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Manchester to Gran Canaria flights

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Departure Wed, 07 Oct Return Sat, 10 Oct
MAN Manchester
LPA Gran Canaria
return from £90
Departure Mon, 26 Oct Return Thu, 29 Oct
MAN Manchester
LPA Gran Canaria
return from £56
Flight route information
Find out further information on Manchester and Gran Canaria to help you prepare for your trip.
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
Gran Canaria airports
  • ( Las Palmas (LPA)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
K Distance: 1876 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Manchester to Gran Canaria

How long is the flight from Manchester to Gran Canaria?

The flight time from Manchester to Gran Canaria is approximately 4 hours and 35 minutes with a direct flight.

Is there a time change from Manchester to Gran Canaria?

Gran Canaria runs on Western European Time (WET), so that there is no time change between the Canary Islands and the UK.

What documentation do I need to fly from Manchester to Gran Canaria?

You will not need a visa to travel to the Canary Islands from the UK, however you will need your passport, which should be valid for the entirety of your stay.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Gran Canaria

  • TUI Airways - world's largest charter airline, with headquarters in Luton, UK.
  • Ryanair - Irish low-cost airline.
  • Jet2 - British airline offering low-cost flights.
  • Aer Lingus - flag carrier airline of Ireland.
  • Brussels Airlines - largest airline in Belgium.
  • Thomas Cook Airlines - popular British airline offering chartered and scheduled flights.
  • EasyJet - low cost airline based in Luton, UK.

How to find cheap flights from Manchester to Gran Canaria

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When are the best times to fly from Manchester to Gran Canaria

  • February - the Festival of the Blooming Almond Trees is celebrated on a big scale in the cities of Tejeda and Valsequilla at this time of year. Take the opportunity to enjoy folk dancing, and sample almond wine and sweets, along with other local produce.
  • Visit in March to enjoy the spectacular Las Palmas Carnival. A colourful parade with singers and dancers is the highlight of the two day event.
  • May is the ideal time to visit if you want to avoid the holiday crowds, yet still enjoy the beaches. With balmy temperatures around 24?, it is also an ideal time for hiking and sports.
  • September - arrive in late September and enjoy what is considered to be the best surfing season on Gran Canaria.

Airports in Manchester

Manchester Airport (MAN) is the main air hub for domestic and international flights in the Greater Manchester Area.

Useful information about Manchester Airport

The airport terminal location is in Ringway, Greater Manchester, a 25 minute journey from the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train - Manchester Piccadilly service to Manchester Airport runs every 10 minutes.
  • By bus - numerous local bus services, including the Stagecoach 24 hour service.
  • By car - the airport terminal is 9 miles south of the city centre, and is well connected with the M6, M60, and M62.
  • By taxi - private hire and black cab taxi rank available at all airport terminal buildings.
  • By tram - Metrolink tram service runs every 12 minutes, 10 minute walk to airport departures from the metro station.

Services: Click and collect service for beauty and tech items, airport hotels, lounge services, restaurants, bars, and shops.

Airports in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria's international air hub is Las Palmas Airport (LPA).

Useful information about Las Palmas Airport

Las Palmas Airport is about 15 miles to the south of the capital city of Las Palmas.

How to get from the airport to various cities in Gran Canaria:

  • By car - car hire companies at the airport, 25 minutes to Las Palmas, 45 minutes to Mogan, and 20 minutes to Las Palomas.
  • By bus - route 60 to Las Palmas, about 30 minutes. Route 5 to Puerto de Mogan, runs every 20 minutes. Route 36 to Telde, which runs hourly.
  • By taxi - catch a taxi from the marked taxi rank at the airport terminal. Phone or email for approximate fares or to pre-book a trip.

Services: VIP lounge, ATMs, currency exchange, car hire, free Wi-Fi, selection of shops and cafes, chapel.

What to do and visit in Gran Canaria

  • Go hiking in Nublo Rural Park and climb up to the plateau to view the landmark mountain peak called Roque Nublo.
  • Head to Puerto Rico Harbour for boat trips and dolphin watching cruises.
  • Cool off from the summer heat with the pools and thrilling slides of Aqualand Maspalomas Waterpark.
  • Enjoy the warm weather and calm waters of Puerto De Mogan, and of course you can also enjoy sunbathing and swimming on the island's many beaches.
  • Finally, don't forget to bring a camera in order to capture the sunsets over the dunes on Maspalomas beach.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Manchester to Gran Canaria

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Manchester to Gran Canaria?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Spain 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 Gran Canaria?
The average price to go from Manchester to Gran Canaria is 118.0 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 Gran Canaria at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 56€ for the route Manchester - Gran Canaria. 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.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Gran Canaria?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Gran Canaria are September, January and July.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Manchester to Gran Canaria?
The best time of the year to go to Gran Canaria when flying from Manchester depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, October is the top 1 month to fly to  Gran Canaria from Manchester in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by December and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, March and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Manchester -  Gran Canaria.
How long does the flight take to go from Manchester to Gran Canaria?
The total flight time between Manchester and Gran Canaria is of around 04:38 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,030 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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