Cheap flights from Sydney to Manchester

Flight information Sydney to Manchester

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Average flight time, total distance 17025 kilometres

23h 20min

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Direct flights from Sydney to Manchester

While there aren’t any direct flights available to Manchester from Sydney, there are lots of airlines operating flights with one or more stops along the way. Some of these include Cathay Pacific, Scoot, Virgin Australia, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Etihad Airways, and Qantas.

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Sydney Airport (SYDA) information

Getting there

When flying out of Sydney bound for Manchester in the United Kingdom, you will need to depart from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, one of the busiest airports in Australia. Located approximately 8kms from the centre of the city, the airport can be reached in your own vehicle (there is both short-term and long-term parking at the terminal), in a train, a bus, or a taxi.

Terminal information

On the day of your departure to Manchester, you need to make your way to the international terminal at Kingsford Smith Airport. If you need something to do while you wait to board the plane, you’ll find that the terminal has plenty of shops and restaurants, as well as Wi-Fi available.

Upon arrival at Manchester International Airport (also known simply as Manchester Airport), you may like to take advantage of the facilities within the terminal. These include lots of eateries and retail stores, an area for faith worship, and free Wi-Fi access for 60 minutes.

Manchester information

Time difference from Sydney to Manchester

Manchester is nine hours behind Sydney so don’t forget to wind your watch back when you arrive in the United Kingdom.


Manchester is fine to visit at any time of the year but many people prefer to travel there between April and September when it is warmer.

Expect to pay

Manchester tends to be more expensive than Sydney in many areas, mainly because of exchange rates. For example, the average cost of a regular coffee in Sydney is $3.75, while in Manchester you’ll need to pay about $5.18.

Transportation to city centre

To travel to the Manchester CBD from the airport you can take a taxi (for the approximate price of $65), or consider other transport options such as the Metrolink train, the public bus, a bicycle, or an airport transfer. Alternatively, if you want your own vehicle for your stay in the area you can also hire a car.

Mode of payment

Cash (the English pound) and credit cards are the main modes of payment in Manchester.

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Please note: all information is correct as of May 2016.

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