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Flights to Galápagos Islands in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price£1,048Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from£800From London to Galapagos
One-way from£7One-way flight from London to Galapagos

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Galápagos Islands right now?

Travel to Galápagos Islands is currently restricted due to COVID-19. The restrictions for Galápagos Islands are based on the Ecuador restrictions which are: Flights to Ecuador have now resumed. However, Guayaquil airport (GYE) is closed. Travelers must either have a negative PCR test for COVID-19 issued within 72 hours of arrival or be tested upon arrival. All arriving travelers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine. . If you are planning to travel to Galápagos Islands from an unrestricted area, please consider travel safety tips during this time.

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Cheapest prices for Galápagos Islands flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Galápagos Islands found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£875
February
£882
March
£845
April
£937
May
£882
June
£944
July
£1,063
August
£846
September
£866
October
£827
November
£839
December
£988
October is currently the cheapest month to fly to Galápagos Islands. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Galápagos Islands?

Average Baltra flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
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£827 - £1,714
September is typically the best time to fly to Galápagos Islands, but there are other times where great deals are available.

When is the best time to book a flight to Galápagos Islands?

The best time to book flights to Galápagos Islands is 56 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Galápagos Islands?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Galápagos Islands. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Galápagos Islands?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Galápagos Islands. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

Charles Darwin isn’t only responsible for coming up with the theory of evolution the 19th century naturalist, whose observations of the endemic species of the Galápagos Islands were the basis of his writings, can be credited for drawing attention to the incredibly unique natural wonders of this archipelago off the coast of Ecuador. 

Board flights to the Galápagos Islands and step in the footsteps of Darwin to experience the awesome natural wonders of the islands. Known for its endemic species, the Galápagos Islands are home to creatures you won’t see anywhere else in the world, including black iguanas and the humongous tortoises for which the islands are named (galápago is the Spanish word for “tortoise”). 

In 1959, the islands were declared an official nature reserve primarily for the animals’ protection. Today, hordes of photographers, nature buffs and animal lovers are booking flights to the Galápagos Islands for a chance to check out the massive sea turtles and other creatures that live here. No matter what time of year you visit, a Galápagos Island flight is sure to transport you to another world where surreal volcanic rock formations provide an otherworldly backdrop for an intimate interaction with nature you’ll never forget.

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When is the best time to fly to Galápagos Islands?

Whether you’re snorkelling under the sea alongside sharks and sea turtles during the wet season or admiring the stunning cactus forests in the dry season, there’s no wrong time to book a Galápagos Islands flight. 

Peak Season: 

The busiest time to book flights to the Galápagos Islands is during the dry season (July to December), when the sun is out and the temperatures rest at a comfortable 22 degrees, on average. Colder southern currents keep the vegetation of the volcanic islands lush, providing stunning backdrops for the fascinating wildlife that make the archipelago famous. 

Off-peak Season:

Cheap flights to the Galápagos Islands are plentiful during the islands’ wet season due to the heavy precipitation, but it’s actually the best time of year for checking out the wildlife that live in the surrounding waters. A flight to the Galapagos Islands between the months of December and May ensures excellent conditions for diving and snorkelling.

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Getting around Galápagos Islands

Most flights to the Galápagos Islands will require a layover in either Quito or Guayaquil.  From Quito and Guayaquil Galápagos flights are operated by two airlines, TAME and Aerogal. From Quito, TAME has two flights to the Galápagos Islands scheduled each morning, while Aerogal operates three Galápagos Islands flights daily from Guayaquil. Once your flight to the Galapagos Islands reaches its final destination, the best way to get around the islands is by guided boat tour. 

If the first leg of your Galapagos trip starts in Santa Cruz, buses and taxis are available to get you around the city, and most guided tours of the Galapagos Islands offer various options for getting around, including bike, boat and bus travel.

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Cheap flights to Galapagos in June, July 2021

The best prices found for GPS flights for June, July
10 Jun - 17 Jun
£771pp
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London Heathrow
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Baltra
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London Heathrow
10 Jun - 17 Jun
£795pp
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London Heathrow
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2 STOPS
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Baltra
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3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Jun - 30 Jun
£800pp
LGW
London Gatwick
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3 STOPS
GPS
Baltra
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2 STOPS
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London Gatwick

Galapagos 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Galapagos found for this year
10 Jun - 17 Jun
£771pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GPS
Baltra
GPS
Baltra
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Jun - 17 Jun
£795pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GPS
Baltra
GPS
Baltra
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3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Jun - 30 Jun
£800pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
GPS
Baltra
GPS
Baltra
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Last minute flights to Galapagos

Late deals on return flights to Galapagos, departing today and this week
20 Jun - 30 Jun
£800pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
GPS
Baltra
GPS
Baltra
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
20 Jun - 30 Jun
£956pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
GPS
Baltra
GPS
Baltra
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
20 Jun - 30 Jun
£1,125pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
GPS
Baltra
GPS
Baltra
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

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