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Gatwick (LGW) to OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to JNB flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.
LGW - JNB
Price
£413 - £698
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 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

£448

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£413

From Gatwick to OR Tambo

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 Gatwick to OR Tambo?

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 Gatwick to OR Tambo 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 £482. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £492.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Gatwick to OR Tambo?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to OR Tambo from Gatwick. Users have commonly found prices around £486 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £359. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LGW to JNB flights in May, June
3 Jun - 13 Jun
£418pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Jun - 11 Jun
£426pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
12 Jun - 30 Jun
£432pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Gatwick found for this year
27 Sep - 20 Oct
£361pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
2 Nov - 25 Nov
£362pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
27 Sep - 20 Oct
£364pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo

Late deals on return flights to OR Tambo from Gatwick, departing today and this week
21 May - 23 May
£519pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
21 May - 2 Jun
£536pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
20 May - 31 May
£580pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to OR Tambo from Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo
10:00 - 09:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
22h 05m
LGW - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£475
Gotogate
13:40 - 06:20
Turkish Airlines
2 stops
39h 40m
LGW - JNB
Turkish Airlines
£1,715
Booking.com
10:05 - 05:50
Qatar Airways
1 stop
18h 45m
LGW - JNB
Qatar Airways
£2,158
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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to OR Tambo

Are flight prices decreasing from Gatwick 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 Gatwick 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London Gatwick to Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 London Gatwick to Johannesburg OR Tambo 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.

Which airlines flying from London Gatwick to Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 airport do you fly into for flights to Johannesburg from London Gatwick?

For a flight from London Gatwick to Johannesburg, you will be flying into OR Tambo. Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) is just 12.8 mi from the centre vof the city. OR Tambo is the only Johannesburg airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from London Gatwick per day. 10 airlines have flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo from London Gatwick on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo for under £426 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo for under £426. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just £361, but on average you can expect to pay £391.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo for under £355 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Gatwick to OR Tambo for under £568?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo within the next 7 days for less than £568.

Does it rain more in Gatwick or Johannesburg?

In Gatwick, there will be same rainfall in Gatwick compared to Johannesburg over the next 8 days.

Is Gatwick weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 26 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Johannesburg is typically hotter than in Gatwick. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Gatwick to OR Tambo?

Airlines like Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways fly from Gatwick to OR Tambo in about 16h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 40m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Gatwick to OR Tambo return?

Our cheapest airline available from Gatwick to OR Tambo is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £361 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Turkish Airlines, starting at £437. Qatar Airways is 25% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Gatwick to OR Tambo one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £425. Check flights for Qatar Airways, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Gatwick to OR Tambo

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

Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gatwick to OR Tambo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R19.88
Average temperature for May in OR Tambo
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in OR Tambo
25.0 mm

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Top 8 airlines flying from Gatwick to OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick to OR Tambo 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
RwandAir
£478 £639 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
£483 £710 No cancel fee 68%
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Etihad Airways
£477 £720 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£544 £764 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£491 £775 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
£582 £786 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
£748 £915 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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British Airways
£512 £1,104 No cancel fee 70%
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