Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester

Flight information Kuala Lumpur to Manchester

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Average flight time, total distance 10670 kilometres

15h 55min

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Flying from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester

Manchester City is a metropolitan city with a population of almost 600,000 people. Known for its soccer teams, culture and architecture, Manchester is the third most visited city in the United Kingdom.

Manchester is served by one airport, the Manchester Airport (MAN). The average flight time from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester is around 16 hours with at least one transfer.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Manchester Airport (MAN)

There are no direct flights serving the Kuala Lumpur to Manchester route. Travellers searching for cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester have the option of booking with British Airways with one layover. Other full-fledged airlines that also have one transfer are Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Jet Airways, Emirates, Etihad, KLM, Turkish Airways and Saudi Arabian Airlines.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Manchester Airport (MAN)

There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester departing this airport. Passengers looking to fly from Kuala Lumpur SZB airport are required to transfer airports at least twice.

Departure from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

There are several ways of getting to KLIA for your Kuala Lumpur to Manchester flights. The most convenient and fastest way is to take the KLIA Express train that departs from KL Sentral. The train will cost RM55 and will take 30 minutes to get to the airport. Complimentary WiFi is also provided on-board for passengers to use while going to the airport for their flight from KL to Manchester.

There is also an option of taking the KL Airport Coach or Skybus also departing from KL Sentral at only RM10. Do note that the journey will take approximately 60 minutes, depending on the traffic.

If you are travelling with young children or elderly and would like a door-to-door transfer service to the airport for your KL to Manchester flight, you may pre-book a private or shared airport transfer.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport information

There are two terminals in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). KLIA is the airport’s main terminal serving both domestic and international flights while KLIA2 is dedicated for AirAsia flights. Passengers requiring to interchange between terminals may utilize the free shuttle bus provided.

There are various duty-free stores and eateries available in both terminals with complimentary WiFi in most areas for passengers waiting for their KL to Manchester flight. Prayer rooms are also available in both terminals if required.

Arrival at Manchester Airport (MAN)

Manchester airport is located 10km south of the city centre. There are several ways of getting from the airport to the Manchester city centre upon arriving from your Kuala Lumpur to Manchester flight. The fastest way of getting to Manchester city centre is via train. The train station at Manchester Airport is located between Terminal 1 and 2. The train departs every 10 minutes and will cost GBP 5 (RM28) with a journey time of 20 minutes to Manchester Piccadilly Station.

There is also the option of taking the airport shuttle bus for GBP 5 (RM28) to Manchester Piccadilly Bus Station in the city centre. For an even cheaper option, you may take the local bus (line 43) for only GBP 3 (RM17). However, the journey time will take between 44 - 75 minutes depending on the traffic.

The taxi fare from Manchester Airport to the Manchester Piccadilly area will cost approximately GBP 20 (RM110). There is also the option of arranging a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner for a stress-free transfer from the airport to your accommodation.

Manchester Airport (MAN) Information

There are 3 terminals in Manchester Airport. Terminal 1 and 2 are linked via a skybridge while Terminal 1 and 3 is linked via a covered walkway. There are plenty of dining and shopping options available throughout all 3 terminals with Terminal 1 having the most and Terminal 3 having the least options. There are no 24-hours restaurants available for travellers arriving late or in the wee hours of the morning. Prayer rooms are located in all three terminals if required.

Manchester Recommendations

Even though Manchester is well-known as Manchester United and Manchester City’s home ground, there are many other attractions to please everyone of all interests! The Science and Industry Museum, Manchester Cathedral, John Ryland’s Library and Manchester Town Hall are just a few of these must-see places in Manchester.

Don’t forget to spend some time in the northern quarter which is filled with many dining options, little boutique shops and good coffee. Altrincham Market in Manchester has also been named the best market in UK for its amazing selection of food and market stalls.

Useful Manchester Travel Information

What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Manchester?

Manchester (UTC +01:00) is seven hours behind Kuala Lumpur (UTC +8:00) from end March to end October. From November to end-March, Manchester (UTC 00:00) is eight hours behind Kuala Lumpur (UTC +08:00).

What is the weather like in Manchester?

Manchester has an average temperature of 6°c from November – April and 14°c from May – October.

What is the currency and exchange rate for Manchester?

Manchester, United Kingdom uses the British Pound (GBP).

RM1 = GBP 0.18 (As of 12 October 2018)

What is the average cost of a hotel room in Manchester?

The average room rate in Manchester is RM400 – RM950 per night. Skyscanner not only helps compare flights but also compare hotel prices in Manchester!

Manchester, United Kingdom visa requirement for Malaysians

Malaysian citizens going from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester for tourism do not require a visa if their stay is less than 90 days. Do note that your passport should have a 6 months minimum validity when entering.

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Information is accurate as of 12 October 2018

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