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London (LON) to Africa

All the information you need to plan the best LON to JNB flight in 2022: compare London to Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Africa.
When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Africa (LON - AF)?

When flying from London to Africa, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Africa?

To save on the cost of your flight from London to Africa, book at least 47 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 13% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £712 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £781.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Africa from London. Prices for May average £689 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £393. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 45% on your journey compared to booking in December

Cheap flights from London to Africa in July, August 2022

The best prices found for LON to Africa flights in July, August
23 Aug - 20 Sep
£98pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Aug - 20 Sep
£101pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Aug - 20 Sep
£106pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

London to Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Africa from London found for this year
4 Dec - 8 Dec
£56pp
LGW
London Gatwick
easyJet
Direct
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
easyJet
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
5 Dec - 9 Dec
£57pp
LGW
London Gatwick
easyJet
Direct
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
easyJet
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Nov - 12 Dec
£58pp
LGW
London Gatwick
easyJet
Direct
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
easyJet
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to Africa from London

Save time with London to Africa direct flight deals
4 Dec - 8 Dec
£56pp
LGW
London Gatwick
easyJet
Direct
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
easyJet
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
5 Dec - 9 Dec
£57pp
LGW
London Gatwick
easyJet
Direct
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
easyJet
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Nov - 12 Dec
£58pp
LGW
London Gatwick
easyJet
Direct
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
easyJet
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from London to Africa

Late deals on return flights to Africa from London, departing today and this week
13 Jul - 20 Jul
£136pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
Wizz Air
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
11 Jul - 15 Jul
£142pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
Ryanair UK
Direct
STN
London Stansted
12 Jul - 19 Jul
£149pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
Wizz Air
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Africa from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Africa
17:05 - 09:45
Wizz Air
1 stop
16h 40m
LGW - RAK
Wizz Air
£38
Gotogate
11:40 - 16:15
easyJet
Direct
3h 35m
LGW - RAK
easyJet
02:45 - 18:35
Ryanair
2 stops
15h 50m
STN - RAK
Ryanair
£45
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From London to Africa

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, Egypt Air, and Virgin Atlantic 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 £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Africa for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on easyJet for just £56, but on average you can expect to pay £66.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Africa for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Africa under £100. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Africa is less than £67.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Africa for under £200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Africa within the next 7 days for less than £200.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Africa one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Wizz Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £26. Ryanair flights start at £35 while deals on easyJet start at £35 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Africa?

While on average a flight from London to Africa is generally £1,812, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £312. When looking at the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Lagos Murtala Muhammed), you can expect to pay £364 for that flight.

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

Consider Major Airline, Air France or ITA Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London to Africa.

What are the most popular routes from London to Africa?

While some choose either London Heathrow - Cairo or London Heathrow - Johannesburg OR Tambo, London Heathrow - Lagos Murtala Muhammed is the most popular route from London to Africa.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Africa?

Before booking your flight to Africa from London, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Delta (100%), Virgin Atlantic (100%), American Airlines( 71%).

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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£1 = $1.21
Flight duration from London to Africa
3h 37m

Airports servicing London

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Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

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
Wizz Air UK
£26 £64 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Malta MedAir
£44 £508 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Vueling
£65 £209 No cancel fee 88%
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TUI Airways
£67 £150 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Air Arabia Maroc
£80 £194 No cancel fee 78%

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

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Eurowings
£108 £255 No cancel fee 87%
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Iberia
£110 £259 No cancel fee 77%
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Air Europa
£125 £268 No cancel fee 83%
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Air Malta
£129 £280 No cancel fee 86%

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

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LOT
£163 £305 No cancel fee 81%
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