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Average flight time13 hrs 5 mins
Airports serving Manchester
- Manchester International (MAN)
Airports servicing Johannesburg
- OR Tambo (JNB)
- Lanseria International Airport (HLA)
Avg temp for June in Johannesburg17.8 °C
Average rainfall for June in Johannesburg11.6 mm
South Africa is one of the most-wanted countries in Africa, reeling in around 35 million visitors a year.
Thinking of flying from Manchester? You could head to the northern province of Gauteng, home to the sprawling cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria. Meanwhile, the Western Cape dishes up Cape Town and Table Mountain, plus wine routes dotted with picture-pretty villages such as Stellenbosch.
The Eastern Cape is another must-see. Port Elizabeth is the gateway to game reserves and mountainous hiking trails.
How long is the flight from Manchester to South Africa?
It depends on which part of South Africa you’re heading for. Flights to Johannesburg take from 13 hours, Cape Town is around 15 hours away, and Port Elizabeth is over 18 hours away.
Which airlines operate flights from Manchester to South Africa?
Etihad Airways offers some of the cheapest flights.
Often, you get a better choice of times and prices by mix-and-matching companies – so you could fly to South Africa with Kenya Airways and fly back with KLM.
How frequent are flights between Manchester and South Africa?
There’s loads of choice when it comes to indirect flights, so you can take your pick of daily routes.
Which airports serve Manchester and South Africa?
You’ll fly from Manchester Airport.
O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and Cape Town International Airport are the most popular destinations in South Africa. You could also fly into several other South African airfields, including Durban International Airport, Port Elizabeth Airport, East London Airport and Bloemfontein Airport.
Which direct flight route between Manchester and South Africa is cheapest?
There aren’t any direct Manchester to South Africa flights at the moment, so all trips include a stopover. Journeys to Cape Town are often the cheapest, closely followed by routes to Johannesburg and Durban.
Book a flight from Manchester to South Africa, and you’ll discover a vast country of sprawling vistas. Cape Town is one of the most scenic spots. This southerly city perches between flat-capped Table Mountain and a wild coastline of sandy penguin beaches and rolling vineyards.
Then there’s Johannesburg. The Apartheid Museum covers a dark swathe of modern South African history, while the prehistoric Cradle of Humankind is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Wildlife reserves colour in the spaces between the cities. You can search out lions in Kruger National Park or watch for whales off the shores of Tsitsikamma National Park.
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