Cheap Flights from Manchester to London
Flight information Manchester to London
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Average flight time, total distance 155 miles
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Airlines that fly from Manchester to London
British Airways is currently the only airline flying from Manchester to London. You’ll never have trouble finding a flight: they operate around seven a day to London-Heathrow.
Terminal Information - Departing
British Airways fly from Terminal 3. There’s a small but functional selection of fashion, technology and duty free shops. There’s an Italian restaurant if you’re looking for a substantial meal, and three cafes if you would prefer a small bite. The airport also offers one hour of complementary Wi-Fi, perfect for checking your emails one last time before you fly. If you’re looking for a more relaxing experience you can book into the Escape Lounge. Prices start from £18.50 and, as well as unlimited Wi-Fi, you can enjoy free snacks and drinks.
Terminal Information - Arriving
Flights from Manchester usually land at Heathrow Terminal 5. Despite being a little further out of the way than the other terminals, it’s extremely well connected. Both the Heathrow Express and the Piccadilly Line (tube) run to the terminal. The fastest way to get into London is the Heathrow Express (it’s cheaper if you book your ticket in advance). The least expensive way to reach the city is via the tube. If you visit London a lot you should consider buying an Oyster card: there is a visitor version for tourists and it make travel in the city more economical.
Alternative route - from Manchester to London
If you're looking for a more scenic route, you can take a train from Manchester to London using the Skyscanner app!
You don’t need a passport to travel within the UK, but you will need some form of photographic ID: your driving license is fine. We recommend arriving no later than one hour before your scheduled departure time, ideally earlier. Leave extra time if you’re travelling to the airport during rush hour, if your flight is on a weekend, or if it’s the summer holidays. You don’t want your travel plans to be disrupted due to a traffic jam or a long queue at security.
What to expect in London
Prices in London are a lot higher than in Manchester. You can expect to pay more for food and drink in London. Check out our cheaper alternatives to London's fanciest restaurants, for good food at a great price. Weather in London and Manchester is very similar, although London is a little bit warmer and a lot less rainy.
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.