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Cheap flights to Senegal 2019 / 2020

Cheap Flight to Senegal With TAP Air Portugal
Average flight prices for Senegal
£ 356.12 to £ 1,723.79
Cheapest price to Senegal
(from London Heathrow)
fr £ 356.12

Do you have Flights to Senegal on your mind? Travelhouseuk is here to help you book cheap tickets to Senegal. Symbolized by the white sands, it is your go-to destination if you are a beach holiday fanatic, with built-up resorts, safaris, bustling streets of Dakar, exhilarating marketplaces, vivacious nightlife and cocktails or simply the relaxing calm of Saint Louis, with historical streets. Plan your trip and fly with any of the outstanding world-class carriers offering cheap Senegal Tickets such as Air France, Emirates, Iberia, Brussels, Delta, Kenya Airways, Tap Air Portugal or Ethiopian Airlines. a good buy with reasonably priced Senegal flights is simply a call away, chat live with our agents online, or leave us a query and our travel consultant shall get back to you with the best possible flight options.

Recent searches for return flights to Senegal

which airlines operate flights from uk to senegal?

How long is the flight to Senegal from the UK?

Are there any direct flights to Senegal from the UK?

Currently, there are no direct flights taking passengers from the United Kingdom to Senegal. However, the quickest possible and prefered route to this West African country is via TAP Air Portugal, which takes no more than 8 hours to reach its destination. These flights are available from both London Gatwick and London Heathrow Airports. Not only are they the swiftest flights, but they are also low-cost.

Cheap Flights to Senegal with TAP Air Portugal

TAP Air Portugal or Transportes Aereos Portugueses, as it is known in the Portuguese language, is the best airline to visit Senegal, even for last minute flights. The cheap rates they offer, the short stopovers and the fastest plane ride make TAP Portugal the ideal choice to travel to Senegal, at any time of the year. Understandably, your journey to Senegal would be in two halves: one from the UK to Lisbon and then onwards from Lisbon to Senegal.

Twenty-one flights are leaving for Lisbon from London Heathrow Airport alone. From London Gatwick Airport, TAP Portugal flight TP 1339 is flying for Lisbon every day at 11:00 AM. However, flight number TP 1337 takes off only every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday at 4:30 PM. Manchester also has two flights leaving for Lisbon every day, on TP1317 and TP1319.

From Lisbon, the Portuguese airline boards passengers on the TP 1481 or TP 1483 for the journey to Dakar. Flight TP 1481 takes off every day at 9 PM, but TP 1483 is operated only on Fridays and Sundays.

What is the cheapest time of year to fly to Senegal?

Senegal celebrates lively festivals in its full spirit. Among other festival of the year, International Art Festival and Traditional Dance Festival are the most notable and happening at the same time. St. Lious Jazz Festival, Goree Diaspora Festival, du Sahel, Dak’Art Biennale stunningly display Senegalese culture.

What are the entry requirements to Senegal for British travellers?

For British passport holders, there are no restrictions to enter Senegal. You do not need a visa to visit the country if your stay is less than three months. The British government strongly advises every tourist and traveller to Senegal on getting a yellow fever vaccination before embarking on the journey. Please keep your travel documents on your person at all times and apply for an international driving permit if you wish to drive a car in Senegal.

What is the best time to visit Senegal?

November to May is the best time to visit Senegal. Senegal goes through an intense rainy season from June to October, which can be a drain on your vacation. Coming to Senegal in the winter months can bring you more joy. There would be less rainy days and you could take your time exploring the country. The average temperatures remain in that goldilocks range: from 25°C to 30°C. The warmth does become a little excessive after mid-April with the highs going beyond 35°C, but that Senegalese sun can warm up your bones for the coming winter in the UK. The humidity is Senegal, generally, also remains low during these times so from November to May, the traveller can breathe fresher air, while going about the country.

Is there a major international airport in Senegal?

Senegal has only one international airport. Blaise Diagne International Airport (DSS) replaced the Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport only a few years ago and now serves the city of Dakar. The new Dakar airport is 53 kilometres further inland from the city centre. Getting there takes an hour by car via A1 Autoroute through the Sabikotane Forest. Blaise Diagne International Airport was designed to handle approximately 3 million passengers each year.

What are the major tourist attractions in Senegal?

The cheapest months to tour Senegal are September, October and November. In these two to three weeks, the rains are about to dissipate. The cooler air and the open skies are ideal for a great trip out and about, through the streets of Senegal. There is a sizeable Senegalese community living in the United Kingdom and France, and most of them plan to return to their home country over the school holidays. It can be a bit expensive, coming to Senegal in June and July. However, the fall is the cheapest time to visit the city, with hotels lowering their rates and airlines offering deals to attract more business during the low season. Take advantage of the lower cost and come to Senegal for an African Halloween.

What are the major landmarks in Senegal?

Being a former colony of France and having a rich African Muslim culture, Senegal has developed distinct architecture and design. The savannah in the southern strip of the country, known as Casamance, also has a few natural wonders that attract foreign tourists to this part of Senegal each year.

Which events and festivals are celebrated in Senegal?

The beating drums in Senegal keep festivals alive in the country. With so many tribes and ethnicities living in harmony in the country, old traditions are celebrated, and new ones are cultivated each day. Senegal’s festivities begin in April, with the country’s Independence Day. There are military parades in the streets of Dakar, reassuring the people that the republic is strong and united, and the celebrations continue for the next two weeks. For those who cherish art wherever they go, do not miss the Dak’Art Biennale Festival that brings artists to the forefront with their latest masterpieces. Painting and sculptures adorn the museums of Dakar. Kay Fecc and Abéné festival showcase the choreographed dances with folk music vibrating the earth, with every heel, toe and skip. Cherish these with your friends and family as you tour Senegal.

What are the transportation options available to tourists within Senegal?

Senegal offers a few means to travel across the country. There are minivans called ‘Taxi-brusse’, and the regular taxis are called ‘taxi-clando’. All taxis in Senegal are “seven-seaters”, so people usually sit in each other’s laps to save money. A British tourist can rent out the entire taxi, which can be a bit expensive. It is highly advised that you bargain with the driver and finalize the cost before taking the ride. A more comfortable way of travelling in Senegal is via car-charette, which is a rented car. People speak French in Senegal, so brush up on your French lessons to at least be able to get around Dakar and ask for directions if need be.

Which five-star hotels and accommodation are available for stay in Senegal?

There are a few star hotels in Dakar, but the rest of Senegal only offers cheaper accommodations. Cheap hotels are better for people who explore the country more and come back only to the room to sleep and regain their strength for another day. Please opt for one of the hotels below for a great stay in Senegal.

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