With flights from Sydney to Manchester with Qatar Airways you’ll be travelling in style and comfort from the moment you check-in to the moment you land. Plenty of seating space with extra legroom ensures you can stretch out and relax, and you can choose from a selection of premium-quality services throughout the flight. These include such delights as award-winning cuisine, all delivered to you by a professional and attentive crew trained to cater for all your in-flight needs.
One of northwest England’s major cities, Manchester has an unparalleled industrial heritage which stems mainly from its leading role in the Industrial Revolution. But apart from the canals, textile mills and other historic attractions, this is a city full of energy. Home to a vibrant contemporary arts scene, this growing city welcomes visitors from all over the world. When you visit with Qatar Airways make sure to visit unique attractions such as the world-class Museum of Science and Industry and the Neo Gothic Town Hall.
Australia’s best-known city is not actually its capital, but the harbour-side metropolis of Sydney.
This location is full of iconic buildings and landmarks, and is served by one of the largest airports in the country, Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport. Just 8km from the city centre, it is also the oldest international airport in the world, and passengers flying from Sydney with Qatar Airways will find it to be a friendly, relaxed yet extremely efficient departure point. Staff are polite and helpful, and the facilities at this extensive airport are excellent.
Transportation and parking
Its close proximity to the centre of Sydney means that there is plenty of transport available to and from the heart of the city to the airport itself. The Airport Link rail service connects the three terminals to Sydney Central Station and takes just under half an hour. Terminal 1 has its own railway station, while Terminals 2 and 3 share a station.
Sydney buses run to and from the terminals and take around 40-45 minutes, depending on the time of day and traffic conditions. Taxis are plentiful, and the journey time from the centre to the airport is around 30 minutes. Parking at the airport is plentiful, and there are four car parks to choose from.
The International Car Park is located opposite Terminal 1 and provides short and long-term stays. Other car parks are designed for domestic and short-term visitors. Valet parking is available.
Arriving in Sydney
Passengers flying from Sydney with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 1. The terminal is particularly large, so ensure that you check the departure boards on arrival for your gate number. Recently, security at Sydney Airport has been tightened, so allow extra time to check in and to clear customs and security checks.
Facilities and amenities
Communications facilities are excellent, with free Wi-Fi available throughout Terminals 1 and 2. Internet kiosks are also located both pre and post-security, and mobile telephone hire is available from several vendors in the arrivals area of Terminal 1. There are more than 150 shops and retail outlets at the airport, with a huge selection of luxury and designer goods, tourist souvenirs and Duty Free.
The food court offers a broad choice of both on-the-go fast food and more formal dining options, with plenty of beverages and snack vendors to sample too.
Home to one of the most famous football teams in the world, Manchester is the powerhouse of the north of England, and an up-and-coming communication and broadcasting hub that is now also home to BBC. Fly to Manchester with Qatar Airways and you’ll have the chance to explore this thriving city and all it has to offer.
Manchester is well known for its lively entertainment, music and theatre scene, but just a few miles from its busy centre is some of England’s most beautiful countryside, including the Wirral, the Lake District and the Peak District. A flight to Manchester with Qatar Airways gives you the opportunity to discover the delights of the north-west of England for yourself.
The Museum of Science and Industry and the waterways of the Manchester Ship Canal give you a fascinating glimpse into the city’s past as the epicentre of the Industrial Revolution.
For football fans (and particularly those of MUFC), a tour around the legendary turf of Old Trafford is an essential stop.
Manchester has plenty of museums and cultural attractions, including the Gallery of English Costume, the Imperial War Museum North, and the People’s History Museum.
The eponymous Manchester Museum contains a selection of more ancient exhibits dating to the time of the dinosaurs and Ancient Egypt.
Flights to Manchester with Qatar Airways land at Manchester Airport’s Terminal 2. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Manchester please check the visa and passport requirements.
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