Cheap Flights to Bournemouth (SOU)

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Cheap return flights to Bournemouth

The lowest prices found within the past 7 days to Bournemouth were £108 for one-way flights and £131 for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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From renowned Victorian landmarks to the wild beauty of the Jurassic Coast, family-friendly beaches to buzzing nightlife, a trip to Bournemouth is full of delightful surprises. This elegant town is one of the South Coast’s busiest tourist resorts, as well as a major host of conferences and trade fairs in the prestigious Bournemouth International Centre. Scheduled flights to Bournemouth land at nearby Southampton Airport from all over the UK, making it easy to drop in for a weekend break or plan a longer trip to explore the beautiful Dorset coastline.

Best time of year to pick up cheap flights to the Bournemouth area

Thanks to its plethora of heritage attractions and vibrant entertainment scene, there are plenty of good reasons to visit Bournemouth at any time of year. Demand for accommodation peaks during the summer holidays, but if you book well ahead you can take advantage of early bird rates. Snap up cheap tickets to Bournemouth with last-minute flight deals to its nearest airports. Try late autumn, when the conference season draws to a close and the deserted beaches lend themselves to long bracing walks. Winters on the South Coast can be pleasantly mild, so January and February are ideal months to enjoy a cultural getaway while benefitting from low-season bargains.

What’s the best way to reach Bournemouth by air from other parts of the UK?

Although Bournemouth Airport handles a variety of scheduled and charter flights to holiday hotspots in Europe and beyond, there are no direct flights to Bournemouth from other UK airports. Your best bet is to land at neighbouring Southampton, which has direct Flybe services from such diverse compass points as Belfast and Jersey, as well as convenient links with busy UK hubs including Manchester and Glasgow. London Heathrow, less than 90 miles from Bournemouth by motorway, gives you another option – direct British Airways routes depart from Inverness, Leeds and Newcastle.

Onward travel from the airport

Southampton Airport has direct access to the national railway network at Southampton Parkway station, with a typical journey time to Bournemouth of around 40 minutes – sit back and relax with a coffee as you plan what to do when you arrive. Alternatively, pick up a hire car and start your holiday with a pleasant meander through the New Forest – car rentals can be arranged via ebookers. From Heathrow you can either catch the Heathrow Express to London Paddington then onward by train to Bournemouth via Reading, or hop on a bus from the airport to Reading station and take a train the rest of the way.

Catch the Bournemouth buzz

Two piers, three Grade I listed churches and four art galleries contribute to Bournemouth’s architectural and cultural importance. Popular events like the Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival and the Bourne Free carnival bring visitors from far and wide. The Russell-Cotes Museum houses a renowned collection of Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite masterpieces, and the Art Deco Pavilion Theatre hosts prestigious West End musicals and opera performances. You’ll soon catch the Bournemouth buzz.

Frequently Asked Questions

❓ How much does it cost to fly to Bournemouth?

✔️ The price of roundtrip flights to Bournemouth ranges from £131 to £165. Travelers looking to book a one-way ticket to Bournemouth can find fantastic flights for as little as £108. Bargain-hunters take note: January is the best month to nab a cheap flight to Bournemouth.

❓ What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

✔️ This one is easy to remember:Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Fridays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.

❓ What are the cheapest days to fly?

✔️ When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

❓ How do I find the cheapest flight to Bournemouth?

✔️ The price of flights to Bournemouth can vary greatly, depending on a number of factors. Bagging a cheap flight to Bournemouth is easier if you have some flexibility with your departure and arrival dates, while your selection of airports and airlines can also impact ticket prices. To find the best deals, try changing your search criteria to accommodate alternate dates and terminals. ebookers offers big discounts, a huge selection of airlines, and an easy-to-use booking platform, making it easy to find the perfect flight to Bournemouth, no matter whether you’re traveling for business, looking for a quick getaway or planning a family vacation. So, window or aisle?

❓ What are the top airlines that fly to Bournemouth?

✔️ If you’re looking to book a flight to Bournemouth, you’ll discover a number of great airlines to choose from, including British Airways, Loganair. ebookers makes it easy to compare flights to see which airline best suits your needs, ensuring that you can stretch your dollar further and get the most out of your time in the sky.

❓ Can I cancel my flight to Bournemouth with ebookers?

✔️ We get it: life happens, plans change, and you need to change with them. If you need to change or cancel your flight to Bournemouth, you can reach out to ebookers through the customer service portal, where you’ll also find useful trip-related help covering everything from flights and rental cars to activities and hotels.

❓ How do i search for a flexible flight to Bournemouth?

✔️ To get the most out of ebookers flexible flights option, use the drop-down menu on the ‘Flights’ page. This menu can be found by clicking on the ‘Advanced options’ button. From here, you can customize your search parameters to find your perfect flight. After searching for your flight, you can also compare prices on surrounding dates by clicking on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link at the top of your search results.

Bournemouth Flight Information

Traveling To
Destination Airport IATA Code SOU
Number of Airlines Serving
Airlines British Airways, Loganair
Flight Price £131
Earliest Departing Flight
Latest Departing Flight
Destination AirportSouthampton
Flight Price£131

Which Airlines Fly To Bournemouth?

British Airways, Loganair

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Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.