Cheap flights to Europe
StudentUniverse works with leading airlines across Europe to provide discounted deals on flights to the most popular destinations. Whether you’re looking for cheap flights for students to the Alps for a ski trip, Southern Spain for a sunny sojourn or Iceland to wonder at the Northern Lights, you’re sure to find a great deal. Prices increase significantly during the school holiday seasons, particularly in December, July and August. For a short weekend break or an even longer trip during the rest of the year, you can find return trips to most of Europe for just a couple of hundred pounds.
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Tips for Travelling in Europe
Tips for Travelling in Europe
Europe is right on our doorstep and making the most of exploring this fascinating continent should be top of your list. There are a number of different means of transport available for your trip all with their own benefits and shortcomings.
If you have limited time or want to visit the most places possible, then flying is likely your best bet to maximise your time exploring and to minimise travel time. You’ll also get to experience epic views over the Alps, beaches and diverse cities Europe has to offer.
Consider staying in hostels in new cities for the chance to meet similarly minded travellers that are exploring Europe at the same time. You’ll not only be certain for a good time, but you’ll likely pick up some tips of what to do and where to go next from people that have just done it.
You could also join a group tour of Europe to take away all of the hassle from booking your own activities, accommodation and transport and to meet new people to explore with. There’s a wide range of European tours available that take in some of the big hitters across Europe, meaning you’ll get all of the best experiences without having to worry about arranging it yourself.
Top Places to Visit in Europe
With so much to see and do in Europe, knowing where to start can be a big challenge.
Budapest, Hungary – If you love a mix of house, neo-classical, baroque and Art Nouveau architecture then you’ll love Budapest. With some of the most amazing thermal baths and nightclubs in Europe, you must ensure you save time to savor Budapest’s culture, history, and natural beauty with all the fun you’re having.
Barcelona, Spain – Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in Europe and is one of the cheapest. On the coast there are a variety of beaches, galleries and events and with the combination of the weather this is one place where you’ll get the ultimate relaxation.
Milan, Italy – Home to Italy’s stock exchange, Milan is the fashion capital of Europe. The Brera district is known as the Montmartre of Milan and is one of the best places to hang if you love cool and unique bars and cafes.
Check out our Top 10 Super Cheap Places to Visit in Europe blog for more ideas at great prices.
Busiest Airports in Europe
Must-See’s in Europe
Visit the Neushwanstein Castle, Munich - Just two hours outside of Munich lies this magnificent castle; originally intended as a personal refuge for the reclusive German king, this castle was later opened after his death in 1886. Since then 61 million people have flocked to experience the life of luxury. So why not take a partner or best friend and live like Kings and Queens.
Go to the Museum of Street Art in Zagreb - If you’re an art lover and a person of unique taste then one place you should visit is the Zagreb Museum of Street Art in Croatia. You can expect some graffiti and contemporary art pieces then will give you some interest conversation when faced with meeting new people.
Walk the Camino de Santiago, Spain - If you love taking long walks and need a break from uni then this may be the thing for you. Popular with many young people in Spain, the Camino de Santiago is an official pilgrimage. Unwind and be one with nature as you take on this ultimate challenge. The Camino de Santiago take 25-25 days to complete and has been said to enable you to rediscover yourself.
Top Student Hotels & Hostels across Europe
Generator Hostel, Paris
from £22/night** | ★★★★
With a stay at Generator Paris - Hostel in Paris (Gare du Nord - Gare de L'Est), you'll be minutes from Colonel Fabien Square and close to Notre Dame Cathedral. This hostel is within close proximity of Canceropole and Saint-Louis Hospital.
Don Moustache Hostel, Barcelona
from £19/night** | ★★★★
Located in Barcelona (Eixample), Don Moustache Hostel not only has the coolest hostel name we’ve seen, but is just minutes from Espai Volart and Casa Calvet. This hostel is close to Palau de la Musica Catalana and Casa Batllo.
Novum House, Krakow
from £56/night** | ★★★★
With a stay at Novum House, you'll be centrally located in Krakow, steps from Jagiellonian University and Collegium Maius. This 4-star guesthouse is close to Main Market Square and Wawel Castle.
*NOTE ABOUT FLIGHTS TO EUROPE PRICES: All prices were current at the time this was published. Prices are subject to availability and subject to change without notice. Prices are based on searches done in the last 14 days for roundtrip flights from the United Kingdom to select cities in March 2016 and returning in March 2016. Flight prices vary by date, departure city, arrival city and availability. All taxes/fees are included in the price, except certain government taxes, change fees, and fees imposed in destination and airline baggage fees, if applicable.
**NOTE ABOUT HOTELS IN EUROPE PRICES: All prices were current at the time this email was published. Prices are subject to availability and subject to change without notice. Prices are a per night per person lowest amount found based on searches done in the last 14 days for hotel stays for the cities listed above for stays between in March 2016. Hotel prices vary by date, city, and availability. Taxes/fees are not included in the price.