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Manchester to Bristol flights

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Departure Wed, 07 Oct Return Sun, 11 Oct
MAN Manchester
BRS Bristol
return from £83
Departure Fri, 16 Oct Return Sun, 18 Oct
MAN Manchester
BRS Bristol
return from £91
Flight route information
Find out further information on Manchester and Bristol to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Bristol are 20% cheaper than in Manchester.

Mid-priced restaurant

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

Standard daytime start rate

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

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Bristol is 1% 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
Bristol airports
  • ( Bristol (BRS)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Cardiff-Wales (CWL)
    How far from city centre: 39 miles
K Distance: 140 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Manchester to Bristol

How long is the flight from Manchester to Bristol?

There are no direct flights from Manchester to Bristol but you can find cheap flights with stopovers in cities including Amsterdam and Dublin. An interesting flight path allows you to experience two or more new cities at once. Total flight duration between Manchester and Bristol is anything between a few hours and a couple of days.

What are the most common stopovers?

Dublin is one of the most common stopovers on a flight from Manchester to Bristol. With its ancient cathedrals, traditional whiskey distilleries, stunning nature and contemporary culture, Dublin makes for a fantastic stopover.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Bristol?

As one of the UK's most sustainable cities, Bristol prides herself on her environmental awareness, so bring a reusable water bottle with you when you visit. Being an English city, Bristol sees plenty of rainfall. Make sure you pack a raincoat, plenty of layers and suitable footwear for the season. But it’s also a city that’s close to nature. Bring hiking boots to enjoy strolls over the downs. Finally, Bristol is a picturesque city so don’t forget to pack your camera, and most importantly, remember to bring your ticket!

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Bristol?

There are several airlines offering cheap flights between Manchester and Bristol including:

How to find cheap flights from Manchester to Bristol

The best way to find cheap flights from Manchester to Bristol is to use Opodo’s search-engine. Opodo helps travellers find great deals on departures, holidays and packages and its user-friendly search engine allows you to filter your choices by airport, airlines and dates. With great value airfares and last-minute offers on city breaks, Opodo is the first place to look when planning your holidays. Opodo also offers deals on hotels, car rentals and travel insurance, which makes it the perfect platform for helping you arrange your city breaks and longer holidays alike.

When are the best times to fly from Manchester to Bristol?

  • June, July and August are the best times to visit Bristol. That’s when you can expect the most sunshine, the least rain and some of the city’s best outdoor events, including the open-air cinema, the Upfest festival and water sports on the harbour side.
  • Another great time to visit Bristol is in December, when the Broadmead Christmas market is in full swing and the Cribbs Causeway ice rink is open. There will be many other festive celebrations going on too, including seasonal theatre productions and the Christmas illuminations.
  • The cheapest time to go to Bristol from Manchester is usually during the winter months between January and March. Trips to Bristol at this time of year can be just as fun as any other without the holiday crowds.

Airports in Manchester

Manchester is home to one airport that provides both national and international departures.

Useful information about Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is located 7.5 miles south west of the city centre. There are three terminals, so don’t forget to check your ticket before arrival. It's easy to get to Manchester airport by either road or public transport.

How to get to the airport

  • By rail – situated between terminals one and two – move between terminals on the skylink moving walkway.
  • By metro link – 5-15-minute walk
  • By coach – Stagecoach, runs 24 hours
  • By taxi – 20 minutes from the city centre

Airports in Bristol

Bristol is served by Bristol Airport,

Frequent asked questions about flights from Manchester to Bristol

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Manchester to Bristol?
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 can I find cheap flights from Manchester to Bristol at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 83€ for the route Manchester - Bristol. 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 Bristol expensive to visit compared to Manchester?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Bristol costs an average of 2.60 GBP, 4% more expensive than Manchester, with a fare of 2.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 17% less in Bristol: 2.50 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 Bristol, 11% more than the 13.50 GBP in Manchester. The price of the coffee is around 1% cheaper in Bristol, with an average of 2.78 GBP, while in Manchester the coffee costs 2.80 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Bristol?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Bristol are September, February and August.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Manchester to Bristol?
The best time of the year to go to Bristol when flying from Manchester depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1 month to fly to  Bristol from Manchester in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by October and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, November and December are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Manchester -  Bristol.

Bristol - Latest customer reviews

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5.0 /5
Date 2019-12-04 Age City Pontypridd

Nice airport with helpful staff

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