The cheapest times to fly from MEM to DSS are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of March 5th)
  • September 3rd 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 MEM to DSS is late October. Prices can be as high as $2220 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $1130 for Wednesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Dakar

Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to Dakar Thies (DSS) will usually cost between $1209 to $2005 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1227. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1999. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $773 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1424 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEM to DSS flight.

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

MEM to DSS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEM to DSS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Memphis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dakar, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Memphis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $409 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1398. Return trip prices are from the DSS to MEM 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 MEM 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 9 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MEM 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 MEM to DSS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1285
  • Average savings: $139 (9.73%)

See MEM to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MEM > LGA > DSS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1286
  • Average savings: $138 (9.66%)

See MEM to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (MEM > EWR > DSS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1296
  • Average savings: $128 (8.99%)

See MEM to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Iberia, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4682 miles or 7535 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEM to DSS flight is about 9 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Memphis, TN and Dakar Thies?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from MEM to DSS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MEM
Origination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90

Return Airport

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


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