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Flights Manchester to New York

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Departure Sat, 15 May Return Sat, 22 May
MAN Manchester
NYC New York
return from £289
Departure Sun, 30 May Return Sat, 05 Jun
MAN Manchester
NYC New York
return from £291
Route information
Discover the most useful information about Manchester and New York to organise your travel.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.4 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.72 GBP
Last checked on 03 May 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in New York are 45% cheaper than in Manchester.

New York
Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 45% more expensive in New York than in Manchester.

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Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 42% more expensive in New York than in Manchester.

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Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 32% more expensive in New York than in Manchester.

New York
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
New York airports
  • ( John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Newark International Airport (EWR)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( La Guardia (LGA)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( East 34St Landing (NES)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Marine Air (QNY)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Wall Street Spb (NWS)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 3333 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Manchester to New York

How long is the Manchester flight to New York?

The flight duration for direct trips should be in the region of 8 hours.

What documentation do I need to fly to New York from Manchester?

You will need an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) or visa to travel to the United States if you hold a British passport. The ESTA can be obtained online at the same time as booking your flight.

Is there a time change from Manchester to New York?

Yes, Manchester is 5 hours ahead of New York.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to New York?

The flight path from the UK to the east coast of America travels mostly over the Atlantic Ocean, and the major airline names that fly this 3340-mile route are:

  • Aer Lingus
  • United Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Air France
  • Virgin Atlantic

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When is the best time to fly from Manchester to New York?

December is an excellent time to visit as New Yorkers certainly celebrate the holidays in style with a huge tree at Rockefeller Center, markets, festivities and hopefully even snow.

April is perfect for city breaks as the summer crowds haven’t arrived yet, and the weather is warm but not sweltering. Coincidentally, it is also the cheapest time to go and visit this fascinating city.

Airports in Manchester

Useful information about Manchester Airport

Manchester International Airport is situated 8 miles south of the city, open 24 hours a day and has free wifi for travellers. It is a large airport and the busiest in the UK outside London, so there are the usual array of bars, shops, restaurants and nearby hotels. You can get to it by using many different modes of transport:

  • Metrolink: The tram stops right inside the airport and moving walkways transport you to the terminals. The average journey time from Victoria Tram Stop in the centre of Manchester takes about an hour, and they leave every 12 minutes between 6am and 11pm at a cost of £4.40.
  • Train: TransPennine Express and Northern Rail both have trains that run from Manchester Piccadilly to the airport. They take 20 minutes and cost around £3.70 but can be cheaper if you buy them in advance.
  • Bus: There are regional and local bus departures serving the airport, as well as a 24-hour Stagecoach bus service running from Piccadilly at half-hour intervals overnight to every 10 minutes during the day. The journey time varies depending on the traffic, but the average time taken is about an hour at a cost of £3.50.
  • Taxi: The airport is a 20-minute drive along the M56 and taxis can be picked up anywhere in the centre or pre-ordered. It can cost upwards of £35 for a car with four passengers, but you can also get special deals if you book a return trip at the same time.

Airports in New York

Useful information about JFK Airport

Situated in Southern Queens, here is how you can get from JFK into Manhattan:

  • AirTrain: This can take you into midtown Manhattan with a connection to the MTA for $7.75, and the journey takes about 50 minutes.
  • Train: The AirTrain can take you to Jamaica Station which is the stop for the Long Island Rail Road which costs $7.75 and takes about an hour.
  • Bus: As well as private buses to take you to Manhattan, you can also catch the local buses from Terminal 5 into Queens or Brooklyn taking 40 minutes and an hour respectively for a ticket cost of $2.75.
  • Taxi: An airport taxi or Uber will get you to Manhattan in about 40 minutes for around $60.

Useful information about LaGuardia Airport

LaGuardia Airport is also in Queens which means all the above information for travelling from JFK into Manhattan is also true for this airport, with the exception of the AirTrain which is still being implemented here.

What to do and where to visit in New York

This vibrant city offers many places for you to experience:

  • Climb the magnificent Empire State Building.
  • Have a picnic in Central Park.
  • Take a trip to the statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
  • Take in a show on Broadway and experience the bustle of Times Square.
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