK citizens will not need to present a passport or visa for flights from Gatwick to Manchester Airport. EU nationals and nationals from 56 other countries can travel in the UK for tourism for up to 6 months without the need for a visa. A valid ID, such as a driver’s license for UK residents or a national ID card for EU nationals, is all that is required. Return tickets are not required for traveling between Gatwick and Manchester or other destinations throughout England and the UK.

How long does is the flight from Gatwick to Manchester?

A quick flight from Gatwick to Manchester can take about 3h 50m. Ryanair provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £80. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Ryanair is currently your cheapest option to Manchester, with prices starting at £67. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by easyJet and TAP AIR PORTUGAL, with the lowest prices starting at £125 and £191, respectively. Users have found that Ryanair is 48% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Ryanair. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £30. Users have also found prices from £54 and £67 on Ryanair and Vueling, respectively.

Alternative routes for Gatwick 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 Gatwick to Manchester.
Average temperature for April in Manchester
13.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Manchester
63.0 mm

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Airports servicing Manchester

Top 4 airlines flying from Gatwick to Manchester

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick to Manchester 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
£80 £148 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£115 £181 No cancel fee 70%
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easyJet
£148 £272 No cancel fee 86%
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Aurigny Air
£383 £665 No cancel fee 78%

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