Cheap Flights from Dublin to Manchester (DUB - MAN)

Flight information Dublin to Manchester

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This information is correct as of February 2016

Airlines that fly from Dublin to Manchester

Aer Lingus, Aer Lingus Regional (Stobart Air) and Ryanair all offer flights to Manchester from Dublin. This is one of the airport's top five busiest routes, so we recommend booking your flight as early as you can to avoid disappointment and price hikes.

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

Ryanair depart from Terminal 1. Places to grab a refreshment in the departure lounge include Starbucks and Butler's Chocolate Cafe. You'll find plenty of great shops in The Loop shopping area, including Superdry, Jo Malone and MAC Cosmetics.

Aer Lingus and Stobart Air fly from Terminal 2. The departure lounge has a great range of places to eat, including a Chocolate Lounge and Flutes bubbly bar. For something more substantial you can enjoy some Irish cooking at Harvest Market or The Slaney Bar. Shops range from big designer brands like Tommy Hilfiger to airport favourites like Dixons Travel. Terminal 2 has an executive lounge, and access starts at €19.95* (about £15.50). The lounge has unlimited Wi-Fi and a range of complimentary snacks and drinks.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Aer Lingus and Stobart Air land at Terminal 1, while Ryanair land at Terminal 3. All of Manchester Airport's terminals are within walking distance of each other. It's possible to reach Manchester city centre by a variety of public transport methods including train, tram and coach. The airport train station is located between Terminals 1 and 2. Tickets to Piccadilly Station cost £4.20* one-way. Tickets for the Metrolink tram system are the same price. National Express and Stagecoach buses serve the airport: be sure to book your ticket in advance to get the best rates. Each terminal has a taxi rank, and a cab to the centre of Manchester costs about £18*. If you're planning to hire a car at Manchester Airport you'll find the reception desks in the Car Rental Village.

Practical Information

Try to arrive at the airport 90 minutes before your flight is scheduled to depart. You usually don't need a passport to fly from Dublin to Manchester, as both cities are within the Common Travel Area. Usually valid government issued ID, such as a driving license, is accepted. For a full list of acceptable identification cards, visit the website of the airline you're planning to fly with. Note that Ryanair only accept valid passports as a form of ID.

What to expect in Manchester

The currency in Manchester is the Pound Sterling (£). Manchester has a similar climate to Dublin, with warm summers (average July temperature is 16°C) and mild winters (average January temperatures of 4°C). Manchester is slightly wetter than Dublin, with 90mm of rainfall in average during October. Manchester is also slightly cheaper than Dublin, particularly in terms of places to eat and drink. Find out more about what to expect with our travel guide to Manchester.

*Prices subject to change

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