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Flights Barcelona to Manchester

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Flight Time Flights from Barcelona and Manchester take around 2 h and 42 m minutes, however this flight time can depend on other factors too
Cheapest flight The cheapest price available for flights from Barcelona to Manchester that have been booked by our customers in the last 72 hours
Airport of Departure El Prat is from where you'll depart for flights from Barcelona to Manchester
Airport of Arrival Outbound flights from Barcelona to Manchester arrive at Manchester International

Last minute flights to Manchester

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Departure Wed, 06 Jul Return Thu, 07 Jul
BCN Barcelona
MAN Manchester
return from £37
Departure Thu, 21 Jul Return Mon, 25 Jul
BCN Barcelona
MAN Manchester
return from £57
Route information
Manchester offers a vibrant and exciting break, with a diverse cultural scene and stimulating shopping.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 40% more expensive in Manchester than in Barcelona.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 30% more expensive in Manchester than in Barcelona.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Manchester is 10% cheaper than in Barcelona.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 49% more expensive in Manchester than in Barcelona.

Barcelona airports
  • ( El Prat (BCN)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Reus (REU)
    How far from city centre: 57 miles
  • ( Costa Brava (GRO)
    How far from city centre: 51 miles
Manchester airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ( Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
K Distance: 861 miles

Travelling to and from the airports

Flights from Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most popular and captivating cities in the world, with an estimated 7 million tourists visiting each year. If you are planning to fly to Manchester from Barcelona, you may leave from one of Barcelona El Prat's Airport's two terminals, or you may fly from Girona or Reus Airports, which are hubs for no-frills airlines.

Barcelona El Prat Airport is the second busiest airport in Spain after Madrid-Barajas. During the 1992 Olympics, Barcelona El Prat underwent major redevelopment, which modernised the terminal into what is now known as Terminal 2. The newer Terminal 1 was inaugurated in 2009. Designed by Ricardo Bofill, it is the fifth largest terminal in the world.

Travel to Barcelona airport

Cheap flights from Barcelona to Manchester may depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport from either Terminal 1 or Terminal 2. The Aerobus service 1 and 2 runs from the city centre to both terminals and there is a shuttle bus between the two terminals (it is not possible to walk). The local 46 bus service also runs to both terminals. A local Renfe train connects the city centre to Terminal 2 only, from Passeig de Gracia and Sants train stations. If you are travelling to Girona or Reus airports, the Barcelona Bus service runs regularly from the city centre from Estación del Norte and Sants Station respectively (Girona approximately 75 minutes, Reus 90 minutes).

Arriving in Manchester

Manchester might be primarily known for its hedonistic nightlife and industrial past, but more recently it has emerged as a leading city of culture. The Lowry in Salford Quays is dedicated to the works of LS Lowry and the city has a legendary music scene that has produced some of the world's most successful groups and musical movements. Football fans can experience first hand the power of Manchester United by taking a stadium tour. Manchester also has a fantastic array of shops, markets and independent boutiques around the Northern Quarter that will keep you busy for hours. There are numerous pubs, cosy cafes and restaurants nearby where you can pop in and catch your breath.

Travelling to the city centre

Flights to Manchester arrive into Manchester Airport, 9 miles south west of the city centre along the M56 motorway, which joins up with the M6 and M60 motorways. The airport has three terminals linked by moving Skylink walkways. To get to the city centre by train you can take the Transpennine Express or Northern Rail train services that run seven days a week (about 20 minutes). There is also a range of local bus services that pass between the city and the airport including the 200, 18 (via The Trafford Centre), 43 and 105. A new Metrolink tram goes to the airport from Cornbrook, where frequent trams connect for the city centre.

Is COVID-19 disrupting flights from Barcelona to Manchester?
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If I want to book flights from Barcelona to Manchester at eDreams, how can I find them?
Using our flight search engines, you can find flights from 37 for the route Barcelona - Manchester. At eDreams, wel always aim at providing our customers with the cheapest option, allowing you to adjust according to stopovers, airports, dates and many more filters.
Is Manchester more expensive than Barcelona to visit?
Comparing taxi prices, a ride in Manchester costs an average of 2.30 GBP euros, 11% cheaper than Barcelona, with a fare of 2.58 GBP euros, while train tickets cost 40% more in Manchester: 2.90 GBP euros against 2.07 GBP euros in Barcelona. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 15.00 GBP euros in Manchester, 35% more than the 11.15 GBP euros in Barcelona. The price of a coffee is approximately 49% more expensive in Manchester, with an average of 3.09 GBP euros, while in Barcelona the coffee costs 2.08 GBP.
What would be the best time to book a flight from Barcelona to Manchester?
The most popular months to book from Barcelona to Manchester are October, August and September.
When would be the best time to travel from Barcelona to Manchester?
A great time of the year to visit Manchester from Barcelona really depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, September is the best month to fly to  Manchester from Barcelona in terms of searches from our customers, followed by October and August. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds December, March and May are the months with fewer searches for Barcelona -  Manchester.
What is the duration of a flight from Barcelona to Manchester?
Flight duration from Barcelona to Manchester is around 02:42 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,404 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Manchester compared to {origin}?
The average temperature in Barcelona is 30.74 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm ,Manchester's temperatures reach 26.08 during the hot season, with 3.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.77 degrees in Manchester, compared to the 3.49 average degrees reported in Barcelona. During the winter period, Barcelona can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Manchester have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
From which airports can you fly from Barcelona to Manchester?
The main route from Barcelona to Manchester is: El Prat (BCN) to Manchester International (MAN). The following airlines fly this route:
  • Vueling.
  • Ryanair.
  • Jet2.Com.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Barcelona to Manchester are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Barcelona to Manchester are:
  • Brussels Airlines, stopping in Brussels for 235 minutes at least.
  • Eurowings, with 135 minutes stop in Dusseldorf.
  • TAP Portugal, with 155 minutes scale in Lisbon.

Manchester International - Latest customers reviews

5.0 /5
Reviews: 1
5.0 /5
Date 2018-11-09 Age 31-50 Location Masnchester

The escape lounge was amazing the food was good

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