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Flight information for London to Manchester
(LON to MAN)

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Best price found

£18

Fastest flight time

1h 00m

Direct flights

Mon, Thu, Sat and Sun

Airports in Manchester

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Manchester from London in the past 72 hours is £18. The best return flight deal from London to Manchester found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £38.
The fastest flight from London to Manchester takes 1h 00m
Direct flights go from London to Manchester on Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is British Airways.
There is 1 airport near Manchester: Manchester (MAN)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Manchester

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Manchester?

February

The cheapest time of year to fly to Manchester from London is February. The most expensive is August.

What is the cheapest day to depart London for Manchester?

Monday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Monday. The most expensive is usually Thursday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Manchester?

in the evening

London to Manchester flights are approximately 20% more expensive at midday than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Manchester from London?

Ryanair

Aer Lingus, British Airways, and Flybe are the most popular carriers operating from London to Manchester

What is the cheapest London to Manchester flight route?

London Stansted - Manchester

Fly from London Stansted to Manchester for the best London - Manchester flight prices

How far in advance should you book London to Manchester flights?

59 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Manchester is approximately 59 days to departure

If you are looking to fly from London to Manchester, you are most likely going to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport, the most popular airports on that route. When booking your trip to Manchester, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when travelling to Manchester, you can try London Gatwick Airport (in London), London City Airport (in London), or London Stansted Airport (in London). When travelling from London, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in Manchester. Good options for arrival airports in Manchester, you can try Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (in Liverpool), Leeds/Bradford Airport (in Leeds), or Birmingham Airport (in Birmingham). In July, £42 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from London to Manchester which you can find when you fly STN — MAN.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Airport (MAN)£44
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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Manchester Airport (MAN)£77
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London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Airport (MAN)£150
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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Manchester Airport (MAN)£42
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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Manchester Airport (MAN)£47
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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (LPL)£43
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Easily compare return flights from London to Manchester

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from London to Manchester by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
12 Jul
STN02:25London Stansted
7h 30m
1 stop
MAN09:55Manchester
19 Jul
MAN04:05Manchester
15h 05m
1 stop
STN19:10London Stansted
Ryanair
3 Aug
LGW18:00London Gatwick
9h 25m
1 stop
MAN03:25Manchester
10 Aug
MAN14:00Manchester
13h 50m
1 stop
LGW03:50London Gatwick
British Airways
28 Oct
LHR02:45London Heathrow
1h 05m
MAN03:50Manchester
6 Nov
MAN03:45Manchester
1h 15m
LHR05:00London Heathrow
Ryanair
12 Jul
STN02:25London Stansted
5h 05m
1 stop
MAN07:30Manchester
12 Jul
MAN11:20Manchester
7h 50m
1 stop
STN19:10London Stansted
Ryanair
22 Aug
LGW17:35London Gatwick
9h 50m
1 stop
MAN03:25Manchester
23 Aug
MAN18:05Manchester
9h 45m
1 stop
LGW03:50London Gatwick
Ryanair
28 Jul
STN18:05London Stansted
9h 20m
1 stop
MAN03:25Manchester
4 Aug
MAN13:50Manchester
5h 20m
1 stop
STN19:10London Stansted

Find the cheapest one-way flights from London to Manchester

If you're looking for one-way flights from London to Manchester, view some of our deals below provided by British Airways and Ryanair
Ryanair
12 Sep
LTN10:00London Luton
18h 40m
1 stop
MAN04:40Manchester
Multiple Airlines
6 Jul
LTN12:15London Luton
24h 55m
1 stop
MAN13:10Manchester
British Airways
5 Sep
LHR02:45London Heathrow
1h 05m
MAN03:50Manchester

Search last-minute flights to Manchester from London

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from London to Manchester
Multiple Airlines
6 Jul
LTN10:00London Luton
8h 55m
1 stop
MAN18:55Manchester
8 Jul
MAN03:25Manchester
9h 40m
1 stop
LTN13:05London Luton
Ryanair
6 Jul
LTN10:00London Luton
8h 55m
1 stop
MAN18:55Manchester
27 Jul
MAN04:05Manchester
4h 30m
1 stop
LTN08:35London Luton
Ryanair
5 Jul
STN02:25London Stansted
12h 00m
1 stop
MAN14:25Manchester
5 Jul
MAN18:05Manchester
25h 05m
1 stop
STN19:10London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
6 Jul
LTN12:15London Luton
24h 55m
1 stop
MAN13:10Manchester
8 Jul
MAN03:25Manchester
5h 40m
1 stop
LTN09:05London Luton
British Airways
5 Jul
LHR17:30London Heathrow
1h 10m
MAN18:40Manchester
17 Aug
MAN15:50Manchester
1h 00m
LHR16:50London Heathrow
Ryanair
5 Jul
STN10:10London Stansted
4h 15m
1 stop
MAN14:25Manchester
6 Jul
MAN15:20Manchester
3h 50m
1 stop
STN19:10London Stansted

Best airlines flying from London to Manchester

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from London to Manchester with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
RyanairPriceFrom £29Free CancellationRating
7.0
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British AirwaysPriceFrom £70Free CancellationRating
6.5
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easyJetPriceFrom £113Free CancellationRating
6.8
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FlybePriceFrom £149Free CancellationRating
6.4
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KLMPriceFrom £174Free CancellationRating
7.7
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Aer LingusPriceFrom £285Free CancellationRating
8.1
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airBalticPriceFrom £408Free CancellationRating
6.8
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Aurigny AirPriceFrom £424Free CancellationRating
0.0
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  • British Airways Flights From London to Manchester

    British Airways is one of the most popular airlines flying from London to Manchester, operating 13 flights/week on average for this route. A good British Airways flight deal for London to Manchester starts from £86 return, up to an average price of £153. Our users have rated British Airways at 6.5/10.


Ryanair flights from London to Manchester

Our best Ryanair deals on London to Manchester flight tickets
Ryanair
3 Aug
LGW18:00London Gatwick
9h 25m
1 stop
MAN03:25Manchester
10 Aug
MAN14:00Manchester
13h 50m
1 stop
LGW03:50London Gatwick
Ryanair
22 Aug
LGW17:35London Gatwick
9h 50m
1 stop
MAN03:25Manchester
23 Aug
MAN18:05Manchester
9h 45m
1 stop
LGW03:50London Gatwick
Ryanair
3 Sep
LTN16:15London Luton
11h 50m
1 stop
MAN04:05Manchester
5 Sep
MAN04:35Manchester
8h 30m
1 stop
LTN13:05London Luton

British Airways flights from London to Manchester

Our best British Airways deals on London to Manchester flight tickets
British Airways
28 Oct
LHR02:45London Heathrow
1h 05m
MAN03:50Manchester
6 Nov
MAN03:45Manchester
1h 15m
LHR05:00London Heathrow
British Airways
4 Nov
LGW04:30London Gatwick
1h 10m
MAN05:40Manchester
7 Nov
MAN01:25Manchester
1h 15m
LGW02:40London Gatwick
British Airways
28 Oct
LGW06:25London Gatwick
1h 10m
MAN07:35Manchester
6 Nov
MAN01:25Manchester
1h 15m
LGW01:40London Gatwick

Choose the best way to get from London to Manchester


  • Are airlines flying from London to Manchester offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from London to Manchester are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: British Airways, Ryanair, and Flybe.

  • Is flying the fastest way to get from London to Manchester?

    The quickest way is to book a flight from London to Manchester, which can be as quick as 1h 00m onboard British Airways. You can also get a train from London to Manchester, or a bus from London to Manchester which can take you longer to arrive at your destination.

  • Is flying the cheapest way to get from London to Manchester?

    Expect a bus to be one of the cheapest options available to you for travel. Currently, a bus has deals available from £10. While they may not be the most cost-effective options currently available a flight from London to Manchester or a train from London to Manchester can also be options worth looking into if other factors outside of cost are a higher priority.

  • How far is London to Manchester by plane?

    Manchester is 163.1 mi away from London. Flights usually cover this in 1h 00m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.

  • What is the carbon footprint of flying from London to Manchester?

    123lb is the expected carbon footprint of a flight from London to Manchester, though you can sort and filter momondo flight search results by CO2 to find the best option. The carbon footprint of a train for this route is 70% less. If you can take the time, the carbon footprint of a bus for this journey would be 23lb, some 81% less than flying.


Out of the six airports found in London, the only airport that offers flights from London to Manchester is London Heathrow International Airport and due to the popularity of the airport and the recent extension and renovation of it, the airport has all the basic amenities and now has more advanced facilities. These include improved e-check in systems, more airport staff to help you as well as having built three new runways on the airport's ground. If you are looking for cheap flights from London to Manchester then London Heathrow International Airport will offer them due to the amount of flights they have and how many passengers they serve every year. Manchester airport, although not as popular as London Heathrow International, is a very popular airport for passengers to use, with the airport being called “the gateway to the north”. Manchester Airport serves flights to over 200 other cities and has foot traffic in the millions each year.


The main airport in Manchester is Manchester Airport. Manchester Airport is located about 20 minutes south of the city centre and there are many connections to take to get you from the city centre to the airport, The airport is easily reached by bus, train, car and metro trains. If you drive to the airport then you will be dropped off at the entrance to the airport. If you take a bus or a train then you will arrive at terminal 2 located in the airport's transportation hub. The best way to reach the airport would be to take the train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to the airport. The main airport of London is Heathrow Airport which serves millions of travellers each year whether it be domestic or international. If you are driving from the city centre of London to Heathrow by car, it will take you on average an hour to arrive at the airport. If you are looking for trains to and from the airport, you should find that the best option would be the Piccadilly train line that connects the centre of London to Heathrow airport using the Heathrow express which leaves Victoria Station hourly.

If you have booked a one-way flight from London to Manchester then you may be looking at what other towns and cities are in the area that you can visit. Well, some of the towns nearby to Manchester include Bradford, Sheffield, Liverpool and Leeds. The UK also has a very robust and extensive transport system that will be able to take you all over the country. If you are looking to get to the nearby cities of London then the best option would be to take the Manchester Express from the Airport to Manchester Piccadilly Station. From Manchester Piccadilly Station, you will be able to take a train almost anywhere in the country with cities like Liverpool and Leeds being one to two hours away by train.


Alternative routes for London to Manchester

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
London to Newquay Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price£86
London to Newcastle upon Tyne Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£62
Manchester to London Flights
Fastest flight time4h 05m
Cheapest price£43
Manchester to Newquay Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price£48
Newcastle upon Tyne to London Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£60
Southampton to Manchester Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£172
London to Liverpool Flights
Fastest flight time3h 30m
Cheapest price£43
Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest price£48
Manchester to Southampton Flights
Fastest flight time1h 05m
Cheapest price£142

Why use momondo?

We help find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and travel agents and helps you filter them to find the best flight from London to Manchester for you.

Yes. momondo allows you to filter the results for London to Manchester flights to just show those with flexible booking policies.

Once you have performed a search for London to Manchester flights, momondo helps you find the right one by offering useful filters to narrow down your flight selection. Flights can be filtered by multiple factors such as airline, airport and price; but also by other criteria like aircraft type and payment method.

Yes momondo offers price alerts on flights to Manchester from London. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.


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