The cheapest times to fly from STL to FNA are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 26th to May 27th (except the weeks of April 23rd and April 30th)
  • August 6th to October 7th (except the weeks of August 13th and September 3rd)
  • October 29th to December 2nd

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 STL to FNA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $7426 for Thursday flights during mid October, or as low as $1461 for Sunday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Freetown

Flying from St. Louis, MO (STL) to Freetown (FNA) will usually cost between $1461 to $4087 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1468. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $3060. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1591 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1523 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STL to FNA flight.

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

STL to FNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STL to FNA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from St. Louis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FNA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into STL. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Freetown, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to St. Louis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $776 (28%) 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 $1542. Return trip prices are from the FNA to STL 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 STL to FNA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 16 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking STL to FNA

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 STL to FNA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (STL > LGA > FNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1376
  • Average savings: $148 (9.68%)

See STL to LGA flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (STL > EWR > FNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1418
  • Average savings: $106 (6.93%)

See STL to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (STL > JFK > FNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1481
  • Average savings: $42 (2.76%)

See STL to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from STL to FNA? 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, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, South African, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Freetown Lungi Airport to St Louis Lambert International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5156 miles or 8298 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from STL to FNA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STL to FNA flight is about 10 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Louis, MO and Freetown?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from STL to FNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSTL
Origination airport nameSt Louis Lambert International Airport
CitySt. Louis, MO
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeFNA
Destination airport nameFreetown Lungi Airport
CountrySierra Leone


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