Holidays to Manchester

United Kingdom
Manchester, located in northwest England , is the United Kingdom 's second most populous urban area, with a population of 2 1/2 million. You know that clichéd image you conjure up of Manchester and the dreary old north of England? Forget the smoke-filled skies and rowdy fans of football (a.k.a. …

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How to get to Manchester

Here's what you need to know about getting to Manchester. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Manchester takes 55 minutes.

When to go to Manchester

Typical Holiday Price

£842 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Manchester varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - February is the cheapest month to go to Manchester.

Where to stay in Manchester

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Manchester, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Manchester

Sarah Sprister | Trip by SkyscannerOld Trafford
Old Trafford
Neil T | Flickrintu Trafford Centre
intu Trafford Centre
westher | FlickrMuseum of Science & Industry in Manchester
Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester
heatheronhertravels | FlickrManchester Museum
Manchester Museum
Thiffany Alves | Trip by SkyscannerTown Hall
Town Hall
Olivia Lazenby | Trip by SkyscannerAfflecks
Rebecca Goglia (@BeccaBandit) | Trip by SkyscannerManchester Art Gallery
Manchester Art Gallery
Gene Hunt | FlickrManchester United Football Club
Manchester United Football Club
Stuart Scott | Trip by SkyscannerEtihad Stadium
Etihad Stadium
James Connolly | Trip by SkyscannerNorthern Quarter
Northern Quarter

Reviews of Manchester

Girish  Luthra
Girish Luthra

Very clean and Disciplined City, little bit expensive on traveling locally but Weather is Awesome !!!!

Cally Staffiere
Cally StaffiereWolverhampton

I love Manchester there's so much to do and see, been meaning to take my mom to the corrie tour and Trafford shopping centre.

Ayaz Bilawala
Ayaz BilawalaMumbai (Bombay)

Wonderful city vibrant loads of pubs and bitters easy to get along and well connected football crazy lots of fun and superb music Never a dull moment Ayaz Bilawala

Kevin Picholo
Kevin PicholoFoster City

I liked Manchester, a little bit of old and a little bit of new mixed. I stayed near the Manchester Arndale, which is a mall in center of town.

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