£96 - £132
7 - 21 °C
50 - 88 mm
|Most popular in||April||High demand for flights, 6% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||August||Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop|
|Average price||£106||Price for this month|
|Cheapest price||£96||From London to Manchester|
Manchester is the king of the cities in the north-west of England, famous for its industrial and musical heritage. Grand railway stations, glass museums and Neo-gothic libraries decorate the city centre. Meanwhile, urban parks and botanical gardens offer a splash of green. All this reels in over 1 million visitors a year, placing Manchester in the top 3 most-visited cities in the UK.
But how to get there? Just hop on a direct flight at Heathrow Airport – the journey’s only an hour long.
Nice and quick – around 1 hour long.
British Airways offers direct flights. Other airlines such as KLM, Flybe and easyJet offer indirect flights, but they’re longer and more expensive.
There are up to 8 direct London to Manchester flights a day.
Direct flights run from Heathrow Airport. Can’t fly from there? You’ll have to opt for a flight with a stopover – they take off from London City Airport, Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport and London Luton Airport.
The cheap flights from London to Manchester usually take off in the early morning or late evening.
A cheap flight from London to Manchester delivers you to the lively industrial centre of England.
You can learn about the city’s past at the Museum of Science and Industry and the People’s History Museum, or browse the ancient manuscripts in John Rylands Library. Then there are the churches – 13th-century Manchester Cathedral and the aptly-named The Hidden Gem. Meanwhile, Old Trafford and Manchester Arena are the heart of the city’s thriving football and music scene.
Need a breath of fresh air? Manchester is just a stone’s throw away from the Peak District National Park – one of the most dramatic landscapes in England.
Use our search engine to find cheap flights to Manchester.
146 flight departures from London to Manchester per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 5% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 24% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 14% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 57% of flight departures
When flying direct, expect to fly for about 1 hour. The travel distance is approximately 100 miles.