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Flight information for Manchester to London
(MAN to LON)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Manchester to London

Best price found

£18

Fastest flight time

1h 05m

Direct flights

Wed, Thu and Sun

Airports in London

6 airports
The best one-way flight to London from Manchester in the past 72 hours is £18. The best return flight deal from Manchester to London found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £35.
The fastest flight from Manchester to London takes 1h 05m
Direct flights go from Manchester to London on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: American Airlines and British Airways.
There are 6 airports near London: London City (LCY), London Heathrow (LHR), London Luton (LTN), London Stansted (STN), London Gatwick (LGW), London Southend (SEN)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Manchester to London

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 Manchester to London?

January

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

What is the cheapest day to depart Manchester for London?

Sunday

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

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

in the evening

Manchester to London flights are approximately 22% more expensive at midday than in the evening

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

Ryanair

748 Air Services, British Airways, and Flybe are the most popular carriers operating from Manchester to London

What is the cheapest Manchester to London flight route?

Manchester - London Luton

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

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

59 days before

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

When you’re planning your trip from Manchester to London, the most popular airport-to-airport route is Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport. If you are looking for alternate airports to fly out of when travelling to London, you can try flying out of Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (in Liverpool), Leeds/Bradford Airport (in Leeds), or Birmingham Airport (in Birmingham). When travelling from Manchester, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in London. Good options for arrival airports in London, you can try London Gatwick Airport (in London), London City Airport (in London), or London Stansted Airport (in London). In August, £38 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Manchester to London which you can find when you fly LPL — LTN.

Manchester Airport (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)£49
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Manchester Airport (MAN) to London City Airport (LCY)£174
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Manchester Airport (MAN) to London Stansted Airport (STN)£49
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Manchester Airport (MAN) to London Luton Airport (LTN)£43
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Manchester Airport (MAN) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)£65
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Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (LPL) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)£97
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Easily compare return flights from Manchester to London

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 Manchester to London by changing tabs
Ryanair
23 Sep
MAN17:15Manchester
26h 05m
1 stop
LTN19:20London Luton
25 Sep
LTN18:00London Luton
10h 10m
1 stop
MAN04:10Manchester
Multiple Airlines
9 Sep
MAN03:25Manchester
3h 55m
1 stop
STN07:20London Stansted
14 Sep
STN12:35London Stansted
3h 50m
1 stop
MAN16:25Manchester
British Airways
11 Nov
MAN15:00Manchester
1h 00m
LHR16:00London Heathrow
29 Nov
LHR13:35London Heathrow
1h 05m
MAN14:40Manchester
Ryanair
8 Sep
MAN11:20Manchester
7h 50m
1 stop
STN19:10London Stansted
15 Sep
STN02:30London Stansted
14h 55m
1 stop
MAN17:25Manchester
Ryanair
28 Sep
MAN04:35Manchester
8h 30m
1 stop
LTN13:05London Luton
19 Oct
LTN02:30London Luton
14h 55m
1 stop
MAN17:25Manchester
Ryanair
16 Sep
MAN04:55Manchester
14h 15m
1 stop
LTN19:10London Luton
19 Sep
LTN14:00London Luton
3h 25m
1 stop
MAN17:25Manchester

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to London

If you're looking for one-way flights from Manchester to London, view some of our deals below provided by British Airways and Ryanair
Ryanair
26 Sep
MAN02:15Manchester
5h 05m
1 stop
STN07:20London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
23 Sep
MAN03:25Manchester
10h 55m
1 stop
STN14:20London Stansted
British Airways
6 Nov
MAN03:45Manchester
1h 15m
LHR05:00London Heathrow

Search last-minute flights to London from Manchester

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Manchester to London
Ryanair
21 Aug
MAN18:30Manchester
9h 10m
1 stop
STN03:40London Stansted
5 Sep
STN02:30London Stansted
5h 00m
1 stop
MAN07:30Manchester
Multiple Airlines
20 Aug
MAN19:05Manchester
8h 55m
1 stop
LHR04:00London Heathrow
1 Sep
LHR10:20London Heathrow
7h 05m
1 stop
MAN17:25Manchester
easyJet
17 Aug
MAN04:45Manchester
12h 40m
1 stop
LGW17:25London Gatwick
31 Jan
LGW11:25London Gatwick
5h 25m
1 stop
MAN16:50Manchester
Ryanair
20 Aug
MAN19:05Manchester
8h 45m
1 stop
LGW03:50London Gatwick
1 Sep
LGW13:35London Gatwick
3h 50m
1 stop
MAN17:25Manchester
KLM
17 Aug
MAN15:35Manchester
12h 05m
1 stop
LHR03:40London Heathrow
31 Jan
LHR13:50London Heathrow
13h 30m
1 stop
MAN03:20Manchester
Ryanair
16 Aug
MAN13:10Manchester
6h 05m
1 stop
STN19:15London Stansted
23 Aug
STN02:20London Stansted
10h 25m
1 stop
MAN12:45Manchester

Best airlines flying from Manchester to London

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AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
RyanairPriceFrom £27Free CancellationRating
7.0
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British AirwaysPriceFrom £79Free CancellationRating
6.3
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easyJetPriceFrom £122Free CancellationRating
6.9
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FlybePriceFrom £131Free CancellationRating
6.4
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KLMPriceFrom £153Free CancellationRating
7.6
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AccesRailPriceFrom £180Free CancellationRating
0.0
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Aer LingusPriceFrom £304Free CancellationRating
7.9
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Aurigny AirPriceFrom £420Free CancellationRating
0.0
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airBalticPriceFrom £453Free CancellationRating
6.4
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  • British Airways Flights From Manchester to London

    British Airways flies from Manchester to London around 10 times per week, with 602 momondo users rating the airline 6.3/10. The cheapest British Airways deal from Manchester to London in the last 72 hours was £96 (return), much lower than the average airfare cost of £135 for British Airways flights on this route.


British Airways flights from Manchester to London

Our best British Airways deals on Manchester to London flight tickets
British Airways
11 Nov
MAN15:00Manchester
1h 00m
LHR16:00London Heathrow
29 Nov
LHR13:35London Heathrow
1h 05m
MAN14:40Manchester
British Airways
25 Nov
MAN15:55Manchester
1h 00m
LHR16:55London Heathrow
27 Nov
LHR15:20London Heathrow
1h 05m
MAN16:25Manchester
British Airways
8 Dec
MAN08:00Manchester
1h 05m
LHR09:05London Heathrow
11 Dec
LHR14:45London Heathrow
1h 05m
MAN15:50Manchester

KLM flights from Manchester to London

Our best KLM deals on Manchester to London flight tickets
KLM
29 Nov
MAN05:40Manchester
6h 40m
1 stop
LCY12:20London City
2 Dec
LCY02:45London City
5h 10m
1 stop
MAN07:55Manchester
KLM
3 Feb
MAN00:55Manchester
3h 35m
1 stop
LCY04:30London City
6 Feb
LCY15:05London City
12h 15m
1 stop
MAN03:20Manchester
KLM
17 Aug
MAN15:35Manchester
12h 05m
1 stop
LHR03:40London Heathrow
31 Jan
LHR13:50London Heathrow
13h 30m
1 stop
MAN03:20Manchester

Choose the best way to get from Manchester to London


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

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Manchester to London, such as British Airways, Ryanair, and Flybe may have flexible cancellation policies in place. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

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

    We’ve found that taking a flight from Manchester to London with {10} is more time-efficient when based simply on travel duration. A train from Manchester to London or a bus from Manchester to London can take you longer than a 1h 00m flight.

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

    A bus from Manchester to London from £11 can save you up to 75% on the cost of your trip compared to booking a flight from Manchester to London or a train from Manchester to London.

  • How far is Manchester to London by plane?

    The distance between Manchester and London is about 163.1 mi. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 1h 00m.


Manchester Airport is a world-class travel facility, handling a large portion of the air traffic in northern England. It has comprehensive assistance services for passengers with limited mobility or hidden disabilities, and the entire airport has been adapted for wheelchair access. There is a large variety of coffee shops, fast-food outlets, bars, and restaurants. You can get anything from newspapers to jewellery at the airport shops, even if you don’t have access to the duty-free area on domestic flights from Manchester to London. Heathrow Airport has these facilities on a greater scale, plus play areas for children and a very useful Reserve and Collect online shopping service – make your purchases prior to your flights from Manchester to London, and they’ll be ready for you when you land. Luton Airport is fully wheelchair-accessible and has fast-food kiosks, cafés, a restaurant, and baby changing facilities.


To catch flights from Manchester to London, you can take a Northern Rail train, which will get you to the Manchester Airport in about 20 minutes. Trains leave every 20 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly Station. To catch a bus, hop onto Megabus UK. They travel three times a day from Stand G at Manchester Shudehill Interchange and will take about 40 minutes to get you to the airport. If you land at Heathrow after your Manchester to London flights, catch the Heathrow Express from either Terminal 2 or 3. It will take about 15 minutes to reach Paddington Station. Megabus UK leaves every 3 hours, arriving at Victoria Coach Station in about 45 minutes. Landing at Luton Airport, you’ll find a National Express bus leaving hourly and taking about 1h 20min to get to Paddington Station. A quicker option is to catch a shuttle bus from the Airport Bus Station to the Luton Airport Parkway train station and then changing to a Thameslink train to St. Pancras Station.

Heathrow is on the western outskirts of London, so from here, you can easily reach nearby cities and towns like Slough and Reading. It will take you about 25 minutes to get to Slough on TfL (Transport for London) Rail from Paddington Station or about 30 minutes if you’re travelling by hire car or taxi. Reading is a bit further on in the direction of Stonehenge, and a direct train will get you there in just over 20 minutes. By car, it’s about 50 minutes from Heathrow. From Luton Airport, you can strike out for towns in Bedfordshire to the northwest of London. You can visit Milton Keynes and famous Bletchley in one trip – catch a Stagecoach East bus to Milton Keynes in about 1 hour and switch to a train to reach Bletchley in another 5 minutes. You can also get to Bedford in about 30 minutes by bus and train.


Alternative routes for Manchester to London

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
Manchester to Newquay Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£47
London to Manchester Flights
Fastest flight time3h 44m
Cheapest price£43
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Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£59
Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest price£47
London to Liverpool Flights
Fastest flight time3h 00m
Cheapest price£45

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