Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Sierra Leone (Freetown) (from: Edinburgh)

The average price to go to Sierra Leone (Freetown) from Edinburgh airport is $ 1150 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 929 (in march) and $ 1402 (in june), which is a saving of $ 222 or a surplus of $ 252 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $910 to $963 and it is generally more economical to leave on a thursday and return on a saturday 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 Sierra Leone (Freetown) 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 Edinburgh-Sierra Leone (Freetown) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 2025 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Sierra Leone (Freetown) from Edinburgh 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 march, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 929, saving $ 222 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1150). Conversely, june will be the most expensive ($ 1402).

Flight Edinburgh-Sierra Leone (Freetown): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 1039 $ 1254 fair price
February$ 852 $ 995 good price
March$ 821 $ 929 very good price
April$ 1026 $ 1158 fair price
May$ 799 $ 987 good price
June$ 908 $ 1402 very high price
July$ 1097 $ 1248 fair price
August$ 1176 $ 1355 high price
September$ 825 $ 1035 good price
October$ 953 $ 1137 fair price
November$ 772 $ 946 good price
December$ 1180 $ 1353 high 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 Edinburgh to Sierra Leone (Freetown)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Edinburgh to Sierra Leone (Freetown) range from $535 to $1659. 4% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $535 to $589), 1% at the maximum price (from $1605 to $1659). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $910 to $963 (9% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Edinburgh->Sierra Leone flight

There are 7 companies that serve Edinburgh from Sierra Leone (Freetown) airport: Air France, Ryanair, EasyJet, Brussels Airlines, Flybe, Turkish Airlines and KLM.

Data analysis:

Of the 2025 flights analyzed in previous years, Air France was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (21% of the time) on the Edinburgh->Sierra Leone route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Edinburgh-Sierra Leone (Freetown) 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 $101. On the other hand, departing on a sunday may cost you an additional $207.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Sierra Leone (Freetown) to Edinburgh departing on a saturday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a saturday for your return date, you will save an average of $120. Conversely, departing from Sierra Leone (Freetown) on a friday may cost you an additional $211.

Top prices Edinburgh-Sierra Leone (Freetown)

Round tripDatesPrice
Edinburgh → Freetown11-07 to 17-07-2024$ 1397 
Edinburgh → Freetown03-08 to 10-08-2024$ 1604 
Edinburgh → Freetown02-12 to 09-12-2024$ 1086 
Edinburgh → Freetown06-12 to 15-12-2024$ 1103 
Edinburgh → Freetown11-04 to 22-04-2025$ 1622 

When to book your flight Edinburgh - Sierra Leone (Freetown) 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 Edinburgh-Sierra Leone flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a tuesday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Edinburgh to Sierra Leone (Freetown), it is recommended to buy it 3 to 4 months before departure (it is then on average 929 $, which is a saving of 221 $ 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 (145 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Edinburgh to Sierra Leone (Freetown) 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?

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1178 $)


Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 746 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 757)


Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1031 $)


Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1263 $)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, tuesday is the day when plane tickets for Edinburgh->Sierra Leone are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a tuesday, you will save $53. Conversely, by buying it on a friday, you may end up paying $26 more.

Edinburgh to Sierra Leone (Freetown): 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
July 2024$ 1397
$1397 to $1397
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August 2024$ 1522
$1438 to $1604
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December 2024$ 1095
$1086 to $1103
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April 2025$ 1622
$1622 to $1622
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, december is cheaper to travel to Sierra Leone (Freetown). It may be interesting to book now to leave this month!

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