Cheap flights to Freetown

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30 May — 6 Jun1
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Flights to Freetown in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£561Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from£485From London to Freetown Lungi Intl
One-way from£289One-way flight from London to Freetown Lungi Intl (FNA)

Cheap flights to Freetown in May, June 2022

The best prices found for FNA flights for May, June
16 Jun - 10 Jul
LGW

London Gatwick

FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

1 stop

11h 10m
FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

8h 55m
£515

Royal Air Maroc

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Deal found 22/5/22

16 Jun - 13 Jul
LGW

London Gatwick

FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

1 stop

11h 10m
FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

8h 55m
£550

Royal Air Maroc

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Deal found 23/5/22

21 Jun - 1 Jul
LGW

London Gatwick

FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

3 stops

36h 40m
FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

3 stops

21h 35m
£551

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Freetown 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Freetown found for this year
3 Sep - 27 Sep
LGW

London Gatwick

FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

1 stop

13h 05m
FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

11h 20m
£485

Royal Air Maroc

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Deal found 22/5/22

10 Sep - 29 Sep
LGW

London Gatwick

FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

1 stop

13h 05m
FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

11h 20m
£486

Royal Air Maroc

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Deal found 24/5/22

3 Sep - 28 Sep
LHR

London Heathrow

FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

1 stop

31h 00m
FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

21h 45m
£492

Brussels Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

Last minute flights to Freetown

Late deals on return flights to Freetown, departing today and this week
31 May - 18 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

1 stop

22h 25m
FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

35h 20m
£632

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 25/5/22

31 May - 18 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

1 stop

23h 55m
FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

20h 45m
£634

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 23/5/22

31 May - 18 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

2 stops

22h 25m
FNA

Freetown Lungi Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

20h 45m
£648

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 25/5/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Freetown?

The cheapest ticket to Freetown found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

£684

February

£607

March

£622

April

£605

May

£596

June

£651

July

£869

August

£718

September

£564

October

£605

November

£604

December

£851

Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Freetown. Flying to Freetown in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Freetown?

Average Freetown flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

LON - FNA

Price

£564 - £1,099

FNA

Temperature

25 - 28 °C

FNA

Rainfall

0 - 590 mm

Weather-wise, the best time to book flights to Freetown is between the months of October and May, which mark the dry season. March is another good time to visit, as the city hosts a variety of diverse and exciting festivals. The Sierra Leone International Film Festival runs for six days and includes film screenings and workshops. The Ballanta Music Festival is a 2-day event that consists of performances by local musicians.

Avoid travelling during Christmas and Easter periods, as these are busy, and flights can be expensive. For budget conscious travellers, you may be able to find cheap flights to Freetown from June to late September. Sierra Leone experiences heavy rainfall during this period, making outdoor activities and sightseeing less inviting.

When is the best time to book a flight to Freetown?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Freetown, you should look to book at least 60 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Freetown?

The cheapest day to fly to Freetown is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Monday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Freetown?

Freetown flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

Freetown overview

Freetown is the capital of Sierra Leone and is also the largest city in this West African country. Once you have landed on your flight to Freetown, you will be exposed to it’s a vibrant and lively atmosphere along with finding some of West Africa’s most picturesque beaches, awe-inspiring mountains, and historic landmarks. Freetown was one of the first British colonies built and the place where liberated slaves were sent, from Britain, America, Jamaica and Canada. Historic monuments, like Kings Yard Gate, which was built in 1805, provide haunting reminders of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. The Loma Mountains have the highest peak in Sierra Leone, standing tall at 6380 feet (194m). In good weather the views from the summit are absolutely spectacular. The Peninsula Beaches of Sierra Leone are a must-see. Mass tourism is not quite developed in Freetown. Therefore, many beaches remain untouched and in pristine condition. Some are so remote and quiet that you can enjoy them all to yourself. York Beach is idyllic, with black sand, clear waters and lush tropical surroundings. Turtle Island is a group of eight islands and provides a peaceful getaway. It’s located three hours from Freetown and accessible via speedboat. Sulima Beach is situated between Mano and Moa Rivers and is a favourite spot for surfers. Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary is highly recommended. It’s located in the Western Area Peninsula Forest Reserve and covers 100 acres, and 17,688 hectares of land. Around 100 rescued and orphaned chimpanzees live here and educational tours are provided. 

Getting around Freetown

Shared taxis are ideal for short trips, while poda podas are generally used for longer journeys. Taxis are unmetered so be prepared to haggle before accepting a cab.

Getting from the Airport to the City

The airport for Freetown is Lungi International Airport (FNA) which is located in the coastal town of Lungi and most travellers use water taxis to travel to Freetown. The journey time is approximately 30 minutes. Private chartered speedboats are another option, taking between 20 to 30 minutes to reach the city. You can also catch a hovercraft or a ferry. This is the cheapest option, but it takes longer to arrive. If driving, pre-arrange your transportation. Driving from the airport to Freetown takes over four hours.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Freetown?

Most people fly into Freetown Lungi Intl (FNA) if they book a flight to Freetown. Lungi Intl is conveniently located just 10.9 mi from Freetown’s city center.