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 $ 578 (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 $ 821 (in august), which is a saving of $ 107 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 $433 to $487 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 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 $ 107 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 578). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 821).

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

Month Average price Our opinion
January $ 579 good price
February $ 556 good price
March $ 515 good price
April $ 546 good price
May $ 476 good price
June $ 479 good price
July $ 782 high price
August $ 821
very high price
September $ 525 good price
October $ 526 good price
November $ 471
very good price
December $ 646 fair price

Price breakdown to travel from London to Dakar

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to Dakar range from $324 to $973. 3% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $325 to $379), 1% at the maximum price (from $919 to $973). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $487 to $541 (19% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->Dakar flight

There are 11 companies that serve London from Dakar airport: Ryanair, TAP, Wizz Air, Vueling Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, Iberia, Royal Air Maroc, British Airways, Air France and Brussels Airlines.

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 (41% of the time) on the London->Dakar route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, London-Dakar 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 $15. On the other hand, departing on a sunday may cost you an additional $33.

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 $21. Conversely, departing from Dakar on a friday may cost you an additional $31.

Top prices London-Dakar

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Dakar11-12 to 17-12-2023$ 417 
London → Dakar24-01 to 28-01-2024$ 440 
London → Dakar06-03 to 19-03-2024$ 424 
London → Dakar12-03 to 18-03-2024$ 419 
London → Dakar09-05 to 23-05-2024$ 439 
London → Dakar18-05 to 27-05-2024$ 439 
London → Dakar02-09 to 16-09-2024$ 434 
London → Dakar07-09 to 22-09-2024$ 436 
London → Dakar01-10 to 11-10-2024$ 437 
London → Dakar08-10 to 18-10-2024$ 438 

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.

What month are you going to Dakar?

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 Dakar, it is recommended to buy it 3 to 4 months before departure (it is then on average 515 $, which is a saving of 63 $ 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 (89 $ more than the average price).

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 $8 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
December 2023$ 872
$417 to $2066
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January 2024$ 679
$440 to $1034
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February 2024$ 533
$448 to $653
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March 2024$ 538
$412 to $741
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April 2024$ 605
$476 to $1376
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May 2024$ 553
$438 to $952
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June 2024$ 512
$432 to $627
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July 2024$ 695
$570 to $1765
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August 2024$ 655
$521 to $908
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September 2024$ 467
$427 to $568
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October 2024$ 660
$435 to $2572
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November 2024$ 575
$513 to $650
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, february, july, august and september are cheaper to travel to Dakar. So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!

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