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The best prices from London to Manchester are usually found in April or May, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Manchester (MAN)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to MAN flight in 2022: compare London to Manchester flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Manchester.
LON - MAN
Price
£121 - £158
MAN
Temperature
4 - 17 °C
MAN
Rainfall
50 - 90 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£97

From London (LON) to Manchester

One-way from

£17

One-way flight from London (LON) 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 month to fly from London to Manchester?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Manchester from London. Users have commonly found prices around £107 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £84. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from London to Manchester?

Flying to your destination on a Wednesday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Manchester. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Manchester at least 48 days early can save you up to 67% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 48 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Manchester for as little as £132 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £180 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Manchester (LON - MAN)?

It’s optimal to fly from London to Manchester in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 20% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from London to Manchester in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to MAN flights in May, June
8 Jun - 13 Jun
£37pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
8 Jun - 22 Jun
£39pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
8 Jun - 22 Jun
£39pp
LTN
London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton

London to Manchester 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Manchester from London found for this year
8 Jun - 13 Jun
£37pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
8 Jun - 22 Jun
£39pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
8 Jun - 22 Jun
£39pp
LTN
London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton

Direct flights to Manchester from London

Save time with London to Manchester direct flight deals
19 Nov - 21 Nov
£67pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Nov - 21 Nov
£70pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Sep - 22 Sep
£73pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Manchester

Late deals on return flights to Manchester from London, departing today and this week
31 May - 31 May
£45pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
1 Jun - 1 Jun
£48pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
31 May - 31 May
£53pp
LTN
London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton

One-way flights to Manchester from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Manchester
03:20 - 11:45
Ryanair
1 stop
8h 25m
STN - MAN
Ryanair
£17
Kiwi.com
10:00 - 18:55
Ryanair
1 stop
8h 55m
LTN - MAN
Ryanair
£18
Kiwi.com
18:05 - 03:25
Ryanair
1 stop
9h 20m
STN - MAN
Ryanair
£19
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">London</span> to <span class="emphasized">Manchester</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Manchester

What airport do you fly into for flights to Manchester from London?

Located just 8.9 mi from the city center, Manchester is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Manchester from London. Booking flights from London to Manchester (MAN) should be relatively easy as there are 12 daily inbound flights from London from 11 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from London to Manchester have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

British Airways, Ryanair, and Flybe are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London to Manchester for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Manchester for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £37, but on average you can expect to pay £42.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Manchester for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Manchester under £100. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Manchester is less than £79.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Manchester for under £100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Manchester within the next 7 days for less than £100.

What days are nonstop flights available from London to Manchester?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from London to Manchester on average per day?

On average 29 flights depart from London to Manchester per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 3% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 3% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 28% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 66% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London to Manchester?

Airlines like Ryanair fly from London to Manchester in about 8h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to . Airlines will cover a distance of 152 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to Manchester round-trip?

Ryanair, at £37, was found to be the cheapest airline from London to Manchester.. Ryanair is priced at 64% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular routes from London to Manchester?

When deciding which route to take from London to Manchester consider London Gatwick - Manchester, London Heathrow - Manchester or London City - Manchester as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Manchester?

Before booking your flight from London to Manchester check out the most popular airlines for this route: AccesRail, British Airways or Flybe.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Manchester?

While on average a flight from London to Manchester is generally £103, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £34. When looking at the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Manchester), you can expect to pay £50 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Manchester?

Before booking your flight to Manchester from London, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Kenya Airways (65%), Cathay Pacific (62%), American Airlines( 53%).

Alternative routes for London 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 London to Manchester.
Flight duration from London to MAN
1h 05m
Average temperature for May in Manchester
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Manchester
51.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing Manchester

Top 9 airlines flying from London to Manchester

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
£28 £73 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£82 £127 No cancel fee 70%
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easyJet
£109 £196 No cancel fee 86%
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Flybe
£144 £259 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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Loganair
£168 £320 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Loganair. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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KLM
£180 £243 No cancel fee 75%
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Aer Lingus
£280 £322 No cancel fee N/A
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Aurigny Air
£411 £596 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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airBaltic
£423 £592 No cancel fee 87%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Manchester

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Manchester.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 39% of LON to GB-MNC departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 35% of LON to GB-MNC departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 23% of LON to GB-MNC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of LON to GB-MNC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Manchester
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Manchester.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
25 daily flights
Wednesday
26 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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