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Fly from Sydney to Manchester with Etihad Airways

Book flights from Sydney to Manchester to leave the laid back Australian lifestyle behind and enter one of the UK’s most creative and diverse cities.

Manchester – the self-professed UK capital of the north – is a boisterous and eclectic corner of the country. It’s given much to the world, from playing a key role in the Industrial Revolution to the splitting of the atom. Discover more when you book flights with Etihad today.

SYD to MAN: flight facts

Journey time 24hrs 40mins

Your exact journey time may differ depending on the length of your stopover in Abu Dhabi. Extend your stay and enjoy all the UAE capital has to offer.

Flight distance 11,084 miles

Flights from Sydney to Manchester, via Abu Dhabi, are 11,084 miles (17,838km).

Your flight from Sydney to Manchester

Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Manchester (MAN) head across central Australia and over the Indian Ocean, touching down in Abu Dhabi for your connecting flight.

After this you’ll travel north over much of eastern and mainland Europe, before reaching the UK and landing at Manchester in the country’s north.

*Aircraft, cabins and services may vary by route and flight. You can check this when you search for your flight. This page was last updated Sept 2019.

Flying from from Sydney to Manchester: FAQs

How do I get from Manchester Airport to the city centre?

Trains go directly from Manchester Airport to the city centre and take about 20 minutes.

These run throughout the day, seven days a week and leave around every 10 minutes. Buses and taxis are also available, or you can arrange a private transfer with Etihad.

Where should I stay in Manchester?

Manchester is the third largest city in the UK, so there are plenty of places to choose from. Deansgate is at the city’s heart, with a plethora of shops and restaurants on its doorstep.

The bohemian Northern Quarter is a creative space that appeals to younger travellers especially, close to the centre. For a more luxurious place to stay slightly further out, the fashionable Salford Quays offers a more relaxed experience.

Top tips for Sydney to Manchester

skier on an indoor ski slope manchester

Hit the slopes

A world away from the sandy shores of Sydney are the snowy indoor slopes of Chill Factore. Located just outside of Manchester centre, the giant complex is home to the longest indoor ski slope in the UK.

There’s something for everyone here, whether you’re a seasoned skier, a family learning the ropes or prefer to sit back and watch with a hot chocolate.

various blue street signs of manchester including sign for museum of science

Learn science, change the world

A leading attraction in Manchester, the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) is a fascinating day out. Similar to the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, you can be inspired by a world of science and feed your imagination.

Full of amazing objects, the museum is free to visit and open daily. It’s also home to the world’s oldest passenger railway station.

The best of Manchester

Discover more with about marvellous Manchester with our online magazine, Atlas.

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