Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester

Edinburgh to Manchester

  • The most popular airline flying from Edinburgh to Manchester last month was Flybe
  • There are 27 flights a week from Edinburgh to Manchester
  • The average flight time from Edinburgh to Manchester is 1h 5min
  • 1 airline flies direct from Edinburgh to Manchester
  • Edinburgh to Manchester is 184 miles
  • £60 was the cheapest return price from Edinburgh to Manchester last month

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Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester

This information is correct as of July 2015

Airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Manchester

Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester are available on a daily basis which are served by Flybe.

Terminal Information

Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport, located 8 miles from the centre of Edinburgh is connected to the city with excellent transport links so you can easily reach the airport. It is advised you arrive at the airport 1 hour before your domestic flight, and you can save time by checking in online, or by mobile before arriving. Check in desks are located the check in hall along with bag drop desks which you will need to use for any hold luggage.

Edinburgh Airport is easy to navigate with a single terminal and a full range of facilities within the departures lounges. Shops within the lounge include Boots, WH Smith, WH Smith Books, the Liquorice Tree gift shop, MAC, Dixons and a number of designer brands such as Kurt Geiger and Hugo Boss. If you have time before your flight to have something to eat there are a number of restaurants such as The Gathering, Yo! Sushi and Thermidors Seafood Bar. The Gathering Deli, Eat, Costa and Café Nero are also available within the lounge for snacks and coffee. When relaxing in the lounge there is free wifi available for up to two hours and power points to charge your phone.

There are a number of ways to upgrade your trip to Edinburgh Airport; a FastTRACK security service and two airport lounges the No. 1 Traveller Lounge and the Aspire Lounge both of which offer a relaxing atmosphere to wait for your flight, unlimited free wifi and complimentary food and drink.

Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport has 3 terminals with Flybe flights from Edinburgh arriving into Terminal 3. Within the arrivals hall there are a number of essentials you may require before proceeding to your onward travel such as a Spar convenience store, WHSmith and Caffe Nero.

The airport is located 10 miles from the city centre with a number of public transport connections available. There is a train station on the grounds of the airport, this is a 7 minute walk from Terminal 3, alternatively a shuttle bus is in operation from the outside of Terminal 3 Arrivals to the station. Trains run every 10 minutes to Manchester Piccadilly Station and on average takes 20 minutes.

If you have booked a stay at a Manchester Airport Hotel, or car hire from the Airport then shuttle buses are available to the hotels or Car Rental Village from the bus stops outside of the terminal.

Practical Information

When you are travelling within the UK photo identification will be required for those over 16 years old. Forms of photo ID which are accepted include a passport, if expired it must be within 2 years of the expiry date, a provisional or full driving licence,

What to expect in Manchester

Manchester, like Edinburgh is a busy city full of attractions however as many of the popular destinations are located outside of the city centre such as Old Trafford, the Etihad Stadium and MediaCityUK you may find you spend more time travelling between key areas. Costs of accommodation, visitor attractions and eating out are typically the same in both cities.

The climate in Manchester is mild and rainy all year around compared to the dryer, windier Edinburgh climate.

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