The cheapest times to fly from VAR to MAN are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 23rd to July 15th (except the week of May 28th)
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 VAR to MAN is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1528 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $178 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Manchester

Flying from Varna (VAR) to Manchester (MAN) will usually cost between $234 to $400 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $245. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $499. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $254 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $278 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VAR to MAN flight.

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

VAR to MAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VAR to MAN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Varna. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Manchester, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Varna. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $37 (12%) 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 $275. Return trip prices are from the MAN to VAR 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 VAR 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 3 hour 45 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 VAR to MAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Liverpool Airport (LPL) in Liverpool

  • 23 miles (37 km) away from MAN
  • Usually 13.87% less expensive than MAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See VAR to LPL flights


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

Hack #1: Vienna (VAR > VIE > MAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $259
  • Average savings: $19 (6.67%)

See VAR to DUS flights

Hack #2: Dusseldorf (VAR > DUS > MAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $269
  • Average savings: $9 (3.06%)

See VAR to VIE flights

Hack #3: Hamburg (VAR > HAM > MAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $273
  • Average savings: $5 (1.8%)

See VAR to HAM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Air Baltic, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, BH Air, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, S7, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Manchester Airport to Varna Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1535 miles or 2470 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VAR to MAN flight is about 3 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Varna and Manchester?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from VAR to MAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VAR
Origination airport name Varna Airport
City Varna
Country Bulgaria
Latitude 43.2
Longitude 27.8

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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