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One-way flights were as low as AU$756 and round trip flights were AU$1,418 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.
Do you know England’s “Second City”? It’s Manchester, former industrial hotbed and current trend-setting “Capital of the North”. From gothic architecture to good old-fashioned pub crawls, Manchester is quintessential England. Download a few football chants and have chin wag with your seatmate. You’re in for a smashing good time!
Flights to Manchester Airport (MAN) land about 15km south of town. You can hop on the train to the central station or hook up with the Metrolink to get to other parts of the city. Metrolink can get you to most attractions too, and taxis can cover the rest.
Looking to explore that old English countryside? Wotif’s car hire deals are a sweet addition to any holiday.
Just because you land in the early morning doesn’t mean you have to wait to get your British on. Head to Albert Square and relax with a black tea and crumpet in the shadow of the stunning Town Hall. Afternoon arrivals can get right to the sightseeing with a tour of the medieval Manchester Cathedral. Manchester flights touching down after sunset have plenty going for them, too. You can spend the whole night in the Northern Quarter, from devouring a delicious dinner to dancing until morning. Then book one of our London packages and take an hour’s flight south to compare the two. Your England tour is now complete.
OK, you can probably never be as passionate about Manchester’s football team as the local Mancs. But you can have a crazy day pretending! Book hotels in Manchester near Old Trafford Stadium and get ready to sing “Come on, you Reds!” with 75,000 other fans. Don’t shout too hard—you’ll need your voice to make friends with the locals in the pub after.
Whatever the outcome of that football game, you’re sure to come away a winner with Wotif’s cheap flights to Manchester. Pip, pip, cheerio (just kidding, no one actually talks like that in England)!
Flights to Manchester start as low as AU$1,418. Once you’ve snagged your flight, it’s time to build that itinerary. If your flight touches down in a bustling city, you’ll want a head start, so you can get from jet-way to getaway as quickly as possible. Flying for business? Squeeze in some sightseeing and a snack at a locally loved restaurant between meetings—you’ll have plenty of cash thanks to our cheap business class flights to Manchester. You know what they say about all work and no play, after all.
Qantas Airways, British Airways, Swiss International Air Lines, Lufthansa, Japan Airlines, LATAM Airlines Group, Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, Air France. Pack your favourite magazines or stack your video queue for a mini-marathon of that television show your co-workers have been raving about. And if you get hooked a few episodes in, don’t worry; there’s always the return flight to finish the binge. Ready to book cheap flights to Manchester? Check out our selection of airfares and start putting together a holiday that fits your schedule and price range. We offer sweet deals, so you don’t have to move mountains to see the world. In fact, we’ll help you get to those mountains (or ocean, or forest) today!
Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking early in the week.
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.
Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
For all the latest info on the travel situation in Manchester, see our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Reviewed on 31 May 2019
Reviewed on 26 Aug. 2019
^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.