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Tips to know when travelling to Manchester

Travelers usually depart from Southampton, Southampton-University of Southampton, Southampton - West Park, Southampton Bus Station, or Southampton - East Park when they travel from Southampton to Manchester. Book your trip to arrive at Manchester, Manchester - Shudehill Interchange, Manchester Coach Station, Manchester-New Moston, or Manchester-Miles Platting. The distance between Southampton and Manchester is 274 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, British Airways, easyJet, Aer Lingus, and Blue Islands. Southampton and Manchester have 212 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Manchester, consider visiting Portmeirion, York Minster, Caernarfon, and Snowdonia.

Weekly direct flights

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Check-in for a flight from Southampton to Manchester

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
British AirwaysBAWBAYes0
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easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Aer LingusEINEINoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight
Blue IslandsBCISINoNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Southampton to Manchester?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Southampton and Manchester takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Southampton and Manchester?
The flight distance between Southampton and Manchester is 274 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Southampton and Manchester?
Several carriers operate flights between Southampton and Manchester. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Eastern Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Southampton?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Southampton and Edinburgh, Newcastle upon Tyne, Dublin, Saint Helier, Glasgow, Belfast, Amsterdam, Alicante, Shetland Islands, Málaga, London, Paris, Saint Peter Port, Madrid, Kirkwall, Stornoway, Düsseldorf, Aberdeen, Lisbon, Inverness.
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 Southampton?
The main airport in Southampton is Southampton. It is also served by Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, Birmingham, Bristol, London City, East Midlands, Cardiff, Bournemouth.
What airports are near Manchester?
The main airport in Manchester is Manchester. It is also served by London Stansted, Manchester, Luton, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool John Lennon, Newcastle, Leeds Bradford, East Midlands, Cardiff.
What buses and trains depart from Southampton?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Southampton, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Southampton and Manchester?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Southampton and Manchester thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Southampton and Manchester can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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