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The best prices from Southampton to Manchester are usually found in March or September, booked 33 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN)

All the information you need to plan the best SOU to MAN flight in 2021: compare Southampton to Manchester flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Manchester.
SOU - MAN
Price
£82 - £140
MAN
Temperature
7 - 21 °C
MAN
Rainfall
50 - 88 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Average price

£95

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£82

From Southampton 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 Southampton to Manchester?

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 29% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Flights from Southampton to Manchester lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from Southampton to Manchester in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at £76.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Southampton to Manchester (SOU - MAN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Southampton to Manchester in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Southampton to Manchester in April, May 2021

The best prices found for SOU to MAN flights in April, May
13 Apr - 18 Apr
£135pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Loganair
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Loganair
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
12 May - 19 May
£140pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Loganair
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Loganair
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
1 May - 3 May
£140pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Loganair
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Loganair
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

Southampton to Manchester 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Manchester from Southampton found for this year
31 Jul - 4 Aug
£87pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Blue Islands
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Blue Islands
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
14 Jun - 15 Jun
£88pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Blue Islands
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Blue Islands
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
20 Aug - 25 Aug
£97pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Blue Islands
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Blue Islands
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

Direct flights to Manchester from Southampton

Save time with Southampton to Manchester direct flight deals
31 Jul - 4 Aug
£87pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Blue Islands
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Blue Islands
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
14 Jun - 15 Jun
£88pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Blue Islands
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Blue Islands
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
20 Aug - 25 Aug
£97pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Blue Islands
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Blue Islands
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

Last-minute flights from Southampton to Manchester

Late deals on return flights to Manchester from Southampton, departing today and this week
19 Apr - 21 Apr
£135pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Loganair
Direct
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Loganair
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
19 Apr - 21 Apr
£580pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
19 Apr - 21 Apr
£619pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

One-way flights to Manchester from Southampton

The cheapest one-way flights from Southampton to Manchester
13:00 - 14:05
Eastern Airways
Direct
1h 05m
SOU - MAN
Eastern Airways
£67
Gotogate
08:50 - 14:50
Aurigny Air
1 stop
6h 00m
SOU - MAN
Aurigny Air
£161
Gotogate
15:55 - 12:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 40m
SOU - MAN
Multiple Airlines
£263
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Flight FAQs

From Southampton to Manchester

Are flight prices decreasing from Southampton 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 Southampton 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 Southampton Eastleigh to Manchester have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Flybe and British Airways flying from Southampton Eastleigh to Manchester have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Southampton to Manchester for under £146. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Blue Islands for just £87, but on average you can expect to pay £161.

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

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Southampton to Manchester under £146. A good price for a direct flight from Southampton to Manchester is less than £114.

Are there last-minute flights available from Southampton to Manchester for under £146?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Southampton to Manchester within the next 7 days for less than £146.

Does it rain more in Southampton or Manchester?

In Southampton, there will be same rainfall in Southampton compared to Manchester over the next 13 days.

Is Southampton weather warmer or cooler than Manchester?

With an average temperature of 22 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Manchester are colder than in Southampton.

What airports serve Southampton to Manchester flights?

Southampton and Manchester are both cities that have only one airport. The closest airports to Southampton would be Bournemouth Airport which is 30 miles away from Southampton; leaving it much too far for one to drive in order to get to Southampton rather than just flying out from Southampton Airport. While neither locations have many airports to choose from, it is reassuring to know that there are indeed airports that serve flights from Southampton to Manchester.

Which airlines fly directly from Southampton to Manchester?

Flybe is one of the airlines that gives the most available variety of flights from Southampton to Manchester with nonstop flights. Another airline would be Aer Lingus though they have collaboration with Flybe on some flights that could possibly have multiple stops heading to Manchester. It is better to know that sometimes you may have to book the flights separately rather than having connecting flights when using Flybe and Aer Lingus together.

What are the stopover options between Southampton to Manchester?

Flights from Southampton to Manchester are more often than not nonstop flights, some flights may have a stopover for a returning flight but typically they are nonstop. Most flights from Southampton to Manchester are only a little more than 1h long usually, with a few being longer due to the longer stopovers. Most stopovers happen in Belfast City Airport, located in Ireland which extend the flight to about 4h 30m or more. The time and stopover always varies on the flight the guest has chosen to take and the airline that is also offering the flight.

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

There is no need for you to have a visa in order to fly from Southampton to Manchester as they are both located within  the United Kingdom so any flight would be a domestic flight and a visa would not be necessary. Though you will need some form of photo identification, which is necessary, whether that be with a passport or even a driver's license but types of identification can also vary between airlines, so it’s always best to double check.

How long does is the flight from Southampton to Manchester?

A quick flight from Southampton to Manchester can take about 1h 10m. Blue Islands provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £88. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Blue Islands (£88), Loganair (£135), and KLM (£143) offers the cheapest pricing from Southampton to Manchester. You may be able to fly from Southampton to Manchester for 11% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £67 on Eastern Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Loganair from £67 and Aurigny Air from £161 one-way.

Alternative routes for Southampton 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 Southampton to Manchester.
Flight duration
1h 10m
Average temperature for April in Manchester
13.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Manchester
63.0 mm

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Hourly flight availability from Southampton to Manchester

See what time of day planes typically take off from Southampton towards Manchester.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 66% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 34% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
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Weekly flight availability
from Southampton to Manchester
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Southampton to Manchester.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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