On average, the cheapest day to book your flight is 56 days before the day you’re planning to fly. The most expensive day to purchase airfare tickets is generally on the day of departure.
If you are flexible about the day of the week that you’re flying, the cheapest day to fly is generally on Tuesdays and the priciest day to fly is on Saturdays.
When it comes to the best time of the day to fly, flights in the evening or early morning (before 6am) are usually cheaper than flights in the morning or afternoon. Overall, being flexible about your flight times and date is the easiest way to save money.
While low cost carriers are the cheapest, don’t forget that the fares often do not include checked baggage, meals, or drinks. Take a look at our estimated additional fees in your search results to get an idea of how much extra you may have to pay.