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Flight information Sydney to Manchester

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Average flight time, total distance 17025 kilometres

23h 20min

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Which airlines fly from Sydney to Manchester?

You can't take direct flights from Sydney to Manchester, but you can get there with just 1 stop. Airlines with connecting flights include:

Is there a time difference between Sydney and Manchester?

Due to differences in daylight saving time across the hemispheres, Manchester can be 9, 10 or 11 hours behind Sydney, depending on the time of year.

What is the weather like in Manchester?

Manchester has mild summers by Australian standards and much colder winters. The warmest month is July, with an average temperature of 16°C. The coldest is January at 4°C average, with plenty of days and nights dropping below freezing. Spring and autumn bring the most rain.

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Essential travel information for Manchester

  • A visa is not required to visit the UK for up to 6 months if you're an Australian citizen.
  • Manchester has one of the UK's best public transport networks. Learn more about tickets and passes.

Departing from Sydney

Sydney Airport (SYD) has 3 terminals. Flights to Manchester depart from Terminal 1, the International Terminal. This has its own train station that connects to Sydney Central station in 13 minutes. You can also get to the airport on the 400 bus, by taxi or private vehicle, with short-term and long-term parking available.

You should aim to be at the airport 3 hours before your international flight. You'll see the check-in desks for all airlines as soon as you enter the terminal, which are organised in alphabetical rows. After checking in, you can visit the restaurants and stores or relax in a lounge while waiting for your Manchester flight to be called.

Arriving in Manchester

Manchester Airport (MAN) is the busiest airport in the north of England. Your flight from Sydney may arrive at any of its 3 terminals, depending on the airline you're using for the last leg of your trip. Each terminal has a selection of eateries, shops, ATMs and other facilities if you need to take care of anything before leaving.

Manchester Airport is 13km or 20 minutes from the city centre by road. You can take a bus from £3, train to Piccadilly station from £5, taxi for around £30 or hire a car from the airport.

Return flights from Manchester to Sydney

Depending on the airline you're flying with, you may be able to save time and hassle on your return flight from Manchester Airport by checking in your luggage the day before your flight.

Read more information and advice for flights from Manchester to Sydney.

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Please note: all information is correct as of February 2019.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.