London-Dakar: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight in may?

When leaving in may, the average price to go to Dakar from London airport is $ 485 (round trip).

The analysis of all prices reveals that this month the most frequent price is between $379 to $433 and that it is generally more economical to leave in may on a tuesday and return on a tuesday on a flight with one or more layovers.

In may, the price of plane tickets to Dakar from London airport is statistically among the lowest of the year. However, there are months when it is even cheaper: see the statistics for the London->Dakar route.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 4022 airfare prices for may flights in previous years for London-Dakar flights (round trip) and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters.

Price distribution for the London-Dakar route in may

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to Dakar in may range from $324 to $757. 6% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $325 to $379), 1% at the maximum price (from $703 to $757). The majority of plane tickets for may were purchased in the range of $379 to $433 (30% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines in may for the London-Dakar route

In may, the following airlines offer flights for the London-Dakar route: Ryanair, TAP, Wizz Air, Iberia, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, Vueling Airlines and Royal Air Maroc.

Data analysis:

Out of the 4022 flights analyzed in previous years for flights in may, Ryanair was the airline that offered the best fare the most times (27% of the time) in the flight ticket search results on the London->Dakar route.

What day of the week to leave in may?

Data analysis:

Statistically, London-Dakar flights in may 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 $14. On the other hand, departing on a friday may cost you an additional $16.

Which day of the week to come back in may?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Dakar to London in may 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 $34. Conversely, departing from Dakar on a friday may cost you an additional $26.



When to book your flight London - Dakar for a departure in may 2024 to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 2 to 3 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 7 to 8 months in advance.

The price of plane tickets can also vary depending on the day of the week you book it. According to our statistics, you should book your London-Dakar flight in may on a thursday to get the best price.

How far in advance should I buy my flight for may?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Dakar in may, it is recommended to buy it 2 to 3 months before departure (it is then on average 434 $, which is a saving of 51 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 7 to 8 months in advance, you will pay the full price (38 $ more than the average price).

On which day of the week should I book a flight in may?

Data analysis:

Statistically, thursday is the day when plane tickets for London->Dakar in may are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a thursday, you will save $15. Conversely, by buying it on a sunday, you may end up paying $8 more.


Top prices London-Dakar in may 2024

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Dakar04-05 to 18-05-2024$ 504 
London → Dakar06-05 to 11-05-2024$ 547 
London → Dakar08-05 to 15-05-2024$ 414 
London → Dakar09-05 to 15-05-2024$ 430 
London → Dakar11-05 to 17-05-2024$ 474 
London → Dakar13-05 to 22-05-2024$ 434 
London → Dakar14-05 to 18-05-2024$ 415 
London → Dakar15-05 to 24-05-2024$ 512 
London → Dakar22-05 to 28-05-2024$ 456 
London → Dakar23-05 to 29-05-2024$ 534 


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