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Flight Information to Manchester from London

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h
priceAverage plane ticket price£165 (€187)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesFlybe, British Airways or BA Cityflyer

Flights from London to Manchester cover the 162 miles (261 km) long journey taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Flybe, British Airways or BA Cityflyer. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as £76, but the average price of plane tickets is £165. Travellers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Manchester Airport.

Airlines

Travel with British Airways between London and Manchester

Travel between London and Manchester from £76 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 £76. 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
What is the price of the cheapest flight between London and Manchester?
Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets from London to Manchester for as low as £76  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a flight from London to Manchester?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a plane ticket to Manchester from London is £165  one way.
How many miles is it from London to Manchester by flight?
The flight distance from London to Manchester is around 162 miles (261 km).
How many hours does it take from London to Manchester by plane?
While the time it takes to travel 162 miles (261 km) between London and Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the flight duration from London to Manchester is on average 1 h.
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 London airport located? Where is the Manchester airport located?

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this route, called London Heathrow Airport, is located 14 miles (23 km) from the city centre of London.

The most popular arrival airport, Manchester Airport, is located 8 miles (13 km) away from the city centre of Manchester. You can check what public transportation connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Manchester Airport to the city centre in Manchester.

What airlines go from London to Manchester?
Take the London to Manchester flight with Flybe, British Airways or BA Cityflyer. 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.
When is the earliest flight from London to Manchester? When is the last flight from London to Manchester?
The earliest flight for this route departs from London at 06: 55. The last flight leaves from London at 19: 30. Check Omio for the latest flight timetable from London to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a plane ticket from London to Manchester to get the best deals?
If you book a plane ticket from London to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £165 one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets to Manchester from London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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