The best way to find a cheap flight ticket from London to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 47 m
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Of the 10 flights that leave London for Manchester every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Average flight duration||1 h|
|Average plane ticket price||$124 (€108)|
|Airlines||Loganair, Aer Lingus, BA Cityflyer, KLM or British Airways|
Flights from London to Manchester cover the 162 miles (261 km) long trip taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Loganair, Aer Lingus, BA Cityflyer, KLM or British Airways. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $124 (€108), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $64 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Manchester Airport.
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British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flights from London to Manchester generally leave from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Manchester Airport.
London Gatwick Airport is 46.6 km away from London city centre and Manchester Airport is 15.3 km from Manchester city centre.
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