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Flights to Bloemfontein in 2021

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price£650Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
Round-trip from£548From London to Bloemfontein

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Bloemfontein right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Bloemfontein along with the rest of South Africa. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: South Africa has suspended all flights into the country except for flights authorised by the Ministry of Transport and flights for medical evacuations, humanitarian aid, emergency landings or refuelling stops. Nationals of South Africa who arrive in the country will be subject to quarantine for up to 21 days and airline crew will be subject to quarantine laws as applicable.. If you are looking to book a trip to Bloemfontein and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Bloemfontein flights by month

January
£572
February
£569
March
£635
April
£611
May
£819
June
£804
July
£575
August
£802
September
£531
October
£695
November
£618
December
£608
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Bloemfontein is currently September; with May being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Bloemfontein?

LON - BFN
Price
£531 - £1,216
BFN
Temperature
19 - 31 °C
BFN
Rainfall
4 - 96 mm
The best time to fly to Bloemfontein is during June, but great deals can be found at other times. January tends to be the warmest period in Bloemfontein so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. January is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Bloemfontein?

The cheapest flights to Bloemfontein are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Monday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Bloemfontein?

Flights at midday are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Bloemfontein. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

Known as the “city of roses” for the annual rose festival and general profusion of these flowers in the city, Bloemfontein has a wealth of natural attractions. They include Kings Park, with its rose gardens, and the verdant Free State National Botanic Garden. The nature reserve Naval Hill offers soaring views over the city and also has an Orchid House. Meanwhile, the historic city centre is lined with elegant buildings and museums to check out include the National Museum, Anglo Boer War Museum and Oliewenhuis Art Gallery. For leisure and refreshment, Loch Logan Waterfront is the place to be.

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When is the best time to fly to Bloemfontein?

Bloemfontein has very hot summers and January tends to be the hottest month. Summer temperatures are usually in the 30s from December through to February and it tends to be the most popular and busiest time to visit. Winters here are between June and August and tend to be cool and dry with occasional frost.

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Getting around Bloemfontein

Getting around Bloemfontein, as in most South African cities, is easiest with a car. Cars can be rented from various companies at the airport, including Avis and Hertz. Public transport options are limited, but there are public buses and taxis can be hired.

Compared to other South African cities, Bloemfontein has a reputation for being safe. Most visitors have no problems walking around the centre in the day, though it can be quiet in the evening. The shopping malls are patrolled 24 hours and 2nd Street is generally safe and busy at night. Potential areas to avoid include the train station and townships east of the railway lines. 

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