Favourite airline: Thomas Cook Airlines
5 % of flights on the route Manchester – New York are booked with Thomas Cook Airlines.
Thomas Cook Airlines
5 %
4 %
Virgin Atlantic
3 %
Tip: book 6 months before departure
Save up to 42 % by booking flights 6 months before departure.
179 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Monday
Choosing the right day of the week is worthwhile as prices of flights on this route are cheapest on Monday.
Direct flights are more expensive
Flights with a stopover are on average £ 2.00 cheaper than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
07h 50min
21h 15min
23h 40min
The favourite connection is non-stop
15 % of travellers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Direct flights
07h 50min, from £224
15 %
1 stopover London Heathrow
11h 35min, from £274
12 %
1 stopover Dublin
12h 40min, from £392
11 %
Return from £222.00
The price of a ticket for a flight on 14/10/19 and returning on 21/10/19 is currently £222.00.


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.