This is how much you can expect to pay for a pre-flight pint at the UK’s busiest airports

Tuesday, 3rd September 2019, 10:13 am
Updated Tuesday, 3rd September 2019, 11:14 am
Going on holiday is a time to relax and unwind, and many travellers opt to have a cheeky pint or two at the airport before jetting off (Photo: Shutterstock)

Going on holiday is a time to relax and unwind, and many travellers opt to have a cheeky pint or two at the airport before jetting off.

But some airports charge a lot more than others for a pre-flight beer. This is the cost of a pint at 20 of the UK’s busiest airports.

Cheapest airport pint

New research from travel website JetCost compared the UK's 20 busiest airports in order to find out which offered the cheapest pints.

The second place spot was taken by London Heathrow, with its cheapest pint costing £3.79.Manchester and Birmingham both closely followed, with their cheapest pints costing £4.10.

Further down the list, you can expect to pay £5.90 for a pint at Belfast or Bristol airport, with a pint at London City airport coming bottom of the list with a price tag of £7, which is a big jump from Glasgow’s £2.99 offering.

The cost of a pint at 20 of the UK’s busiest airports (lowest to highest)

Glasgow - £2.99London Heathrow - £3.79Manchester - £4.10Birmingham - £4.10Edinburgh - £4.20London Gatwick - £4.35London Stansted - £4.35Jersey - £4.40Aberdeen - £4.55Southampton - £4.80London Luton - £4.95 (for price of 330ml, pint prices not available)Newcastle - £4.95East Midlands - £4.95Cardiff - £5.00London Southend - £5.25Leeds Bradford - £5.60Liverpool - £5.80Belfast - £5.90Bristol - £5.90London City - £7.00

This article was originally published on our sister site, Lancashire Evening Post.