Manchester became famous for football. After all, the fabric for the once popular Manchester pants was originally produced in Manchester, where its name comes from. The football club Manchester United has achieved with its successes that every true football fan must not miss the world-famous stadium or football match of this team when visiting the city. In addition, the city is full of great restaurants, bars, shopping centres, but also monuments, museums, and parks.

Flights from Bratislava

The flight connection between Bratislava and Manchester is provided by Ryanair. Regular flights are available 3 x weekly. The flight takes approximately two and a half hours.


Transport from the airport to the city centre

TransPennine Express and Northern Rail trains run from the airport directly to the city centre, to Manchester Piccadilly station. They run every 10 minutes; the journey takes 20 minutes. You can also buy tickets in advance here:

Stagecoach buses run 24 hours a day to various cities in Manchester, you can find the exact schedule here: and-from/by-bus/

If you are traveling from Manchester to other cities in Great Britain, use National Express long-distance buses.

Transport from the airport to the city centre

What to see in Manchester

The dominant feature of the city is the Manchester Town Hall, built in the neo-Gothic style. From the tower you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city. You will also find here, for example, a museum of science and technology. While walking through the city, you will see an interesting combination of old Victorian architecture and skyscrapers stretching to the heights. Manchester Cathedral and Castlefield Castle are worth a visit.

An interesting place is Chinatown, where you can find many restaurants and shops. This Chinatown is by far the largest Chinese community in the entire country. Speaking of things in the city, the biggest park is Heaton Park. Here you will find a golf course, a farm, a lake and even an observatory.

If you are a football lover, this is where you can experience the matches of the best teams in the world. Don’t miss this opportunity, the atmosphere of the matches is indescribable. After the match you can head to the streets, have dinner in one of the great restaurants, wash it down with a beer and enjoy the entertainment of the night city.

Flight schedule

  destination IATA from to operation days departure arrival airline type    
  MANCHESTER MAN 02. 04. 2024 22. 10. 2024 Tue 10:05 11:35 FR 035 73H Buy a ticket  
  MANCHESTER MAN 04. 04. 2024 24. 10. 2024 Thu 15:15 16:40 FR 035 73H Buy a ticket  
  MANCHESTER MAN 31. 03. 2024 20. 10. 2024 Sun 21:25 22:55 FR 035 73H Buy a ticket