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Cheap Flights to Palanga
|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 1% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||January||Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop|
|Average price||£118||Average for round-trip flights in September 2020|
|Round-trip from||£33||From London to Palanga|
|One-way from||£26||One-way flight from London to Palanga|
Cheapest prices for Palanga flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Palanga?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - PLQ
£64 - £268
2 - 22 °C
36 - 96 mm
Palanga has cool but humid continental climate, where average temperatures reach around 16 C in July, with peaks coming in the high 20s C. Accordingly, beach holidays are at their most popular between May and August, making this the busiest time of year. Flight prices reflect this trend, with the cheapest deals coming in the off-season of September to March.
Indeed, there is plenty going on outside the summer months. February sees the town’s fishing heritage come to the fore with the annual Smelt Festival. Events including angling competitions, dancing and singing, as well as lots of opportunities to eat the best of local cuisine. Another major event is the Palanga Market Celebration in October. Highlights are many, but the festival is famous for its imaginative sports of turkey holding, sprouts juggling and running holding a sack of potatoes. Alternatively, visit from the last week of November until the last week of December to enjoy all the sounds of the advent concert cycle.
When is the best time to book a flight to Palanga?
The price you pay for your flight to Palanga may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 55 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Palanga?
The cheapest day to fly to Palanga is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Palanga?
To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Palanga. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.
Not many people associate Lithuania with beach holidays, but in the case of Palanga, prepare to be surprised. An attractive city fronted by a bustling pier and over 11 miles (17.5 km) of beaches, the city is one of the Baltic Sea’s most popular warm weather destinations. Naturally, it is the summer months of May to August that see the greatest number of visitors, with the city’s waterfront attracting more tourists from across Lithuania than any other location in the country.
Away from the sun, sea and sand, Palanga is known for a rich cultural tapestry reaching back 5000 years. Be sure to visit Tiškevi?iai Palace, a stunning Neo-Renaissance building surrounded by a park with ponds, fountains, and collections of rare plants. The palace was originally the stately home of the Tyszkiewicz family, but since 1963 the palace has housed the collection of the Palanga Amber Museum, an institution that celebrates the city’s important role as a market along the ancient Amber Road. While you’re out and about, make the trek to the small resort town of Šventoji, about 7 miles (11 km) north of Palanga. Not only will you get to enjoy another charming coastal settlement, but also dive into the mists of time by learning more about the town’s archaeological discoveries dating back to 3000BC.
Elsewhere, take a walk along J. Basanavi?ius Street, arguably the city’s focal point. Running between Vytauto Street and the pier, J. Basanavi?ius Street hosts most of the town’s bars, restaurants and nightclubs, as well as a healthy population of funfairs and souvenir shops.
Palanga is served by a good public transport network that stops at the majority of tourist destinations. However, to fully enjoy the waterfront experience, it is recommended that visitors go on foot.
Getting from the Airport to the City
A bus service operates between Palanga International Airport (PLQ) and the city during operating hours. Private hire taxis and car rental is also available.