Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London Heathrow to Manchester

Favourite airline: KLM
The majority of passengers on the route London Heathrow – Manchester prefer to fly with KLM.
25 %
Aer Lingus
18 %
British Airways
14 %
Tip: book 5 months before departure
The best time to buy tickets is 5 months before the flight. Pay only £73.00.
159 days before departure
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Direct flights on this route are £45.00 cheaper on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 05min
04h 55min
17h 25min
Favourite connection: via Amsterdam
Flights with a stopover in Amsterdam are the most popular connection for this route.
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
11h 55min, from £161
25 %
1 stopover Dublin
12h 25min, from £136
15 %
Direct flights
01h 05min, from £78
14 %

Useful information about the flight from London Heathrow to Manchester

Manchester - vibrant city of culture

Also known as England's 'Capital of the North', Manchester is a city with plenty to offer. Boasting a wealth of buildings of architectural interest, museums, art galleries and leisure facilities, there's always something to do here.

Best Manchester holidays and festivals

Throughout the year Manchester hosts a variety of annual events. One of the newest is the Beer and Cider Festival, which takes place at the end of January. Being home to the third largest Chinatown in Europe, Manchester hosts a grand celebration to welcome in the Chinese New Year. One of the longest running festivals is the popular Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival. This takes place in spring of each year. Attracting visitors and locals alike, is Manchester Day, which is a celebration of the good things about the city. The highlight of the day is the mile-long parade through the city. Tourist information is available from the Manchester Visitor Information Centre, which is located at Piccadilly Plaza.

Useful information before you travel - cost of living in Manchester

When comparing grocery shopping, clothing and eating out, the cost of living in Manchester is generally lower than in London. Manchester is significantly cheaper than London for things like leisure, and rental accommodation.


Manchester local information - accommodation and transport

Manchester Airport is accessible by car, taxi, train and coach. Trains operate approximately every 10 minutes from Manchester Airport Station to Manchester Piccadilly. The journey takes approximately 20 minutes and costs around £4.50. Alternatively, travellers can take the Metrolink, which also operates from 'The Station'. Trams run every 12 minutes, and cost around £5 for a day ticket. For those that prefer to catch a black taxi cab, there is a rank situated outside each terminal. The journey takes approximately 25 minutes and costs around £20. Taxis in Manchester tend to be cheaper than in London. The Metroshuttle is a free bus service that links rail stations and shopping centres in the city. Stagecoach single fares cost from £1 to £3.10 depending on journey; alternatively, the Stagecoach 'Dayrider' is available for about £4.10. A cheap hostel room in Manchester costs from roughly £12 per person, per night. 3 star hotel accommodation is available from around £60 for a double.

Flight information London Heathrow - Manchester
Flight details London Heathrow - Manchester
  • Flight duration: min. 01:00 / max. 01:10
  • Distance: 242 km
  • Flights per week: 52