Cheapest Flights to Ireland

Flights to Ireland in 2021

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheapest flights, 2% potential price drop

Average price

R7 715

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

R6 958

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Ireland

One-way from

R138

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Ireland

When is the best time to fly to Ireland?

High season:

Southern Ireland has its peak tourist season from late December to late January. This marks the height of summer, which also means that flight prices are more expensive, which means that if you are planning to visit Ireland during this period, you will need to book your airline tickets and accommodation as far in advance as possible. On the other hand, northern Ireland has its peak season from June to August, as temperatures tend to be warmer in the north during those months.

Low season:

Generally speaking, you should be able to get a cheapest flight to the southern parts of Ireland , which includes Sydney and Melbourne, if you book your flights from late April to early May, which is when the south has its coldest months of Winter. Cities like Kimberly and North Queensland get hotter and wetter during the winter months than cities in South Ireland . If you plan to visit the hottest parts of the country during the low season, be sure to book your flights well in advance to avoid paying extra for late bookings.

When is the best time to book a flight to Ireland?

There is no wrong time to book your trip to Ireland , as long as you are taking care of business well in advance of your intended trip. The cheapest flights to and from Ireland are found mainly when reservations are made three or four months in advance.

Which day is cheaper to fly to Ireland?

At the moment, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly to Ireland Saturday will probably be the most expensive.

What time of day is the cheapest to fly to Ireland?

At the moment, morning flights are likely to offer the best value for your trip to Ireland . An afternoon flight will most often have a higher cost.

As one of the top travel destinations in the world, Ireland has some of the best attractions for tourists. Ranging from the beauty that can be found in the Outback, to the stunning scenery of Uluru, the primitive tropical forests and white sand beaches, man-made wonders, a coffee culture unlike any other and, of course, the captivating Great Barrier Reef. Take it all and then mix it with the places that radiate a passion for life: you have some brilliant reasons why people don’t want to leave Land Down Under. When you take a cheapest flight to Ireland , you will surely find something you will fall in love with, whether for the first time you visit the country or if you are starting a new love affair!

How long is the flight to Ireland?

Flights from London to Dublin: 1 hour 20 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Cork: 1 hour 30 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Dublin: 1 hour 05 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Cork: 4 hours 30 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Ireland?

There are many cheap flights to Ireland, thanks to a number of low cost airlines such as Ryanair and Aer Lingus. British Airways and Cityjet also operate flights to Ireland, so it’s not too difficult to find cheap air tickets, as long as you book in advance. Although Ryanair offers cheap flights to Ireland, during the summer they increase the prices of checked baggage, so be aware that it can make a cheap flight much more expensive. British Airways offers complimentary snacks and beverages on board all of its flights, however, due to short flight times, you may not be able to take full advantage of this offer.

How to get from the airport to the city center?

Dublin Airport:

The airport is located about 10km north of Dublin city center and has several transport options to and from the airport. The most common method is the bus or bus, although taxis are also available. There are around 1000 buses running through the airport every day, all going to different areas of Ireland. You can find relevant information about Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 depending on where you want to go. You can also find taxis outside the Arrivals terminal. They are more expensive than buses, but if you have a lot of luggage or can share a fare with a friend, they can work very well, just make sure you agree to a fee before boarding to avoid excessive charges.

Cork Airport:

Once your flights to Ireland land in Cork, the main option to get to the city is by bus. They are plentiful, inexpensive and cover many areas of Ireland. All buses depart from outside the Arrivals terminal and you can find more information about timetables online or at the airport as soon as you arrive. Taxis are also available but cost significantly more than buses. They are beneficial if you have a lot of luggage as some buses can be very crowded.