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Flight Information between Manchester and Florence

distanceDistance906 miles (1461 km)
durationAverage flight duration5 h 15 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£112 (€127)
changesDirect flightYes

Flights from Manchester to Florence cover the 906 miles (1461 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 15 min with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £112, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £112. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Airport and arrive in Florence Peretola Airport.

Manchester to Florence Flights: An Overview

Several flights from Manchester to Florence with one to two changes are available every day. In the spring and summer, travellers can also occasionally book a direct flight between these cities on Saturday or Sunday. Direct flights between Manchester and Florence take around 2 hours 35 minutes, whilst flights with changes take anywhere from 4 hours to around 17 hours depending on the number and duration of the changes involved.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Florence?

Flights from Manchester to Florence are regularly operated by airlines such as Flybe, KLM and Air France. Occasional weekend direct flights are also serviced by BA (British Airways) CityFlyer.

How long is the flight from Manchester to Florence?

A direct flight from Manchester to Florence takes a little over 2 and a half hours. If direct flights are not available, travellers can book flights with one or more changes with stopovers in Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, or another city in Italy, such as Milan or Rome. The quickest flights with a stopover generally take 4 hours.

How many flights are there from Manchester to Florence?

Many flights are available between Manchester and Florence throughout the year. In general, passengers can choose from between 18 to 25 flights with one change per day and an additional 8 to 10 flights with 2 changes. However, direct flights are rare. In most cases, passengers can only expect to book a direct flight at the weekend from mid-May to mid-September.

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

Departure airport: All flights from Manchester to the Italian city of Florence depart from Manchester Airport. Manchester Airport is easily accessible from the city centre. Trains leave Manchester Piccadilly at 10 minute intervals during the day, and the journey to the airport takes 20 minutes. If desired, passengers can take advantage of long stay parking . Manchester Airport also offers free wifi as well as a number of eateries and shops to choose from.

Arrival airport: Flights land at Florence Airport, Peretola, which is only around 2.5 miles from the city centre. Passengers can either take a taxi into Florence, which takes around 15 minutes, or travel by bus. Called Busitalia SITA Nord "Vola in Bus" bus shuttle, this bus service will transport passengers to the Santa Maria Novella central railway station. The bus departs from the airport every half hour between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. and every hour until 11:45 p.m. The journey takes around 20 minutes. The airport also offers free wifi in the Masaccio Lounge.

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Am I allowed to travel by plane from Manchester, United Kingdom to Florence, Italy?

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Florence, Italy by plane is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Florence, Italy?

When travelling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between Manchester and Florence before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Manchester, United Kingdom from Florence, Italy?

The restriction level for your return flight to Manchester, United Kingdom from Florence is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into Manchester from Florence restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Florence?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 26/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Manchester from Florence closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap flights to Florence from Manchester?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap flight between Manchester and Florence for as little as £112  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of plane tickets from Manchester to Florence?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Manchester to Florence flight prices are on average £112  one way.
What is the distance between Manchester and Florence via plane?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to Florence via plane to be approximately 906 miles (1461 km).
How long is the flight between Manchester and Florence?
While the time it takes to travel 906 miles (1461 km) from Manchester to Florence can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the flight duration from Manchester to Florence is on average 5 h 15 min.
What airport does the flight from Manchester to Florence depart from? Which Florence airport do I fly into from Manchester?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this route most frequently fly from Manchester Airport   to Florence Peretola Airport.

Where is the departure airport in Manchester located? Where is the arrival airport in Florence located?

You can find the most popular departure airport for this journey, Manchester Airport, located approximately 8 miles (13 km) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival airport in Florence, called Florence Peretola Airport, is located around 3 miles (5 km) away from its city centre. To reach the city centre of Florence from Florence Peretola Airport, check what taxi services, airport shuttle services or public transportation options are available.

What time is the earliest flight from Manchester to Florence? What time is the last flight from Manchester to Florence?
The earliest flight departing from Manchester to Florence leaves at 04: 55. The last flight departing from Manchester to Florence leaves at 17: 05. You can find the latest Manchester to Florence flight timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Manchester to Florence plane tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a flight from Manchester to Florence to cost on average £112 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 Manchester to Florence flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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