Cheap flights from Auckland to Manchester
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Flight information Auckland International to Manchester
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Average flight time, total distance 18203 kilometres
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Frequently asked questions
Which airlines fly from Auckland to Manchester?
There are no direct flights from New Zealand to the UK, but it is possible to get from Auckland to Manchester with just 1 stop thanks to these airlines:
Is there a time difference between Auckland and Manchester?
Yes. During the New Zealand summer, Auckland is 13 hours ahead of Manchester. This changes to 11 hours in the winter.
Because the 2 countries change their clocks on different weekends, there can be short periods in spring and autumn when these cities are 12 hours apart.
What weather should you expect in Manchester?
Manchester is cooler than Auckland, with seasonal averages 4°C to 6°C lower. Remember that the UK's summer runs at the same time as New Zealand's winter.
Both cities have similar annual rainfall figures, but while Auckland sees a heavier period of cloud cover in winter, Manchester has more consistent rainy days throughout the year.
How expensive is Manchester?
Although eating out is often more expensive in Manchester, other holidays essentials like nights out, accommodation and public transport tend to be cheaper.
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Essential travel information for Manchester
New Zealand passport holders can visit the UK for tourism purposes for up to 6 months without a visa.
Departing from Auckland
Auckland International Airport (AKL) is the biggest facility of its kind in New Zealand, with a wide range of domestic and international flights. These are split into 2 dedicated terminals.
The International Terminal is the bigger of the two, with more options for eating, drinking and shopping while you wait for your flight. The majority of these are found upstairs, with a near even split before and after security.
Other facilities such as currency exchange, Wi-Fi, airport lounges, nursery rooms and free-to-use showers are all present in the terminal. You should try to get to the airport 3 hours before your flight.
Arriving in Manchester
Manchester Airport (MAN) is the UK's 3rd busiest airport after London Heathrow and London Gatwick. Manchester has 3 terminals which are connected by covered walkways and travelators.
Airlines are split by terminals. Emirates and Qantas flights land at Terminal 1, while Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific journeys go to Terminal 3.
Both terminals have taxi ranks to take you to the city, as well as bus stops. The airport's train station is found between terminals 1 and 2. The journey to Manchester Piccadilly train station takes 15 minutes and costs between $5 and $13 for a 1-way ticket. You can save money by booking online in advance.
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Please note: all information is correct as of October, 2017.
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.