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Cheap Flights to Livingstone
|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 2% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||February||Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop|
|Average price||£803||Average for round-trip flights in July 2020|
|Round-trip from||£543||From London to Livingstone|
Cheapest prices for Livingstone flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Livingstone?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - LVI
£602 - £1425
21 - 28 °C
0 - 114 mm
Livingstone has a hot, humid and rainy climate. Seasons are generally divided into a rainy, wet season and a dry season, separated by hot, semi-wet months.
The most popular months to visit Livingstone are April, September and October, thanks to ideal weather conditions and a plethora of festivals. Because these months draw the most tourists, they can also be the most expensive times to visit.
Budget-conscious travellers should consider the months of December, January and February, also known as the wet season. Temperatures hover between 15 and 20 degrees Celsius, and heavy rainfall creates quite a bit of humidity as well. Although the climate is not the best, airfare and hotel rooms can be cheaper to score.
March and November are considered the pre-wet season months, which can offer decent discounts to visitors without the harsher weather conditions of December through February. During the months of May, June and July, hot temperatures and a lack of rain makes up a dry season that also brings cheaper deals to the city.
When is the best time to book a flight to Livingstone?
The price you pay for your flight to Livingstone may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 49 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 Livingstone?
The cheapest day to fly to Livingstone is usually Monday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Livingstone?
Livingstone flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.
The former capital of Zambia, the city of Livingstone is named after the Scottish explorer David Livingstone, the first European to find Victoria Falls. Located near the Zambezi River, Zambia is known for its water-based activities – especially those that revolve around the aforementioned Victoria Falls.
Victoria Falls is one of the biggest draws when it comes to visiting Livingstone. While touring the park surrounding the falls, visitors can even touch the river water before it cascades over the falls into the biggest falling water curtain in the world. Under the falls, a narrow bridge provides some of the best views of the water and the park. Such an up-close view also puts visitors in the way of the spraying water, but plenty of gear is available at the park’s entrance to keep tourists from getting wet.
Adventure sports are another major draw for Livingstone. Bungee jumping is one of the most popular tourist activities, especially from a bridge that crosses the Zambia and Zimbabwe border. Helicopter flights, water rafting, zip lining, elephant safaris and microflights over the falls add an undeniable element of excitement to any trip to Livingstone.
Since Livingstone is a small town, there aren’t many options when it comes to getting around. The most popular option is to travel on foot. If you plan on visiting Victoria Falls, hiring a taxi is necessary. Official taxis are available throughout town and can be easily identified by their blue color and red licence plates.
Getting from the Airport to the City
Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport (LVI) is the main airport serving the city. It is located just shy of 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Livingstone. The easiest and most comfortable way to get into town from the airport is by taxi, which are plentiful both at the airport and throughout town.