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Flight Information between London and Manchester

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h
priceAverage plane ticket price$256 (€207)
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. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $256 (€207), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $125 (€101). Travelers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Manchester Airport.

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Travel with British Airways between London and Manchester

Find the best flights from London to Manchester with Omio's travel partners British Airways from $125 (€101). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

British Airways

British Airways is the United Kingdom’s leading airline and there are several options for ticket fares for your next flight between London and Manchester. When traveling with British Airways within the UK and Europe, the fares are: Basic, Plus, Plus Flex, Club Europe. When traveling across the world: Economy, World Traveler Plus, Club World and First Class.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy flight from London to Manchester, check Omio for British Airways flights offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight to take for this 162 miles (261 km) journey from London to Manchester, Omio makes it easier than ever to find British Airways flights at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book plane tickets online. Check the current British Airways flight schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between London and Manchester as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your British Airways flight on Omio. If you search for flights from London to Manchester in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the British Airways tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for British Airways flights between London and Manchester starting at $125 (€101), buy your official British Airways tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

British Airways' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your flight from London to 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

London to Manchester Flights: An Overview

There are frequent daily direct flights from London to Manchester, which take just over an hour to complete the 260 km journey. Travelers can choose from eight connections from London Heathrow to Manchester on weekdays and slightly fewer at weekends. During the working week, options range from early morning departures to late evening flights.

Which airlines fly from London to Manchester?

The national carrier British Airways provides daily direct London to Manchester flights. In some cases, where British Airways flights connect with international departures from Manchester Airport, this service operates as part of a code share service with a partner airline. In addition, budget carrier Ryanair offers indirect connections from London Luton or London Stansted via Dublin.

How long is the flight from London to Manchester?

British Airways schedules provide London to Manchester flights taking around an hour and five minutes for the direct route. The last departure in the evening is about five minutes quicker. Indirect connections via Dublin take around three-hours of flight time to arrive at Manchester.

How many flights are there from London to Manchester?

Weekday timetables offer eight daily departures from Heathrow to Manchester, with flights roughly every two hours throughout the day. The first service is an early morning departure and the final connection leaves London in the late evening. The British Airways Saturday schedule omits the early morning service, while on Sundays there are five direct connections.

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

Departure airport: Heathrow Airport is located 23 km west of central London, connected by regular Underground trains, taking around 40 minutes, and by the Heathrow Express rail service, taking 15 minutes from London Paddington. Free Wifi is available at the terminals along with a huge range of shopping, refreshment, entertainment and dining options.

Arrival airport: Manchester Airport is situated around 10 km south-west of the city center. Mainline rail services taking 15 minutes stop at the airport 24/7, and local bus services also provide regular connections to central Manchester. The terminals offer Wifi and a wide range of shops and restaurants for travelers. The airport has long stay and short stay parking available.

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FAQs
How much do cheap plane tickets between London and Manchester cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from London to Manchester to cost as little as $125 (€101)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the flight between London and Manchester on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $256 (€207)  for a flight ticket from London to Manchester.
How far is it from London to Manchester by plane?
The London to Manchester flight distance is approximately 162 miles (261 km).
What is the London to Manchester flight travel time?
On average the London to Manchester flight time is 1 h  covering the 162 miles (261 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What airport in London does the flight to Manchester leave from? Which airport do I fly into Manchester from London?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Heathrow Airport   and arriving in Manchester Airport.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their flights from London Heathrow Airport and need to travel around 14 miles (23 km) from the city center to get to this airport.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often land in Manchester Airport and need to travel about 8 miles (13 km) from this airport to reach the city center. You can check for public transit connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Manchester Airport to get you to the city center of Manchester.

Which airlines can get me from London to Manchester?
For the journey from London to Manchester you can take a flight with Flybe, British Airways or BA Cityflyer. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services between London and Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I find a direct flight from London to Manchester?
Yes, there are direct flights between London and Manchester, and you can find a direct flight for this trip with British Airways  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your plane ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
When can I take the first flight from London to Manchester? When can I take the last flight for the day?
The first London to Manchester flight departs at 7: 00 AM   and the last flight from London to Manchester leaves at 6: 45 PM. Check out the most up-to-date flight schedule from London to Manchester on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase a plane ticket from London to Manchester to get the best deals?
If you buy the London to Manchester flight within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $256 (€207). However, booking your plane ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights from London to Manchester. Look out for plane tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.