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BOS — MAN
16 4월 — 23 4월1
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Flights to Manchester in 2024

Find the latest flights to Manchester in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 632,432 searches and data was last updated on 11 4월 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

February

Average price

$2,542

Return from

$1,887

One-way from

$797
High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average for return flights in April 2024
From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Manchester
One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Manchester (MAN)

Average price of flights to Manchester by month

Plan your trip to Manchester by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Manchester is currently $0 while a return flight costs $0. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Manchester (average of $1,291). Flying to Manchester in December will prove the most costly (average of $1,938). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

$2,048

February

$1,978

March

$2,091

April

$2,160

May

$2,130

June

$2,422

July

$2,467

August

$2,490

September

$2,583

October

$2,044

November

$2,009

December

$2,969

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.

Temperature and rainfall in Manchester by month

Plan your trip to Manchester by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MAN

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Manchester, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 17.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of December, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 4.0 C).

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Manchester. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.

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.

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When is the cheapest time to fly to Manchester?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Manchester. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Manchester should consider flying on Monday afternoons, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Wednesday evenings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Manchester

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Manchester. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Manchester. Reviews last updated 11 4월 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly to Manchester, see what other customers have to say about Turkish Airlines, KLM and Qatar Airways. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
1,475 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.9

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

8.3
Very Good
1,475 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,475 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.9

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

8.3
Very Good
1,492 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,475 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.9

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,475 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.9

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

7.9
Good
1,659 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,475 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.9

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

7.8
Good
1,158 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,475 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.9

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

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. 

Related info for your journey

  • 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 does MAN mean?

    This is just an IATA (International Air Transport Association) code. IATA codes are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Manchester Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a MAN flight.

  • 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.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Manchester if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Manchester on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Manchester?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Singapore Airlines is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Manchester.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Manchester?

    Manchester Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Manchester. One-way flights to Manchester Airport typically cost $41, while return flights cost around $132.

  • How much is a return flight to Manchester?

    A return flight to Manchester will typically cost around $92, however they can be found for as little as $86.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Manchester depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Manchester, Perth offers the quickest one-way flight (20 hours 40 minutes).

  • Does Manchester Airport have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Manchester Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Manchester Airport?

    Yes. Manchester Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Airport Inn Manchester is the closest property to Manchester Airport (0.0 km away from Manchester Airport).

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