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What day of travel is cheapest?

Every month, over 70 million people globally visit Skyscanner for accessing our money-saving tips and tools to view the cheapest flight tickets. We bring to you heaps of airline options at the best prices from across travel agents and official websites. Apart from having an unbiased and free website, Skyscanner also offers its users an award-winning 3-in-1 mobile app which is resourceful and super convenient to use. Our localised content and approach to travel inspires many across the world to plan and book their vacations at the best prices available.

Wondering how Skyscanner can help you find which day of the week is the cheapest to fly for your next trip? To help you decide, we have collated the results of the cheapest day to fly for our most popular routes. Take a look:

Route 1: Mumbai to Delhi

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Route 2: Delhi to Toronto

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Route 3: Delhi to Bali

Find cheap flights from Delhi to Bali

Route 4: Mumbai to Goa

Find cheap flights from Mumbai to Goa

Route 5: Delhi to Bangkok

Find cheap flights from Delhi to Bangkok

Route 6: Delhi to Mumbai

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Route 7: Kolkata to Paro

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Route 8: Delhi to Dubai

Find cheap flights from Delhi to Dubai

Route 9: New Delhi to Bengaluru

Find cheap flights from Delhi to Bangaluru

Looking at the results for the most popular routes according to our data, Thursday is the cheapest and so the best day to fly. If Thursday does not work for you, make sure you consider flying out on a Monday or Tuesday.

Skyscanner’s secret tools to find the cheapest air tickets:

We have four money-saving and free tools to ensure that you find the best air fares for your next trip. Check them out:

  1. Price Alerts

Has it ever happened that you viewed your desired flights today and were unpleasantly surprised when their prices rose only the next day? It happens to the best of us. That’s why Skyscanner’s super-useful tool Price Alerts should be used frequently by you. Wondering what this tool is all about? After you key in the exact airports and travel dates on the Skyscanner website or app, you have to click on the ‘Get Price Alerts’ button and enter your email id. That’s it! You will receive an email each time the price of your chosen flight increases or decreases. Cool, isn’t it?

2. Everywhere Search

If you are one of those who are always on the lookout for some travel inspiration, Skyscanner has the perfect motivation for you in the form of its Everywhere Search tool. This tool only requires you to fill in the departing airport and the dates of travel, and select Everywhere in the ‘To’ section. Voila! You will see multiple local as well as international destination options along with the starting prices for their air tickets from the departing airport. Go ahead, get your much-needed travel inspiration on Skyscanner.

3. Map View

Another amazing tool to help you find the cheapest destination from your preferred departing airport is the Map View tool. Depending on your budget and duration, you can select your ideal vacation by using the Map View by clicking the Map button above the Search flights one or by clicking here. This tool can be really helpful in the preliminary planning stages of your vacation to finalise the destination.

4. Month View

Who doesn’t like booking the cheapest air ticket? Our ‘Cheapest Month’ feature will help you do just that! Using this tool will show you a date in your desired travel month when the airfare is the cheapest. All you need to do is fill in the desired departure and arrival points and instead of filling in specific dates, select the ‘Cheapest Month’ option. Once you hit the Search flights button, you will be able to see the air fares for the entire month in calendar or chart format. So, this tool is perfect if you have flexible travel dates and love to save money on your air tickets.

There you go! Now you know which day of travel is the cheapest for the most searched routes from India and the best tools to use to book the lowest air fares. Happy holidays!