Flights to New York from Manchester

Flights to New York

Do you want to book a Manchester to New York flight? Take a look at this page to find out necessary and useful information on Manchester airport.

Manchester Airport (MAN)

Manchester Airport is an international airport 8.6 miles (13.9 km) south-west from Manchester city centre. It is the third busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It also has three terminals. Several major airlines operate flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

Please find below a list of airlines operating flights from Manchester to New York:

AirlineDirect/stopoverDestination
Air Canada2 stops at Brussels International (BRU) and Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau (YUL)LaGuardia
Aer Lingus1 stop in Dublin, IE (DUB)JFK/Newark
Air FranceDirect or 2 stops at Frankfurt am Main (FRA) and Vienna (VIE)JFK/Newark/LaGuardia
American Airlines1 stop in London Heathrow (LHR)JFK
Austrian Airlines1 stop in Munich (MUC)JFK
British Airlines1 stop in London Heathrow (LHR)JFK/Newark/LaGuardia
Brussels AirlinesDirect or 2 stops in Brussels International (BRU) and Frankfurt am Main (FRA)JFK/Newark
Delta AirlinesDirect or 2 stops in Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Boston Logan International (BOS)JFK/Newark/LaGuardia
Finnair1 stop in Helsinki Vantaa (HEL)JFK
Helvetic1 stop in Zurich (ZRH)JFK
Iberia1 stop in London Heathrow (LHR)JFK/Newark
KLM1 stop in Amsterdam (AMS) or Boston Logan International (BOS)JFK/Newark/LaGuardia
Lufthansa1 stop in Frankfurt at Main (FRA)JFK/Newark/LaGuardia
Lufthansa CityLine1 stop in Munich (MUC)Newark
Turkish Airlines1 stop at Istanbul, Turkey (IST)JFK
Qatar1 stop in Hamad International (DOH)JFK
SWISS1 stopover in Zurich (ZRH)JFK/Newark
United Airlines1 stopover in Brussels International (BRU)Newark
Virgin AtlanticDirect or 1 stop at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL)JFK/Newark/LaGuardia

The average flight time from Manchester to New York is just over 10 hours. However, this depends on factors such as weather conditions and which airline you fly with.

For most of the year when British Summer Time (BST) is not in effect, Manchester is 5 hours ahead of New York. Whereas when this is in effect, Manchester is 4 hours ahead of New York City. You can read more about the time difference between the UK and New York here.

Price for a flight Manchester – New York (MAN)

If you are flying to JFK, some of the major airlines offer direct flights. However, if you would like a cheaper flight to New York; you’ll likely have to book a flight with at least one transfer. The price of airline tickets to New York changes depending on the time of year. If you book on time and avoid travelling during busier months then you can find return tickets from around £500 from Manchester airport. Flexibility is also a key to save money on flights.

The most expensive periods are the summer months and end of year (with the holiday season including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve) in New York. To get the best rates, I advise trying to book your flight at least 6 months in advance.

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Directions to the airport

It’s always advised to be aware of which terminal you are scheduled to depart from, before you start your journey to the airport. There are several ways to get to Manchester airport, which you can find more information about below.

  • Car: Manchester Airport is located 9 miles south of Manchester city centre, next to the M56 and with easy links to the M6, M60 and M62.
  • Bus: Manchester Airport is linked to the city centre by a 24-hour Stagecoach bus service.
  • Train: trains from the airport to Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre take around 20 minutes. They run every 10 minutes, 7 days a week, through train operators TransPennine Express and Northern Rail.

Airport Parking

Manchester Airport offers several options for securely parking your car such as short term, long term, valet and economical parking. Go to Manchester airport website to book a parking space or receive a quote for your vehicle.

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