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London Manchester
Fri, 31 May LHR - MAN
Sun, 02 Jun MAN - LHR
£96 £94
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London Manchester
Fri, 07 Jun LHR - MAN
£27 £26
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London Manchester
Fri, 07 Jun LHR - MAN
Fri, 07 Jun MAN - LHR
£52 £51
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London Manchester
Wed, 12 Jun LHR - MAN
Wed, 12 Jun MAN - LHR
£92 £90
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London Manchester
Fri, 14 Jun LHR - MAN
Mon, 17 Jun MAN - LHR
£89 £87
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London Manchester
Thu, 20 Jun LHR - MAN
Fri, 21 Jun MAN - LHR
£86 £84
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
30% Trains in Manchester are 30% cheaper than in London.
London £2.8
Manchester £2
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
20% A meal in Manchester is 20% cheaper than a meal in London.
London £20
Manchester £15
Distance: 163 miles
London airports
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 25 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
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

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.

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Manchester

How long does the flight take to go from London to Manchester?
The total flight time between London and Manchester is of around 01:07 hours on average, considering an average distance of 276 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from London to Manchester at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Manchester is 26£. 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 London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Manchester costs an average of 3.30 GBP, 27% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 29% less in Manchester: 2.00 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in Manchester, 25% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 2% cheaper in Manchester, with an average of 3.56 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.62 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Manchester?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Manchester are September, May and July, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from London to Manchester?
The best time of the year to go to Manchester when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Manchester from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by May and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, March and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London - Manchester.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Manchester?
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 London. 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 is the weather in Manchester compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 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 -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Manchester have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between London and Manchester?
The main airport route flying between London and Manchester is: Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester International (MAN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • British Airways.
  • Royal Jordanian.
  • Iberia.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Manchester flights between London City (LCY) to Manchester International (MAN) with the following airline(s) flying the route: British Airways.
  • BA Cityflyer.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Manchester are:
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Manchester are:
  • Flybe, stoping in Belfast for 420 minutes minimun.
  • Flybe, with 265 minutes scale in Edinburgh.

Manchester International - Latest customer reviews

3.5 /5
Reviews: 2
4.0 /5
Peter Cruikshanks
Date 2019-02-05 Age 51-70 City Wakefield

Outbound flight Manchester to Heathrow was cancelled just before departure - snow closed the airport.

3.0 /5
Date 2019-03-11 Age 51-70 City UK

Money grabbing. Pay for drop off at terminal & pick up. Dispicable behaviour! Forcing clients to pay to use a necessary facility.

Flight Duration 1 h and 7 m Flights between London and Manchester take, on average, 1 h and 7 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £26 Cheapest price for a flight between London and Manchester found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport London City The airport London City is the departure airport operating flights between London and Manchester
Arriving Airport Manchester International Flights departing London with Manchester as destination arrive at Manchester International

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