How to book a flight and fare type comparison


  To book a flight, we recommend you self-serve on our site to save time and money!

    1. Select in the Flights tab the departure airport, the destination airport, either return or one way, and passengers,  vous devez vous assurer de sélectionner le bon type de passager qui s’applique aux passagers lors du voyage. Veuillez noter qu’entre la réservation et le voyage, certaines personnes de votre groupe peuvent passer d’une catégorie à une autre.. Les adultes doivent avoir plus de 16 ans lors du voyage. Les adolescents doivent avoir entre 12 et 15 ans lors du voyage, les enfants doivent avoir entre 2 et 11 ans lors du voyage, infants must be under the age of 2. 
    2. Next you'll be shown the available flight times which include departure/arrival times, and cost.
    3. Choose your desired flight time and select the fare type that best suits your trip (see below for details on fare types).
    4. Then enter in passenger names according to their passenger type.
    5. You’ll then review and add your trip extras and continue to the payment page.
    6. Enter in your payment details, you can review your price breakdown and your flight details before you confirm your flight. Lastly, select ‘Pay Now’ and you’ve booked your flight! Once confirmed, your reservation number will appear on the screen, and you will receive your booking confirmation via email. If a passenger will be moving to a different passenger type during their trip, two one-way flights will need to be purchased. Click below for "Details on Passenger Types" for further details.
Details on passenger types

If you're not ready to complete your booking but you found a fantastic fare you don't want to lose, continue reading to learn more about our 'Hold a Fare' option!

Fare Types

Value Regular Plus Family Plus Flexi Plus
The Value Fare is our cheapest fare option, and is perfect for passengers that are travelling light with a small amount of items.

Includes: One small cabin bag


The Regular Fare is Ryanair's newest fare class offering valuable travel extras for frequent flyers.

Includes: Priority & 2 Cabin bags (one small cabin bag and 10kg wheelie bag onboard); Reserved standard seat (Rows 18-33 included)


Plus is Ryanair's fare class offering leisure travelers, holidaymakers and city breakers a tailored bundle of discounted travel extras.

Includes: One small cabin bag, 20kg Check-in bag, Free airport check-in, Reserved standard seat (Rows 18-33 included)


Family Plus is designed to make travelling as a family as smooth as possible, with fantastic travel extras that will tailor each family's needs.

Includes: One small cabin bag (each passenger/each way), Two 20kg Check-in bag, 10kg Check-in Bag (each passenger/each way), Free seats for children (so everyone sits together with discounted standard seats)


Flexi Plus is Ryanair's Premium flying fare that includes loads of great services and travel flexibility.

Includes: Small Bag, Priority & 2 cabin bags, Any reserved seat, Flexible tickets, Free airport check-in, Security fast track.


Save a Trip / Hold a Fare


 Save a Trip

myRyanair customers can save trip searches to their myRyanair account. Once you are logged into your account, the trip details are saved (flights dates, departure & arrival airport), however the fare is not saved and the booking is not confirmed.

Additional information:

  • You can save up to a maximum of 10 trips on your myRyanair account at any one time. However you cannot save the same trip twice as no duplicates are allowed.
  • Your saved trips will be listed as a card in your myTrips summary board or your saved summary board.


Hold Fare

Have you found the perfect fare but you need a bit of extra time to decide? Take advantage of our Hold a Fare feature. All customers have the online option to hold a fare for a maximum of 24 hours for a non-refundable fee of €/£2.50 per passenger per sector.

Additional information:

  •  A fare can be locked for a maximum of 8 passengers per group
  • Hold fare is only available through the main Ryanair website. It’s not available through the Ryanair app, Airport Service, or Call center.
  • With Hold a Fare – only ancillary services can be booked with the flight. Seats and extra bags are excluded
  • Fare cannot be held for the following fare types and discounts:
    • Spanish Domestic Subsidy
    • Flexi Plus fare

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