Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Sao Tome and Principe (São Tomé) (from: London)

The average price to go to Sao Tome and Principe (São Tomé) from London airport is $ 1095 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 910 (in may) and $ 1585 (in august), which is a saving of $ 186 or a surplus of $ 490 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $912 to $965 and it is generally more economical to leave on a thursday and return on a tuesday 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 Sao Tome and Principe (São Tomé) 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-São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 18104 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Sao Tome and Principe (São Tomé) 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 ($ 910, saving $ 186 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1095). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 1585).

Flight London-São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 907 $ 1076 good price
February$ 859 $ 1003 good price
March$ 786 $ 935 good price
April$ 900 $ 1063 good price
May$ 771 $ 910 very good price
June$ 896 $ 1014 good price
July$ 1101 $ 1345 fair price
August$ 1303 $ 1585 very high price
September$ 903 $ 1029 good price
October$ 868 $ 993 good price
November$ 797 $ 925 good price
December$ 1022 $ 1257 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 Sao Tome and Principe (São Tomé)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé) range from $590 to $1716. 1% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $590 to $644), 1% at the maximum price (from $1662 to $1716). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $912 to $965 (11% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->São Tomé and Príncipe flight

There are 8 companies that serve London from São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé) airport: TAP, Ryanair, EasyJet, Wizz Air Uk, British Airways, Vueling Airlines, Wizz Air and Ethiopian Airlines.

Data analysis:

Of the 18104 flights analyzed in previous years, TAP was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (42% of the time) on the London->São Tomé and Príncipe route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, London-São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé) flights departing on a thursday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a thursday as your departure date, you can save an average of $49. On the other hand, departing on a sunday may cost you an additional $59.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé) to London departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday for your return date, you will save an average of $55. Conversely, departing from São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé) on a friday may cost you an additional $92.


Top prices London-São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé)

Round tripDatesPrice
London → São Tomé14-07 to 19-07-2024$ 1022 
London → São Tomé13-09 to 20-09-2024$ 982 
London → São Tomé26-09 to 30-09-2024$ 889 
London → São Tomé01-10 to 13-10-2024$ 993 
London → São Tomé10-10 to 20-10-2024$ 1029 
London → São Tomé12-10 to 26-10-2024$ 1014 
London → São Tomé02-11 to 10-11-2024$ 952 
London → São Tomé16-11 to 23-11-2024$ 962 
London → São Tomé05-04 to 16-04-2025$ 1030 
London → São Tomé02-05 to 16-05-2025$ 1000 


When to book your flight London - São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 9 to 10 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 0 to 1 month 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-São Tomé and Príncipe flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a saturday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Sao Tome and Principe (São Tomé), it is recommended to buy it 9 to 10 months before departure (it is then on average 1023 $, which is a saving of 72 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance, you will pay the full price (117 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your London to Sao Tome and Principe (São Tomé) 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: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 896 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1057), 3 to 4 months ($ 971), 4 to 5 months ($ 922), 5 to 6 months ($ 950), 7 to 8 months ($ 1010)

February

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 840 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 957), 3 to 4 months ($ 984), 4 to 5 months ($ 861), 5 to 6 months ($ 910), 8 to 9 months ($ 915)

March

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 871 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 910), 2 to 3 months ($ 882), 3 to 4 months ($ 883)

April

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 937 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1031), 3 to 4 months ($ 1059), 4 to 5 months ($ 1023), 5 to 6 months ($ 1006)

May

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 868 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 891), 4 to 5 months ($ 903), 5 to 6 months ($ 883)

June

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 932 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 982), 2 to 3 months ($ 994), 4 to 5 months ($ 994), 5 to 6 months ($ 980), 7 to 8 months ($ 986)

July

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1247 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1276), 7 to 8 months ($ 1289)

August

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 1364 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1519), 5 to 6 months ($ 1529), 6 to 7 months ($ 1503), 7 to 8 months ($ 1584), 9 to 10 months ($ 1405)

September

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 925 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1007), 2 to 3 months ($ 987), 4 to 5 months ($ 991), 5 to 6 months ($ 1024), 7 to 8 months ($ 975), 8 to 9 months ($ 980), 10 to 11 months ($ 975)

October

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 856 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 950), 2 to 3 months ($ 946), 3 to 4 months ($ 927), 4 to 5 months ($ 978)

November

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 824 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 844), 3 to 4 months ($ 842), 4 to 5 months ($ 872), 5 to 6 months ($ 874), 6 to 7 months ($ 831)

December

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 1040 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1242), 3 to 4 months ($ 1059), 5 to 6 months ($ 1079), 6 to 7 months ($ 1142), 7 to 8 months ($ 1170), 9 to 10 months ($ 1184), 10 to 11 months ($ 1204)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, saturday is the day when plane tickets for London->São Tomé and Príncipe are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a saturday, you will save $15. Conversely, by buying it on a friday, you may end up paying $12 more.



London to Sao Tome and Principe (São Tomé): 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
June 2024$ 1439
$1144 to $1627
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July 2024$ 1413
$1022 to $1972
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August 2024$ 1825
$1423 to $2040
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September 2024$ 1203
$889 to $1826
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October 2024$ 1137
$900 to $1612
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November 2024$ 1024
$952 to $1156
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December 2024$ 1364
$1086 to $1959
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January 2025$ 1137
$1137 to $1137
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February 2025$ 1171
$1171 to $1171
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March 2025$ 1754
$1754 to $1754
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April 2025$ 1030
$1030 to $1030
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May 2025$ 1016
$1000 to $1034
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, april is cheaper to travel to Sao Tome and Principe (São Tomé). It may be interesting to book now to leave this month!



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