The flight route from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) is a very important route for passengers travelling from the far north of Scotland to England. Between one and two flights are operated on this route every day by the budget airline Flybe as a direct flight, with a flight time of 1 hour and 25 minutes. By road, the distance between the two cities is about 380 miles and the driving time for the journey is approximately 6 hours and 45 minutes. Taking public transport for this trip would take about 7 hours and may involve a number of changes - plenty of reason for tourists as well as business travellers to choose the fast and convenient service by air.
Buying an air ticket a few months before travelling will greatly help to keep prices low. A low cost flight will tend to be widely available for midweek departures.
The airport of departure in Inverness is located about 8 miles from the city centre of Inverness which is in the Scottish highlands. Inverness airport is the main air traffic hub for passengers from the North of Scotland. The destination airport in Manchester is very well connected by public transport networks to Manchester city centre and towns and cities in the north of England as well as the Midlands. Trains will transfer passengers in next to no time from Manchester International Airport railway station to Manchester Piccadilly.