Newquay to Manchester

Manchester is the cool kid of the north and in recent years it’s undergone quite a transformation, from a once-shining example of industry to a modern, cosmopolitan jewel. With a rich cultural scene, legendary nightlife and more shopping options than you can shake a designer handbag at, Manchester is the place to be if you’re in need of a city fix. Whether your flight from Newquay to Manchester is for business or leisure, you’ll find countless ways to spend your time here.

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

The sections below offer tips and guidance about your trip, covering everything you need to know. In a hurry? Then use the list below to fast-forward to the information you need.


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Getting to Cornwall Airport Newquay

Located 15 minutes from the centre of Newquay and with plenty of parking, getting to Cornwall Airport Newquay for your flight to Manchester is easy.


Newquay Airport offers short and long stay parking, but to get the best price, we recommend booking in advance. To make your journey to the airport as hassle-free as possible, book in advance via the Newquay Airport website.

Free drop off for passengers is available for up to 60 minutes.

Public transport

By bus
During the day, an hourly bus service runs to the airport from Newquay bus station in the centre of town. Journey time is around 20 minutes. Buses do not run from mid-evening and operate a limited service on Sundays, so you may wish to book a taxi to the airport for instead.

By train
No direct train service runs to/from the airport.


Newquay Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • Short stay and long stay car parking
    Book in advance via the Newquay Airport website.
  • Free WiFi
  • Bookable Executive Lounge
  • Café
  • Newsagents
  • ATM and bureau de change

Check-in and bag drop at Newquay Airport

Before your flight from Newquay 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

  • Café
  • Bureau de change
  • ATM


  • Newsagent

Facilities after Security

  • Café
  • ATM
  • Executive Lounge

Regional map

Find Newquay Airport on the map.

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

Manchester Airport Arrivals

Manchester Airport is very well-connected to the city via major roads and public transport. Our Manchester Airport Arrivals page has all the information you need on getting to Manchester city centre after your flight from Newquay to Manchester with Flybe. To find out more, visit our dedicated Manchester Airport information page or browse other flights to Manchester.

Visiting Manchester

From a business trip to a catch-up with friends, whatever your reason for taking a flight to Manchester, our Visiting Manchester page has inspirational tips on things to see in Manchester, our top hotels, where to dine in the city and of course, how to enjoy Manchester's legendary nightlife.


Doing Business in Manchester

Manchester takes business and industry seriously, with several major UK and international businesses based in the city. If you're visiting Manchester on business, our Business in Manchester page has information on our recommended meeting venues and conference facilities to make your meeting go smoothly.