The cheapest times to fly from SFO to MAN are
- January 8th to March 11th
- April 16th to June 10th
- August 13th to October 14th (except the week of August 27th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SFO to MAN is late September. Prices can be as high as $998 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $480 for Monday flights around late September.
When to Fly to Manchester
Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Manchester (MAN) will usually cost between $568 to $778 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $563. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $843. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $280 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $605 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to MAN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to MAN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SFO to MAN flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Manchester, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $69 (10%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $602. Return trip prices are from the MAN to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SFO to MAN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 21 minutes may be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from SFO to MAN while comparing.
- 81 miles (130 km) away from MAN
- Usually 0.17% less expensive than MAN
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking SFO to MAN
Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SFO to MAN — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $531
- Average savings: $74 (12.16%)
- Price for both tickets: $592
- Average savings: $13 (2.07%)
- Price for both tickets: $598
- Average savings: $7 (1.08%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SFO to MAN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Manchester Airport to San Francisco International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5206 miles or 8378 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SFO to MAN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to MAN flight is about 10 hour 21 minutes.
How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Manchester?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from SFO to MAN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Manchester Airport|
|Country||the United Kingdom|
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