Among Skyscanner's key features, one of the most useful yet under utilized tool is our flights comparison interactive map. It gives you an overview of the available flight prices to anywhere in the world following the details you set, and it’s unbelievably easy to use! Ready to give it a go?
How to Use the Flights Comparison Map
Getting started is pretty simple! You can either directly visit the flights comparison map here or click the link to the map at the upper right hand corner of Skyscanner’s homepage.
You’ll be asked to enter the airport you are intending to fly from, although you will be able change this at any time to experiment on different starting points and find the best possible deals.
Thereafter, a visually appealing flights comparison map speckled with green and red dots will unravel before your eyes and probably make you squeal a bit due to excitement. We know how that feels!
Don’t get overwhelmed with all the options presented to you just yet! The green dots indicate direct flights while the red dots show indirect flights from the airport you choose. Tooltips may appear on popular routes or cities, but prices will be displayed on all the dots when you hover over them.
Use the magnifier tool at the top right to zoom into more destinations within a particular area and zoom out when you want to fully expand the entire world on your screen and wait for the dots to pop up everywhere.
Get inspired to finally look into the places you’ve been dreaming of or discover new ones to set foot on! Suddenly it’s easy to pick a travel destination! Whether you need a vacation that works with your budget, or dream of an adventure getaway as far away as possible, Skyscanner’s flight comparison map will help you decide where to go!
How to Find the Cheapest Dates to Fly on the Map
You can select the month, filter by price range and even exclude indirect flights to narrow it all down. You have full control over the most granular data you want to be shown.
The moment you click on a dot, a line connecting the destinations will be drawn triggering to pull more information for the route you have selected and allow you to view flight prices and identify the cheapest dates to fly across the whole month easily with a chart.
Please note that prices shown are only estimated lowest prices found within the last 15 days.
So go on and select what best fits your schedule and budget!
You no longer have to throw a dart on a map to pick a random destination. Make it more interactive and informative by comparing flights and cheap fares on our virtual flight comparison map!