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London (LON) to Africa

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

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Africa at least 52 days early can save you up to 12% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 52 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Africa for as little as £537 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £569 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Africa from London. Users have commonly found prices around £550 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £405. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from London to Africa in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LON to Africa flights in April, May
17 May - 24 May
£84pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 May - 31 Jul
£90pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
17 May - 24 May
£94pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Africa from London found for this year
17 May - 24 May
£84pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Jun - 29 Jun
£87pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jun - 1 Jul
£88pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Africa from London

Save time with London to Africa direct flight deals
26 Jun - 29 Jun
£87pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jun - 1 Jul
£88pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
23 May - 31 Jul
£90pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Africa

Late deals on return flights to Africa from London, departing today and this week
23 Apr - 30 Apr
£159pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Apr - 30 Apr
£160pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Apr - 30 Apr
£172pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
RAK
Marrakesh Menara
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Africa from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Africa
07:05 - 08:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
26h 45m
LHR - RAK
Multiple Airlines
£61
Gotogate
14:50 - 11:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
21h 55m
LHR - RAK
Multiple Airlines
£66
Gotogate
14:50 - 12:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
21h 55m
LHR - RAK
Multiple Airlines
£67
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From London to Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 London 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 London to Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways and Alitalia are some airlines that have done so. 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 London to Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from London to Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, 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 London to Africa for under £146 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Africa for under £146. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £84, but on average you can expect to pay £100.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Africa under £146. A good price for a direct flight from London to Africa is less than £114.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Africa for under £218?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Africa within the next 7 days for less than £218.

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

The most popular airlines flying from London to Africa are Air France, Alitalia and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from London to Africa?

When deciding which route to take from London to Africa, consider London Heathrow - Lagos Murtala Muhammed, London Heathrow - Accra Kotoka or London Heathrow - Cairo, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Africa?

While on average a flight from London to Africa is generally £1,205, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £266. When looking at the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Lagos Murtala Muhammed), you can expect to pay £403 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from London to Africa?

British Airways, TAP AIR PORTUGAL, and Air France can get you from London to Africa in just under 3h 35m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 10m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at £88, British Airways will fly you from London to Africa and back. In addition to British Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for as low as £99.

Destination points for flights from London to Africa

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Destination information for Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Africa.
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Flight duration
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Top 10 airlines flying from London to Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
easyJet
£85 £202 No cancel fee 86%
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Eurowings
£130 £307 No cancel fee 87%
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Air Europa
£155 £316 No cancel fee 83%
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Vueling
£131 £394 No cancel fee 88%
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Iberia
£355 £462 No cancel fee 77%
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TAROM
£307 £471 No cancel fee 86%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by TAROM. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air Serbia
£321 £536 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Belgium
£480 £544 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Belgium. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Condor
£635 £691 No cancel fee 76%
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SAUDIA
£346 £714 No cancel fee 86%
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