Your Expat
Community in Manchester

Connect with fellow expats in Manchester
Join exciting events and groups
Get information in our Manchester guides
Exchange tips about expat life in Manchester

Jan-Peter van Tijk

"I wish I'd found InterNations sooner: It would have made my first few month as an expat in London much less overwhelming."

Therese Yeboah

"For me, the InterNations events are the best part. I attend almost every get-together and always get to know lots of friendly fellow expats."

Meet Our Community of Expats in Manchester and Get Connected!

Hello there and welcome to our expat community in Manchester! InterNations is a worldwide network helping expats from all over the globe begin life in their new home. When you become part of the InterNations community, you will gain access to all the information you could need for a stress-free relocation to Manchester. A great number of Manchester expats use the InterNations forum or our well-researched guide articles to get answers to the most frequently asked questions about moving to Manchester. Our expat community has a vast wealth of experience and information about moving to Manchester and our members are always keen to assist their fellow travelers. Perhaps you need to know what the best area of Manchester is for young professionals, students, or families, or maybe you want to know more about work or leisure opportunities.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Singapore or Prague.

Join Our Exciting Events in Manchester

Attend our monthly events and activities for Manchester expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Manchester Expat Guides

  • Moving to Manchester

    Known as the gateway to the North West, Manchester is a city of growing attractiveness, business and reputation. Manchester is also an interesting expat destination, providing high quality services at a reasonable price. In this article, you can find all the info you need to move to Manchester and get settled.
  • Living in Manchester

    As it is a very popular, lively and dynamic city, chances are that you may also plan on living in Manchester. Congratulations on this great choice! This guide briefs you on the most important aspects of your future life in Manchester, such as culture and leisure, transportation and education.
  • Working in Manchester

    Manchester City forms part of the Greater Manchester conurbation of boroughs and cities, with Manchester the economic center of the region. Find the best way to take advantage of such a thriving environment: read up on job opportunities, work permits and more in this guide on working in Manchester.

Exchange Tips about living in Manchester

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Manchester expat forums.

What Is Living in Manchester Like for Expats?

Manchester, voted the Most Livable City in the UK 2015, is a lively and popular city attracting expats from all over the world. It's not difficult to see why, with an excellent shopping scene, including the world-famous Trafford Centre, you will never struggle to find what you are looking for. Or maybe sports is more your thing; with the British Football Museum and Old Trafford, home of international superstar team Manchester United, weekends will never be the same again. You can also take advantage of Manchester's lively nightlife scene to suit all tastes. However, it's not all play. Manchester is a hub for all sectors of business in the UK. This is a great option for high-flying career types, and there is the added bonus of a relatively low cost of living compared to other European cities.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Moscow or Paris, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Grow Your Network of Fellow Expats in Manchester

InterNations gives you the opportunity to join a friendly community of expats who have been through the experience before. All of our members can answer your questions genuinely, giving you real answers to all the questions you have been desperate to ask. You can also meet our members in Manchester for yourself at one of our real life social events! Making friends in a new place can be difficult but with InterNations, you can meet new friends for life, continue with hobbies, and do lots of new things!