Flight Delay Compensation Calculator – Get a Free, Instant Decision On Your Flight

As the UK's leading flight delay compensation service, we've claimed over £78m in compensation from the airlines, more than anyone other firm in the UK. Just add your flight details below to check if you can claim for your flight.

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"I heard about Bott and Co on TV from Martin Lewis money show.

Handed everything over to them and immediately they took over. Their admin was swift and professional and we signed up. Bott and Co kept us informed along the way the claim was settled and again all communication throughout was clear, efficient and timely.

Thank you Bott and Co we could not have done it without you as had tried every other avenue."

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Try Our Free, Instant, EU261 Compensation Calculator

Our award winning flight delay compensation calculator was one of the very first flight compensation calculators to be created, offering a completely free, instant decision for passengers to find out if they have a legal right to claim compensation under EU Regulation 261 for their delayed or cancelled flight.

What Does Our Flight Compensation Calculator Do?

Once you add your flight details, our calculator will run a series of checks to see if your flight may be eligible for compensation under EU261. These checks include:

  • The length of the delay
  • Confirmation the flight departed from the UK or EU
  • Confirmation of the operating airline
  • Confirmation of the distance of the flight (to confirm amounts of compensation that may be owed)
  • If the flight delay is eligible for compensation under EU261
  • Cross references your flight against our tens of thousands of successful flight delay claims
  • Checks your flight delay against our millions of rows of data relating to your flight’s delay
  • Checks to see if your flight delay was caused by extraordinary circumstances

The calculator is free to use, and provides an instant decision on your legal rights to claim compensation under EU Regulation 261.

Why Use Bott and Co’s Flight Delay Compensation Checker?

We’ve been helping passengers claim compensation for flight delays since 2013 and the biggest complaint we hear from passengers is that claiming for compensation is a time consuming and frustrating experience. Our flight compensation checker takes all of the stress away from the process. All you need to do is add your flight details and the calculator does the rest for you, in less than 60 seconds.

In addition to our award winning flight compensation legal services, we provide our flight compensation checker to everyone who wishes to check to see if they may be eligible to claim compensation. Anyone can use the calculator for free, as many times as they like, and with no obligation to make a claim with Bott and Co.

How Much Compensation Can I Claim From The Airlines

Flight compensation amounts are set by EU Regulation 261/2004. The amounts are based on the length of the delay and the flight distance.

Our table below outlines the level of compensation available for valid flight delay claims.

EU Regulation 261 Compensation Amounts in UK Pounds

Flight Distance Less than 3 hours 3 hours or more More than 4 hours Never arrived
All flights 1,500km or
less

£0

£220

£220

£220

Internal EU flights over 1,500km

£0

£350

£350

£350

Non-internal EU flights between 1,500km and 3,500km

£0

£350

£350

£350

Internal EU flights over 3,500km

£0

£260

£520

£520

EU Regulation 261/2004 has been written into UK law, meaning you have exactly the same rights as you did before. The only difference is now the compensation will be paid in UK Pounds rather than Euros.

Compensation amounts are not related to the cost of your ticket, so whether you paid £50 or £5,000 for your ticket, the amount of compensation stays the same.

Why Choose Bott and Co?

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    A History Of Success

    We have claimed over £78m in flight delay compensation from the airlines.

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    Expert Legal Advice

    Recognised not just within our industry but also by Martin Lewis as “pioneers” in our field.

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    On Your Side

    Completely independent, our only focus is helping you claim for what you are legally entitled to.

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    Fully Regulated

    We are members of the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Your claim is in safe hands.

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What Flights Can I Claim Compensation For Under EU 261?

EU Regulation 261 applies to all UK or EU regulated flights. This means it covers all flights departing from a UK or EU airport regardless of the airline you are travelling on.

Additionally, if you’re flying on a UK or EU based airline, it covers all flights that arrive in the UK or EU irrespective of where they took off.

Flights Covered By EU Reg 261/2004

Departing From Arriving To Can I Claim?
Airport inside UK/ EU Airport inside UK/EU

Yes (Claimable for any airline)

Airport inside UK/ EU Airport outside UK/EU

Yes (Claimable for any airline)

Airport outside UK/EU Airport inside UK/EU

Yes (If on an EU based airline)

Airport outside UK/EU Airport outside UK/EU

No

How Far Back Can I Claim Flight Compensation?

EU Regulation 261 came into force in 2005. Technically this means you can claim compensation for delayed flights as far back as that date. In reality, however, you are unlikely to recover compensation for delays over six years old.

Award Winning Customer Service

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    The UK's Most Recommended

    4.7/5 Feefo score and over 650,000 happy clients

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    Decision In Under 60 Seconds

    Use our flight claim calculator and claim up to £520 per passenger

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    Industry Leading Success Rates

    We have a 93% success rate in court*

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Why Choose Bott and Co For Your Flight Delay Compensation Claim?

As your legal representative, we take all of the stress out of the process, handling everything for you. We also take on the financial risks of claiming such as court fees, and reports associated with your claim.

Our services are 100% No Win No Fee, meaning there’s no financial risk to you, even if your claim is unsuccessful.

Unlike other organisations, we actually represent you against the airlines. That level of representation goes way beyond issuing letters for you to send to the airlines.

We do the following as standard practice:

  • We’ll issue court papers to the airlines if they don’t respond to your claim within 30 days
  • We’ll represent you in court, and pay all court fees
  • We’ll pay for expert reports to combat “technical defect” and “weather” arguments from the airlines
  • We’ll never put you at any financial risk as our services are offered on a no win no fee basis.

Our pricing is displayed as a flat fee, so you can see from the outset how much will be deducted from your compensation to cover our costs, if your claim is successful.

If your case requires us to issue court proceedings on your behalf, there will be an increase in administrative fees to cover some of the extra work involved in doing this. All relevant costs associated with your claim are clearly stated in your T&Cs.

We cover all associated fees such as court fees and preparation of documents that you would be responsible for if you were claiming yourself. Depending on your case, our option may end up significantly cheaper than doing it yourself.

If we can’t recover your compensation, you pay nothing, meaning no financial risk to you whatsoever, even if your case goes to court.

Find out more about our fees.