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

The average price to go to Manchester from New York City airport is $ 950 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 768 (in january) and $ 1139 (in july), which is a saving of $ 182 or a surplus of $ 190 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $490 to $545 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday 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 New York City-Manchester plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60584 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Manchester from New York City 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 january, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 768, saving $ 182 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 950). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 1139).

Flight New York City-Manchester: when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 544 $ 768 very good price
February$ 620 $ 912 fair price
March$ 585 $ 814 good price
April$ 654 $ 921 fair price
May$ 656 $ 868 fair price
June$ 781 $ 1025 fair price
July$ 914 $ 1139 very high price
August$ 809 $ 1069 high price
September$ 691 $ 916 fair price
October$ 664 $ 917 fair price
November$ 686 $ 929 fair price
December$ 801 $ 1106 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 New York City to Manchester

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from New York City to Manchester range from $381 to $1742. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $381 to $436), 1% at the maximum price (from $1688 to $1742). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $762 to $817 (7% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the New York City->Manchester flight

There are 11 companies that serve New York City from Manchester airport: Aer Lingus, Fly Play, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, TAP, SAS, norse atlantic airways, Level, norse atlantic airways (uk), Icelandair and Delta.

Data analysis:

Of the 60584 flights analyzed in previous years, Aer Lingus was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (53% of the time) on the New York City->Manchester route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the New York City-Manchester flight, you should take a flight with one or more layovers (you will save an average of $ 380 compared to a direct flight).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, New York City-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 $42. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $64.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Manchester to New York City 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 $57. Conversely, departing from Manchester on a saturday may cost you an additional $70.


Top prices New York City-Manchester

Round tripDatesPrice
New York City → Manchester10-09 to 20-09-2024$ 435 
New York City → Manchester09-11 to 16-11-2024$ 485 
New York City → Manchester13-11 to 23-11-2024$ 450 
New York City → Manchester14-11 to 18-11-2024$ 466 
New York City → Manchester10-01 to 26-01-2025$ 429 
New York City → Manchester16-01 to 20-01-2025$ 450 
New York City → Manchester17-02 to 21-02-2025$ 463 
New York City → Manchester24-02 to 28-02-2025$ 407 
New York City → Manchester01-05 to 06-05-2025$ 347 
New York City → Manchester02-05 to 06-05-2025$ 476 


When to book your flight New York City - Manchester to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 1 to 2 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 7 to 8 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 New York City-Manchester flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a monday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from New York City to Manchester, it is recommended to buy it 1 to 2 months before departure (it is then on average 844 $, which is a saving of 106 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 7 to 8 months in advance, you will pay the full price (118 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your New York City 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: 514 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 702)

February

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 664 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 882), 3 to 4 months ($ 807), 4 to 5 months ($ 910), 7 to 8 months ($ 860), 8 to 9 months ($ 883)

March

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 638 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 728), 2 to 3 months ($ 647)

April

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 773 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 888), 4 to 5 months ($ 776)

May

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 758 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 807), 2 to 3 months ($ 791), 4 to 5 months ($ 761), 5 to 6 months ($ 764), 11 to 12 months ($ 782)

June

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 910 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 941), 3 to 4 months ($ 988), 4 to 5 months ($ 998), 5 to 6 months ($ 1010), 6 to 7 months ($ 1013), 11 to 12 months ($ 963)

July

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1006 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1115), 3 to 4 months ($ 1096), 4 to 5 months ($ 1067), 5 to 6 months ($ 1114), 6 to 7 months ($ 1128), 11 to 12 months ($ 1133)

August

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 897 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 938), 3 to 4 months ($ 998), 4 to 5 months ($ 1037), 5 to 6 months ($ 1030), 11 to 12 months ($ 1065)

September

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 786 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 840), 3 to 4 months ($ 835), 8 to 9 months ($ 889), 11 to 12 months ($ 885)

October

Best time: 10 to 11 months before departure (average price: 731 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 818), 3 to 4 months ($ 887), 4 to 5 months ($ 910), 9 to 10 months ($ 801)

November

Best time: 11 to 12 months before departure (average price: 698 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 888), 4 to 5 months ($ 890), 5 to 6 months ($ 847), 8 to 9 months ($ 855), 10 to 11 months ($ 836)

December

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 980 $)

Other interesting period(s): 6 to 7 months ($ 1077), 9 to 10 months ($ 1081)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, monday is the day when plane tickets for New York City->Manchester are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a monday, you will save $15. Conversely, by buying it on a tuesday, you may end up paying $34 more.



New York City 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$ 1772
$620 to $4335
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August 2024$ 954
$583 to $3545
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September 2024$ 656
$435 to $986
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October 2024$ 704
$475 to $1217
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November 2024$ 914
$450 to $2206
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December 2024$ 1016
$527 to $2099
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January 2025$ 802
$429 to $1819
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February 2025$ 859
$407 to $1887
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March 2025$ 903
$467 to $1819
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April 2025$ 1149
$559 to $1903
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May 2025$ 779
$347 to $1822
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June 2025$ 988
$844 to $1165
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, august, september, october, november, december, february, 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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