Cheap flights to Manchester

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Flights to Manchester in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,222Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from$1,447From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Manchester
One-way from$650One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Manchester (MAN)

Cheap flights to Manchester in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MAN flights for May, June
23 May - 30 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

2 stops

35h 20m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

32h 30m
$1,704

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

23 May - 30 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

2 stops

35h 20m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

46h 20m
$1,825

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

23 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

2 stops

40h 10m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

41h 00m
$1,906

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/5/22

Manchester 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Manchester found for this year
11 Oct. - 28 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

2 stops

31h 05m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

44h 00m
$1,447

British Airways

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Deal found 21/5/22

30 Jul. - 20 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

3 stops

44h 40m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

45h 30m
$1,456

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

11 Oct. - 28 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

2 stops

31h 05m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

25h 05m
$1,521

British Airways

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Deal found 21/5/22

Last minute flights to Manchester

Late deals on return flights to Manchester, departing today and this week
1 Jun. - 15 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

3 stops

33h 50m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

33h 45m
$2,057

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

31 May - 23 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

2 stops

32h 35m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

43h 55m
$2,068

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

30 May - 7 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

3 stops

35h 10m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

23h 50m
$2,094

Emirates

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Deal found 23/5/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Manchester?

The cheapest ticket to Manchester found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,725

February

$1,611

March

$1,675

April

$1,812

May

$1,844

June

$1,858

July

$1,830

August

$1,819

September

$1,768

October

$1,753

November

$1,812

December

$2,308

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Manchester. Flying to Manchester in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Manchester?

Average Manchester flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - MAN

Price

$1,611 - $2,647

MAN

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

MAN

Rainfall

50 - 90 mm

Peak Season: 

In terms of attractions, there are plenty of reasons to take cheap flights to Manchester. The third largest city in the United Kingdom, Manchester is the home of the Industrial Revolution and has a large number of regeneration projects from those days dotting the cityscape. It is the base of Manchester United, the world’s most popular football club, and music fans will know Manchester as the place where bands Joy Division, New Order, Buzzcocks, The Smiths, the Stone Roses and Oasis hail from.

The warmer months from May to September are peak season for travellers to arrive on flights to Manchester. Summer temperatures are moderate and not too hot (averaging 16 C), with a touch of humidity. A number of festivals and outdoor events take place during this period with some popular festivals hosted by the city including: The Eurocultured Street Festival (June), Manchester International Festival (July), Manchester Jazz Festival (July) and Manchester Pride (August). December is also a busy period for Manchester, so expect flight prices to be considerably higher in the lead up to Christmas.

Off Season: 

Manchester’s colder and wetter months between December to February are considered the city’s off season. Winter temperatures hover between 3 and 6 degrees and there is usually snowfall in the roads and hills that surround the city, if not in the city itself. Winter is a good time to pick up accommodation bargains once you’ve booked your cheap flights to Manchester.

When is the best time to book a flight to Manchester?

Manchester can be visited all year round, however the shoulder months of spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are pleasant times of year to visit as they’re outside the main tourist season. They also tend to be the best time to find the cheapest flights to Manchester.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Manchester?

The cheapest flights to Manchester are usually found when departing on a Sunday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Manchester?

Manchester flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Manchester?

Flights from Sydney to Manchester – 21 hrs 45 mins

Flights from Melbourne to Manchester – 21 hrs 30 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Manchester – 23 hrs 35 mins

Flights from Perth to Manchester – 20 hrs 10 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Manchester?

There are several airline options if you want to bypass London and fly direct to Manchester from Australia. Routes will generally have one or two stopovers in Asia, Europe or the Middle East, depending on who you fly with. Search for cheap flights to Manchester from Australia’s major cities flying with airlines such as: Etihad Airways, Qantas, Emirates, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Cathay Pacific.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Manchester Airport (MAN) lies around 14 km south west of the city. There are three terminals, with Terminals 1 and 2 handling the majority of international flights. Passengers can use the moving walkway along the Skylink to transfer between terminals. The quickest way to reach Manchester city is by train from The Station to Manchester Piccadilly which takes around 20 minutes. The Station is the airport’s transport hub which also has bus and coach services. Taxis are located at all terminals and there are car rental desks available.

What is good to know if travelling to Manchester?

  • Manchester is one of the UK’s most musical cities and the roster of bands to hail from the city is long. They include Joy Division, New Order, Buzzcocks, The Smiths, the Stone Roses, Oasis and the Ting Tings. 
  • If you’re taking cheap flights to Manchester to catch a soccer game, take a tour of Old Trafford (also known as the Theatre of Dreams). Manchester United’s glorious history and unrivalled collection of silverware is on display. You could also take a tour of Manchester Stadium. That ground belongs to Manchester’s other team, Manchester City. 
  • Painter LS Lowry took his inspiration from the streets of industrial Manchester. His style of drawing – the “matchstick” men – has been criticised as naive, but his paintings capture the ordinary men, women and children as they went around their business or played in the streets. The Lowry Galleries in Salford display his work in regularly changing exhibitions. 
  • Shopping is a passion among Mancunians. The Trafford Centre has more than 200 shops, from high-end to High Street. 
  • China Town is great for Chinese food and the Curry Mile is the only place to go for a decent curry. Other, renowned, eateries include the Lowry Hotel, Harvey Nicholls, Market Restaurant and Soup Kitchen. 

What airport do you fly into for flights to Manchester?

Travellers will need to book flights to Manchester (MAN) if they wish to fly to Manchester. The Manchester airport is 14.4 km from the city centre.

How popular are flights to Manchester (MAN) this year?

There has been a 131% increase in demand for Manchester flights over the last year.