Favourite airline: Qatar Airways
10 % of flights booked on the route from Manchester to Goa are booked with Qatar Airways, TUI Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines.
Qatar Airways
10 %
TUI Airways
0 %
Thomas Cook Airlines
0 %
Tip: book 2 months before departure
The best time to buy tickets is 2 months before the flight. Pay only £572.00.
62 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Monday
Cheap flights on this route are operated on Monday.
Direct flights are more expensive
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 87 % cheaper.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
09h 30min
17h 35min
24h 05min
Favourite connection: via Doha
Stopover flights on this route are especially popular via Doha, making up 13 % of bookings.
1 stopover Doha
13h 45min, from £830
13 %
2 stopovers London Heathrow Delhi Indira Gandhi
26h 00min, from £627
11 %
2 stopovers Dubai Mumbai (Bombay)
22h 25min, from £603
9 %
Return from £516.00
Flights on this route with a departure on 13/01/20 and return flight on 09/02/20 currently cost £516.00.


White beaches with sparkling, blue water and palm trees

If you like to relax during your travels then Goa is the perfect place for you. With its pristine beaches, blue water and the slower lifestyle, you will not be disappointed.


Favourite time to travel

The balmy shores attract many visitors from the middle of November to the end of May. The average temperature during the Winter is about 28° Celsius, which is throughout November to February. Most travellers avoid Monsoon season which is from June until the end of October. There are a variety of holidays throughout the year, if you want to see how another culture celebrates this is the ideal time to visit. In February is the Goa Carnival. Ganesha Chaturthi is 10 days long and starts around the end of August, while Diwali starts at the end of October. Christian holidays such as Easter and Christmas are also celebrated.


Before your arrival In Goa

You will hear Marathi and Hindi spoken in Goa, although the official language is actually Konkani. If you are travelling during a festival, you should make sure that you book your stay well in advance, including your hotel and transportation from the airport. It is difficult to get them last minute during celebrations. Meals are cheaper in Goa than you would normally see in New Delhi. A restaurant meal is about Rs 400, while a thali starts at Rs 150. In the middle of the day there is a siesta. Most shops are closed during siesta time which lasts from approximately 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM. When visiting Panaji most of the shops close at about 8 PM.


Local Goa facts

When using taxis you should try to negotiate the price in advance unless it is a pre-paid one from outside arrivals at the airport. You should also negotiate for autos and motorcycle taxis. Kadamba bus fares begin at Rs 3 for 2 km and Rs 1 for each additional km. Rooms in Goa vary in price. A luxury room in Goa starts at Rs 4,000 per night for one person, while a basic room starts at Rs 700 per person, per night. More average priced rooms are also available for about Rs 2500 each night, per person. If you are looking for a slower pace in a different culture than this is the place for you. Goa is a spectacular place to go for a holiday and you will not be disappointed with what you find.