Cheap Flights to Manchester
Famously known for its football clubs, Manchester United and Manchester City; Manchester attracts millions of supporters during the league season. The city is located around 160 miles northwest of London.
Manchester is also widely popular for its Victorian buildings and contemporarily designed infrastructure like the Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester University, and Beetham Tower.
This city only has one airport as the main air hub that connects cities both domestic and international. Cheap flights to Manchester are available through direct flight or connecting flight using many different carriers.
Manchester Airport (MAN)
Manchester Airport (MAN) is an international airport located around 14 km from southwest Manchester city center. It’s used to be called Ringway Airport, and many locals are still referring to this air hub by its old calling. The airport is planned to undergo a major expansion that is expected to be completed in 2024.
Manchester Airport has 3 terminals. Terminal 1 is the main hub for EasyJet airline. It operates chartered airlines and scheduled flights for domestic and international destinations. It has 14-lane security points and two lounges with prepaid lounge passes and membership program.
Terminal 2 is the largest terminal with an area of approximately 52,000 square meters. It has 16 gates and 9 bridges to accommodate more than 25 million passengers annually. Terminal 2 also has two airport lounges with prepaid lounge passes and membership program. Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 is connected with a skybridge.
Opened by Princess Diana in 1989, Terminal 3 has become the airport’s major hub for British Airways, and it is connected to Terminal 1 via a covered walkway. It occupies an area of 44,400 square meters.
An airport bus and a coach provide transport across the terminals. On-site car rental also allows more convenience without having to wait for the public schedule and is linked to the terminal via airport shuttle bus service. Another great option for traveling to/from Manchester Airport is the Metrolink that leaves every 15 minutes.
The Manchester train also connects the airport to the city center within a 20-minute trip. The train departs every 10 minutes. A taxi also makes a more reasonable option; a one-way trip from Manchester airport to Piccadilly starts from SGD 62.66 to SGD 179.02, depending on the fleet and vehicle’s capacity.
Best Month to Visit Manchester
If you’re looking for flights to Manchester, the best time to visit the city is between the month of June and August. Manchester has a temperate oceanic climate with cool winter and mild summer. The average temperature is 10 degrees Celsius, and average precipitation is 828 mm annually.
Manchester’s best season is summertime (June to August), which occasionally coincides with football competition by the end of August. Travelers are advised to book hotels, flights, and other accommodation prior to their arrival to avoid getting rejected on the spot due to a fully-reserved service.
Another good time to visit Manchester is during the fall season. However, hotel and flight rates are unlikely to going down because it’s Premier League season. Fall is an ideal period to get around the city and enjoy sightseeing.
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