Cheap Flights from Belfast to Manchester

Flight information Belfast to Manchester

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Average flight time, total distance 177 miles

0h 55min

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1 airport

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This information is correct as of January 2016

Airlines that fly from Belfast to Manchester

Two airlines currently offer regular flights on this route: Flybe from Belfast-City and easyJet from Belfast-International.

Terminal Information – Departing

From Belfast-City: The departure lounge is located upstairs after passing through security. The departure lounge is small but has everything you need. There's a World Duty Free shop and a House of Ireland if you want to purchase luxury goods, and a WH Smith if you need some in-flight reading or snacks to bring on board. The airport also has a pub, a coffee shop, a restaurant and a sandwich bar Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminal.

From Belfast-International: The departure lounge has a slightly larger range of shops and restaurants compared to City Airport. There are two coffee shops, a pub, a Burger King and a grill house. There are five shops at the airport, including favourites like Superdrug, WH Smith and Aelia Duty Free. Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminal. The airport also has an executive lounge, which underwent major refurbishment at the beginning of 2016.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Terminal information is a guideline and is subject to change.

Flybe land at Terminal 3 while easyJet land at Terminal 1. The airport has a train station located between Terminals 1 and 2. If you land at Terminal 3 you can access it through Terminal 1. You can take a train from here to Manchester Piccadilly for £4.20.* Metrolink trams also visit the airport, and tickets cost the same as a train. Every terminal has a taxi rank. You can expect to pay about £18* for the journey into central Manchester. National Express and Stagecoach buses also serve the airport, and pre-booking is highly recommended. Car hire is also available at Manchester Airport. Make sure you compare car hire with Skyscanner to find the best deals.

Practical Information

We recommend arriving at the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight is scheduled to depart. You don't need a passport to fly from Belfast to Manchester, but you will need to bring an approved form of photographic ID for security purposes. Driving licenses, expired passports (within two years) and valid student cards are usually acceptable. Check the easyJet and Flybe websites for a comprehensive list of approved IDs for domestic flights.

What to expect in Manchester

Northern Irish bank notes can be difficult to spend once you reach England, so we recommend waiting until you arrive at Manchester Airport before hitting the cash machine. The weather in Manchester is very similar to Belfast, and prices are fairly similar too. Learn more about what to expect during your trip with our Manchester travel guide.

*Prices subject to change

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