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Edinburgh to Manchester flights

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Departure Sat, 12 Dec Return Sat, 19 Dec
EDI Edinburgh
MAN Manchester
return from £178
Departure Fri, 25 Dec Return Mon, 28 Dec
EDI Edinburgh
MAN Manchester
return from £167
Flight route information
Find out further information on Edinburgh and Manchester to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
64%

Trains are 64% more expensive in Manchester than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£1.8
Manchester
£2.95
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
20%

A meal in Manchester is 20% cheaper than a meal in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£15
Manchester
£12.5
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
20%

A taxi fare in Manchester is 20% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£3
Manchester
£2.3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
4%

Coffee is 4% more expensive in Manchester than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£2.7
Manchester
£2.81
Edinburgh airports
  • ( Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 42 miles
  • ( Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 63 miles
Manchester airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ( Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
K Distance: 175 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Edinburgh to Manchester

😷 Is it safe to travel from Edinburgh to Manchester during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Edinburgh. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much are flights from Edinburgh to Manchester?
The average price to go from Edinburgh to Manchester is of 49.75 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Edinburgh to Manchester at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Edinburgh to Manchester is 167£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Manchester expensive to visit compared to Edinburgh?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Manchester costs an average of 2.40 GBP, 20% cheaper than Edinburgh, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 57% more in Manchester: 2.83 GBP against 1.80 GBP in Edinburgh. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 13.00 GBP in Manchester, 13% less than the 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh. The price of the coffee is around 3% more expensive in Manchester, with an average of 2.79 GBP , while in Edinburgh the coffee costs 2.71 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Edinburgh to Manchester?
The most popular months to book a trip from Edinburgh to Manchester are July, May and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Edinburgh to Manchester?
The best time of the year to go to Manchester when flying from Edinburgh depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, October is the top 1º month to fly to Manchester from Edinburgh in terms of searches from our customer, followed by June and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Edinburgh -  Manchester.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Edinburgh to Manchester?
The total flight time between Edinburgh and Manchester is of around 01:10 hours on average, considering an average distance of 307 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Manchester compared to Edinburgh?
While in Edinburgh the temperatures can reach an average of 24.09 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Manchester's temperatures can go up to 26.08 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.77 ºC in Manchester, compared to the -4.11 ºC average degrees reported in Edinburgh. During the winter period, Edinburgh can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Manchester have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Edinburgh and Manchester?
The main airport route flying between Edinburgh and Manchester is: Turnhouse (EDI) to Manchester International (MAN). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Flybe. Etihad Airways. Virgin Atlantic.
✈️ Which are the airlines with flights from Edinburgh to Manchester?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Edinburgh to Manchester are Flybe, Loganair and Virgin Atlantic.

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1.0 /5
RMS
Date 2019-06-18 Age 51-70 City England

Security was over the top took 3/4 hr to get through made me go everything twice awful experience and this is not the first time last time I came through I nearly missed my flight. Needs sorting out staff not interested.

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3.5 /5
Reviews: 13
5.0 /5
eray
Date 2020-02-03 Age 31-50 City shropshire

bought something at Edinburgh ( clothing) airport and didn't get duty free price??

3.0 /5
Blin
Date 2019-10-11 Age 31-50 City Cannock

Restaurants and bars were ridiculously expensive! Consequently I waited until I was at my destination for refreshments.

3.0 /5
Ramy
Date 2019-08-28 Age 31-50 City Birmingham

It’s not the best airport ever but not the worst to be honest it does look old though

5.0 /5
ManjyPanjy
Date 2019-07-22 Age 31-50 City Coventry

Birmingham Intl is easy to get to its well signposted and there are plenty of staff about if you need any help

3.0 /5
Bibi
Date 2019-05-26 Age 51-70 City

V dirty toilet

5.0 /5
Barman
Date 2019-05-25 Age 51-70 City Lichfield

No complaints regarding the airport the staff are helpful unlike the baggage company at Edinburgh

4.0 /5
Kimlet
Date 2019-01-13 Age Over 70 City UK

Loos were not as clean as Edinburgh airport

3.0 /5
Xxx
Date 2018-12-13 Age 51-70 City Coventry

Circuitous route to departures through shops was irksome and I find that overwhelming smell of perfumes etc physically nauseating

2.0 /5
Alex
Date 2018-06-03 Age 51-70 City Glasgow

very nice

1.0 /5
jimmy
Date 2018-05-05 Age Over 70 City cheltenham

would never fly with Fly Be again. I will take Easy Jet from Bristol (longer journey) for a fifth of the price. FlyBe pricing is a disgrace.

4.0 /5
Ragnam
Date 2018-04-02 Age 51-70 City Birmingham

Both airports weee in good condition

3.0 /5
Haggis (I?m scottish)
Date 2018-03-15 Age 51-70 City Stratford-upon-avon

Long queue at security

5.0 /5
Pas
Date 2018-02-25 Age 51-70 City Italy

Very good prompt and concise

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