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Last minute flights to Manchester

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Departure Tue, 25 Jun Return Tue, 25 Jun
BFS Belfast
BHX Birmingham
return from £68
Departure Thu, 04 Jul Return Thu, 04 Jul
BHD Belfast
BHX Birmingham
return from £54
Departure Sat, 27 Jul Return Tue, 30 Jul
BFS Belfast
BHX Birmingham
return from £61
Departure Wed, 24 Jul Return Sat, 27 Jul
BHD Belfast
BHX Birmingham
return from £85
Route information
Discover the most useful information about Belfast and Manchester to organise your travel.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Train
Local, one-way ticket
40%

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

Belfast
£2
Manchester
£2.8
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
0%

A meal in Manchester costs roughly the same as in Belfast.

Belfast
£12
Manchester
£12
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
15%

A taxi fare in Manchester is 15% cheaper than in Belfast.

Belfast
£3
Manchester
£2.55
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
2%

Coffee is 2% more expensive in Manchester than in Belfast.

Belfast
£2.6
Manchester
£2.66
( Belfast airports
  • ? Belfast City Apt (BHD)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ? Belfast International (BFS)
    How far from city centre: 12 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
L Distance: 168 miles

Searching for Belfast to Manchester flights?

Useful information for the flight from Belfast to Manchester

How long is the Belfast flight to Manchester?

The flight duration is one hour from Northern Ireland to Manchester.

How early should I arrive at the airport?

Arriving two hours beforehand is recommended for domestic flights from Belfast.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Manchester?

Manchester is associated with a rapidly changing weather pattern, so take a waterproof and an umbrella with you.

Which airlines fly from Belfast to Manchester?

Plenty of airlines provide cheap airfares between Belfast and Manchester. The airline names include:

  • British Airways, the national flag air operator.
  • BMI Regional, based in Derbyshire.
  • Easyjet, a low-cost airline.
  • Flybe, an airline that operates over 200 routes across Europe.
  • Ryanair, a budget air operator with headquarters in Dublin.

How to find cheap flights from Belfast to Manchester

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When is the best time to fly from Belfast to Manchester?

In October, the city of Manchester holds an annual Literature Festival that features some well-known writers, poets and performers from all over the country at a series of literary events.

In August, Manchester is the host of a well-respected jazz festival. Musicians are drawn from all over the globe, with many famous acts playing sets in a number of venues in the city centre.

Airports in Belfast

Useful information about George Best Belfast City Airport

George Best Belfast City Airport is located close to the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – walking distance from Sydenham railway station – seven minutes, £3.
  • By taxi – 10 to 15 minutes, £10 to £12.
  • By bus – Belfast City Airlink service, route 600. Runs every half an hour, £2.50.

Services: open 24/7, four hours of free Wi-Fi access, baby changing facilities, outdoor smoking areas, numerous bars, coffee shops and food outlets.

Useful information about Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport is located about 15 miles to the west of the city, close to the shores of Lough Neagh.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus – 300 route, seven days a week, four services per hour at peak times, £8.
  • By cab – 30 minutes, £32.

Services: open 24 hours, two hours of Wi-Fi access provided without charge, designated smoking outside and by Lagan Bar, lots of food and drink outlets plus shopping.

Airports in Manchester

Useful information about Manchester International Airport

How to get to the city from the airport:

  • By rail – Trains run to Manchester Piccadilly, 20 minutes, £4.
  • By tram – Metrolink runs every 12 minutes, connecting to Manchester Victoria, 30 minutes, £5.
  • By taxi – 20 minutes, about £20.

Services: open 24/7, half an hour of free Wi-Fi, smoking zones outside only, restaurants and shops open daily.

What to do and visit in Manchester

There are many reasons why Manchester is a great option for city breaks.

  • Treetop Manchester – this outdoor adventure land is great fun for young and old, and is situated in Heaton Park. You climb through the canopy of the park's trees, with instruction on how to do so safely.
  • Clue HQ – this escape-room experience is great for an activity you can take part in with friends on a rainy day.
  • MSI – this museum is dedicated to science and industry, providing fascinating insights into Manchester's heritage as an industrial powerhouse.
  • The Peak District - to the east and south-east of Manchester lies one of England's best national parks. Go for a walk and admire the famed limestone valleys and visit some of the charming little villages, such as Edale.
  • The Police Museum - this lesser-known museum shows the history of the city's crime - and the police force's efforts to stop it. It is located in a former police station and still has its authentic cells.
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