Manchester is a city located Northwest of England known as the home to two world-famous football clubs: Manchester United and Manchester City. The city is home to the oldest surviving passenger railway station and industrial revolution and is fondly known by many as the capital of north of England. Manchester lies within the Greater Manchester, United Kingdom second most populous urban region with a population of over 2 million residents. Manchester is home to Manchester University, one of the prestigious universities in England.
Voice of Travelers to Manchester
Football trip to Manchester
I am George from Madrid. I am a fan of Real Madrid Football Club. Last year, I took a break from work and travelled to Manchester to watch my team play Manchester United in Manchester. Once the fixture was announced, I started planning for the trip and timed for the cheapest ticket to Manchester. I searched online for the cheapest ticket weeks prior my departure to Manchester. Ticket to Manchester is cheaper six weeks before your travel time and it is advisable to purchase your ticket weeks before traveling. Iberia offered the cheapest ticket compared to other airlines. The travel experience using a non stop flight from Madrid to Manchester was awesome with their flights attendants being pleasantly friendly and offered great food that I guess was satisfying to everyone.
Admission to to study at the University of Manchester, Manchester
I am Ahmed from Kenya, I secured an admission to study Electrical Engineering at the University of Manchester in Manchester. This was the first time to travel abroad and was excited by the prospect experiencing a new culture and studying in Manchester. My family and friends helped me in securing a study visa and ticket to Manchester. To receive a visa to Manchester, one needs to present a valid passport, travel ticket and accommodation ticket. Things moved first and within days before my departure to Manchester, I had my passport, air ticket, accommodation ticket, and other documentation ready. I aboarded a British Airways flight to Manchester and their service was incredible. As a student with a study visa and a ticket, I was also allowed to checked in an extra bag.
Manchester Travel FAQs
Q. How is Manchester's weather?
A. Manchester experiences oceanic temperate climate with mild summers and cool winters. Summer months are from June to August with temperatures reaching 30 degrees celsius. Winter is from November to February with temperatures dropping below freezing point. Manchester experiences light precipitation throught the year with less snowfalls during winter because of the urban warming effect.
Q. How is traffic in Manchester?
A. Manchester experiences heavy traffic during the rush hour. The rush hours in Manchester are on weekdays between 7am to 10am and between 4pm to 7pm. You can rent a car in Manchester but you need a parking ticket and gas which are relatively expensive in Manchester.
Q. What outdoor activities would one enjoy in Manchester?
A. Manchester is dynamic destination for several outdoor activities. If you happen to visit Manchester, ensure to visit Police Museum for wonderful tales of policing from ex-polices, experience a thrilling experience by watching a Manchester United game at Old Trafford, visit Wing Yip supermarket on Oldham Road for ingredients of oriental food from all over Asia. Visit the Manchester Museum to view the inspiring display of Egyptian mummies and many other old artifacts collected around the world.
Q. What is the best airline to get to Manchester?
A. The best airline to Manchester is an airline that gets you to Manchester without delays and layovers at the best ticket price. A great airline will depend upon the crew, traffic and the time of travel. If travelling from USA, Air American Airlines have direct flight to Manchester. Some European airlines like Turkish, KLM, and British Airways offer direct flight ticket to Manchester from different destinations world wide.
Flight Routes to Manchester
Manchester International Airport is the third busiest commercial service airport in United Kingdom serving the residents of Manchester and Greater Manchester. The airport is located 14 km southwest of Manchester city center and is the hub of easyJet and Thomas Cook Airlines. One can travel to Lahore using Turkish, Etihad, Emirates, Ryanair or Thomsons Airlines with the requirements being a valid passport, an air ticket, accommodation ticket and a visa if you don't qualify for a visa waiver program. You can book a ticket to Manchester online or visit a travel agent to purchase the ticket.