Manchester is home to a unique array of buildings and distinct architecture. Some highlights include the Green Building - an eco-friendly housing project and the futuristic looking Imperial War Museum North. Read more...
Flights Melbourne to Manchester
One of the city's most iconic structures is the Manchester Cathedral. Dating back to the early 1400s, the cathedral is Manchester's most significant, surviving medieval building. Inside you'll find magnificent stain glass windows and intricate wood carvings.
Manchester's Town Hall is another prized building beloved by tourists. Built in 1877, the gothic styled hall is comprised of an impressive 14 million bricks encased in spinkwell stone, seven stair cases and a 280 foot high clock tower. From the outside you can see the glass mosaic roof and unique sculptures while inside the banqueting room and great hall are amongst the buildings highlights. Today the hall is a major tourist attraction and a base for the city council's administration.
Discover the city's green and peaceful side at Piccadilly Gardens where you'll find numerous parks and dedicated statues of royalty and politicians.
Manchester Airport (MAN)
Flights from Australia to Manchester will disembark at Manchester Airport.
Manchester Airport (MAN) is located south of central Manchester in Ringway, a location that gives the airport its unofficial name. The airport has two runways and three terminals and won the Travel Weekly Globe Award for Best Airport in 2008.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Manchester Airport. Book your Manchester Airport accommodation.
Getting to Manchester
There are many airlines that offer flights to London from Australia that involve a stopover in a third destination. Flights from Sydney or Melbourne via Dubai or Abu Dhabi take between 23 and 30 hours depending on the stopover.
Airlines that fly to Manchester
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Manchester from Australia include:
- Air France
- British Airways
- Scandinavian Airlines
- Swiss International Air Lines
- Virgin Atlantic
For more on Manchester holidays check out our Manchester travel guide.
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