Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Uganda (Kampala) (from: Melbourne)

The average price to go to Uganda (Kampala) from Melbourne airport is $ 1677 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 1324 (in may) and $ 2133 (in december), which is a saving of $ 354 or a surplus of $ 456 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $1177 to $1231 and it is generally more economical to leave on a tuesday 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 Uganda (Kampala) 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 Melbourne-Uganda (Kampala) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 3220 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Uganda (Kampala) from Melbourne 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 ($ 1324, saving $ 354 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1677). Conversely, december will be the most expensive ($ 2133).

Flight Melbourne-Uganda (Kampala): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 1782 $ 1987 high price
February$ 1256 $ 1439 good price
March$ 1263 $ 1471 good price
April$ 1409 $ 1632 fair price
May$ 1142 $ 1324 very good price
June$ 1384 $ 1615 fair price
July$ 1629 $ 1828 fair price
August$ 1297 $ 1513 good price
September$ 1552 $ 1854 fair price
October$ 1463 $ 1692 fair price
November$ 1476 $ 1623 fair price
December$ 1908 $ 2133 very 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 Melbourne to Uganda (Kampala)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Melbourne to Uganda (Kampala) range from $1016 to $2354. 1% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $1017 to $1070), 2% at the maximum price (from $2300 to $2354). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $1177 to $1231 (7% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Melbourne->Uganda flight

There are 11 companies that serve Melbourne from Uganda (Kampala) airport: Qatar Airways, Emirates, South African Airways, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Thai Airways, Qantas, Air India, Scoot, Ethiopian Airlines and Etihad Airways.

Data analysis:

Of the 3220 flights analyzed in previous years, Qatar Airways was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (42% of the time) on the Melbourne->Uganda route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Melbourne-Uganda (Kampala) flights 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 $112. On the other hand, departing on a sunday may cost you an additional $99.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Uganda (Kampala) to Melbourne 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 $92. Conversely, departing from Uganda (Kampala) on a sunday may cost you an additional $84.

When to book your flight Melbourne - Uganda (Kampala) 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 Melbourne-Uganda 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 Melbourne to Uganda (Kampala), it is recommended to buy it 9 to 10 months before departure (it is then on average 1544 $, which is a saving of 133 $ 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 (189 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Melbourne to Uganda (Kampala) 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: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1907 $)


Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1189 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 1251)


Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1738 $)


Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 2104 $)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, saturday is the day when plane tickets for Melbourne->Uganda are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a saturday, you will save $35. Conversely, by buying it on a monday, you may end up paying $21 more.

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