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Flybe adds extra Dublin flights from Exeter for St Patrick’s Day

By January 11, 2017January 26th, 2021Member News & Updates, Transport

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has added four extra return flights on two of its most popular Dublin routes specifically those to and from Exeter and Southampton over the St Patrick’s Day weekend on 16th March, 17th and 19th March 2017 to accommodate the joint demand from those wanting to join the party spirit and celebrate this key national holiday, as well as from those travelling to Dublin for the Six Nations Rugby match between Ireland and England on Saturday 18th.


With these additional services, the airline will now offer a total choice of 62 flights between Dublin and four UK airports over the extended St Patrick’s Day weekend from four UK airports, the others being from Cardiff and Doncaster Sheffield. All seats are available for booking at with one way fares from £24.99 including taxes and airport charges. 


Details of additional flights to DUBLIN (DUB) from:


Thursday 16th March

Dep EXT 1900  Arr DUB 2010   Dep DUB 2040  Arr EXT 2150

Sunday 19th March

Dep EXT 1000  Arr DUB 1110   Dep DUB 1140  Arr EXT 1250



Friday17th March

Dep SOU 1030  Arr DUB 1150   Dep DUB 1215  Arr SOU 1335

Sunday 19th March

Dep SOU 1155  Arr DUB 1315   Dep DUB 1345  Arr SOU 1505


Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s Chief Revenue Officer comments: “Could there be a better weekend to visit Dublin than for St Patrick’s Day? There is high demand for flights to and from Ireland’s capital city over the extended St Patrick’s Day weekend and we want to make sure that all those who want to be there for the celebrations and, of course, those heading for the big rugby match, too, can get there. We hope that by adding these few flights, many more customers will have the opportunity to book convenient and affordable travel to Dublin to be with their family and friends for this massive weekend.”