Favourite airline: flybe
42 % of flights on the route London Heathrow – Manchester are booked with flybe.
flybe
42 %
KLM
24 %
British Airways
20 %
Tip: book 7 weeks before departure
Tip: book flights on this route 7 weeks before departure and save up to 63 %.
49 days before departure
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 10 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
01h 05min
06h 50min
£111
£124
Favourite connection: via Edinburgh
When booking flights from London Heathrow to Manchester 33 % of travellers prefer to fly via Edinburgh.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Edinburgh
04h 30min, from £133
33 %
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
06h 50min, from £124
25 %
Direct flights
01h 05min, from £111
22 %
Return from £111.00
A return flight costing only £111.00 is for example available departing on 10/04/19 and returning on 30/04/19.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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.

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