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

The average price to go to Dakar from London airport is $ 576 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 471 (in november) and $ 819 (in august), which is a saving of $ 105 or a surplus of $ 244 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $430 to $483 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday 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 Dakar 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-Dakar plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60000 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Dakar 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 november, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 471, saving $ 105 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 576). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 819).

Flight London-Dakar: when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 506 $ 592 fair price
February$ 496 $ 554 good price
March$ 462 $ 518 good price
April$ 500 $ 552 good price
May$ 422 $ 478 good price
June$ 449 $ 496 good price
July$ 643 $ 718 high price
August$ 692 $ 819 very high price
September$ 465 $ 517 good price
October$ 456 $ 524 good price
November$ 412 $ 471 very good price
December$ 562 $ 664 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 Dakar

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to Dakar range from $322 to $966. 3% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $322 to $376), 1% at the maximum price (from $912 to $966). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $430 to $483 (19% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->Dakar flight

There are 13 companies that serve London from Dakar airport: Ryanair, EasyJet, TAP, Vueling Airlines, Iberia, Wizz Air, Turkish Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, British Airways, wizz air malta, Wizz Air Uk, Iberia Express and Air Europa.

Data analysis:

Of the 60000 flights analyzed in previous years, Ryanair was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (33% of the time) on the London->Dakar route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, London-Dakar 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 $17. On the other hand, departing on a sunday may cost you an additional $17.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Dakar 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 $23. Conversely, departing from Dakar on a friday may cost you an additional $24.


Top prices London-Dakar

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Dakar15-04 to 22-04-2024$ 409 
London → Dakar07-05 to 25-05-2024$ 425 
London → Dakar09-05 to 16-05-2024$ 446 
London → Dakar15-05 to 21-05-2024$ 421 
London → Dakar16-05 to 22-05-2024$ 443 
London → Dakar04-10 to 09-10-2024$ 423 
London → Dakar11-11 to 18-11-2024$ 419 
London → Dakar07-12 to 14-12-2024$ 427 
London → Dakar21-01 to 28-01-2025$ 444 
London → Dakar23-01 to 30-01-2025$ 429 


When to book your flight London - Dakar to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 3 to 4 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-Dakar flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a monday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Dakar, it is recommended to buy it 3 to 4 months before departure (it is then on average 529 $, which is a saving of 47 $ 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 (67 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your London to Dakar 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: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 492 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 579), 2 to 3 months ($ 538), 3 to 4 months ($ 504), 5 to 6 months ($ 520), 6 to 7 months ($ 514), 9 to 10 months ($ 550), 10 to 11 months ($ 537)

February

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 468 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 532), 2 to 3 months ($ 536), 3 to 4 months ($ 523), 4 to 5 months ($ 474), 5 to 6 months ($ 471), 6 to 7 months ($ 498), 8 to 9 months ($ 494), 10 to 11 months ($ 532), 11 to 12 months ($ 537)

March

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 460 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 480), 2 to 3 months ($ 477), 3 to 4 months ($ 486), 4 to 5 months ($ 494), 5 to 6 months ($ 475), 7 to 8 months ($ 474)

April

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 536 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 543), 2 to 3 months ($ 549), 4 to 5 months ($ 544)

May

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 454 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 464), 2 to 3 months ($ 471)

June

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 424 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 489), 6 to 7 months ($ 493)

July

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 636 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 677), 4 to 5 months ($ 701), 7 to 8 months ($ 670), 8 to 9 months ($ 637)

August

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 667 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 790), 2 to 3 months ($ 813), 3 to 4 months ($ 754), 5 to 6 months ($ 806), 7 to 8 months ($ 808), 8 to 9 months ($ 688)

September

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 466 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 471), 3 to 4 months ($ 503), 4 to 5 months ($ 509), 5 to 6 months ($ 512), 6 to 7 months ($ 509), 7 to 8 months ($ 505), 9 to 10 months ($ 482)

October

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 455 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 509), 3 to 4 months ($ 477), 4 to 5 months ($ 485), 6 to 7 months ($ 510), 7 to 8 months ($ 519), 9 to 10 months ($ 515), 10 to 11 months ($ 511)

November

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 406 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 418), 3 to 4 months ($ 423), 4 to 5 months ($ 440), 5 to 6 months ($ 453), 6 to 7 months ($ 459)

December

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 568 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 641), 2 to 3 months ($ 609), 4 to 5 months ($ 624), 5 to 6 months ($ 584), 6 to 7 months ($ 603), 7 to 8 months ($ 612), 8 to 9 months ($ 599), 9 to 10 months ($ 635), 10 to 11 months ($ 662)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, monday is the day when plane tickets for London->Dakar are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a monday, you will save $3. Conversely, by buying it on a thursday, you may end up paying $6 more.



London to Dakar: 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
April 2024$ 632
$409 to $1024
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May 2024$ 601
$421 to $1059
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June 2024$ 648
$469 to $1041
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July 2024$ 727
$534 to $985
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August 2024$ 932
$698 to $1576
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September 2024$ 557
$449 to $871
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October 2024$ 544
$412 to $1330
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November 2024$ 499
$400 to $774
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December 2024$ 671
$427 to $1284
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January 2025$ 555
$429 to $1278
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February 2025$ 562
$446 to $941
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March 2025$ 613
$534 to $801
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, january is cheaper to travel to Dakar. It may be interesting to book now to leave this month!



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