Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Malawi (Lilongwe) (from: London)

The average price to go to Malawi (Lilongwe) from London airport is $ 948 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 784 (in may) and $ 1290 (in august), which is a saving of $ 165 or a surplus of $ 342 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $703 to $757 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a sunday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Malawi (Lilongwe) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your London-Malawi (Lilongwe) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 39511 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Malawi (Lilongwe) from London and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in may, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 784, saving $ 165 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 948). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 1290).

Flight London-Malawi (Lilongwe): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Average price Our opinion
January $ 854 good price
February $ 893 good price
March $ 805 good price
April $ 941 fair price
May $ 784
very good price
June $ 825 good price
July $ 1130 fair price
August $ 1290
very high price
September $ 883 good price
October $ 928 good price
November $ 851 good price
December $ 1194 high price

Price breakdown to travel from London to Malawi (Lilongwe)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to Malawi (Lilongwe) range from $594 to $1514. 3% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $595 to $649), 1% at the maximum price (from $1459 to $1514). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $703 to $757 (15% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->Malawi flight

There are 7 companies that serve London from Malawi (Lilongwe) airport: Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, KLM, Air France, Ryanair, Wizz Air and South African Airways.

Data analysis:

Of the 39511 flights analyzed in previous years, Kenya Airways was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (47% of the time) on the London->Malawi route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, London-Malawi (Lilongwe) flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $19. On the other hand, departing on a sunday may cost you an additional $16.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Malawi (Lilongwe) to London departing on a sunday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a sunday for your return date, you will save an average of $20. Conversely, departing from Malawi (Lilongwe) on a thursday may cost you an additional $58.

Top prices London-Malawi (Lilongwe)

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Lilongwe14-01 to 29-01-2024$ 796 
London → Lilongwe16-01 to 27-01-2024$ 820 
London → Lilongwe18-01 to 27-01-2024$ 819 
London → Lilongwe01-02 to 05-02-2024$ 799 
London → Lilongwe06-02 to 28-02-2024$ 801 
London → Lilongwe05-03 to 27-03-2024$ 794 
London → Lilongwe02-05 to 07-05-2024$ 820 
London → Lilongwe07-05 to 15-05-2024$ 801 
London → Lilongwe09-05 to 13-05-2024$ 802 
London → Lilongwe03-10 to 21-10-2024$ 797 

When to book your flight London - Malawi (Lilongwe) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 4 to 5 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a London-Malawi flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a sunday.

What month are you going to Malawi (Lilongwe)?

We specifically give you the best time to buy your plane ticket and the right price to pay based on your departure month:

january february march april may june july august september october november december

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Malawi (Lilongwe), it is recommended to buy it 4 to 5 months before departure (it is then on average 903 $, which is a saving of 45 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (464 $ more than the average price).

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, sunday is the day when plane tickets for London->Malawi are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a sunday, you will save $14. Conversely, by buying it on a wednesday, you may end up paying $15 more.

London to Malawi (Lilongwe): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
December 2023$ 1678
$1244 to $1935
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January 2024$ 1034
$796 to $1593
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February 2024$ 942
$799 to $1764
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March 2024$ 918
$794 to $1562
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April 2024$ 983
$826 to $1242
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May 2024$ 892
$795 to $1019
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June 2024$ 987
$839 to $1885
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July 2024$ 1314
$1029 to $2670
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August 2024$ 1517
$1330 to $3055
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September 2024$ 996
$839 to $1111
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October 2024$ 956
$797 to $1135
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November 2024$ 1670
$1542 to $1749
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, no month is currently cheaper. We therefore advise you to wait for prices to drop before booking your flight to Malawi (Lilongwe).

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