Manchester which is well-known for its famous football's team, Manchester United, has many excitements and amusements to offer to the visitors. The city of Manchester which is located in northwestern England has innumerable sights and museums, football fields, music halls, restaurants and of course pubs that in the evenings they are filled with locals and tourists who drink and enjoy themselves. Manchester is a contemporary city with impressive modern buildings. The city has positively changed in the past few years and the only thing that brings in mind its dark industrial past is the Museum of Science and Industry. The Art Exhibitions in Manchester have amazing exhibits while the theaters of the city always put on important plays and shows. The streets of Manchester are always full of people who shop and walk in the old city and enjoy the gardens and the monuments. Moreover Manchester is a multicultural city, particularly friendly to everybody. Book now a cheap flight and visit this beautiful city which although it does not appear to be from the beginning it is however a real gem in the Crown Jewels of England.

How to get there

From Greece there are direct flights to Manchester, leaving from Athens, the schedules are operated by EasyJet and Viking Hellas airlines. From Thessaloniki and other Greek cities the best choice is a connecting flight through Athens or any other European capital. From Cyprus there are direct flights to Manchester leaving from Larnaca and Paphos, the schedules are operated by Cyprus Airways and Monarch Airlines. The airlines that carry out direct flights from Greece and Cyprus to Manchester are EasyJet, Cyprus Airways, Viking Hellas and Monarch more specifically:

Athens – Manchester:

EasyJet (direct flights)

Viking Hellas (direct flights)
British Airways (via London)

Thessaloniki – Manchester:

British Airways (via London)

Lufthansa (via Germany)

Swiss (via Zurich)

Cyprus (Larnaca) – Manchester:

Cyprus Airways (direct flights)

Monarch (direct flights)

Cyprus (Paphos) – Manchester:

Cyprus Airways (direct flights)

Monarch (direct flights)

All the airlines are landed at the Manchester Airport (more information below). When making plans for a holiday trip to Manchester it is better to make a reservation as soon as possible in order to find cheaper air tickets. Many airlines promote cheap flights and announce special air ticket offers for reservations made 1 or 2 months prior the departure.

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Manchester Airport (IATA: MAN)
Manchester’s airport is located 17 kilometres from the center of Manchester and it has 3 terminals which are connected with a moving walkway. It is a modern airport with many comforts for the passengers’ convenience. Manchester’s airport has shops, duty free shops, cafeterias, restaurants, special areas with showers and for relaxation, wireless internet connection, churches and prayer areas, lounges, travel agencies and of course ticket desks for flight reservations. The transfer from the airport to the center of the city is done easily with the various means transport that operate on a frequent basis.

The airport’s railway station is accessible via the moving walkway that connects all the terminals. There are many trains with destination the center of the city and more specifically Manchester Piccadilly station. There is a train every 1hour, whereas in the evening the service is limited. The journey from the airport to the center of Manchester lasts around 20 minutes and the ticket costs £3.20.

There are many buses schedules with destination the center of Manchester as well as other central areas of the city. The bus station is near the train station. A bus departs from the airport every 10 minutes and the journey roughly lasts 1 hour. The ticket costs £2.70.

Taxis are located outside every terminal and they are definitely the most comfortable way to transfer from the airport to Manchester as well as the most expensive. The journey can last 30-40 minutes and cost £20 or even more. 

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