Knock to Manchester

Whether you're taking a city break, travelling on business or catching up with friends and family, our Flybe flights from Knock to Manchester will get you there in no time. One of the north's principal cities, it's understandable why so many people flock to Manchester, being as revolutionary in business as it is from a cultural perspective. Having been at the forefront of the industrial revolution, fashion and every musical wave from pop and punk to northern soul and indie, Manchester always has one foot set firmly in the future, and it's no surprise the BBC recently relocated to a base on Salford Quay, on the edge of the city.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from Knock (NOC) 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 Knock page.

The sections below offer tips and guidance about your trip, covering everything you need to know.
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Getting to Knock Airport (NOC)

Located 12.5 miles from Knock village, Ireland West Airport Knock is just a short drive away. Coach services run to the airport from several principal towns, and with the excellent local road network, it couldn't be easier for you to get there for your flight from Knock to Manchester with Flybe.

Ireland West Airport Knock has over 1,500 spaces for both short and long stay car parking. Parking is cheaper if booked online, but this option must be taken up to a minimum of 12 hours before your desired stay. Visitors to Ireland West Airport Knock can stay for 15 minutes with no charge - perfect for dropping you off by the terminal. Rates thereafter vary from a one hour stay to a yearly pass, so you can be sure to find a rate that suits your travel needs.

By bus
It's easy to access Ireland West Airport Knock via public transport from several principal towns and cities in the County Mayo area, with Bus Eireann running bus services from Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Sligo.

By train
The nearest rail station to Ireland West Airport Knock is Ballyhaunis on the Dublin Heuston to Westport line, which is 13.5 miles away. From there, a bus service or cab can take you the short distance to the airport.

Full information can be found on the Ireland West Airport Knock website.


Knock Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • 12.5 miles from Knock, in the centre of the west of Ireland
  • Public transport
    Coach services run to the Terminal from Mayo, Sligo, Galway and Donegal
  • Taxi stand
  • Free WiFi in terminal building
  • Cafes, bar and shops
    In terminal building and Departure Lounge

Check-in and bag drop at Knock Airport

Before your scheduled flight from Knock to Manchester, we recommend you check-in online wherever possible. If you’re unable to do so, 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

  • Newsagents
  • Cafés and restaurants

Facilities after Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Shop
  • Bureau de change


  • General retail store

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


Manchester Airport Arrivals

Before your flight from Knock to Manchester, don't forget to take a look at our Manchester Airport Arrivals page to find all the information you need about getting from Manchester Airport to the city centre and beyond. To find out more, you can also visit our dedicated Manchester Airport information page or browse other flights to Manchester.


Visiting Manchester

Whatever your reason for travelling to Manchester, you'll find ideas for how to spend your time, plus the best hotels, eateries, business and conference venues on our Visiting Manchester page. We've gathered a host of insider knowledge to help you enjoy your stay following your flight from Knock.


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, there's no doubt that Manchester is a great place to do business. You’ll find all the information you need to make the best of your business trip to Manchester over on our Business in Manchester page.