The cheapest times to fly from LEX to MAN are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 LEX to MAN is late May. Prices can be as high as $1630 for Saturday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $661 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Manchester

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Manchester (MAN) will usually cost between $928 to $1535 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $691. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $1565. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $874 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1008 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to MAN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LEX to MAN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LEX to MAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to MAN flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $105 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1070. Return trip prices are from the MAN to LEX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LEX to MAN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 58 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from LEX to MAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in Leeds/Bradford

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from MAN
  • Usually 27.58% less expensive than MAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See LEX to LBA flights


Flight Hacking LEX 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 LEX to MAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (LEX > JFK > MAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $790
  • Average savings: $218 (21.63%)

See LEX to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (LEX > LGA > MAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $810
  • Average savings: $198 (19.64%)

See LEX to LGA flights

Hack #3: Toronto (LEX > YYZ > MAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $857
  • Average savings: $151 (14.98%)

See LEX to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LEX to MAN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Manchester Airport to Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3878 miles or 6241 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LEX to MAN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to MAN flight is about 7 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Manchester?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from LEX to MAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LEX
Origination airport name Blue Grass Airport
City Lexington, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38
Longitude -84.6

Return Airport

Destination code MAN
Destination airport name Manchester Airport
City Manchester
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 53.3
Longitude -2.3


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