This Route is Operated by:
Flybe, British Airways
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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
3 hours 37 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||London|
|Flights arrive in:||Manchester|
|Airlines:||TAM Airlines, Aurigny Air Services, BA Cityflyer, KLM, British Airways|
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.