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Overview: London to Manchester flight

distanceDistance162 miles
durationAverage flight duration1 h
priceAverage plane ticket price£214 (€239)
changesDirect flightNo
carriersAirlinesBritish Airways, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), Aer Lingus, KLM or Azul

Flights from London to Manchester cover the 162 miles long trip taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like British Airways, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), Aer Lingus, KLM or Azul. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £214, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £51. Travellers depart most frequently from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Manchester Airport.

Cheap flights tickets from London to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap flight ticket from London to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
British Airways
07:101h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
08:10Manchester Airport (MAN)
£1161One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
British Airways
08:451h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:45Manchester Airport (MAN)
£1161One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
British Airways
21:401h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
22:40Manchester Airport (MAN)
£1571One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
British Airways
09:451h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
10:45Manchester Airport (MAN)
£1571One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
British Airways
20:301h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
21:30Manchester Airport (MAN)
£1571One-way
0 changes

Flight scheduleLondon to Manchester

Showing flights for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
British Airways
07:101h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
08:10Manchester Airport (MAN)
0 changes
British Airways
07:555h30
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
13:25Manchester Airport (MAN)
1 change
British Airways
08:451h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:45Manchester Airport (MAN)
0 changes
British Airways
09:451h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
10:45Manchester Airport (MAN)
0 changes
British Airways
17:551h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
18:55Manchester Airport (MAN)
0 changes
British Airways
20:301h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
21:30Manchester Airport (MAN)
0 changes
British Airways
21:401h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
22:40Manchester Airport (MAN)
0 changes

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Flight times from London to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 38 m

Flights per day

7

Distance

262 km

Of the 7 flights that leave London for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
British Airways
07:101h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
08:10Manchester Airport (MAN)
£1161One-way
0 changes
Fastest
British Airways
21:401h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
22:40Manchester Airport (MAN)
£1571One-way
0 changes
Fastest
British Airways
09:451h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
10:45Manchester Airport (MAN)
£1571One-way
0 changes
Fastest
British Airways
08:451h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:45Manchester Airport (MAN)
£1161One-way
0 changes
Fastest
British Airways
17:551h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
18:55Manchester Airport (MAN)
£5131One-way
0 changes

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Airlines: British Airways, Cityflyer (British Airways 2) and Aer Lingus London to Manchester

Find the best flights to Manchester from London with Omio's travel partners British Airways, Cityflyer (British Airways 2) and Aer Lingus from £52. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

London to Manchester flight information with British Airways:

  • Average Duration: 1 h
  • Cheapest Price: £52

Flights from London to Manchester

With Manchester becoming an increasingly important business hub in the UK, there is plenty of demand for fast flights to the north-west from the capital. Business travellers and tourists can take frequent direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester seven days a week. Flights are provided by the national carrier, with daily take-off times including morning, afternoon and evening options. Flight times on the short hop north to Manchester are just over an hour.

Which airlines fly from London to Manchester?

British Airways, the UK's national airline, provides all the daily direct flights to Manchester from London Heathrow. Given the short distance for this UK domestic flight to Manchester and the frequency of the direct services, it is not practical to book indirect connections on this route.

How long is the flight from London to Manchester?

At just 163 miles, the journey north-west from London Heathrow to Manchester is one of the UK's shortest internal connections. The fastest flights from London to Manchester are the British Airways morning and evening departures, taking one hour to cover the route. Most BA flights take five or ten minutes longer to complete the trip from Heathrow to Manchester.

How many flights are there from London to Manchester?

The British Airways schedule provides six daily direct flights between London Heathrow and Manchester from Tuesday-Thursday, seven on Fridays, five on Sundays and Mondays and four on Saturdays. Departure times to Manchester always include morning, afternoon and evening flight options.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from London to Manchester?

Departure airport: Passengers will depart from London Heathrow. Europe's busiest airport, London Heathrow is about 14 miles west of central London, with rail connections available on the Underground, taking about 40 minutes to reach the terminals, and by Heathrow Express trains, taking 15 minutes from Paddington Station. The airport has long and short stay parking, numerous duty-free shops, food supermarkets, business lounges, and free WiFi.

Arrival airport: Passengers will arrive at Manchester Airport. Located about ten miles south-west of the city centre, Manchester Airport has public transport links on 24-hour bus services and its own rail station with trains taking about 20 minutes to reach central Manchester. Facilities in the airport terminals include car hire desks, fast food outlets, a pub, bakery, coffee shops, business amenities, and free WiFi.

FAQs: London to Manchester flights

FAQs: Take a flight from London to Manchester hassle-free. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap plane tickets from London to Manchester can start from as little as £51 when you book in advance. The average flight ticket price for London to Manchester is £214; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Manchester flight travel time is 1 h   for the 162 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first flight from London to Manchester leaves at 06: 55. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last flight from London to Manchester leaves at 20: 50.
Take the London to Manchester flight with British Airways, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), Aer Lingus, KLM or Azul. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the trip between London and Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Flights from London to Manchester generally leave from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Manchester Airport.

London Gatwick Airport is 46.6 km away from London city centre and Manchester Airport is 15.3 km from Manchester city centre.

The cheapest month for a flight from London to Manchester is June.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between London and Manchester including taking a train, coach or flight.
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