The beautiful countryside and rugged coastline are just a couple of reasons why visitors book flights to Jersey. Situated in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy, the island of Jersey also has a unique culture and many historic sites. Its sheltered position in the bay of St Malo means it can get lovely warm weather during summer, a big drawcard for Brits. There are over 30 beaches to soak up the sun, coastal hikes to be had and plenty of activities for adventure-lovers, too: rappelling, blokarting, x-sailing and zorbing. Most travellers arrive on cheap flights to Jersey from May through to September when the weather is warmest and driest. July and August are particularly busy when the island accommodates families on school holiday breaks. You can expect higher prices for hotels and flight tickets at this time. Luckily Jersey has many accommodation options for an island that’s only about 9 miles by 5 miles. Choose from luxury hotels in St Helier, to charming campsites in beautiful St. Martin but book well in advance.
The off season (December to February) is characterised by cold wet weather with temperatures between 4C and 9C. If you’re after a low cost winter break then this is a great time to visit the island. The cheapest flights to Jersey are on sale before the lead up to Christmas and after New Year’s.
When is the best time to book a flight to Jersey?
March and April are great months to take flights to Jersey as you may be able to get cheap flight tickets and better hotel rates. The weather is mild and the high tourism season is yet to kick in so the island is a little quieter. If you’re after warmer weather then July and August are your best bet but expect the beaches to be busy. This time also sees the island play host to a number of festivals, including the Jersey Battle of Flowers and the Jersey Live Music Festival, taking place in August. These festivals are why many people decide to take flights to Jersey in summer.
The short flight time to Jersey from London makes it a popular holiday destination for UK travellers. Low cost carrier Easyjet operates daily direct flights from Gatwick, while British Airways has flights most days. You can fly from other parts of the UK including Exeter, Manchester and Birmingham with budget airline Flybe.
How to get from the airport to the city centre?
Flights to Jersey land at Jersey Airport (JER) located in St Peter, 4 miles northwest of St. Helier. A regular public bus runs between the airport and St Helier taking around 10 to 15 minutes to reach the town. Several private coach companies operate from the airport but have to be pre-booked. Taxis and rental cars are available as well.