The cheapest times to fly from MAN to LEX are

  • April 23rd to May 27th
  • October 22nd to December 9th
  • December 24th to April 1st

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 MAN to LEX is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1642 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $664 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Lexington

Flying from Manchester (MAN) to Lexington, KY (LEX) will usually cost between $718 to $1520 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $737. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1569. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $832 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $935 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAN to LEX flight.

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

MAN to LEX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAN to LEX flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Manchester. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 $927. Return trip prices are from the LEX to MAN 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 MAN to LEX 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 MAN to LEX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from LEX
  • Usually 31.39% less expensive than LEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAN to CVG flights

Destination alternative #2: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from LEX
  • Usually 31.18% less expensive than LEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAN to IND flights

Destination alternative #3: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from LEX
  • Usually 10.91% less expensive than LEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAN to DAY flights

Destination alternative #4: Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport (SDF) in Louisville, KY

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from LEX
  • Usually 0.43% less expensive than LEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAN to SDF flights


Flight Hacking MAN to LEX

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 MAN to LEX — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $648
  • Average savings: $287 (30.7%)

See MAN to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $663
  • Average savings: $273 (29.14%)

See MAN to LGA flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (MAN > MCO > LEX)

  • Price for both tickets: $708
  • Average savings: $227 (24.28%)

See MAN to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MAN to LEX? 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 Blue Grass Airport to Manchester Airport?

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

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

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

How many flights go between Manchester and Lexington, KY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from MAN to LEX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

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


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