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The total flight time from Chicago to Manchester is approximately 7 hours and 45 minutes. The total distance is 6160km/3830mi.
Commonly known as England’s “second city”, Manchester is mostly recognized by its two main football teams, United and City, but comes from an industrial past to be recognized recently as an entertainment city, famous also for its musical and cultural scene.
Two of the city’s main attractions are the Old Trafford and Etihad stadiums, holding the history and trophies from both Manchester United and Manchester City, their Premier League clubs.
Manchester Art Gallery
A superb collection of British art and a hefty number of European masters are the highlights at the city's top art gallery. It's home to the best assemblage of Pre-Raphaelite art as well as a permanent collection of pre-17th-century art, mostly by Dutch and early Renaissance masters. It also hosts exciting exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. The gallery runs a free hour-long highlights tour from 2pm to 3pm Thursday to Sunday.
Science & Industry Museum
Home to the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station, and the world’s first railway warehouse. Encounter amazing objects and find out about ideas that were born in Manchester and changed the world forever.
Manchester Airport is located 13km/8 miles south of Manchester city centre with quick and easy travel links to and from. The most common options to get in and out are by taxi, bus or train.
Taxi: A fleet of Manchester licensed “black cab” taxis operates from Manchester Airport. Taxi ranks are located just outside at all three Terminals. No booking is required. The journey to the city centre takes around 20 minutes and will cost between £24-£29.
Bus: Manchester Airport is well-served by a network of local and regional buses, running daily from early morning to late night; including weekends and bank holidays. Manchester Airport is linked to the city centre by a 24-hour Stagecoach bus service which can be booked online.
Train: The station is located at the heart of the airport campus, which means passengers have easy access to all the terminals. Trains from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre take around 20 minutes. They run every 10 minutes, 7 days a week and cost from £5-£17.
You may need a visa to go to the UK to study, work, visit or join family. There are different visas depending on where you come from, why you want to come to the UK, how long you want to stay and your personal circumstances and skills. Before you apply, you must check if you need a visa and what type you need. Depending on your nationality, you might not need a visa to visit or transit through the UK. Your application must be approved before you travel. See more information on applying for a visa to go to the UK.
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