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Home Europe United Kingdom England Cheap flights to Manchester, United Kingdom

Cheap Flights to Manchester

Popular in December High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest in April Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price $1,200 Average for round-trip flights in October 2020
Round-trip from $1,447 From Melbourne to Manchester
One-way from $911 One-way flight from Melbourne to Manchester
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Manchester flights by month

January
$1,264
February
$1,201
March
$1,197
April
$1,384
May
$1,265
June
$1,397
July
$1,576
August
$1,490
September
$1,456
October
$1,202
November
$1,219
December
$1,638
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Manchester is currently March; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Manchester?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
MEL - MAN
Price
$1,197 - $2,215
MAN
Temperature
7 - 21 °C
MAN
Rainfall
50 - 88 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 Wednesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Manchester?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Manchester. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

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.

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