Flying from Portland to Manchester
Portland International Airport
Flights from Portland depart from the Portland International Airport, located at 7000 NE Airport Way. The airport is approximately 22 miles south of downtown Portland and is serviced by 13 airlines, including Delta, Air Canada, Frontier and United. Orbitz.com makes it easy to book domestic and international flights from Portland. You don't have to scour the Internet to find cheap airline tickets. Orbitz.com searches all of the flights available to get you a ticket with a low fare.
Parking and Transportation
The Portland International Airport offers long-term parking for $19 per day. If you plan to leave your car at the airport for more than 90 days, you need to make prior arrangements with the airport's parking office. You can take a taxi from downtown Portland to the airport for approximately $32, so if you plan to leave your vehicle for more than two days, taking a taxi to the airport is a cheaper option. Streetcars also run from the downtown area to the airport, and streetcar tickets cost $2.40. If you need transportation when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.
Dining at the Airport
If you want to grab a quick meal before your flight, the Portland International Airport has a variety of restaurant choices. You can stop in Starbucks or Coffee People for a quick snack. If you want a meal, you can eat at Wendy's, Sandoval's or Pizza Schmizza. Orbitz.com does more than book flights from Portland. The website has all of the tools you need to make sure your trip goes smoothly, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.
Flights to Manchester
Cheap flights to Manchester, England, are readily available when you use Orbitz.com to locate low fares from anywhere in the world. Travelers to the city will arrive at Manchester Airport, the largest airport in the country outside of London. With three terminals available, it is able to handle flights from a large number of international carriers, including Air France, American Airlines, British Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines and US Airways. The airport is conveniently located less than nine miles from the city's center.
Transportation From the Airport
Once you arrive at Manchester Airport, transportation to the city is easy to obtain. Taxi service is the most convenient, with taxis costing only about $30 to reach the city's center. Bus service is available as well, costing about $6 for a day ticket that will allow you to travel to most districts throughout the city.
The Weather in Manchester
Manchester's weather is seasonal in nature, with summer temperatures averaging around 70 degrees Fahrenheit and winter temps dropping as low as the 30s. Clothing for the warmer months, May to September, should include a light jacket, while the cold winter months require a heavy coat to ward off the chill.
Enjoyable Manchester Attractions
One of the city's biggest attractions, and the reason many visitors seek out cheap flights to Manchester, is the sports teams located in the city. The city has two Premier League Football clubs, Manchester City and Manchester United, both recent Premier League Champions. Manchester United's field holds 76,000 spectators, providing a venue for football that's unmatched by any other in the UK.
Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre4 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
Radisson Manchester City Centre is a 10-minute stroll from both Manchester Victoria Train Station and the upscale Harvey Nichols department store. Concert venue ...
Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester HotelFree Trade Hall Peter Street, Manchester 5.0 out of 5.0
The hotel is inside one of Manchester's most celebrated buildings, near St. Peter's Square with its convenient Metrolink station. Downtown shops and restaurants ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - PiccadillyOne Piccadilly Place, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
The hotel is a 3-minute walk from Piccadilly Train Station, which offers a fast link to the airport as well as services to other cities. The cafés and shops ...
Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester, AirportChicago Avenue, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester, Airport is connected to the terminals via a covered walkway. The nearest train station is a 2-minute walk, putting the shops, ...
Macdonald Manchester Hotel & SpaLondon Road, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa is a 3-minute walk from Piccadilly Train Station and 10 minutes from O2 Apollo Manchester. Guests can reach city center shops ...
Mercure Manchester Piccadilly HotelPortland Street, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
This modern hotel rises above Piccadilly Gardens in the centre of Manchester. Arndale Shopping, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, the Manchester Central Convention ...
Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre35 Portland Street, Manchester 3.0 out of 5.0
This 19th century heritage hotel is one block from Manchester's Chinatown, 500 meters from the Palace theatre, and close to Piccadilly Gardens, the Manchester ...
Clayton Hotel, Manchester AirportOutwood Lane, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
Clayton Hotel, Manchester Airport is adjacent to Manchester Airport and just a 20-minute drive from the city center, where guests can shop at The Lowry Center ...
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