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Flight Information between Manchester and London

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$221 (€178)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesFlybe, British Airways or BA Cityflyer

Flights from Manchester to London cover the 162 miles (261 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 5 min 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 $90 (€73), but the average price of plane tickets is $221 (€178). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

British Airways

British Airways is the United Kingdom’s leading airline and there are several options for ticket fares for your next flight from Manchester to London. 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 between Manchester and London, check Omio for British Airways flights offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight to take for this 162 miles (261 km) trip from Manchester to London, 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 Manchester and London 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 Manchester to London 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 from Manchester to London starting at $90 (€73), 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 Manchester to London 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

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.
  • Check back to our website where you can explore airline offers and cheap flights to travel all over Europe, the U.S. and Canada.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap flight from Manchester to London cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Manchester to London flights for as little as $90 (€73)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a flight to London from Manchester?
If you’re looking to buy your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to London flight price to come in at an average of $221 (€178)  one way.
How far is Manchester to London by plane?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to London by plane to be approximately 162 miles (261 km).
How long is the plane ride from Manchester to London?
While the time it takes to travel 162 miles (261 km) to London from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Manchester to London flight journey time is on average 1 h 5 min.
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 airport in Manchester? Where is the airport in London?

You can find the most popular departure airport for this journey, Manchester Airport, located approximately 8 miles (13 km) from the city center of Manchester. The most popular arrival airport in London, called London Heathrow Airport, is located around 14 miles (23 km) away from its city center. To reach the city center of London from London Heathrow Airport, check what taxi services, airport shuttle services or public transit options are available.

Which airlines can take me between Manchester and London?
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 journey from Manchester to London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct flights from Manchester to London?
Yes, you can look for direct flights from Manchester to London with British Airways  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct flight tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
When can I take the first flight from Manchester to London? When can I take the last flight for the day?
The first Manchester to London flight departs at 5: 45 AM   and the last flight from Manchester to London leaves at 2: 55 PM. Check out the most up-to-date flight schedule from Manchester to London on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book the Manchester to London flight for the best deals on tickets?
You can find flights between Manchester and London to cost on average $221 (€178) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to London flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.