There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Manchester Airport (MAN) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly London Heathrow to Manchester  •  1 h

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$65 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Manchester Airport National Express

$60 - $75

5 alternative options

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN

$113 - $377

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport

$83 - $215

Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Wilmslow

$130 - $214

Bus, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) OXF|the airline
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Macclesfield

$86 - $133

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Manchester Airport (MAN) 191.4 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to fly which takes 1 h and costs £45 - £190.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 244 km. The road distance is 306 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h to fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Manchester Airport (MAN), England?

British Airways flies from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Manchester Airport (MAN) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Manchester Airport (MAN) hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Wilmslow
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Bus operators
National Express
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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