Flights from Zurich to Manchester

Flight information Zurich to Manchester

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Average flight time, total distance 626 miles

1h 55min

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1 airport

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Several flights from Zürich Airport (ZRH) to Manchester Airport (MAN) are available every week. Swiss Air is the most popular airline that provides cheap flights from Zurich to Manchester. Other carriers that fly the route include Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, and Lufthansa.

Flights from Zurich to Manchester are either direct or have one stop. Layovers often take place in Germany or in Belgium.

Zurich Airport has one main terminal and three concourses. A tram connects the main terminal and its security checkpoints with the other concourses. The gates from which flights from Zurich to Manchester depart depend on the carrier and time. The airport recommends that passengers arrive between 90 to two hours prior to their departure times. Doing so helps cut down on stress during check in and through security control. A valid passport is required for all passengers. Those who reside in the EU or EEA can show their valid ID as proof of nationality.

The passenger area features many shops and restaurants for those who are waiting to board cheap flights from Zurich to Manchester. There are more than 60 stores, including high-end retailers like Bulgari and Tiffany & Co. Sit-down restaurants in this area include Chalet Suisse, Montreux Jazz Café, and Walter. You can also grab some takeaway at Burger King, Caffè Ritazza, or Panopolis.

When flying from Zurich to Manchester, you will land at one of three terminals at Manchester Airport. The exact gate where you will disembark depends on the airline you fly. There are several restaurants and shops located in the arrivals area of all the terminals. Depending on where you land, you can dine at Joe’s Kitchen & Coffee House or Delice de France. You could also browse shops like WHSmith and Boots.

Your Arrival in Manchester

Consult the transportation page on Manchester Airport's website for information on car rentals, taxis, and public transportation via train. Currency exchange kiosks are available at the airport. However, they recommend purchasing the needed currency ahead of time via online services. Those arriving from Zurich will be glad to know costs for goods and services are much lower in Manchester.

Manchester Time Zone

Manchester is in the British Time Zone (BT) and one hour behind Zurich. Both cities observe daylight saving time, so the time difference between them doesn't change throughout the year.

Manchester Weather

Manchester’s location between two large bodies of water in northern England causes cool and rainy weather throughout the year. The average summer high is 16 °C with the average winter high at 4 °C. It often feels colder due to the ocean breezes and lack of sunshine. Manchester receives almost 3 inches of rain each month for an average of 20 days each period. Since Manchester is a great city to explore, travellers should pack umbrellas and water-resistant coats and shoes. During milder months, a light jacket or sweater should be sufficient for morning and evening treks.

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