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 $ 1000 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 858 (in may) and $ 1374 (in august), which is a saving of $ 142 or a surplus of $ 375 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $709 to $763 and it is generally more economical to leave on a tuesday and return on a monday 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 53267 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 ($ 858, saving $ 142 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1000). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 1374).

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

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 760 $ 898 good price
February$ 785 $ 920 good price
March$ 745 $ 879 good price
April$ 835 $ 972 good price
May$ 734 $ 858 very good price
June$ 771 $ 896 good price
July$ 1007 $ 1223 fair price
August$ 1140 $ 1374 very high price
September$ 765 $ 915 good price
October$ 777 $ 958 good price
November$ 751 $ 873 good price
December$ 967 $ 1227 fair price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from London to Malawi (Lilongwe)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to Malawi (Lilongwe) range from $599 to $1580. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $600 to $654), 1% at the maximum price (from $1526 to $1580). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $709 to $763 (12% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->Malawi flight

There are 5 companies that serve London from Malawi (Lilongwe) airport: Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, KLM, Air France and Ryanair.

Data analysis:

Of the 53267 flights analyzed in previous years, Kenya Airways was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (41% 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 tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $16. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $22.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Malawi (Lilongwe) to London departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday for your return date, you will save an average of $39. Conversely, departing from Malawi (Lilongwe) on a thursday may cost you an additional $54.


Top prices London-Malawi (Lilongwe)

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Lilongwe23-05 to 29-05-2024$ 809 
London → Lilongwe02-06 to 24-06-2024$ 840 
London → Lilongwe16-06 to 23-06-2024$ 840 
London → Lilongwe18-11 to 25-11-2024$ 830 
London → Lilongwe02-12 to 08-12-2024$ 816 
London → Lilongwe06-01 to 16-01-2025$ 823 
London → Lilongwe03-02 to 17-02-2025$ 823 
London → Lilongwe03-03 to 16-03-2025$ 834 
London → Lilongwe09-03 to 23-03-2025$ 816 
London → Lilongwe10-03 to 24-03-2025$ 820 


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 1 to 2 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.

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 1 to 2 months before departure (it is then on average 949 $, which is a saving of 51 $ 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 (390 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your London to Malawi (Lilongwe) flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 766 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 869), 2 to 3 months ($ 863), 3 to 4 months ($ 788), 4 to 5 months ($ 783)

February

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 753 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 899), 3 to 4 months ($ 909), 4 to 5 months ($ 849), 9 to 10 months ($ 828)

March

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 736 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 875), 3 to 4 months ($ 859), 4 to 5 months ($ 819), 5 to 6 months ($ 839)

April

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 847 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 941), 3 to 4 months ($ 948), 5 to 6 months ($ 929), 6 to 7 months ($ 929), 8 to 9 months ($ 950), 9 to 10 months ($ 882)

May

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 726 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 828), 2 to 3 months ($ 823), 5 to 6 months ($ 857), 7 to 8 months ($ 807)

June

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 830 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 880), 2 to 3 months ($ 888), 3 to 4 months ($ 871), 5 to 6 months ($ 887), 7 to 8 months ($ 874)

July

Best time: 10 to 11 months before departure (average price: 1010 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1086), 3 to 4 months ($ 1189), 6 to 7 months ($ 1189), 8 to 9 months ($ 1173), 9 to 10 months ($ 1127)

August

Best time: 10 to 11 months before departure (average price: 1241 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1254), 2 to 3 months ($ 1329), 4 to 5 months ($ 1330), 5 to 6 months ($ 1363), 6 to 7 months ($ 1361), 8 to 9 months ($ 1372), 9 to 10 months ($ 1314)

September

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 774 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 852), 3 to 4 months ($ 800), 4 to 5 months ($ 882), 5 to 6 months ($ 900), 6 to 7 months ($ 846), 7 to 8 months ($ 873), 8 to 9 months ($ 905), 9 to 10 months ($ 904)

October

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 807 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 854), 2 to 3 months ($ 917), 4 to 5 months ($ 822), 5 to 6 months ($ 948), 6 to 7 months ($ 931), 7 to 8 months ($ 953), 8 to 9 months ($ 955), 9 to 10 months ($ 930)

November

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 800 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 831), 3 to 4 months ($ 801), 4 to 5 months ($ 820), 5 to 6 months ($ 846)

December

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 1053 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1093), 2 to 3 months ($ 1171), 3 to 4 months ($ 1146), 4 to 5 months ($ 1087), 6 to 7 months ($ 1137), 7 to 8 months ($ 1213), 8 to 9 months ($ 1195), 9 to 10 months ($ 1077), 10 to 11 months ($ 1116)

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 $6. Conversely, by buying it on a tuesday, you may end up paying $8 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
May 2024$ 1016
$809 to $1241
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June 2024$ 1083
$840 to $1464
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July 2024$ 1575
$1006 to $2514
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August 2024$ 1808
$1303 to $2229
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September 2024$ 1051
$871 to $1506
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October 2024$ 1030
$821 to $1550
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November 2024$ 992
$821 to $1977
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December 2024$ 1335
$816 to $2004
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January 2025$ 864
$823 to $917
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February 2025$ 898
$821 to $1414
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March 2025$ 894
$816 to $982
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April 2025$ 1032
$966 to $1574
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, january and february are cheaper to travel to Malawi (Lilongwe). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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