Favourite airline: Thomas Cook Airlines
Most travellers looking for flights on the route from Manchester to New York decide to book with Thomas Cook Airlines.
Thomas Cook Airlines
4 %
3 %
Virgin Atlantic
3 %
Tip: book 5 months before departure
The best time to buy tickets is 5 months before the flight. Pay only £275.00.
157 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Monday
The cheapest ticket prices are available for flights departing on a Monday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Flights with a stopover are on average £86.00 cheaper than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
07h 50min
11h 50min
23h 40min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from Manchester to New York are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
07h 50min, from £331
18 %
1 stopover London Heathrow
11h 35min, from £274
13 %
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
10h 50min, from £330
13 %
Return from £245.00
Flights on this route with a departure on 06/09/19 and return flight on 11/09/19 currently cost £245.00.


Flights from Manchester to JFK

New York is a very exciting city that fascinates and offers a plethora of sights and things to do. From world famous landmarks, to a vibrant nightlife and eclectic cultural offer, one of the most popular American cities entices numerous visitors at any time of the year.


When to go and what to do

New York can be visited in all seasons, but summers tend to be hot and winters can be very cold. There are numerous events and festivals all year round, starting with New Year's Eve, which is quite simply unmissable. In February, the Chinese New Year is celebrated, while St. Patrick Day's, in March, is quite an important holiday. For fashion addicts, September and February is when the world famous Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is held.


Visas and other useful preparatory tips

Travelling to New York may not require a visa for British citizens, who may be able to stay for up to 90 days through the Visa Waiver Program. For British passport holders of other nationalities, a visa will be necessary as they do not qualify for the VWP. Regulations for alcohol and tobacco are very strict in the United States. Many free events and activities are organised by the city. In terms of budget, electronics and American designer clothing are less expensive than in London. However, groceries are about 30% higher and restaurant prices around 5% higher in New York. Also, the prices displayed usually don't include taxes, and tips should be around 20%. The time in New York is BST -5 or GMT -4.


Travel from the airport and around the city, accommodation ideas

From JFK Airport, travellers can take the AirTrain to Howard Beach station and change for a Midtown or Downtown Manhattan train, with a journey lasting 40 to 75 minutes, catch a bus to the metro station, or board a Long Island Railroad train. Express buses also go to Manhattan, Hudson Valley or Long Island, and taxis cost about $52.  In terms of accommodation, hostels cost around $34/person/night, while hotel rooms are about $40/person/night. Although New York legendary yellow cabs are used by locals, public transport is not only much cheaper but also usually faster.