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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City when they travel from London to Manchester. Book your trip to arrive at Manchester, Manchester - Shudehill Interchange, Manchester-New Moston, Manchester-Miles Platting, or Manchester-Failsworth. The distance between London and Manchester is 242 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Aer Lingus. London and Manchester have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Manchester, consider visiting Caernarfon, Portmeirion, Snowdonia, and York Minster.

Weekly direct flights

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Direct flights5545-65
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Check-in for a flight from London to Manchester

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

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from London to Manchester?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between London and Manchester takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between London and Manchester?
The flight distance between London and Manchester is 242 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and Manchester?
Several carriers operate flights between London and Manchester. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Lisbon, Istanbul, Athens, Tirana, Faro, Bucharest, Málaga, Larnaca, New York, Dubai, Tenerife, Alicante, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Dublin, Amsterdam, Palma, Majorca, Tel Aviv, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Manchester?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Manchester and Istanbul, Lisbon, Barcelona, Madrid, Amsterdam, Alicante, Antalya, Milan, Athens, Rome, Palma, Majorca, Paris, Málaga, Budapest, Ibiza, Sofia, Tenerife, Belfast, Brussels, Tel Aviv.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Doncaster Sheffield, East Midlands, Southampton, Exeter, Bournemouth, Norwich, Cambridge.
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, Cardiff, Leeds Bradford, Doncaster Sheffield.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
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