The cheapest times to fly from CMH to DSS are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of March 5th and March 19th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • September 10th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CMH to DSS is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2058 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $1215 for Thursday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Dakar

Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Dakar Thies (DSS) will usually cost between $1255 to $1870 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1265. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1815. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $550 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1430 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to DSS flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CMH to DSS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CMH to DSS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMH to DSS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Columbus. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DSS, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CMH. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dakar, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Columbus. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $480 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1414. Return trip prices are from the DSS to CMH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CMH to DSS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CMH to DSS

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CMH to DSS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (CMH > JFK > DSS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1216
  • Average savings: $215 (15%)

See CMH to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (CMH > EWR > DSS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1269
  • Average savings: $162 (11.29%)

See CMH to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (CMH > LGA > DSS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1271
  • Average savings: $159 (11.12%)

See CMH to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CMH to DSS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Iberia, Lufthansa, South African, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Blaise Diagne International Airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4297 miles or 6915 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CMH to DSS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to DSS flight is about 8 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Dakar Thies?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from CMH to DSS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCMH
Origination airport nameJohn Glenn Columbus International Airport
CityColumbus, OH
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDSS
Destination airport nameBlaise Diagne International Airport
CityDakar Thies


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