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Cheap Flights to Manchester

Popular in April High demand for flights, 1% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price R11 724 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from R499 From Johannesburg to Manchester
One-way from R364 One-way flight from Johannesburg to Manchester
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Manchester flights by month

January
R11 163
February
R10 639
March
R10 260
April
R10 812
May
R9 988
June
R10 339
July
R12 070
August
R10 315
September
R11 639
October
R10 977
November
R9 619
December
R10 380
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Manchester is currently November; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Manchester?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
JNB - MAN
Price
R9 619 - R13 980
MAN
Temperature
7 - 21 °C
MAN
Rainfall
50 - 88 mm

 

Peak season:

In terms of weather and outdoor entertainment, the best time to fly to Manchester would probably be between the months of June and September. If you’re planning on flying to Manchester for the Great Manchester Run, keep in mind that you’ll have to make your bookings well in advance, and you’ll also be paying a lot more for flights and accommodation in order to see this event. If you’re okay with some light rain showers, then you may want to consider spring and autumn for flying to Manchester, since these seasons are known for their pleasant weather and the accompanying cheaper flight prices.

 

Off season:

From mid-June through the end of December, Manchester has its off season with regards to tourism. This means that from the end of autumn through spring you’ll be capable of finding the cheapest flights to Manchester. Book early enough and you might just be able to get away with an absolute steal of a deal. Just keep in mind that the Manchester Literature Festival runs during the month of October, and if you’d like to attend it, you’d be doing yourself a favor by booking your flight tickets and accommodation well in advance in order to avoid overpaying for late bookings.

 

 

When is the best time to book a flight to Manchester?

 

In general, flight prices to Manchester are at their lowest during the months of December through April, steadily increasing as spring sets in. The prices of flight tickets are bound to go up over the Christmas and New Years’ period, so if you’re keen on booking a festive celebration’s flight to Manchester, be sure to book well in advance.  The best way to find the cheapest flights to Manchester, however, is by being flexible with your travel dates, which may even see you scoring some great deals around the peak season!

Which day is cheapest to fly to Manchester?

The cheapest day to fly to Manchester is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Manchester?

Manchester flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

Whether it’s a small music festival or a Premiership football match, there’s constantly something breaking on the Manchester scene. The ‘Original Modern City’ has a somewhat contagious vibe, cultural diversity that’s almost captivating, and architectural marvels, which simply refuse to be ignored. If you’re taking a cheap flight to Manchester for the first time, you’ll revel in the fact that this city always promises its visitors a one-of-a-kind adventure to be had!

 

 

How long is the flight to Manchester?

 

Johannesburg to Manchester 13 hours, 15 minutes
Durban to Manchester             16 hours, 15 minutes
Cape Town to Manchester      14 hours, 30 minutes

 

 

Which airlines operate flights to Manchester?

 

Etihad Airways, Emirates, Royal Air Maroc, British Airways, and Air Berlin are among some of the most popular airlines which operate cheap flights to Manchester. Some of these airlines offer direct flights to Manchester while others require you to take a connecting flight to your destination. British Airways, for instance, provide their passengers with complimentary food and drinks on board their flights to Manchester, but you may find that flight prices are more affordable with airlines that do not provide these luxuries. Keep in mind that there are plenty of cheap flights to Manchester, so compare the airlines which resonate with your needs and then play around with dates, you may just find one day to be a lot cheaper than the other in terms of flight prices.

 

 

How do you get from the airport to the city center?

 

Visitors that wish to make their way to the city center from the Manchester airport can make use of the central Trainline, which runs straight to the city center. You can also use one of the coaches, which run from the airport to Manchester’s city center. The tram is a good alternative for getting from the airport into the heart of the city, but you can also opt to use one of the many taxis parked outside of the arrival terminals.

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