How to Find Cheap Flights to Wales
With Skyscanner's handy website, you can find great deals on cheap trips to Wales. Whether you're looking for the best rates or for last-minute flights to Wales, we can help.
When to Book
When taking flights to Wales from elsewhere in the U.K., you can often find cheap flights to Wales around 45 days out from your trip.
Thanks to a moderate climate, any time of year can be good for a visit to Wales. Plan a winter trip to see the Snowdon mountains dressed in a layer of snow, or visit in the summer to enjoy the beaches of Rhossili.
Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.
London City Airport (LCY) offers nonstop flights to Cardiff Airport (CWL). These can be cheap flights to Wales throughout the year. Many airports in the northern part of the United Kingdom also offer direct flights to Cardiff. These include Belfast International Airport (BFS) and Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ).
Airlines That Fly to Wales From the U.K.
Flybe operates direct flights from London and Belfast to Cardiff. Flybe has many routes throughout the U.K., so this airline is a good bet for last-minute flights to Wales.
Eastern Airways runs flights to Wales from Aberdeen. Eastern Airlines also operates flights to Wales out of Newcastle International Airport (NCL).
Cardiff Airport is the primary airport in Wales. It is situated about a 30-minute drive southwest of downtown Cardiff. This international airport receives direct and indirect flights from all over the world. Flybe and Thomson are a few of the main airlines that fly to Cardiff.
Anglesey Airport (VLY) is a smaller airport on the island of Anglesey. Eastern Airways operates regular flights from Anglesey to Cardiff.
When to Go
Spring boasts many fun festivals around Wales, such as the Royal Horticultural Society's Flower Show in Cardiff and the Hay Festival in Powys. In summer, you can enjoy the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in Powys. The Eisteddfods are held in summer and change Welsh locations every year.
What's the Weather Like?
Much of Wales is at a high elevation and experiences a moderate climate, so year-round trips to Wales can be pleasant. Hotels in Wales offer comfortable accommodations in any weather.
The summer months are the warmest and see some of the least rainfall. After several months of warm temperatures, the coastal water is the most comfortable for swimming in August. December through March are the coldest months of the year. They are also some of the wettest; winter precipitation often falls in the form of snow.
City Guide: What to See and Do
Wales is a beautiful place to see ancient castles. The Heritage Walks along the Wales Coast Path will take you to many of them, including Harlech Castle and Oxwich Castle.
Cardiff is a good city in which to catch a rugby game. The national stadium, located right in the heart of town, is Principality Stadium.
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