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27 Apr — 4 May1
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Cheap first class flights to South Africa in 2024

Find the latest flights to South Africa in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 928,330 searches and data were last updated on 22 April 2024.

Average Price

£4,962

Cheapest Price

£4,633

Top Rated Airline

British Airways

No. of Airlines

1
Average for return first class flights in April 2024
The lowest price for a first class flight ticket to South Africa
Most popular airline to fly first class with to South Africa in the past 7 days
Airline that offers first class options for this route

South Africa round-trip first class flight deals

Discover return first class flight deals to South Africa. Fares were last updated on 22 April 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 928,330 searches.
9 Jul - 16 Jul
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

11h 10m

19:05-07:15
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 20m

21:05-07:25
£4,642

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/4

19 Jun - 27 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

15h 40m

19:05-11:45
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

21h 10m

09:20-05:30
£4,897

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/4

9 Jul - 16 Jul
STN

London Stansted

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 05m

21:10-16:15
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

18h 45m

19:10-12:55
£7,456

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/4

1 Oct - 22 Oct
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

11h 10m

19:05-07:15
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 20m

21:05-07:25
£4,727

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/4

7 Oct - 10 Nov
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

11h 00m

21:25-09:25
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m

22:15-07:40
£4,732

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/4

7 Oct - 10 Nov
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

11h 10m

19:05-07:15
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

17h 50m

15:05-06:55
£4,923

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/4

South Africa one-way first class flight deals

Discover one-way first class flight deals to South Africa. Fares were last updated on 22 April 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 928,330 searches.
1 Oct
STN

London Stansted

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

19h 40m

14:55-11:35
£4,757

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/4

1 Oct
STN

London Stansted

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

24h 05m

14:55-16:00
£4,938

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/4

1 Oct
LGW

London Gatwick

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

20h 05m

14:30-11:35
£4,761

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/4

1 Oct
LGW

London Gatwick

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

20h 05m

14:30-11:35
£4,762

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/4

10 May
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

11h 00m

21:25-09:25
£11,396

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/4

1 Oct
LHR

London Heathrow

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

19h 10m

20:40-16:50
£4,790

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/4

When is the cheapest month to fly first class to South Africa?

Identify the most economical month to book your first class flight to South Africa. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 928,330 searches and data was last updated on 22 April 2024.

January

£5,008

February

£4,699

March

£3,967

April

£4,384

May

£5,181

June

£5,599

July

£5,397

August

£3,669

September

£4,986

October

£4,283

November

£4,826

December

£5,315

Currently, August is the cheapest month in which you can book a first class flight to South Africa. Flying first class to South Africa in June will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

Frequently asked questions about South Africa first class tickets

Find answers to common questions related to first class tickets for flights to South Africa. Get information on booking, amenities, upgrade options, and more. This FAQ section was last updated on 22 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest price for a First Class ticket to South Africa?

    If you are flexible with your travel dates and origin, you might only have to pay £4,633 for a First Class class flight to South Africa (lowest price found recently). Our data shows that the average price for a First Class ticket to South Africa is about £4,962/traveller.

  • What airlines can I book First Class flights to South Africa with?

    Flying First Class to South Africa? Users reported booking with British Airways the most.

  • How much do Business Class flight tickets to South Africa cost?

    Want comfortable seats without paying First Class prices? For around £4,063/ticket, you can experience comfort and some premium flight services with a Business Class flight to South Africa. Not to mention, Business Class cabin tickets are often 19% cheaper than First Class - in case you need more motivation.

  • How many premium cabins does British Airways have for flights to South Africa?

    British Airways has 3 premium cabins on its schedule for flights to South Africa: Prem Economy Class, Business Class and First Class. If you prefer to see more cabin class options, you can try switching up different departure and/or arrival dates.

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