The cheapest times to fly from SEA to LVI are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • October 22nd 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 SEA to LVI is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $4171 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1053 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Livingstone

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Livingstone (LVI) will usually cost between $1133 to $2719 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $1218. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $3160. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1942 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1615 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to LVI flight.

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

SEA to LVI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to LVI flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Livingstone, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Seattle. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $218 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1616. Return trip prices are from the LVI to SEA 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 SEA to LVI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SEA to LVI

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 SEA to LVI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (SEA > JNB > LVI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1303
  • Average savings: $313 (19.35%)

See SEA to JNB flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SEA > JFK > LVI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1437
  • Average savings: $178 (11.02%)

See SEA to JFK flights

Hack #3: Cape Town (SEA > CPT > LVI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1536
  • Average savings: $79 (4.89%)

See SEA to CPT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SEA to LVI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Harry Mwanga Nkumbula Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9709 miles or 15625 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SEA to LVI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to LVI flight is about 18 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Livingstone?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from SEA to LVI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SEA
Origination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

Return Airport

Destination code LVI
Destination airport name Harry Mwanga Nkumbula Airport
City Livingstone
Country Zambia
Latitude -17.8
Longitude 25.8


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