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Flights to Lilongwe in 2021

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, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£538Average for round-trip flights in May 2021
Round-trip from£506From London to Lilongwe

Cheap flights to Lilongwe in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LLW flights for May, June
24 Jun - 11 Jul
£506pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jun - 11 Jul
£521pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jun - 11 Jul
£526pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Lilongwe 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lilongwe found for this year
2 Oct - 8 Oct
£480pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jun - 11 Jul
£506pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Oct - 9 Oct
£516pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last minute flights to Lilongwe

Late deals on return flights to Lilongwe, departing today and this week
21 May - 22 Jun
£862pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
21 May - 22 Jun
£896pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 May - 22 Jun
£935pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Lilongwe right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Lilongwe along with the rest of Malawi. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Malawi has restricted the entry of all non-Malawi nationals and residents arriving from countries with Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, and suspended issuing visas to citizens of those countries.. If you are looking to book a trip to Lilongwe and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Lilongwe flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Lilongwe found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£518
February
£469
March
£476
April
£482
May
£462
June
£522
July
£687
August
£530
September
£488
October
£508
November
£507
December
£590
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Lilongwe is May. The most expensive month for flights is July. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Lilongwe?

Average Lilongwe Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - LLW
Price
£462 - £897
LLW
Temperature
17 - 23 °C
LLW
Rainfall
0 - 102 mm

The city has a humid subtropical climate which gravitates towards a subtropical highland climate. That means that winters are mild and summers are very warm and pleasant. Since the city is at a high altitude, temperatures are lower than would be the norm in a subtropical climate. The hot season from mid-August to November can be very hot and travellers are advised to protect themselves against UV burns from the sun. May and November are the most pleasant times to take flights to Lilongwe, with temperatures that are not too hot or too cold.

The off-peak season is the least expensive time in the city and this is the ideal period to visit. This time of the year will offer cheap flights to Lilongwe and the lowest rates on accommodation and activities. From December to March is the short, wet season and a long dry season which lasts for the remainder of the year. June and July are considerably cooler than the rest of the year. Many tourists prefer to avoid booking flights to Lilongwe during the very rainy months, opting instead for the drier periods in the city. Since malaria occurs in the area, the wet season is often much quieter than the rest of the year as is the hot season.

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

The price you pay for your flight to Lilongwe may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 61 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Lilongwe?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Lilongwe. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Lilongwe?

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

City overview

Named for the Lilongwe River, this interesting city is the second largest city in Malawi and also its capital. The city is found in central Malawi near the Zambian and Mozambique border. For lovers of nature and wildlife, the area abounds with natural areas and of course Lake Malawi. The Lilongwe Wildlife Centre takes in orphaned wildlife from all over Malawi and is a great opportunity to meet their resident lion and leopard as well as a variety of other species. Also in the Old Town is the Lilongwe Market where you will find a good selection of food and drink as well as soak up the culture and socialise with locals. The First World War memorial clock tower represents the colonial history of the area and is a popular landmark in Lilongwe.

The Nature Sanctuary can be found between the Old Town and the city centre and is an indigenous woodland reserve with informative walks, birds and mammals to enjoy. The city is very green and grassland areas are to be found and enjoyed quite close to the city centre. You can find international and African cuisine at a number of restaurants in the city. At the Kumbali Cultural Village you can enjoy traditional African dancing, drumming and authentic Malawian dishes.

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Getting around Lilongwe

As the city of Lilongwe is very spread out, getting around by foot can prove difficult, therefore taxis and mini buses are advised.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Flights to Lilongwe will arrive at Kamazu International Airport (LLW). Getting to the city is reasonably easy and you can choose from a number of public transportation options namely rental car, bus and rail. The city is located about 12 miles (20 km) from the airport.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Lilongwe?

Travellers will need to book flights to Lilongwe Intl (LLW) if they wish to fly to Lilongwe. The Lilongwe airport is 12.7 mi from the city centre.

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