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Glasgow (GLA) to Africa

All the information you need to plan the best GLA to JNB flight in 2021: compare Glasgow to Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Africa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Glasgow to Africa?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 52 days in advance, which can save you up to 12% on flights from Glasgow to Africa compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 52 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £537. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £569.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Glasgow to Africa?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Africa. Flights to Africa from Glasgow in February are about £550 on average during February, but can be found for as low as £405.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Africa in April, May 2021

The best prices found for GLA to Africa flights in April, May
16 Apr - 17 Apr
£410pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 May - 10 Jun
£415pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 May - 10 Jun
£416pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Africa from Glasgow found for this year
1 Jul - 8 Jul
£138pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
1 Jul - 8 Jul
£154pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
1 Jul - 8 Jul
£167pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Glasgow to Africa due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Glasgow and Africa for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Glasgow to Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Glasgow to Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Glasgow to Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Glasgow to Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Emirates, and KLM are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Glasgow to Africa for under £146 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Africa for under £146. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £138, but on average you can expect to pay £317.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to Africa for under £146 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Glasgow to Africa, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Glasgow to Africa?

Air France, British Airways and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Glasgow to Africa.

What are the most popular routes from Glasgow to Africa?

When deciding which route to take from Glasgow to Africa, consider Glasgow Intl - Cairo, Glasgow Intl - Lagos Murtala Muhammed or Glasgow Intl - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Glasgow to Africa?

While on average a flight from Glasgow to Africa is generally £906, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £367. When looking at the most popular route, (Glasgow Intl - Cairo), you can expect to pay £304 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from Glasgow to Africa?

There are many flights that can get you from Glasgow to Africa in 9h 15m. Fly via Lufthansa, KLM, or British Airways to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Glasgow to Africa return?

Ryanair, at £139, was found to be the cheapest airline from Glasgow to Africa.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include KLM and Lufthansa.

Destination points for flights from Glasgow to Africa

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Destination information for Africa

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Top 10 airlines flying from Glasgow to Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Glasgow to Africa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Austrian Airlines
£450 £534 No cancel fee 78%
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Aegean Airlines
£395 £609 No cancel fee 87%
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Air France
£212 £615 No cancel fee 77%
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Turkish Airlines
£307 £633 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£210 £694 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
£512 £722 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
£532 £736 No cancel fee 82%
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Virgin Atlantic
£589 £738 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
£558 £769 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
£554 £805 No cancel fee 75%
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