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Flights to Europe in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 2% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price£79Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from£38From Edinburgh Turnhouse to London
One-way from£16One-way flight from Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) to Europe

Cheap flights to Europe in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON flights for May, June
11 May - 14 May
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

AGP

Malaga

1 stop

6h 25m
AGP

Malaga

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Nonstop

3h 15m
£32

Ryanair

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Deal found 9/5/22

13 May - 16 May
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

AGP

Malaga

2 stops

40h 55m
AGP

Malaga

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Nonstop

3h 15m
£34

Ryanair

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Deal found 9/5/22

13 Jun - 20 Jun
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

AGP

Malaga

Nonstop

3h 15m
AGP

Malaga

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Nonstop

3h 15m
£36

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 9/5/22

Europe 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Europe found for this year
11 May - 14 May
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

AGP

Malaga

1 stop

6h 25m
AGP

Malaga

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Nonstop

3h 15m
£32

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 9/5/22

10 May - 17 May
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

AGP

Malaga

1 stop

28h 20m
AGP

Malaga

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Nonstop

3h 15m
£33

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 9/5/22

13 May - 16 May
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

AGP

Malaga

2 stops

40h 55m
AGP

Malaga

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Nonstop

3h 15m
£34

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 9/5/22

Last minute flights to Europe

Late deals on return flights to Europe, departing today and this week
17 May - 19 May
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

18h 00m
STN

London Stansted

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

16h 50m
£36

Ryanair

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Deal found 9/5/22

17 May - 20 May
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

22h 50m
LTN

London Luton

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

16h 40m
£38

Ryanair

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Deal found 9/5/22

22 May - 24 May
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

29h 20m
STN

London Stansted

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

9h 55m
£38

Ryanair

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Deal found 11/5/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Europe?

The cheapest ticket to Europe found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

£59

February

£51

March

£62

April

£94

May

£75

June

£68

July

£100

August

£106

September

£88

October

£102

November

£91

December

£95

February is currently the cheapest month to fly to Europe. At this moment in time August is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Europe?

Average Europe flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

EDI - LON

Price

£87 - £133

LON

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

LON

Rainfall

40 - 70 mm

Peak Season:

The peak season in Europe depends entirely on where you are going. You’ll find flights to Europe more expensive during the summer and school holidays, and generally from May until September is the peak months. However Southern Spain and parts of Greece have very pleasant weather during the winter too, so it all varies because of how big Europe is. You’ll want to secure your flight tickets early though to make savings on your flights to Europe, especially if you are visiting during a festival or half-term holiday.

Off Season:

Again this varies tremendously depending on where your flights to Europe are taking you. Countries such as Bulgaria and other Eastern European countries suffer from extremely low temperatures and lots of snowfall, however they have great ski and Winter sports activities on. Most popular destinations such as Spain, France and Germany are in the quietest period during the winter, so you’ll find cheap flights to Europe then, as well as good deals on your accommodation too. The cost of flight tickets also vary drastically depending on your country of choice so research several countries and find one that suits you before booking your flights to Europe.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Europe?

The most popular flight destination in Europe, according to our users, is Spain, followed by United Kingdom, Italy, Turkey and France.

Which airlines operate flights to Europe?

There are loads of airlines that offer flights to Europe, so it all depends on exactly where you want to travel. Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways, Norwegian and Monarch are just five of many airlines. You’ll find cheap flights to Europe with Ryanair, although they add a hefty fee for checked in baggage during the summer so compare a few and see what airline works best for you.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Madrid:

You can get the Airport Express directly from the airport, although it only makes 3 stops before returning the airport. Due to this you’ll have to jump on the metro to get to your final destination in Madrid, so if you’re carrying lots of baggage this can be quite tiresome and inconvenient. Another option is to get a taxi directly from the airport, although this can be quite costly. If there are a few of you to split the fare though, a taxi can be an ideal transport option. Perhaps the easiest way is to jump on the metro from T1 or T4 and go straight to the centre of the city. The metro runs regularly and is an effective way to travel.

Paris:

The easiest and one of the quickest ways to get to the centre of Paris is to jump on the metro directly from the airport. A slightly cheaper option, although not as quick, is to get a bus. There is a regular bus service that operates from the airport and you can find times and destinations at the airport. Lastly you can opt for a taxi, although taxis in France are quite expensive. This is a quick way to get to your hotel so if you’re travelling with friends it can be a great option.

Frankfurt:

From Frankfurt airport you can get trains to any major city in Germany, as well as to the centre of Frankfurt. You might also get a free shuttle transfer from your hotel, so once you’ve booked your flights to Europe, browse accommodation and see if you can find a hotel that offers this service as it makes getting to the city easy and cheap. If you want you can also get a taxi, it’ll take around 20-30 minutes depending on traffic but will cost more than the train. The cheapest option is to get one of the many buses that operate to and from the airport, you can find more information out regarding times and specific locations once you’ve arrived in the airport.

What is the best way to travel around Europe?

For internal travel inside France, Italy, and Germany, opting for a train instead of flying is an easy and efficient method of travelling. From Paris Gare du Nord, you can easily reach Lyon in 2h, Marseille in 3h and Nice in 6h by train. From Rome Termini, it’s an easy train ride to Florence S. M. Novella (1h 30min) and Milan Central (3h). The rail system in Germany is renowned for being well-developed and connected. From Berlin, it’s roughly 2h 30min to Hamburg and 5h to Munich. Coach services are also readily available and are cheap, although you’ll have to account for longer travel times. However, to travel between these countries, low-cost flights are the way to go for those who want a bargain. They’re quick and plentiful too. Book your flights to Europe and get on searching for more Europe flight deals to explore the continent fully.

What are some things to do in Europe?

So you’ve booked your flights to Europe. Now it’s time to find out all it has to offer! Off the tourist track, the Pére Lachaise Cemetery in Paris is well-renowned for its more famous presidents such as Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, and Edith Piaf. Take in ancient history at the Coliseum and Pantheon in Rome. Whilst in Berlin, discover a multicultural and cosmopolitan city and see some of its important landmarks, such as the East Side Gallery, the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag Building.

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How long is the flight to Europe?

From London Heathrow (LHR), most flights to Europe are operated by traditional airlines such as British Airways, Air France and Alitalia, amongst others. Although these aren’t low-cost airlines, you can still find plenty of cheap flights to Europe. There are several direct flights to Europe available daily to Paris, Rome, and Berlin where you save both on Europe airfares and flight times. Flights take roughly 1h 15min to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG), 2h 40min to Rome Fiumicino (FCO) and 2h to Berlin Brandenburg (BER). Those flying to Europe from Manchester (MAN) can also enjoy direct flights and similar flight times to these airports. From Edinburgh (EDI), direct flights to Paris and Berlin take roughly 2h. To Rome, you’ll need to stop in either Frankfurt (FRA) or Amsterdam (AMS). To find out the best route for you, compare flights to Europe using our filtered search on cheapflights.

What do I need to do before my flight to Europe?

After confirming your cheap flights to Europe, some preparations are in order. Ensure that your passport is valid for a minimum of six months from your return date. Bear in mind you’ll need to exchange your pounds into euros, which you can do either at your departure or destination airport. However, it isn’t advisable to carry large sums of cash, so a prepaid debit or credit card is probably the best way to go. To avoid roaming charges whilst in Europe, purchase a local SIM card when you land, which lets you make calls and access mobile data.

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