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Search & Buy Flights in the Afternoon

Search and Buy Afternoon Flights

Search for flights from a wide-range of airlines with Alternative Airlines and use the afternoon flight filter to see all flights departing/arriving in the afternoon.

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What are Afternoon Flights?

Afternoon flights are simply flights that depart in the afternoon. Through Alternative Airlines, you can easily search for afternoon flights by using our afternoon flight filter. We offer afternoon flights from over 600 airlines - you can find the best day to fly in the afternoon, by using our best fare finder on our search result.

Afternoon flights usually tend to be between 12 pm and 6 pm. Afternoon flights are great if you're not a morning person and don't like waking up early to catch flights. You can also find some great deals by flying in the afternoon!

Afternoon Flight Advantages

Afternoon flights are great if you're not looking to depart early in the morning or late at night. Here are some of the main advantages of buying a flight ticket in the afternoon.

Lower fares

Due to the popularity of afternoon flights - a flight ticket in the afternoon tends to be cheaper than morning flights. This helps you save some coins and put them towards your holiday spending money.

You can get a lay-in

If you're not a morning person then afternoon flights are perfect for you! There is no need to wake up early in the morning to catch a flight. Get that extra beauty sleep you deserve!

No waiting around

There is nothing worse than arriving at your holiday destination and being rejected from your hotel room because you arrived to early. Most hotels don't open check-in till 3 pm in the afternoon, meaning passengers arriving early to their hotel will have to wait around, till the hotel has finished the room service.

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Afternoon Flights FAQs

Are afternoon flights better?

Afternoon flights are perfect for those who don't like messing up their sleeping schedule. With afternoon flights you don't have to worry about waking up early in the morning - you can go about your day as normal and simply choose an afternoon flight that best suits you. You can use the 'Time' filter to select the time you wish to depart/arrive.

If you are a business traveller and don't want to miss a working day we recommend that you take 'red eye flights' - these flights are where you depart late at night and arrive early morning the next day in time for your business meeting.

Are afternoon flights cheaper?

Afternoon flights tend to be more popular than morning and night flights. Due to the higher demand, flight fares tend to be cheaper during the afternoon. This is perfect if you travelling on a budget and want to save some money.

What time are afternoon flights?

Afternoon flights take place in the afternoon - this can be from 12 pm to 6 pm. Whereas, night flights (also known as red eye flights) tend to be after 10 pm.

Can I buy afternoon flights on finance?

Of course, you can! Through Alternative Airlines you can book any flight on our site and pay in instalments. You can choose from any of the 600+ airlines and spread the cost of the flight fare over time. Alternative Airlines has partnered up with many payment plan providers such as Klarna, Zip, Afterpay, Affirm, and more.

What time should I fly?

This is all depends on you! If you love the feeling of waking up early to catch a flight then a morning flight is perfect for you. However, if you don't like waking up early and like having a little lay in, then afternoon flights is a great option. Red eye flights are great if your a business traveller looking to depart late at night and arriving early morning the next day for a business meeting. Night flights are also great if you looking to reduce suffering from a jet lag.

What airlines offer afternoon flights?

There are so many airlines that offer afternoon flights! Afternoon flights are really popular meaning that most airlines offer flights between 12 pm to 6 pm. This includes British Airways, Southwest, American Airlines, Iberia, Vueling, Ryanair, easyJetUnited, Aéromexico, Delta, JetBlue, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines and more.