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Flights to Sierra Leone 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, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price£688Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
Round-trip from£513From London to Sierra Leone
One-way from£7One-way flight from London to Sierra Leone

Cheap flights to Sierra Leone in July, August 2021

The best prices found for FNA flights for July, August
30 Jul - 6 Aug
£715pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
Brussels Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Aug - 22 Aug
£725pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Jul - 6 Aug
£737pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Sierra Leone 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sierra Leone found for this year
4 Nov - 11 Nov
£507pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 11 Nov
£513pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 10 Nov
£517pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
     
3 STOPS
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Last minute flights to Sierra Leone

Late deals on return flights to Sierra Leone, departing today and this week
30 Jul - 6 Aug
£715pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
Brussels Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Jul - 6 Aug
£737pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Jul - 6 Aug
£755pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
FNA
Freetown Lungi Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Sierra Leone right now?

There are current restrictions for travel to Sierra Leone at this time. These restrictions are for the safety of Sierra Leone citizens and travellers alike and are as follows: Sierra Leone is requiring all travellers who have transited through or been in any country with more than 50 confirmed cases in the past 14 days to enter facility quarantine for up to 14 days. Travellers who have transited through or been in any country with less than 50 confirmed cases in the past 14 days are subject to home quarantine for up to 14 days.. If you must travel during this time and are allowed to based on current restrictions, please stay informed about updated travel safety tips.

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Cheapest prices for Sierra Leone flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Sierra Leone found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£451
February
£508
March
£485
April
£589
May
£497
June
£553
July
£618
August
£576
September
£468
October
£480
November
£522
December
£680
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Sierra Leone. Flying to Sierra Leone in December 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 Sierra Leone?

Average Freetown Lungi Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - FNA
Price
£451 - £955
FNA
Temperature
28 - 31 °C
FNA
Rainfall
0 - 495 mm
The best time to fly to Sierra Leone is during January, but great deals can be found at other times. April tends to be the warmest period in Sierra Leone so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. August is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Sierra Leone?

The price you pay for your flight to Sierra Leone 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 Sierra Leone?

The cheapest day to fly to Sierra Leone is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Sierra Leone?

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

How long is the flight to Sierra Leone from the UK?

The average flight time to Sierra Leon from the UK is 9h 40m. However, this is the time for a flight with one stopover, rather than a direct flight. Additional stopovers can extend travel time significantly, and some airlines have very long flight times even with a single stopover, with some surpassing 12h. The most common UK airport for departure is London Heathrow. However, this is the largest and busiest airport in the UK. Some passengers may prefer to use London City Airport, which is smaller and quieter. The only international airport in Sierra Leone is Freetown International Airport, which is actually located in the town of Lungi.

Which cities offer direct flights to Sierra Leone from the UK?

The only city that offers direct flights to Sierra Leone from the UK is London. However, direct flights are very sporadic and most travelers find that they need to book a flight with one or two stopovers instead. These can be found with many different cities in the UK, including Glasgow, Newcastle, Durham, Aberdeen, Liverpool, Manchester, and many more. All will connect with Freetown in Sierra Leone, though. Travel time for a one-stopover flight is around 9h 40m, but this varies drastically from airline to airline. With two stopovers, you are looking at 16h or more. Some return flights require three stopovers, which are even longer.

What is the best way to get around Sierra Leone?

The most convenient way to get around Sierra Leone is with a private car hire, which can be arranged for at the airport or through various other rental locations. However, public buses are also available and offer affordable transportation, although they are more crowded and slower than driving your own vehicle. Okadas are available in main towns, and poda-podas (private buses) can also be rented. Some towns can be visited by boat, as the nation sites on Africa’s coast.

What are some things to do in Sierra Leone?

There is lots to experience during a visit to Sierra Leone. Many visitors head to the beach, and River Number Two Beach is one of the most popular. Lumley Beach is another such option, as is Bureh Beach. Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary is also a popular destination. The National Railway Museum is worth a visit for those with a love of trains, and you may also enjoy a visit to Bunce Island, viewing the Cotton Tree, or touring St. George’s Cathedral.

Do I need a passport to fly to Sierra Leone from the UK?

Yes, you will need a passport to enter Sierra Leone from the UK. It should be valid for at least six months from your date of entry into the nation. You will also need to purchase a visa before you’re allowed to enter. Unlike some other nations, Sierra Leone allows you to purchase a visa on arrival. Note that these visas must be purchased with US dollars and will cost $80. If you are visiting for a purpose other than tourism, you will need to pre-purchase your visa.

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