Cheap Flights from Barcelona to Manchester (BCN - MAN)

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Flight information Barcelona to Manchester

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Average flight time, total distance 857 miles

2h 35min


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Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Manchester: Manchester.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Barcelona to Manchester is £23. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
2h 35min is the average flight time from Barcelona to Manchester.
There are 5 airlines who fly direct from Barcelona to Manchester.
As of October, there are 18 flights per week flying from Barcelona to Manchester.

This information is correct as of March 2016

Airlines flying from Barcelona to Manchester

Direct flights from Barcelona to Manchester are operated by Monarch Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair and Vueling throughout the year. Jet2 offer seasonal flights from Barcelona to Manchester

Terminal Information

Barcelona Airport

There are two main terminals at Barcelona-El Prat Airport, Vueling flights to Manchester depart from Terminal 1 and Monarch, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair and Jet2 flights depart from Terminal 2b. The airport recommends that passengers on flights to Manchester (a non-Schengen zone flight) arrive at least 3 hours before their flight’s departure time. Check in desks are available at the airport, alternatively Norwegian Air Shuttle have self service kiosks and all airlines offer online check in. Ryanair only offer online or mobile check-in, the check-in process must be completed up to 2 hours before your flight.

Both terminals have a duty free shop, a pharmacy, a Heaven on Earth Express Spa, as well as a number of fashion, beauty and gift shops. Popular brands featured within the terminals include Adidas, Mango and Sunglass Hut. For pre-flight meals, drinks and snacks you’ll find a great choice available from coffee shops and bars to restaurants such as Pans & Co, Burger King, Grill Terracotta and Lizarran for tapas.

There is unlimited wi-fi access available at Barcelona Airport, however you can upgrade to a faster ad-free service.

Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport has three terminals with flights from Barcelona arriving into each. Norwegian Air Shuttle and Jet2 flights arrive into Terminal 1, Monarch flights arrive into Terminal 2 and Vueling and Ryanair flights arrive into Terminal 3.

Each terminal has plenty of facilities for any essentials and refreshments before you set off on the next stage of your trip, these include coffee shops, Spar convenience shops, WHSmith, ATMs and Travelex currency exchange bureaus.

The Manchester Airport Train station offers one of the quickest and easiest routes into Manchester City Centre. The station is a short walk from each terminal via a covered walkway, once you arrive you can purchase tickets from the station or on board the train. During peak periods trains depart every few minutes, so you won’t have long to wait for the next service. It will take approximately 14 minutes to reach Manchester Piccadilly Station and a typical ticket is around £5 when purchased on the day.

Trams and buses are also available from the airport departing regularly throughout the day, these are ideal if you are travelling to destinations outside of the centre.

Taxis and car hire are both available from each terminal. A taxi to Manchester city centre can cost at least £26, depending on your destination and time of travel. The car hire companies are all based together at the car rental village and a shuttle bus departs from the airport to take you to collect your car.

What to expect in Manchester

The weather in Manchester is wetter and cooler than Barcelona all year around. The city has almost three times as many rainy days with frequent, light showers. Average winter temperatures are around 6 degrees lower than Barcelona, and 10 degrees lower in summer.

Typical prices for visitors to Manchester such as eating out, drinks, transport and hotels will be on average 20% higher than Barcelona.  A three course meal for two will cost around £45.

Manchester, UK is one hour behind Barcelona, Spain.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.