Cheap flights to Manchester

One of the UK’s finest historical stop-off points, thanks to its industrial revolution past, Manchester is also a vibrant and pulsing modern city with some of the finest nightlife options you will find in Britain. If you are planning a trip to Manchester, keep in mind that there is a biennial Manchester International Festival that you could time your trip to coincide with, boasting a lineup that seems to get more impressive each time. If you’re a dedicated follower of fashion, the boutique shopping booty you will find in Manchester will blow you away and you might snag some reworked vintage numbers or the funniest fancy dress you can imagine at some of the weird and wacky outlets in the city’s 4-storey indie shopping mecca, Afflecks. Student Flights can help you make your way to Manchester with cheap flights, plus, if you’re under 26, a student or teacher, you could save even more with our Black Market Flights.

Manchester Airport (MAN) is the biggest airport in the United Kingdom outside of the London region. Is is located almost 14 kilometres southwest of the city centre and has 3 terminals. The airport has a special ground transportation area known as The Station. The rail section connects to downtown Manchester at Piccadilly Station and offers services to regional northern England. The Skyline is a 24-hour bus service running from the airport to the city centre. Bus services are also available to regional northern England. Taxis are also available and reach the city centre in around 25 minutes. Student Flights representatives can offer further advice on local transport or organise a private transfer.

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Flight from Australia to Manchester will require at least one stopover. The most convenient and direct flight path is through the Middle East with a change in either Dubai or Abu Dhabi. Flights to the Middle East take around 14 hours from most Australian locations except Perth (11.5 hours). The connecting flight from the Middle East to Manchester is almost 8 hours, making a total flight time of 22 hours from Sydney or 19 hours from Perth. Alternative flight paths can be arranged via Malaysia and Qatar,and the total flight time for this route is about 23 hours. Our airline guide contains more information on specific services such as food, drinks and in-flight entertainment.

Airlines that fly to Manchester

Major airlines that fly from Australia to Manchester:

Manchester Holiday Packages

Manchester is a city of hip hotels, corridors of culture, rich history and plenty of places to party, so it makes sense that you should plan your Manchester trip down to the finest detail with the help of our Student Flights Travel Consultants. Ask us about the best deals you can nab with flights, accommodation and transfers - we would be more than happy to help.

About Manchester

Manchester is located in the northwest of England and is home to about 2.6 million locals. Is it known as the unofficial 'Capital of the North' as well as for its history, music, nightlife and culture. If you head to Manchester between September and New Year, you could even get caught up in The Warehouse Project –  an annual clubbing extravaganza of underground parties and dance and electronica shows for the “in” crowd. If you’re in for more of an educational tour of Manchester, you should head to the Lowry Arts Centre in Salford Quays and you might also chose to join the crowds at a Manchester United football game where you will learn all about what true sports fanaticism truly means.

Manchester will keep you well-fed, well-partied, well-educated and all shopped-out during your stay. Read our destination guide to Manchester for more inspiration. Student Flights travel consultants can offer you the best advice possible on the latest deals and info about flights, accommodation and tours.

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