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Cardiff CWLBelfast BHDManchester MAN

Aer Lingus

£223

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Cardiff - UniversityManchester - Shudehill Interchange

Megabus bus

£30

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Travelers usually depart from Cardiff, Cardiff - University, Cardiff - Kingsway Stop GB, Cardiff - Kingsway Stop GQ, or Cardiff - Gorsedd Gardens when they travel from Cardiff to Manchester. Book your trip to arrive at Manchester, Manchester Coach Station, Manchester - Shudehill Interchange, Manchester-Failsworth, or Manchester-New Moston. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Aer Lingus, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, LoganAir LM, and easyJet. Cardiff and Manchester have 135 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Manchester, consider visiting Snowdonia, York Minster, Portmeirion, and Caernarfon.

Check-in for a flight from Cardiff to Manchester

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Aer LingusEINEINoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
LoganAir LMLOGLMYes0
0
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight

United Kingdom COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United Kingdom – 12/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Cardiff, CWL can enter Manchester, MAN.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United Kingdom in our dedicated Stories article.

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What are the most popular routes to and from Cardiff?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cardiff and Málaga, Faro, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Dublin, Tenerife, Glasgow, Palma, Majorca, Istanbul, Madrid, London, Alicante, Belfast, Ibiza, Paris, Athens, New York, Lanzarote, Las Palmas.
What are the most popular routes to and from Manchester?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Manchester and Istanbul, London, Lisbon, Barcelona, Madrid, Amsterdam, Alicante, Antalya, Milan, Athens, Rome, Palma, Majorca, Paris, Málaga, Budapest, Ibiza, Sofia, Tenerife, Belfast, Brussels.
What airports are near Cardiff?
The main airport in Cardiff is Cardiff. It is also served by Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool John Lennon, London City, East Midlands.
What airports are near Manchester?
The main airport in Manchester is Manchester. It is also served by London Stansted, Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool John Lennon, Newcastle, Leeds Bradford, East Midlands, Cardiff.
What buses and trains depart from Cardiff?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Cardiff, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cardiff and Manchester?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Cardiff and Manchester thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Cardiff and Manchester can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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Which airlines fly between Cardiff and Manchester?
Currently, you can fly between Cardiff and Manchester with Ryanair, Aer Lingus, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, LoganAir LM, easyJet.
When's the best time to travel between Cardiff and Manchester?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Cardiff and Manchester, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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