Isle of Man to Manchester

Whether you're travelling for a weekend away, catching up with friends and family or flying across on business, our Flybe flights from the Isle of Man to Manchester make your journey easy. A regular destination for thousands of business visitors every month, Manchester is a cosmopolitan, friendly city that's rich in business and culture, plus a fabulous arts scene with fashion and music at the forefront. Then there's a famous sporting pedigree, with two of England's premier football teams competing in the city.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from the Isle of Man (IOM) to Manchester Airport (MAN), take a look at our Flybe Timetable page for this route, and for the return journey, take a look at the Manchester to Isle of Man page.

The sections below offer tips and guidance about your trip, covering everything you need to know.
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Getting to Isle of Man Airport (IOM)

Located 9 miles south of Douglas, Isle of Man Airport is just a 20 minute drive from the island's capital, plus has excellent public transport links - it couldn't be easier to get there for your flight from the Isle of Man to Manchester with Flybe.


Isle of Man Airport offers ample parking for both short and long stays. Parking operates on a ticket basis, with tickets issued upon entering and any fees to be paid upon your exit. Visitors to Isle of Man Airport can stay for up to 1 hour for only £1 - handy for being dropped off with your luggage and plenty of time for a long goodbye should you arrive early!

Public Transport

Getting to Isle of Man Airport via public transport is very straightforward from almost anywhere on the island. Bus services operate early mornings and evenings on Monday-Saturday and all day Sunday from Douglas, Castletown, Port Erin and Santon, with intermediate stops en route. Daytime services run from Monday to Saturday from Peel, Port Erin and Foxdale. Full information can be found on the Isle of Man's local government website.


Isle of Man Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • 9 miles from Douglas
    Under 20 minutes' drive from Isle of Man Airport to Douglas in normal traffic
  • Public transport
    Bus services run from Douglas, Castletown, Santon, Port Erin, Peel and Foxdale
  • Taxi stand
  • Free WiFi
    Located in departure lounge and buffet areas
  • Café/bar and shops
    Located in departure lounge
  • Rendezvous bookable executive lounge
    Located before entrance to departure lounge

Check-in and bag drop at Isle of Man Airport

Before your flight from the Isle of Man to Manchester, we recommend that you check-in online wherever possible. If you’re unable to do this, don't worry - you can check-in and collect your boarding pass at the airport free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

Facilities before Security

  • Newsagent
  • Café

Facilities after Security

  • Newsagent
  • Café and bar


  • Newsagents/general store

To find out more, visit our dedicated flights from Isle of Man page and browse other available routes.

Manchester Airport Arrivals

Once you've arrived on your flight from the Isle of Man to Manchester, take a look at our Manchester Airport Arrivals page for all the information you need about getting to Manchester city centre from Manchester Airport. To find out more, visit our dedicated Manchester Airport information page or browse other flights to Manchester.


Visiting Manchester

Whatever your trip to Manchester involves, you'll find the best restaurants, business venues, hotels and cultural highlights on our Visiting Manchester page. We've gathered a host of handy local knowledge on where and how to fill your time following your flight.

Doing business in Manchester

With state-of-the art conference facilities, meeting venues for groups of any size and infinite ways to enjoy your spare time, Manchester certainly knows how to do business! You’ll find all you need to make the best of your business trip to Manchester over on our Business in Manchester page.