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Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Frequent flights to over 140 destinations.
  • Flexible fares to suit your travel plans and budget.
  • Generous free hand baggage allowance.
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in.

Fly to Manchester

Fly direct from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester International (MAN) in just over one hour, up to 56 times a week. Explore the city’s old industrial past and discover all the new curiosities Manchester has to offer.

There's always something going on – the city has plenty to offer first time visitors and seasoned travellers alike with many things to see and do. Watch a football match with the world famous Manchester United FC or their friendly rival Manchester City. Sample some of the best British curry down Rusholme’s Curry Mile, or discover the sounds of new up and coming bands in the Northern Quarter. Manchester boasts many museums, art galleries and is a shopper’s paradise too.

Manchester flight facts

Duration of your flight to Manchester.

Our direct flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) take just over one hour. Which means you'll be enjoying the sights of Manchester and the surrounding countryside in no time. With online, mobile and airport check-in options, your trip to Manchester is hassle-free with British Airways.

Flying to Manchester with British Airways.

When you fly with British Airways, you can choose a departure date that suits you and you’ll enjoy a safe and comfortable journey. Our cabin crew will be happy to help you with anything you need, so you can simply relax. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. You can also buy delicious food from British food favourite M&S, on board all flights from/to London Heathrow and London Gatwick. For your convenience we will only accept payment by credit/debit cards on board, and Executive Club Members can pay with Avios via the British Airways app.

On arrival in Manchester.

Manchester Airport is located just 12 miles from the centre, so it couldn’t be easier to get into the heart of the city. The airport is well connected to local transport links with a variety of public transport options taking you to and from the airport. Car parking facilities and taxis are also available. Taxis can be hired in the main concourse of each terminal in the arrivals building. Alternatively, car hire is available from the terminal building for exploring the area at your own pace.

Flights from Manchester


Flights between Manchester and London take just over an hour and are available year-round, perfect for business trips, UK multi-centre holidays and transitions between the north and south of England. From Manchester you can fly to two London destinations: London City Airport and London Heathrow. Flights between Manchester and London City are once a week and very useful for landing right in the heart of the capital.


Fly with British Airways from Manchester to Spain, Greece, France and Denmark. Choose from Alicante on the Costa Blanca, the white island of Ibiza and Palma, the capital of Mallorca. Fly to the fashionable Greek island of Mykonos and the seafront promenade of Nice in the south of France. You can also fly from Manchester to Billund in Denmark, using British Airways’ franchise partner Sun-Air.

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