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Manchester to Aberdeen flights

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Departure Wed, 07 Oct Return Mon, 12 Oct
MAN Manchester
ABZ Aberdeen
return from £143
Departure Wed, 14 Oct Return Sun, 18 Oct
MAN Manchester
ABZ Aberdeen
return from £145
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Find out further information on Manchester and Aberdeen to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Aberdeen are 10% cheaper than in Manchester.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 10% more expensive in Aberdeen than in Manchester.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi in Aberdeen costs roughly the same as in Manchester.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Aberdeen is 5% cheaper than in Manchester.

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
Aberdeen airports
  • ( Dyce (ABZ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 255 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Manchester to Aberdeen

How long is the flight from Manchester to Aberdeen?

Direct flights from Manchester to Aberdeen have a flight duration of around 1 hour and 15 minutes.

What are the most common stopovers?

Departures from Manchester occasionally fly via London City (LCY) or London Heathrow (LHR) airports on the way to Aberdeen, depending on the ticket booked.

What documentation do I need to fly to Aberdeen from England?

Flights from Manchester to Aberdeen are domestic flights within the United Kingdom, so no immigration procedures are necessary. However, some cheap flights from Manchester to Aberdeen require passport identification instead of just photo ID, depending on the airfares booked.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Aberdeen

Multiple airlines provide regular direct flights or stopover flight paths between Manchester and Aberdeen, including:

  • Flybe, the largest independent regional airline in Europe, based in Exeter.
  • Loganair, Scotland's main regional airline, offering low-cost routes around the UK, Ireland, and Norway.
  • British Airways, Britain's national flag carrier airline, offering short- and long-haul routes all over the world.

How to find cheap flights from Manchester to Aberdeen

Opodo's online travel search engine is the easiest and quickest way to find cheap domestic flights and book tickets from Manchester to Aberdeen. The easy-to-use webpage lets you put in dates for different departures, scroll between airfares from different airlines, and see the cheapest times to go on city breaks and holidays. You can also find deals on last-minute trips, and even sign up for email alerts to receive up-to-the-minute updates on new deals for cheap flights from Manchester to Aberdeen.

When are the best times to fly from Manchester to Aberdeen

  • June is a time of largely clear skies and warmer temperatures, with daylight stretching on almost until midnight thanks to Aberdeen's northern location. The city's bars, restaurants, festivals and venues buzz with activity.
  • October is often the cheapest time to go, but it can be brilliant; autumn in Aberdeen means the beautiful colours of the city's countless parks and green spaces contrast with the imposing granite buildings.
  • January is perfect for ski holidays in the mountains outside of Aberdeen, and the city is much quieter than the busy summer months.

Airports in Manchester

Manchester is home to the third-busiest airport in the UK, Manchester Airport (MAN).

Useful information about Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is located in Ringway in the south of Greater Manchester, about 9 miles from the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – Manchester Piccadilly trains take 20 minutes to the airport, leaving every 10 minutes.
  • By taxi – 20 minutes from Manchester city centre.
  • By bus – an express coach service operates 24 hours a day from Manchester Central Coach Station to the airport, taking 25 minutes.

Services: one hour of free Wi-Fi, smoking areas, dozens of bars and restaurants open late, cafes, tax-free shopping, ATM machines, accessible toilets, prayer room, meeting rooms, open 24 hours a day.

Airports in Aberdeen

As the hub of the North Sea oil industry, Aberdeen is served directly by a major airport, Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ).

Useful information about Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen International Airport is just 7 miles from the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus – 727 route leaves from outside the arrivals hall every 20 minutes during weekdays, and every 30 minutes on weekends and evenings, arriving at central Aberdeen's main bus and rail station.
  • By taxi – good for avoiding queues, easy to find outside the terminal, and will get you to the city centre within 20 minutes.
  • By train – there is a train station at Dyce, near the airport, with services to central Aberdeen, but it requires roughly an hour walking to reach.
  • By car – rental cars from most major hire companies are easy to find at the airport for the 15-20 minute drive to the city.

Services: unlimited free Wi-Fi, pre-buy shop and collect service on arrival, coffee house and a bar/restaurant in the arrivals hall, a news agency, cash machines and currency exchange, accessible toilets, special assistance for disabled and reduced mobility passengers, and designated smoking areas.

What to do and visit in Aberdeen

  • Stroll around Union Street and Shiprow to get a feel for Aberdeen's medieval and modern past, with its street layout and world-famous granite architecture of its grandiose buildings.
  • Spend a day admiring the many museums and galleries around Aberdeen. Don't miss the Aberdeen Maritime Museum in Shiprow, which has a 5-star rating from the Scottish Tourist Board and is the best way to learn about the city's proud seafaring heritage.
  • Get a breath of fresh air at the David Welch Winter Gardens at Duthie Park, one of the UK's most popular gardens and among the largest indoor gardens in Europe.
  • Walk along Aberdeen's long sandy beach, historically renowned as a resort destination. Get a feel for times gone by with the quirky buildings and laid-back atmosphere of Footdee, an old fishing village located at the beach's southern end.
  • Enjoy the quaint atmosphere and beautiful environment of Old Aberdeen, centered on the University of Aberdeen's King's College campus on High Street.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Manchester to Aberdeen

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Manchester to Aberdeen?
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 Manchester. 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, on average, are flights from Manchester to Aberdeen?
The average price to go from Manchester to Aberdeen is 69.61 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Manchester to Aberdeen at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 143€ for the route Manchester - Aberdeen. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Aberdeen expensive to visit compared to Manchester?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Aberdeen costs an average of 2.60 GBP, 4% more expensive than Manchester, with a fare of 2.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 13% less in Aberdeen: 2.60 GBP against 3.00 GBP in Manchester. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in Aberdeen, 11% more than the 13.50 GBP in Manchester. The price of the coffee is around 5% cheaper in Aberdeen, with an average of 2.65 GBP, while in Manchester the coffee costs 2.80 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Aberdeen?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Aberdeen are July, June and September.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Manchester to Aberdeen?
The best time of the year to go to Aberdeen when flying from Manchester depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1 month to fly to  Aberdeen from Manchester in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by July and October. 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 Manchester -  Aberdeen.
How long does the flight take to go from Manchester to Aberdeen?
The total flight time between Manchester and Aberdeen is of around 01:20 hours on average, considering an average distance of 428 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).

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