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Glasgow (GLA) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best GLA to JNB flight in 2021: compare Glasgow to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
GG1 - ZA1
Price
£463 - £642
ZA1
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Average price

£488

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

£463

From Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Johannesburg?

To save on the cost of your flight from Glasgow to Johannesburg, book at least 22 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 15% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £500 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £590.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Glasgow to Johannesburg?

Flights from Glasgow to Johannesburg lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Glasgow to Johannesburg in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at £399.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to Johannesburg (GG1 - ZA1)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Glasgow to Johannesburg as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Johannesburg in September, October 2021

The best prices found for GLA to JNB flights in September, October
19 Sep - 20 Sep
£707pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
19 Sep - 20 Sep
£758pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
19 Sep - 20 Sep
£831pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Glasgow found for this year
5 Nov - 8 Nov
£458pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
5 Nov - 8 Nov
£460pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
11 Dec - 1 Jan
£647pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Johannesburg

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

Emirates, KLM, and British Airways 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 Glasgow to Johannesburg to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Johannesburg for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Johannesburg for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £458, but on average you can expect to pay £1,236.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Glasgow to Johannesburg return?

According to our current data, Lufthansa (£458), KLM (£647), and Qatar Airways (£791) offers the cheapest pricing from Glasgow to Johannesburg. These flights start at 11% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Glasgow to Johannesburg

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Glasgow 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 Glasgow from Johannesburg?

Returning to Glasgow 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 Glasgow.

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

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Alternative routes for Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.05
Average temperature for September in Johannesburg
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Johannesburg
20.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Glasgow Intl (GLA)
Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 9 airlines flying from Glasgow to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Glasgow 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
Turkish Airlines
£492 £629 No cancel fee 77%
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Air France
£481 £639 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£490 £681 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£558 £723 No cancel fee 68%
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Lufthansa
£512 £726 No cancel fee 76%
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Virgin Atlantic
£589 £738 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
£608 £745 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£591 £757 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£578 £804 No cancel fee 70%
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