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Liverpool to Manchester flights

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Departure Tue, 27 Apr Return Wed, 28 Apr
LPL Liverpool
MAN Manchester
return from £173
Departure Fri, 21 May Return Sat, 22 May
LPL Liverpool
MAN Manchester
return from £182
Flight route information
Manchester is one of the most magical cities of England and is known for its art and culture.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
23%

Trains are 23% more expensive in Manchester than in Liverpool.

Liverpool
£2.4
Manchester
£2.95
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
20%

The average meal is 20% more expensive in Manchester than in Liverpool.

Liverpool
£12.5
Manchester
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
10%

A taxi fare in Manchester is 10% cheaper than in Liverpool.

Liverpool
£2.6
Manchester
£2.3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
4%

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

Liverpool
£2.71
Manchester
£2.82
Liverpool airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Leeds Bradford (LBA)
    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: 30 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from Liverpool

Liverpool is one of the largest cities in the United Kingdom, and also a centre of English culture. It is served by Liverpool John Lennon Airport, only 12 kilometres from the city centre. The airport is named after John Lennon, a member of the famous rock band The Beatles, tragically assassinated in New York City in 1980.

Flights from Liverpool to Manchester take off from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, which is the 14th busiest airport in UK. This airport has remained functional since 1933 and you can see John Lennon's statue at its entrance. Many Beatles fans often come to this airport to pay their respects to John Lennon, whose life is still a topic of discussion among music fans.

Getting to Liverpool airport

To catch Liverpool to Manchester flights, you should arrive at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. To get to the airport, just take a Merseytravel bus from central Liverpool and you will reach the airport in no time. You can also travel to the airport by train but it is a little difficult. Hop on a train at Liverpool Central Station to the Merseyrail Hunts Cross Station. From here, take buses 80A or 86A, which will take you to the airport. An easier, but slightly more expensive, alternative is to call a cab or hail a taxi, which can be found across the city.

Arriving to Manchester

Manchester is a major English city that has numerous attractions for tourists to visit and enjoy. Manchester Museum is one of those places and is well known for its extensive collection of Egyptian relics. Manchester Art Gallery is known for its large pre-Raphaelite collection. Canal Street is a great place where you can spend a lot of time hopping from one bar to another. Being the centre of Manchester's nightlife, it also has a big number of nightclubs. Manchester's music scene is equally impressive and there are a lot of live venues across the city where you can catch a rock band performing live.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Manchester from Liverpool are of short duration and you will land at Manchester Airport. This is the third busiest airport in the UK and is well connected to various neighbourhoods of the city. All you need to do is arrive at the Manchester Airport Railway Station and take the TransPennine Express. Get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly Station and walk to wherever you have to go in the city centre. If you prefer buses, take route 43 to reach the city centre. Metrolink connects the airport to Cornbrook Station, which is also close to the central region of the city.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Liverpool to Manchester

😷 Is it safe to travel from Liverpool 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 Liverpool. 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 can I find cheap flights from Liverpool to Manchester at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Liverpool to Manchester is 173£. 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 Liverpool?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Manchester costs an average of 2.30 GBP, 12% cheaper than Liverpool, with a fare of 2.60 GBP, while train tickets costs 23% more in Manchester: 2.95 GBP against 2.40 GBP in Liverpool. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in Manchester, 15% more than the 13.00 GBP in Liverpool. The price of the coffee is around 4% more expensive in Manchester, with an average of 2.80 GBP , while in Liverpool the coffee costs 2.70 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Liverpool to Manchester?
The most popular months to book a trip from Liverpool to Manchester are September, July and January, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Liverpool to Manchester?
The best time of the year to go to Manchester when flying from Liverpool 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 Liverpool in terms of searches from our customer, followed by June and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, November, January and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Liverpool -  Manchester.
🌡️ How is the weather in Manchester compared to Liverpool?
While in Liverpool the temperatures can reach an average of 25.17 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 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 -1.2 ºC average degrees reported in Liverpool. During the winter period, Liverpool can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Manchester have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Liverpool and Manchester?
The main airport route flying between Liverpool and Manchester is: null (null) to null (null). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
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