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One of our favorite quotes is “travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”. But what if you need to be a bit more budget conscious when it comes to planning your next adventure? Lucky for you we’ve studied just that to find the cheapest cities in the world to fly to out of UK airports, broken down by cheapest short-haul, mid-haul, and long-haul flights. The cities are ranked based on the average prices for Opodo.co.uk bookings during 2012 on return flights price per adult passenger, including taxes and charges. So if you’re ready to travel while keeping conscious of your budget, here are the top 3 cheapest destinations for each of the categories.

If you would like to see the full list of cheapest flights you can see all the results here.

Cheapest cities for short-haul* flights:

*Departing from the UK to Europe or North Africa.

1. Malmö, Sweden

malmo sweden
image by virtual wayfarer on flickr

 

2. Rygge, Norway

rygge norway
image from www.wolpy.com

Tip: The Rygge airport is located 40 miles outside of Oslo city centre. You can reach Oslo from Rygge by railway.

3. Eindhoven, Netherlands

eindhoven netherlands
image from wikipedia.org

Tip: Eindhoven is 80 miles outside of Amsterdam city centre. If you are travelling to Amsterdam from Eindhoven there are bus and train transport options available.

Cheapest cities for mid-haul* flights:

*Departing from the UK to the Middle East.

1. Kuwait City, Kuwait

kuwait city
image by muhammad al-qatam on flickr

 

2. Dubai, UAE

dubai
image by Eugene Kaspersky on flickr

 

3. Amman, Jordan

amman jordan

Cheapest cities for long-haul* flights:

*Departing from the UK to all destinations excluding Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

1. New York, USA

new york city
image by hjjanisch on flickr

 

2. Tashkent, Uzbekistan

tashkent uzbekistan
image from sambuh.com

 

3. Boston, USA

boston

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