Recommended flights from London to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

1 h

Direct flights

4

Flights per day

4

Distance

262 km

There are 4 direct flights between London and Manchester per day, with the fastest journey taking just 1 hours and 0 minutes.

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15:30London Heathrow Airport1h05 16:35Manchester Airport
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£2891One-way
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12:00London Heathrow Airport1h05 13:05Manchester Airport
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£3621One-way
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09:30London Heathrow Airport1h05 10:35Manchester Airport
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07:50London Heathrow Airport1h00 08:50Manchester Airport
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£4441One-way

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14 Jun
£75Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
£257British Airways
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15 Jun
£68Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
£238British Airways
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16 Jun
£68Avanti West Coast
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£81British Airways
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£61Avanti West Coast
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£128British Airways
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18 Jun
£55Avanti West Coast
£5Flixbus
£155British Airways
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19 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
£160British Airways
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20 Jun
£51Avanti West Coast
£4National Express
£119British Airways
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21 Jun
£51Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
£114British Airways
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22 Jun
£51Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
£87British Airways
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23 Jun
£45Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
£78British Airways
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24 Jun
£45Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
£114British Airways
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25 Jun
£51Avanti West Coast
£4National Express
£78British Airways
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26 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£4National Express
£95British Airways
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27 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
£114British Airways
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28 Jun
£45Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
£69British Airways
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29 Jun
£45Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
£75British Airways
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30 Jun
£45Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
£75British Airways
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1 Jul
£45Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
£78British Airways
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2 Jul
£45Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
£75British Airways
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3 Jul
£74Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
£81British Airways
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Journey Summary

London to Manchester Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
1 hours 4 minutes
Flight Price: £79
Flights Depart from:London
Flights arrive in:Manchester
Distance:262 km
Airlines:British Airways
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Travel with British Airways between London and Manchester

Travel between London and Manchester from £81 with Omio’s flight partners British Airways! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

British Airways

British Airways is one of the best options when travelling by plane from London to Manchester. Omio quickly shows you current British Airways flight timetables for the London - Manchester route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy plane tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between London and Manchester is around 162 miles (261 km) and the cheapest British Airways one-way ticket you can book starts at £81. As you check the latest London to Manchester flight timetable from British Airways for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Manchester safely. If you search for British Airways tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect British Airways ticket from London to Manchester so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

British Airways 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your flight between London and Manchester are the following:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • Change fees waived for booking made up to July 31, 2020 (traveling by December 31, 2020). Cancel your bookings for travel from now until July 31, 2020 and receive a voucher to travel by April 30, 2022.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap flight from London to Manchester cost?
You can find a cheap flight from London to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £81  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a plane ticket from London to Manchester on average?
If you are looking to buy your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Manchester flight to cost on average £182  one way.
What is the distance from London to Manchester by flight?
The flight distance from London to Manchester is around 162 miles (261 km).
What is the average London to Manchester flight duration?
On average the flight from London to Manchester duration is 1 h  for the 162 miles (261 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When taking a flight from London to Manchester, which airport in London do I fly out of and which airport in Manchester do I arrive in?

Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from London Heathrow Airport   to Manchester Airport   for this route.

Where is the airport in London? Where is the airport in Manchester?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from London Heathrow Airport, which is located around 0 miles (0 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at Manchester Airport, located 0 miles (0 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from Manchester Airport to take you to the city centre of Manchester.

Which airlines should I travel with from London to Manchester?
For the best London to Manchester flight to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flybe, British Airways or BA Cityflyer. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services from London to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
What are the first and last departure flight times from London to Manchester?
The first London to Manchester flight departs at 06: 50   and the last flight from London to Manchester leaves at 20: 00. Check out the most up-to-date London to Manchester flight timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a plane ticket between London and Manchester to get the best deals?
You can find a flight from London to Manchester to cost on average £182 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the London to Manchester flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.