Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Manchester (from: Chicago)

The average price to go to Manchester from Chicago airport is $ 795 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 604 (in february) and $ 1117 (in july), which is a saving of $ 192 or a surplus of $ 323 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $599 to $654 and it is generally more economical to leave on a tuesday and return on a tuesday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Manchester before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Chicago-Manchester plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 24804 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Manchester from Chicago and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in february, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 604, saving $ 192 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 795). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 1117).

Flight Chicago-Manchester: when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 548 $ 626 good price
February$ 539 $ 604 very good price
March$ 593 $ 733 good price
April$ 617 $ 683 good price
May$ 661 $ 759 good price
June$ 853 $ 1024 high price
July$ 954 $ 1117 very high price
August$ 737 $ 912 fair price
September$ 619 $ 764 good price
October$ 608 $ 762 good price
November$ 601 $ 694 good price
December$ 681 $ 857 fair price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Chicago to Manchester

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Chicago to Manchester range from $435 to $1252. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $436 to $490), 2% at the maximum price (from $1198 to $1252). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $599 to $654 (14% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Chicago->Manchester flight

There are 17 companies that serve Chicago from Manchester airport: SAS, Icelandair, Aer Lingus, United, Spirit Airlines, TAP, British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Delta, American Airlines, Finnair, Virgin Atlantic, Frontier Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Swiss and Iberia.

Data analysis:

Of the 24804 flights analyzed in previous years, SAS was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (18% of the time) on the Chicago->Manchester route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Chicago-Manchester flights departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $45. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $53.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Manchester to Chicago departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday for your return date, you will save an average of $59. Conversely, departing from Manchester on a friday may cost you an additional $64.


Top prices Chicago-Manchester

Round tripDatesPrice
Chicago → Manchester10-09 to 20-09-2024$ 522 
Chicago → Manchester01-10 to 22-10-2024$ 556 
Chicago → Manchester08-10 to 18-10-2024$ 555 
Chicago → Manchester09-10 to 16-10-2024$ 544 
Chicago → Manchester04-11 to 16-11-2024$ 507 
Chicago → Manchester05-11 to 09-11-2024$ 482 
Chicago → Manchester09-11 to 16-11-2024$ 483 
Chicago → Manchester11-11 to 15-11-2024$ 510 
Chicago → Manchester22-01 to 29-01-2025$ 508 
Chicago → Manchester08-02 to 14-02-2025$ 537 


When to book your flight Chicago - Manchester to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 7 to 8 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 0 to 1 month in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Chicago-Manchester flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a thursday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Manchester, it is recommended to buy it 7 to 8 months before departure (it is then on average 743 $, which is a saving of 52 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance, you will pay the full price (126 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Chicago to Manchester flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 575 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 605), 4 to 5 months ($ 604)

February

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 528 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 540), 3 to 4 months ($ 584), 4 to 5 months ($ 551)

March

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 630 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 697), 2 to 3 months ($ 654), 3 to 4 months ($ 653), 5 to 6 months ($ 646)

April

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 616 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 673), 2 to 3 months ($ 655), 4 to 5 months ($ 634), 5 to 6 months ($ 671), 7 to 8 months ($ 653)

May

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 678 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 710), 2 to 3 months ($ 745), 3 to 4 months ($ 748), 5 to 6 months ($ 702), 6 to 7 months ($ 715)

June

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 965 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 970), 2 to 3 months ($ 971), 5 to 6 months ($ 999)

July

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 989 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1036), 2 to 3 months ($ 1049), 4 to 5 months ($ 1031)

August

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 783 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 836), 2 to 3 months ($ 826), 3 to 4 months ($ 852), 5 to 6 months ($ 841), 6 to 7 months ($ 820)

September

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 602 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 675), 2 to 3 months ($ 711), 3 to 4 months ($ 703), 4 to 5 months ($ 684), 5 to 6 months ($ 653), 6 to 7 months ($ 721)

October

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 678 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 707), 2 to 3 months ($ 713), 4 to 5 months ($ 678), 5 to 6 months ($ 702), 6 to 7 months ($ 752), 7 to 8 months ($ 719)

November

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 617 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 680), 2 to 3 months ($ 654), 3 to 4 months ($ 653), 4 to 5 months ($ 619), 6 to 7 months ($ 676), 7 to 8 months ($ 685)

December

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 710 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 854), 5 to 6 months ($ 716), 7 to 8 months ($ 734), 8 to 9 months ($ 790)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, thursday is the day when plane tickets for Chicago->Manchester are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a thursday, you will save $8. Conversely, by buying it on a friday, you may end up paying $8 more.



Chicago to Manchester: flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
July 2024$ 952
$852 to $1090
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August 2024$ 722
$562 to $1671
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September 2024$ 587
$522 to $656
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October 2024$ 575
$457 to $667
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November 2024$ 531
$481 to $718
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December 2024$ 679
$577 to $880
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January 2025$ 575
$508 to $622
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February 2025$ 537
$537 to $537
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March 2025$ 577
$577 to $577
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, july, august, september, october, november, december, january, february and march are cheaper to travel to Manchester. So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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