The flight from Manchester to London takes just over an hour. Between 11 and 15 flights depart each day and are conducted by airlines such as British Airways and Virgin Atlantic and they usually land at Heathrow Airport. The best place to find a cheap flight between London and Manchester is by comparing options on the internet.Lodnon is only 200 miles south of Manchester and because of this short distance, most flights between these cities are direct. Some airlines conduct flights between these two cities that will make a stopover at Amsterdam first, extending the journey by a number of hours. There are a number of ways to get to Manchester airport, the easiest way being by taxi. Black cabs from the city centre run on a meter though and may be expensive during busy periods. Trains from Piccadilly station also run to the airport on a regular basis. Once in London, you can hop in a taxi to the city centre or the Heathrow Express runs to Paddington Station every 15 minutes. Buses are also available.