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Flights from Hobart (HBA) to Manchester (UK) (MAN)

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Visiting from Hobart to Manchester (UK)

Manchester travel information

Manchester is an exciting city to visit in the UK. It’s youthful, diverse, energetic and bursting with character. Manchester city centre is packed with unique restaurants, bars, shops, museums, galleries and places to stay. Sports fans must visit the Manchester Football Club, those who love the outdoors should wander through Haigh Woodland Park and with a great choice of shopping centres and boutique stores to charming pubs, there is something for everyone in Manchester.

When to visit

Best time to visit Manchester

Manchester has a generally mild climate. The warmest months are July and August with an average temperature of 20℃, which is the best time visit for outdoor activities. Canoe or kayak on the Bridgewater Canal in Sale jump on a Manchester river cruise or take a walking tour of the Northern Quarter. The coldest months are December, January and February with an average temperature of 4℃. During the winter it’s a great time to visit stately homes such as Ordsall Hall and museums. Pack and umbrella, as on average there are 152 days per year with rain.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Manchester Airport (MAN).Opens external site in a new window It is the UK’s global gateway for the North of England. Manchester Airport is an international airport at Ringway, Manchester, England and located 12 km south-west of Manchester city centre. 

Arriving in Manchester

The helpful staff at Manchester Airport will greet you when you arrive. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.

Getting into Manchester from Manchester Airport

Getting into Manchester city from Manchester Airport is easy, with many transport options available. It’s convenient to hire a car from the airport taking 25 minutes to get into the city centre. Train services run frequently through national train operators TransPennine Express and Northern Rail. Trains run every 10 minutes to Manchester Piccadilly, with an average journey time of 20 minutes. Bus and coach services run to and from Manchester Airport via The Station. The MetroLink tram is another public transport option, that run direct from the airport to Cornbrook, a stop just outside the centre of the city. From Cornbrook there are frequent trams into the city centre. Black taxi cabs are available from all terminals for an easy trip to town. Uber and ride share services are also on offer.

Getting around Manchester

Getting around Manchester city and surrounding areas is easy once you arrive with a range of buses, trams and trains available. The compact nature of the city centre also makes walking a popular choice. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is the official public transport body for the city and it helpful to plan your trip. Within the city centre, free bus provides a free hop on, hop off service linking all of the main rail stations, shopping districts and business areas. Bus services run right across Greater Manchester helping you get around. The Metrolink tram network or a train ride is one of the best ways for sightseeing. Manchester is a bike-friendly city with many marked cycle lanes and dedicated routes throughout the city centre and walking tours or a boat tour is a popular way to explore.

Departure information

Fly from Hobart. Once you’ve booked your flights from Hobart, the following information will ensure your trip goes smoothly. 

What is the main airport called?

Hobart Airport. Located 22 km (13.5 miles) from the city centre, Hobart AirportOpens external site in a new window (HBA) is the gateway to Tasmania. Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this airport. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers flying from Hobart with Qantas are allocated checked baggage. Additional luggage allowance can be purchased online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Hobart can check in online up to 24 hours before departure. Alternatively, you can check in at the terminal desks at the airport. 

Why Qantas

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Seamless check-in

Get your trip to off to the right start with a check-in option that best suits your needs. Visit a kiosk or desk at the airport to check in on arrival or use our online and mobile check-in services to check-in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure.

Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included with your fare. 

Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important information

 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.

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