Arriving in Manchester

Arrange and book your flights to Manchester and look forward to experiencing a slice of northern British life. Redevelopment and cultural diversity ensure Manchester is a colourful and exciting destination, proud of its industrial roots and surrounded by protected National Parks.

Plan Your Manchester Holiday

There are plenty of reasons to travel to Manchester and your visit will be a memorable event. Those who enjoy the mix and bustle of a city will easily find entertainment and things to do, and if fine dining and accessing shops and events is important, Manchester will not disappoint. The area is steeped in British history and enjoys a legendary place in the world of football.

Manchester has lots to offer at any time of year, although autumn and winter can be damp and the daylight hours shorter. Book your tickets to Manchester at any time of the year, and cheap hotels in Manchester are easy to find due to the plentiful and varied accommodation. It is possible to split holiday time between the city and the rural areas surrounding Manchester to discover the variety of the region. Be sure to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Manchester throughout the year.

Flying from Christchurch

Book your flights from Christchurch to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and redefine your understanding of luxury. Our state-of-the-art spacious cabins, friendly flight crew, and fine dining options will show you what we mean by “The Etihad Experience.”

Major Airports in Christchurch

Christchurch is serviced primarily by Christchurch International Airport (CHC), which opened in 1940 and became New Zealand’s first official international airport ten years later. Christchurch International Airport serves nearly 6 million passengers annually and completed a massive expansion and renovation project in 2013 to accommodate growing visitor traffic.

Airport Transportation in Christchurch

Located just 12km from the city centre, Christchurch International Airport is easily reached via a variety of ground transport methods. Travellers can catch a bus to Christchurch International Airport, as 3 different bus routes connect the airport to the city centre. A taxi to Christchurch International Airport is also available for those willing to spend more for flexibility. We advise travellers to take the shuttle, as this option provides a good balance of cost and convenience, and any of the available travel options take approximately 20 minutes between the city and the airport. There is currently no train to Christchurch International Airport from the city.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Christchurch to Manchester on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Office in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
Walshe Group
Level 6, 52 Swanson Street
+64 9977 2207
Monday??Friday: 09:00-17:00

Etihad Offices in United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom
Administration only - Room 1992, Terminal 4, Heathrow Airport
Hounslow, Middlesex TW6 3XZ
0845 608 1225
0500-2130Hrs Daily - Ticket desk: Terminal 4 - Zone C
Manchester Airport, United Kingdom
Manchester International Airport
$ADDR1
Terminal One, M90 3AF
0845 608 1225
MON/WED/FRI/SUN 05:.30-09:30HRS TUE/THUR/SAT 17:00-20:00HRS