Cheap flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo

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The best prices from Gatwick to OR Tambo are usually found in March or September, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Gatwick (LGW) to OR Tambo (JNB)

LGW - JNB
Price
£436 - £736
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

£446

Average for round-trip flights in November 2020

Round-trip from

£436

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.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Gatwick to OR Tambo?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 18% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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 £509. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £520.

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 £513 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £379. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Gatwick to OR Tambo (LGW - JNB)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Gatwick to OR Tambo is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 6% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo in November, December 2020

The best prices found for LGW to JNB flights in November, December
30 Dec - 14 Jan
£451pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Dec - 28 Jan
£460pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Dec - 31 Mar
£472pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Gatwick found for next year
30 Dec - 14 Jan
£451pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Dec - 28 Jan
£460pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Dec - 31 Mar
£472pp
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
2 Dec - 12 Dec
£508pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
2 Dec - 15 Dec
£513pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Dec - 14 Dec
£514pp
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
11:45 - 06:10
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
16h 25m
LGW - JNB
Turkish Airlines
£345
Flights by SU
14:20 - 23:35
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
55h 15m
LGW - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£372
Kiwi.com
02:35 - 23:35
Qatar Airways
1 stop
19h 00m
LGW - JNB
Qatar Airways
£375
FlyFar

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Gatwick to OR Tambo flights.

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.

Can I find flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo for under £450 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo for under £450. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just £390, but on average you can expect to pay £402.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo for under £375 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 £525?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Gatwick to OR Tambo within the next 7 days for less than £525.

What days are direct flights available from Gatwick to Johannesburg?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday.

Does it rain more in Gatwick or Johannesburg?

In Gatwick, there will be less rainfall in Gatwick compared to Johannesburg over the next 11 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 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 .

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Gatwick to OR Tambo return?

Our cheapest airline available from Gatwick to OR Tambo is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £390 on this airline. Turkish Airlines is 23% 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 Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £335. Check flights for Turkish Airlines, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Gatwick to OR Tambo

Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Gatwick to OR Tambo
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.50
Average temperature for November in OR Tambo
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in OR Tambo
99.0 mm

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Top 8 airlines 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 change 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 change 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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