Flights from Manchester to Dublin

Manchester to Dublin

  • There are 76 flights a week from Manchester to Dublin
  • £32 was the cheapest return price from Manchester to Dublin last month
  • Manchester to Dublin is 164 miles
  • The average flight time from Manchester to Dublin is 55min
  • 3 airlines fly direct from Manchester to Dublin
  • The most popular airline flying from Manchester to Dublin last month was Ryanair

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Airlines that fly from Manchester to Dublin

Aer Lingus, Aer Lingus Regional/StobartAir, and Ryanair all offer regular flights from Manchester to Dublin.

Terminal Information – Departing

Aer Lingus flights depart from Terminal 1, while Ryanair flights leave from Terminal 3. One hour of free Wi-Fi is available to all passengers, and both terminals have an Escape Lounge. Access to the lounge starts at £19.99 per person and includes complementary snacks and drinks, as well as free Wi-Fi and a place to charge your laptop.

Terminal 1 has a nice and modern departure lounge, featuring a range of high street shops and eateries. You can pick up some new clothes at Fat Face or Monsoon, browse luxury goods in Biza Tax & Duty Free, enjoy a quick coffee before your flight at Starbucks or sit down for a proper meal at Giraffe.

Terminal 3 has the usual airport shops (duty free, Dixons Travel and Boots) as well as a small selection of eateries. Caffe Nero and Costa are ideal if you need a quick caffeine boost. If you’re hungry you can grab a sarnie at Upper Crust, or relax over a pizza at Trattoria Milano.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Aer Lingus flights usually land at Dublin’s Terminal 2, while Ryanair flights land in Terminal 1. Both terminals have taxi ranks. It costs about €24 (around £17) for a taxi into Temple Bar in Dublin’s city centre. Public transport is also available from the shared bus terminus, which is in between the two terminals and easy to reach on foot.

Practical Information

Ireland and the UK are part of the Common Travel Zone. You technically don’t need your passport to fly to Dublin; usually your driving license is fine. Some airlines (such as Ryanair) often ask you to bring your passport anyway. Check the terms of your ticket before arriving at the airport.

Try to arrive at the airport at least one hour before your flight is due to depart. Give yourself extra time if you’re planning on checking in some luggage, or if you’re travelling during busy periods such as school holidays or weekends.

What to expect in Dublin

Dublin is one of the more expensive European cities although it can still be enjoyed on a budget. You can expect to pay about the same for dinner in a restaurant as you would in Manchester, and a little more for drinks if you’re planning on enjoying Dublin’s famous nightlife. We’ve put together a guide to visiting Dublin on a budget, so you can make your cash go further. Dublin is also likely to be a few degrees colder than Manchester, so remember to pack a cosy jumper.

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