Same Day Return Flights

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Alternative Airlines

Going on a day trip and need to fly out and return on the same day? We offer same day return flights to destinations worldwide from more than 650 airlines.

One Day Return Flights

Same day return flights, or 'one day return flights' are flights that depart and return on the same day. Same day return flights are perfect if you're planning a day-trip or business trip to a destination that is not too far away, allowing you enough time to travel back and forth in the same day.

At Alternative Airlines, you can search and buy same day return flights by using our search form at the top of the page. All you need to do is set the departure and return dates to the same day before you search.

Take a look at our guide below to see how you can search and buy same day return flights.

How to Buy Same Day Return Flights with Alternative Airlines

STEP 1

Make sure that return is selected and fill out the details of where you want to fly and the number of passengers flying.

Alternative Airlines flight search LGW–CDG 15/05/20–23/05/20

STEP 2

Click on the depart/return box (highlighted in red in the picture below).

Alternative Airlines Search Results LGW–CDG 15/05/20–23/05/20 departure/return highlighted

STEP 3

A calendar will open. This will allow you to change the date of departure and the date of return.

Alternative Airlines search form LGW–CDG calendar open

STEP 4

To search for a same day return flight, make sure that you select the same date for the departure and return. 

In this example, we've selected 15/05.

Alternative Airlines search form calendar open 15/05/20 LGW–CDG

STEP 5

Make sure that the same date is selected for departure and return and search for flights.

Alternative Airlines search form departure/return highlighted 15/05/20

STEP 6

We'll then display all same day return flights for you chosen route and date.

Alternative Airlines flight search results page LGW–CDG

STEP 7

You can use our filters to change the departure time and return time so that you can select a flight that leaves in the morning and returns in the evening. 

Alternative Airlines departure/return filters

STEP 8

We'll now display all flights that depart and return between the times that you've selected.

Alternative Airlines search results LGW–CDG departure/return filters applied

STEP 9

Find the same day return flight that's right for you and confirm your selection.

All you need to do is follow the instructions on the next page to finalise your reservation.

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Same Day Return Flights
FAQs

What is a same day return flight?

A same day return flight is a flight that departs and returns in the same day. Usually, the outbound journey will leave early in the morning and the return will leave later in the evening, giving you enough time to spend in the destination that you're flying to.

What is a one day return flight?

A one day return flight is just another name for a same return flight. A one day return will depart and return you in just one (the same) day. 

How do you find same day return flights?

At Alternative Airlines, you can search and buy same day return flights by using our search form at the top of the page. All you need to do is set the departure and return dates to the same day before you search.

Are same day return flights cheaper?

Same day return flights are not necessarily cheaper or more expensive than any other flight. However, because you're flying out and returning on the same day, you won't have to spend extra money on accommodation in the destination that you're flying to.

Where can I buy last minute day return flights?

You can buy last minute same day return flights at Alternative Airlines. The majority of our e-tickets are sent instantly or within 2 hours. The longest it will take for you to receive your e-ticket with within 24 hours. Take a look at our last minute flights page to find out more.