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

The average price to go to Manchester from Melbourne airport is $ 1613 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 1370 (in november) and $ 2004 (in december), which is a saving of $ 243 or a surplus of $ 392 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $1307 to $1361 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a monday 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 Melbourne-Manchester plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60385 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Manchester from Melbourne 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 november, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 1370, saving $ 243 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1613). Conversely, december will be the most expensive ($ 2004).

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

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 1609 $ 1948 high price
February$ 1223 $ 1446 good price
March$ 1200 $ 1414 good price
April$ 1367 $ 1632 fair price
May$ 1210 $ 1385 good price
June$ 1331 $ 1596 fair price
July$ 1627 $ 1884 high price
August$ 1359 $ 1582 fair price
September$ 1403 $ 1677 fair price
October$ 1226 $ 1407 good price
November$ 1176 $ 1370 very good price
December$ 1655 $ 2004 very high 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 Melbourne to Manchester

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Melbourne to Manchester range from $980 to $2178. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $980 to $1035), 1% at the maximum price (from $2123 to $2178). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $1307 to $1361 (9% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Melbourne->Manchester flight

There are 19 companies that serve Melbourne from Manchester airport: Emirates, Scoot, Qatar Airways, Jetstar, Etihad Airways, Airasia X, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, China Southern, Lufthansa, Air China, Finnair, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, Malaysia Airlines, Xiamen Airlines and British Airways.

Data analysis:

Of the 60385 flights analyzed in previous years, Emirates was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (15% of the time) on the Melbourne->Manchester route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Melbourne-Manchester flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $38. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $56.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Manchester to Melbourne departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday for your return date, you will save an average of $52. Conversely, departing from Manchester on a friday may cost you an additional $51.


Top prices Melbourne-Manchester

Round tripDatesPrice
Melbourne → Manchester07-08 to 19-08-2024$ 994 
Melbourne → Manchester09-08 to 26-08-2024$ 933 
Melbourne → Manchester12-08 to 27-08-2024$ 980 
Melbourne → Manchester15-08 to 31-08-2024$ 998 
Melbourne → Manchester09-09 to 16-09-2024$ 957 
Melbourne → Manchester13-09 to 22-09-2024$ 961 
Melbourne → Manchester04-10 to 19-10-2024$ 919 
Melbourne → Manchester18-10 to 23-10-2024$ 919 
Melbourne → Manchester20-10 to 24-10-2024$ 919 
Melbourne → Manchester07-11 to 21-11-2024$ 1006 


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

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 8 to 9 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 months 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 Melbourne-Manchester flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a tuesday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Melbourne to Manchester, it is recommended to buy it 8 to 9 months before departure (it is then on average 1565 $, which is a saving of 48 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (147 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Melbourne 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: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 1704 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 1866), 4 to 5 months ($ 1888), 5 to 6 months ($ 1803), 6 to 7 months ($ 1725), 8 to 9 months ($ 1783), 9 to 10 months ($ 1717), 10 to 11 months ($ 1823)

February

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 1249 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1350), 3 to 4 months ($ 1330), 5 to 6 months ($ 1413), 6 to 7 months ($ 1434), 7 to 8 months ($ 1422), 9 to 10 months ($ 1348), 10 to 11 months ($ 1317)

March

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1324 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1351), 3 to 4 months ($ 1396), 9 to 10 months ($ 1375)

April

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 1533 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 1604), 5 to 6 months ($ 1576), 6 to 7 months ($ 1579), 7 to 8 months ($ 1586), 8 to 9 months ($ 1560), 9 to 10 months ($ 1554), 10 to 11 months ($ 1551), 11 to 12 months ($ 1571)

May

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1210 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 1337), 2 to 3 months ($ 1343), 5 to 6 months ($ 1365), 7 to 8 months ($ 1359)

June

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1541 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1566), 3 to 4 months ($ 1569), 6 to 7 months ($ 1549), 8 to 9 months ($ 1546), 9 to 10 months ($ 1558), 10 to 11 months ($ 1566)

July

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 1769 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1806), 5 to 6 months ($ 1860), 6 to 7 months ($ 1804), 7 to 8 months ($ 1850), 8 to 9 months ($ 1807), 10 to 11 months ($ 1838)

August

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1408 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 1530), 5 to 6 months ($ 1545), 6 to 7 months ($ 1500), 9 to 10 months ($ 1582)

September

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 1530 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1616), 3 to 4 months ($ 1675), 5 to 6 months ($ 1614), 6 to 7 months ($ 1597), 7 to 8 months ($ 1596), 9 to 10 months ($ 1606)

October

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 1320 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1397), 3 to 4 months ($ 1399), 4 to 5 months ($ 1383), 6 to 7 months ($ 1356), 7 to 8 months ($ 1376), 8 to 9 months ($ 1368), 10 to 11 months ($ 1396)

November

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 1248 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1272), 2 to 3 months ($ 1311), 3 to 4 months ($ 1354), 5 to 6 months ($ 1291)

December

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 1777 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1978), 4 to 5 months ($ 1899), 6 to 7 months ($ 1812), 7 to 8 months ($ 1850), 8 to 9 months ($ 1895), 9 to 10 months ($ 1905), 10 to 11 months ($ 1811), 11 to 12 months ($ 1847)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, tuesday is the day when plane tickets for Melbourne->Manchester are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a tuesday, you will save $25. Conversely, by buying it on a thursday, you may end up paying $16 more.



Melbourne 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$ 1499
$1224 to $1859
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August 2024$ 1099
$933 to $1645
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September 2024$ 1337
$924 to $5283
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October 2024$ 1236
$919 to $2361
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November 2024$ 1126
$1002 to $1346
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December 2024$ 1701
$1320 to $4435
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January 2025$ 1576
$1236 to $1937
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February 2025$ 1539
$1092 to $4110
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March 2025$ 1269
$1050 to $3602
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April 2025$ 1419
$1138 to $3458
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May 2025$ 1324
$1105 to $3440
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June 2025$ 1404
$1141 to $4385
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Data analysis:

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



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