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Overview: Manchester to London flight

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h
priceAverage plane ticket price$199 (€167)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesFlybe, British Airways or BA Cityflyer

Flights from Manchester to London 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. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $199 (€167), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $97 (€81). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

Airlines: British Airways flights from Manchester to London

Travel from Manchester to London from $97 (€81) with Omio’s flight partners British Airways! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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: $97

These are British Airways' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the flight to London from Manchester:

  • 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

Flights from Manchester to London

One of the busiest commuter domestic flights in the UK, the Manchester to London flight route is a popular alternative to the train for business travellers and tourists heading for the capital. There are frequent flights from the north-west city seven days a week, operated by the national carrier. Daily departure times to London Heathrow Airport include early morning, daytime and evening take offs so passengers can usually find a flight to suit their requirements. The journey time for the short hop south is just over an hour.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to London?

The UK's national carrier British Airways operates all the daily direct flights to London Heathrow from Manchester. Due to the shortness of the journey to London, indirect connections are not a practical consideration on this route.

How long is the flight from Manchester to London?

The 163 mile trip from Manchester to London is one of the UK's shortest domestic flights. The fastest British Airways connection is the evening departure which takes one hour to reach Heathrow, Other flights take five or ten minutes longer to complete the trip from Manchester.

How many flights are there from Manchester to London?

The British Airways schedule offers six daily direct flights between Manchester and London Heathrow from Sunday-Friday, with three direct services on Saturdays. The Sunday-Friday schedule includes three morning flights, including an early departure, two afternoon services and an evening option. Saturday schedules offer two morning departures and a midday flight.

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

Departure airport: Located around ten miles south-west of the city center, Manchester Airport is served by frequent rail links taking 20 minutes from Piccadilly Station and by 24-hour bus links to the city. There is long and short stay parking at the airport and facilities in the terminals include duty-free shopping, international restaurants, coffee shops, business lounges and free WiFi.

Arrival airport: The world's second busiest airport, London Heathrow is located 14 miles west of central London. The station is connected to central London by Heathrow Express trains, taking 15 minutes to Paddington Station, and Underground services, taking around 40 minutes to central London. Facilities at the airport include car hire desks, designer shopping, gourmet food outlets, business amenities and free WiFi.

Cheap flights from Manchester to London: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 78 €
2 weeks earlier 51 €53%
3 weeks earlier 71 €10%


When it comes to booking flights, planning ahead always pays off! Both scheduled and low-cost airlines often release promotional prices and discounted fares—so by buying in advance—you can get access to the cheapest airline tickets. Use Omio to check prices and flight offers Manchester - London: look for the most attractive fares and choose the most suitable solution for you. But hurry up—if you want to buy cheaper airline tickets from Manchester to London timing is everything.

Flight prices can fluctuate massively. However, we have studied price trends to help you find cheap flights from Manchester to London and save as much as possible on ticket prices. In general, when you book a flight:

  • Buying your air tickets from Manchester to London 3 weeks in advance means you could save up to 10% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
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FAQs

How much do cheap flights to London from Manchester cost?

Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets from Manchester to London for as low as $97 (€81)  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a flight between Manchester and London?

The Manchester to London plane ticket price is on average $199 (€167)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is it from Manchester to London by plane?

The Manchester to London flight distance is approximately 162 miles (261 km).

What is the Manchester to London flight travel time?

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

What is the departure airport in Manchester and arrival airport in London?

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

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

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this trip, called Manchester Airport, is located 8.2 miles (13.2 km) from the city center of Manchester.

The most popular arrival airport, London Heathrow Airport, is located 14.3 miles (23 km) away from the city center of London. You can check what public transit connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from London Heathrow Airport to the city center in London.

Which airlines can take me to London from Manchester?

Take the Manchester to London flight with Flybe, British Airways or BA Cityflyer. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the trip to London from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Can I find a direct flight from Manchester to London?

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.

When does the first flight depart from Manchester to London? When does the last flight depart from Manchester to London?

The earliest flight for this journey departs from Manchester at 6: 00 AM. The last flight leaves from Manchester at 7: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from Manchester to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book Manchester to London plane tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way plane ticket from Manchester to London is on average $199 (€167) if you book 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 Manchester to London available a few months in advance.

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