This Route is Operated by:
Flybe, British Airways
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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
4 hours 24 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||London|
|Flights arrive in:||Manchester|
|Airlines:||Aurigny Air Services, Iberia Express, Aer Lingus, BA Cityflyer, KLM, Air France, British Airways, Sas Airways|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.