Flights to Aberdovey
The nearest major international airport to Aberdovey is Liverpool John Lennon Airport, around 70 miles away. Manchester Airport is about 20 miles further away, but takes about the same time to reach by car, a little over two hours.
Manchester Airport is the third-busiest airport in the United Kingdom, with more than 50 airlines flying to over 190 direct destinations, and many more indirect destinations, all over the world.
The airport has every amenity a traveller might require, such as ATMs, currency exchange, tourist information kiosks, car rental desks, a prayer room, a children’s play area and a wide choice of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. There are several hotels within the airport, where you can spend the night and save yourself the stress of rushing for an early morning flight.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Six airlines fly out of Liverpool John Lennon Airport to over 60 direct destinations, most of which are in Europe. In addition, the airport offers indirect flights to many more places, including destinations in North and South America, Africa and Asia. The airport is smaller than Manchester Airport, but has a comparable range of facilities, albeit with a somewhat smaller choice of shops and places to eat and drink.
Flight Routes to and from Aberdovey
Manchester Airport provides direct flights to and from places in Europe, North America, Africa and Asia, while Liverpool John Lennon Airport has direct flights to many destinations in Europe. Both airports offer indirect flights to many more locations around the world, as well as a good number of domestic flights within the United Kingdom.
When to Fly to Aberdovey
Aberdovey is a charming and picturesque village at any time of year, but as a seaside resort it is perhaps best visited during the summer season. You might also like your visit to coincide with one of the annual events that are held here.
Aberdyfi RNLI Lifeboat Week takes place in July, with a number of events, competitions and demonstrations taking place during the week, including a sandcastle competition, a raft race, a fun run, a crabbing competition, a duck race, a quiz night, a lifeboat demonstration, barbecues and more.
Getting to Aberdovey After Your Flight
The quickest and easiest way to get to Aberdovey from Manchester or Liverpool Airports is by car, which should take just over two hours, depending on traffic. There are a number of routes you could take, but arguably the quickest involve taking the M56 and A494 via Mold and Bala, or the M56, A483 and A458 via Wrexham, Oswestry and Llanfair Caereinion. If you’re not in a great hurry, there are other, more scenic routes you can take instead.
You can also make the journey from the airport to Aberdovey by bus and/or train, but your journey is likely to take considerably longer.
Why not book a car rental through Expedia before you travel, so you can pick up your car at the airport and be on your way as quickly as possible?