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Overview: London to Manchester flight

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h
priceAverage plane ticket price$125 (€104)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesFlybe, British Airways or BA Cityflyer

Flights from London to Manchester cover the 162 miles (261 km) long route 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 route for as low as $78 (€65), but the average price of plane tickets is $125 (€104). Travelers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Manchester Airport.

Airlines: British Airways flights from London to Manchester

For as little as $78 (€65) you can travel by flight between London and Manchester with British Airways. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

British Airways

British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide 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.

  • Average Price: $78

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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 does a cheap flight to Manchester from London cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest flight from London to Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $78 (€65)  one way.

How much is a plane ticket between London and Manchester?

If you’re looking to book your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Manchester flight price to come in at an average of $125 (€104)  one way.

How many miles is it from London to Manchester by plane?

The distance to Manchester from London by plane is approximately 162 miles (261 km).

How long is the plane ride between London and Manchester?

On average the London to Manchester flight travel time is 1 h  for the 162 miles (261 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What airport in London does the flight to Manchester leave from? Which airport do I fly into Manchester from London?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this journey most frequently fly from London Heathrow Airport   to Manchester Airport.

Where is the London airport located? Where is the Manchester airport located?

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this journey, called London Heathrow Airport, is located 14.3 miles (23 km) from the city center of London.

The most popular arrival airport, Manchester Airport, is located 8.2 miles (13.2 km) away from the city center of Manchester. You can check what public transit connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Manchester Airport to the city center in Manchester.

Which airlines should I travel with from London to Manchester?

If you're looking for flights from London to Manchester, you can rely on Flybe, British Airways or BA Cityflyer to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible airlines for the London to Manchester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Can I find a direct flight from London to Manchester?

If you’re looking for a direct flight, consider traveling with British Airways. Nonstop flight services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your plane tickets.

What are the first and last departure flight times from London to Manchester?

The earliest flight departing from London to Manchester leaves at 6: 55 AM. The last flight departing from London to Manchester leaves at 6: 35 PM. You can find the latest London to Manchester flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book plane tickets between London and Manchester to score the best deals?

The price of a one way plane ticket from London to Manchester is on average $125 (€104) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for flights from all possible airlines offering this journey. In general, you can find plane tickets from London to Manchester available a few months in advance.