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Gatwick (LGW) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to JNB flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
LGW - ZA1
Price
£426 - £718
ZA1
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

£431

Average for round-trip flights in سبتمبر 2021

Round-trip from

426﷼

From London Gatwick to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 32 days in advance, which can save you up to 2% on flights from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 32 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 £497. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £507.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Johannesburg. Flights to Johannesburg from London Gatwick Airport in May are about £500 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £370.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg (LGW - ZA1)?

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

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Johannesburg in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LGW to JNB flights in September, October
9 Oct - 23 Oct
£373pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Sep - 17 Oct
£374pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
24 Sep - 8 Oct
£375pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Gatwick found for this year
9 Oct - 23 Oct
£373pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Sep - 17 Oct
£374pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
24 Sep - 8 Oct
£375pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Gatwick, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 17 Oct
£374pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Sep - 17 Oct
£408pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Oct - 3 Oct
£414pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Johannesburg from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Johannesburg
08:45 - 10:35
Qatar Airways
1 stop
23h 50m
LGW - JNB
Qatar Airways
£318
Travel2Be
13:10 - 06:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
16h 10m
LGW - JNB
Turkish Airlines
01:40 - 13:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
34h 00m
LGW - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£332
Combigo

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Gatwick</span> to <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Johannesburg

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

Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London Gatwick to Johannesburg to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from London Gatwick to Johannesburg include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg 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 Gatwick Airport and Johannesburg 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.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just £373, but on average you can expect to pay £390.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg for under £400?

There are currently 13+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than £400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg return?

According to our current data, Turkish Airlines (£373), and Qatar Airways (£388) offers the cheapest pricing from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 24% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg?

The most popular airlines flying from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg are British Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg?

While on average a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg is generally £774, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £349. When looking at the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay £373 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Johannesburg from Gatwick?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to Johannesburg

Most visitors from London Gatwick need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from Johannesburg?

Returning to London Gatwick from Johannesburg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London Gatwick.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

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Alternative routes for Gatwick to Johannesburg

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gatwick to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.22
Average temperature for September in Johannesburg
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Johannesburg
20.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 8 airlines flying from London Gatwick to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick to Johannesburg 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
Etihad Airways
£349 £527 No cancel fee 75%
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RwandAir
£350 £467 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Qatar Airways
£354 £519 No cancel fee 68%
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Turkish Airlines
£359 £567 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
£375 £808 No cancel fee 70%
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Emirates
£398 £559 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Atlantic
£426 £575 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
£548 £669 No cancel fee 78%

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

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