Information about flying with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines from Manchester Airport

KLM flights depart from Manchester Airport Terminal 2

About KLM at Manchester Airport

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operated the very first international flight from Manchester Airport over 80 years ago, and just three days after Ringway Airport, (as Manchester was then known) opened its doors. KLM is also the world's oldest airline - over 100 years old. 

These days, over half a million people fly on KLM between Manchester and Amsterdam every year, with 62% of KLM passengers connecting at KLM's hub airport Schiphol to destinations across the world.

Flying to Amsterdam on KLM

When you fly from Manchester Airport on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines you're likely to be carried on a Boeing 737, Embraer 175 or Embraer 190 aircraft. The flight takes around 1 hour 15 minutes. If you're heading into Amsterdam from the airport, there's a direct train to Amsterdam central station, while if you're connecting to another KLM flight you'll find Schiphol full of shops, restaurants and even an art museum.

KLM partner airlines

KLM is part of the SkyTeam airline alliance. Partner airlines operating from Manchester Airport include Air France, Delta Air Lines and Saudia.

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Terminal 2 guide

KLM flights to Amsterdam leave from Manchester Airport T2, where passengers will find a wide range of shops, restaurants and lounges.

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Relax in a Terminal 2 lounge

Relax in one of Terminal 2's comfortable airport lounges while you wait for your KLM flight. Choose from Escape or adults-only 1903.

T2 World Duty Free

Save 10% on Airport shopping

Find top brands at Biza World Duty Free for less with a fantastic 10% off when you Click & Collect.

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Book parking for your KLM flight

Book your parking in advance to save money on spaces close to Manchester Airport Terminal 2.

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                  Everything you need for your journey

                  Here at Manchester Airport we can handle all the essentials you'll need for your trip with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Plan how to get to the airport, arrange travel insurance and treat yourself to FastTrack for a speedy route through airport security.

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                  Travel Insurance

                  We have partnered with Brokersure to offer a wide range of travel insurance packages


                  Pre-Book FastTrack

                  Choose a time-saving express lane at security and passport control

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                  Getting to Manchester Airport

                  How to get to and from Manchester Airport Terminal 1 by car, train, tram or taxi.