Helping You Find Cheap Flights on European Low-Cost Airlines

Travel on Europe’s many low-cost airlines connecting hundreds of European cities. makes it easy to find cheap airlines and flights for your weekend breaks, holidays and business travels. Find budget priced flights on all the European discount airlines, from Easyjet to Wizz Air!

Find Flights on European Low-Cost Airlines

Here is how: Below you’ll find countries and cities served by European low-cost airlines. Click on the place you want to visit and see all the flights to that destination.

When you find a flight that match your travel needs, click on the name of the airline and go to the airline’s website to check flight schedules, prices and availability. Then book your cheap flight directly from the airline.

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European low-cost airlines

You'll find all the no-frills airlines covered by below. Go to each airline's page to view the destinations served by that airline.

  • airBaltic – This Latvian airline offer flights to many European countries from their hub in Riga. Flights to around 62 airports.
  • Air Berlin – This German airline fly routes between airports in Germany and places in Europe, the UK, Africa and the US. Flights to around 116 airports.
  • Blue Air – Romanian low-cost airline offering flights between Romania and western- and southern Europe. Flights to around 33 airports.
  • – Offers low-cost flights within Italy and between Italy and Turkey, Greece, Spain and France. Flights to around 12 airports.
  • Brussels Airlines – Belgian airline offering flights to many European countries from its base in Brussels. Flights to around 79 airports.
  • Condor – German low cost airline with a large route network to holiday destinations in Europe and other parts of the world. Flights to around 94 airports.
  • – Turkish low cost airline operating flights between the Netherlands and southern European holiday destinations such as Turkey, Greece and Cyprus. Flights to around 55 airports.
  • Easyjet – One of the original European low-cost airlines with a route network spanning most of western- and southern Europe. Flights to around 134 airports.
  • FlyBE – Based in southern England this British discount airline fly between England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and southern Europe. Flights to around 61 airports.
  • Germanwings – Low fare flights between Germany and destinations in most other European countries. Germanwings use Dusseldorf, Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Hannover and Berlin Tegel as hub airports. Flights to around 115 airports.
  • Iberia Express – Spanish airline offering flights from its hub in Madrid to the Spanish mainland, the Canary islands, Majorca and European destinations. Flights to around 32 airports.
  • Jet2 – British airline offering flights from England, Scotland and Northern Ireland to southern and central European destinations. Flights to around 62 airports.
  • Jetairfly – Belgian airline offering flights from multiple airports in Belgium to vacation destinations in southern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. Flights to around 53 airports.
  • Meridiana – Italian airline offering flights within Italy and to European destinations. Flights to around 31 airports.
  • Monarch – British low cost airline offering scheduled flights between the UK and southern Spain, the Canary Islands, Portugal and Cyprus. Flights to around 45 airports.
  • Norwegian – Europe's third largest budget airline offering domestic flights in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark as well as international flights to most European countries. Flights from London to southern Europe and flights between Europe and the US and Thailand. Flights to around 130 airports.
  • Pegasus – Turkish low-cost airline using Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen as their main hub airport. Flights between Turkey and Europe as well as an extensive domestic Turkish route network. Flights to around 103 airports.
  • Ryanair – Irish low fares airline with hubs all over Europe. Ryanair offers low cost, no-frills flights to most European countries. Flights to around 185 airports.
  • SmartWings – Czech airline offering cheap flights between the Czech Republic and southern European destinations. Flights to around 74 airports.
  • Transavia – Dutch low-cost airline with flights from hubs in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Eindhoven, Paris and Nantes to European destinations. Flights to around 103 airports.
  • Volotea – Southern European low-cost airline with a focus on flights between France, Italy, Spain and Greece. Flights to around 52 airports.
  • – This Spanish low-cost airline offer flights to Barcelona, Madrid, Seville and other popular destinations in Spain from London, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Berlin and other European cities. Flights to around 165 airports.
  • Wizz Air – Offers flights between Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Ukraine to western and northern European countries including destinations such as London, Dortmund, Paris, Barcelona, Rome, Oslo and Stockholm. Flights to around 105 airports.
  • WOW air – Icelandic airline offering cheap flights between European countries and Iceland. Flights to around 20 airports.

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Why fly on European budget airlines?

Europe has many low-cost airlines offering cheap flights to almost all countries of the continent. European low cost airlines offer budget priced fares, flexibility on when and where to travel and serve many destinations not flown to by full fare airlines.

How and where to buy tickets

Most European discount airlines primarily sell ticket over the Internet and by phone. Some of the airlines, including Ryanair, does not sell their tickets through traditional travel agencies.

You book, pay and receive a confirmed ticket on the airline's website. You pay for your ticket using a credit card and receive an electronic ticket that you bring with you to the airport on the day of departure. To check-in for the flight you need to produce the booking reference number and a valid photo identification card. Some airlines, most notably Ryanair, require that you print the electronic ticket and bring it to the airport. This is because the ticket contains a bar code

Using you can easily find routes and destinations served by European discount airlines and go on to book your cheap holiday or business flight.

Flight shopping – How to find the best priced tickets!

Tickets for flights on European discount airlines are not sold at a fixed price. Most airlines increase the price as seats are sold and as the date of departure approaches. Buying a last minute ticket on a discount airline can sometimes be just as expensive as travelling on a full fare airline.

To get the best ticket prices when travelling on low cost airlines you usually have to buy your tickets well before the date you want to travel on.

Some low cost airlines have sales and promotion periods where you can get tickets for cheap flights inside Europe at a fixed price independent of the number of free seats on the flight. You may have to travel on certain days of the week and book a minimum number of days before departure. Information on such sales periods is often only published on each airline's website and can also be found in the news section of

Read more about how to book cheap flights on European no-frills airlines.

Cancelling or changing a ticket on a budget airline

Few, if any, low cost airlines will give you a refund if you need to cancel your reservation. Some offer an insurance that can be bought at the time of booking. Should you have to cancel due to illness you can use the insurance to get a refund, provided you are unable to travel for any of the reasons covered by the insurance.

Many European discount airlines allow you to change a reservation for a fee. In addition to paying the fee, you will have to pay any fare difference between the original ticket and the new ticket.

Travelling on European discount airlines

European budget airlines offer cheap tickets, but this comes at a price. Read more below.

  • Luggage usually can't be checked through from one flight to the next. If you are connecting between two flights, you will usually have to pick up your luggage and check it in again for your next flight. This even when the flights are on the same airline.
  • No free food. Few discount airlines serve free food or drink, but many sell good quality food at a reasonable price on-board.
  • Little or no support when flights are delayed. If your flight is delayed or cancelled don't expect to get any compensation from the airline. A few discount airlines offer a limited form of compensation. Should you miss a connecting flight because your low cost flight is delayed, you should not expect to receive any help or compensation from the airline.
  • Single leg flights. Flight times are not coordinated with other airlines and some airports are served only a few times each week. This means that it can be hard to join two flights without much waiting time.
  • Limited baggage allowance. On most low-cost airlines, no checked-in luggage is included in the basic fare. You'll have to pay extra for each luggage item you need to check-in. There are strictly enforced weight limits and expect to pay a high fee for each kilo your luggage weighs above the allowance.

Changes in the European airline industry

The European airline industry is adjusting to the reality of low fares airlines capturing a large and increasing share of European travellers.

Many traditional full fare airlines are adding new fare classes offering a limited number of tickets at prices approaching those offered by the true low cost airlines. The airlines do this without removing the old business and tourist class fares.

The new low priced fares come with more limits and fewer services compared with the more expensive tickets:

  • cancellation of tickets may not be possible
  • name change on a ticket may not be possible or only for a fee
  • changing date or time of your flights may not be possible
  • in-flight meals may not be included in the ticket price

The new budget airlines have caused increased competition in the European airline industry. Several of the traditional flag carriers have already had to cease operation, including Belgian Sabena and Swissair. The increased competition from low-cost airlines is also driving airline mergers like the one between Air France and Dutch KLM airlines.

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Low-cost airlines no longer in service

Here you'll find some of the European low-cost airlines that are no longer in service. Some have gone bankrupt, others were bought up.

  • Flynordic – Was a Swedish low cost airline offering domestic Swedish flights and flights to other European countries. The airline was bought by Norwegian and the operations of the two airlines merged.
  • FlyME – This Swedish airline went bankrupt in March 2007.
  • SkyEurope – Was a Slovak low cost airline mainly offering flights between Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Austria to southern Europe and the UK. The airline ceased operations in late August 2009.
  • Virgin Express – This Belgium based airline offered flights between Brussels and southern European destinations. It was merged with Belgian airline Sabena and is now operating under the name Brussels Airlines.
  • Centralwings – Was a Polish budget airline that offered flights between Poland and other European countries.
  • – Italian airline which offered domestic Italian discount flights as well as flights to other southern European countries. Went out of service in the summer of 2009.
  • Sterling Airlines – This was a Danish low-cost airline which offered flights between the Scandinavian countries and the UK and southern Europe. The airline went out of service in the fall of 2008.
  • – Italian airline chiefly offering flights within Italy. Ceased flying in early 2009.

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