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Flight Information from Sydney to Manchester

distanceDistance10538 miles (16996 km)
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Flights from Sydney to Manchester cover the 10538 miles (16996 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Sydney and arrive in Manchester Airport.

Flights from Sydney to Manchester: Journey Details

Sydney to Manchester flights, involving only one connection, are operated by Qantas Airways and Emirates, with flight times of between 26 and 30 hours. These flights connect at Dubai. Other airlines, including British Airways, Etihad and Virgin Australia, also have flights with Manchester as their final destination. These have journey times upwards of 30 hours. Flight departures are usually from around 6:00 a.m. to about 10:30 p.m.

Taking a Flight from Sydney

Sydney to Manchester flights depart from Sydney Kingsford International Airport. The airport is located 9 km South of Sydney and has frequent transport links to the Sydney, provided by Hotel Shuttle Bus services, trains and local buses. All terminals at the airport have car rental desks and taxi ranks. Sydney's extensive transport network is made up of local trains, the light railway, water ferries and buses, which include NightRide bus routes.

Flying into Manchester

Manchester is a large city in the North West of England, sometimes called the Capital of the North. In recent years Manchester has become a popular city break destination, with plenty of culture, shopping and entertainment to offer its visitors. Its history stretches back to Roman times and through the Industrial Revolution when Manchester saw its biggest period of growth and wealth. Sydney to Manchester flights arrive at Manchester International Airport, located 16 km southwest of the city centre. Trains depart from Manchester Airport Train Station for the city, on services operated by Transpennine Express and Northern Rail. Other city links are provided by Metrolink trains and 24-hour buses, as well as car rentals and taxis. Manchester's transport network consists of Metro trains and buses operated by First Bus.

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Flights from Sydney to Manchester
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What are the travel restrictions for Manchester, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Sydney, Australia by plane?

Travel between Sydney, Australia and Manchester, United Kingdom by plane is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Australia?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Australia

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Sydney?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight from Sydney to Manchester as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Manchester, United Kingdom to Sydney, Australia?

The restriction level for your return flight to Sydney, Australia from Manchester is: Restricted.

Is my return flight into Sydney from Manchester restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Australia from Manchester?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • State and territory governments, with support from the Australian Government, manage quarantine arrangements
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Sydney, Australia?

The government of Australia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 10/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Sydney from Manchester closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is it from Sydney to Manchester by plane?
The Sydney to Manchester flight distance is approximately 10538 miles (16996 km).
When taking a flight from Sydney to Manchester, which airport in Sydney do I fly out of and which airport in Manchester do I arrive in?

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

Where is the departure airport in Sydney located? Where is the arrival airport in Manchester located?

You can find the most popular departure airport for this route, Sydney, located approximately 5 miles (8 km) from the city center of Sydney. The most popular arrival airport in Manchester, called Manchester Airport, is located around 8 miles (13 km) away from its city center. To reach the city center of Manchester from Manchester Airport, check what taxi services, airport shuttle services or public transit options are available.

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