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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
1 hours 3 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Belfast|
|Flights arrive in:||Manchester|
|Airlines:||Ryanair, Flybe, easyJet|
Flying from Belfast to Manchester couldn't be easier. By far the best way to travel between the two locales, dozens of flights depart from Belfast to Manchester per day; it's one of the airport's most popular routes. On top of this, numerous direct flights go from Belfast to Manchester, with several departing every day, meaning travelers have optimum choice over their trip itinerary.
Several low cost and national carriers service daily flights between Belfast and Manchester. Easyjet and Flybe offer the most numerous direct flights, whilst British Airways, Aer Lingus, and Ryanair offer indirect routes every day of the week, from early morning until 9:20 p.m.
For travelers looking to fly direct between Belfast and Manchester, flight time is extremely fast; less than an hour in most cases. However, indirect flights between Belfast and Manchester are also common, and some contain lengthy layovers in other airports, some of up to seven hours in total.
Around 20 flights per day make the route between Belfast and Manchester, with several departing per hour during peak times. Direct flights are plentiful on this route with around four departing in the morning (between 7:00 a.m. and 8:45 a.m.) and then another six or more before the last one departs at 9:20 p.m., meaning travelers on this route have loads of choice when planning their trip.
Departure airport: Flights from Belfast to Manchester can depart from either George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) or Belfast International Airport (BFS). George Best Belfast City Airport is a single-runway airport 5 km from Belfast city center. This small airport is named after Northern Ireland's most famous footballer. It has ample parking, car hire services, and limited shopping, eating and drinking options. Belfast International Airport is 21.3 km outside of the city of Belfast but is well connected via the 300a bus, which will take travelers to Belfast Europa Buscentre in 45 minutes.
Arrival airport: Manchester Airport (MAN), where all flights terminate, is the third-largest airport in the UK, and has a huge range of services and leisure options. Multiple car hire, duty-free and currency options are available, but remember, Belfast and Manchester are both in the UK, so GBP is the currency in both locations.