The cheapest times to fly from DSS to BKO are

  • December 10th to July 29th

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 DSS to BKO is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $709 for Thursday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $490 for Sunday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Bamako

Flying from Dakar Thies (DSS) to Bamako (BKO) will usually cost between $493 to $555 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $493. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $559. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $66 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $501 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSS to BKO flight.

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

DSS to BKO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DSS to BKO flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dakar. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.49, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $51 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $496. Return trip prices are from the BKO to DSS 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 DSS to BKO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 7 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Algerie, Air Burkina, Air Cote D’Ivoire, Air Senegal, ASKY, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, Mauritanian Airlines International, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Tunisair, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Modibo Keita Airport to Blaise Diagne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 630 miles or 1014 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSS to BKO flight is about 2 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Dakar Thies and Bamako?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from DSS to BKO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DSS
Origination airport name Blaise Diagne International Airport
City Dakar Thies
Country Senegal
Latitude 14.7
Longitude -17.1

Return Airport

Destination code BKO
Destination airport name Modibo Keita Airport
City Bamako
Country Mali
Latitude 12.5
Longitude -7.9


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