Cheap flights to Uganda

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Flights to Uganda in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price2,303﷼Average for return flights in October 2021

Can I fly to Uganda from Qatar right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Qatar to Uganda

Most visitors from Qatar need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Uganda.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Qatar must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Uganda.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Qatar are not required to quarantine after entering Uganda.

Can I fly back to Qatar from Uganda?

Returning to Qatar from Uganda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Uganda must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Qatar.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Uganda are not required to quarantine after entering Qatar.

When is the best time to fly to Uganda?

Average Uganda flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

DOH - EBB

Price

170﷼ - 3,215﷼

EBB

Temperature

20 - 22 °C

EBB

Precipitation

72 - 258 mm

Peak season:

The busiest month of the year tends to be July time. Due to this you’ll find cheap flights to Uganda are a lot harder to come by as more tourists flock to enjoy the warm weather and make the most of the activities on offer. The peak season begins in June time though and runs until September to early October although the weather can become unbearable as August rolls on. October 9th is Independence Day in Uganda, a public holiday which sees the country come to life to celebrate. Bear in mind that accommodation surrounding this event will be a lot pricier as will flight tickets. It’s also very important to make sure you have any permits secured well in advance, for example gorilla permits etc.

Off season:

Uganda doesn’t necessarily have an off season due to hot weather practically all-year round although January to early March is when tourism is at its lowest. Aim for this time of year if you’re after the cheapest flights to Uganda.

How long is the flight to Uganda?

Flights from London to Uganda: 13 hours 15 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Uganda: 11 hours 25 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Uganda: 11 hours 25 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Uganda: 13 hours 20 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Uganda?

There are a few different airlines that provide cheap flights to Uganda. Ethiopian, Qatar Airways, Etihad and Brussels Airlines are the major four that control the route so expect to fly with one of them. When it comes to choosing which airline works best for you, you should first consider your budget and then think about the comfort. Etihad and Qatar excel when it comes to comfort although you’ll pay more for your flight tickets if you go with them. That said for an 11+ hour flight being comfortable is an important factor to consider. Once you’ve settled on your dates you can begin to compare a few airlines to see who offers you the best value for money.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The major city to head to once your flights to Uganda land in Entebbe is Kampala. Getting there is simple enough too. Once you’ve booked your flights to Uganda you can look into Sheraton for your accommodation. For an extra UGX39, 000 you can add on a one-way shuttle service to collect you from the airport and take you directly to the hotel, which will save you time and money. Alternatively you could opt for the Airport Express. It’s slightly cheaper than the hotel shuttle but you’ll get dropped at Garden City Shopping Mall in the centre of Kampala and then you’ll need to find your own way. Lastly you can jump in a taxi. These can be easily found outside of the airport although make sure to agree on the fare beforehand and anything over UGX77, 000 is too much.

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Getting around Uganda

  

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What is good to know if travelling to Uganda?

  • Before you set off into Uganda you should give this post about a couple of border crossers who ventured through Africa and even dined on grasshoppers. It’ll give you a good idea about Uganda.
  • Don’t miss out on the Gorilla Trek Independent Adventure whilst you are in Uganda. It’s an unforgettable experience.

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