London to Manchester flights

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Cheap last minute flights to Manchester

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Departure Fri, 23 Mar Return Sat, 24 Mar
LHR London
MAN Manchester
return from £87
Departure Tue, 10 Apr Return Tue, 17 Apr
SEN London
MAN Manchester
return from £46
Departure Fri, 13 Apr Return Sun, 15 Apr
LCY London
MAN Manchester
return from £130
Departure Mon, 26 Mar Return Mon, 26 Mar
LGW London
MAN Manchester
return from £227
Flight route information
Make sure you go to Manchester with a big appetite for sports, music and art!
Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 12% more expensive in Manchester than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Manchester is 17% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Manchester is 24% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 2% more expensive in Manchester than in London.

( London airports
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
) Manchester airports
  • ? Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
L Distance: 163 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is home to five international airports, these being: Heathrow, Gatwick, London City, Luton and Stansted. Heathrow Airport is the biggest and busiest, and is closely followed by Gatwick. Heathrow has five terminals and Gatwick has two. London City Airport is the closest airport to Central London, a mere 10km away from the centre. Luton and Stansted airports are located the furthest from the city centre, at approximately 53km and 64km, respectively. Getting flights from London to Manchester from any of these five stellar airports will set off your journey to Manchester. While waiting for your flight to Manchester, relax in style at the airport lounges.

Getting to London airport

Heathrow Airport is located in the borough of Hillingdon at approximately 22km from the city centre, and you can get there from the city centre using different modes of transport. You can get the Heathrow Express from Paddington station in the city centre. It comes at intervals of 15 minutes, so you don't have to worry about not catching the express at any given moment. If you are in a hurry to get London Manchester flights, the Heathrow Express will set your worries aside; it is fast and efficient and by far the most convenient method of transport. You can also get coaches using the National Express coaches located at Victoria Coach Station.

Arriving to Manchester

We all know that Manchester City is the ultimate dream city for the die-hard football fan, but it offers so much more. For a dose of neo-gothic architectural style, check out Manchester Town Hall which juts out majestically in medieval architectural finesse. Mingle with the locals and be completely engulfed by the camaraderie that comes with the legend of The Hard Rock Café. Rock legends such as Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Elvis Presley have eternally stamped their presence by leaving mementos on the walls of this extraordinary café. Be merry and have big hearty meals at the café. Skate away in sheer abandon at the Chill Factore indoor slopes.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Manchester from London land at Manchester Airport. It is located in Ringway Manchester England. Manchester Airport has three terminals and is approximately 14km from the city centre. Transport options are a dime a dozen. You can book in advance for the taxi private line, which is perfect for larger families as it carries up to eight passengers. Black cabs, on the other hand, require no booking and can be found at the airport terminals. Alternatively, if you prefer to be in a spacious vehicle you could take a bus - these operate 24 hours. If you fancy taking a ride on a train instead, go to The Station to catch your ride.

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