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England to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best null to JNB flight in 2021: compare England to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
What is the cheapest month to fly from England to South Africa?

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 South Africa. Flights to South Africa from England in May are about £495 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £366.

How far in advance should I book a flight from England to South Africa?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 32 days in advance to save up to 2% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 32 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from England to South Africa 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £492, or £502 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from England to South Africa (ENG - ZA)?

When flying from England to South Africa, 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 England to South Africa in October, November 2021

The best prices found for England to South Africa flights in October, November
25 Oct - 15 Nov
£311pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 14 Nov
£359pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
11 Nov - 21 Nov
£360pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

England to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from England found for this year
27 Dec - 8 Feb
£299pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Dec - 11 Jan
£307pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
25 Oct - 15 Nov
£311pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to South Africa from England

Save time with England to South Africa direct flight deals
31 Mar - 14 Apr
£161pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Feb - 26 Feb
£295pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Dec - 8 Feb
£299pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from England to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from England, departing today and this week
31 Oct - 22 Nov
£370pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Oct - 7 Nov
£371pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Oct - 4 Nov
£378pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to South Africa from England

The cheapest one-way flights from England to South Africa
13:15 - 03:00
British Airways
Direct
11h 45m
LHR - CPT
British Airways
£143
Netflights
17:05 - 06:10
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
11h 05m
LHR - JNB
Virgin Atlantic
£232
Virgin Atlantic
10:00 - 03:05
Egypt Air
1 stop
15h 05m
LHR - JNB
Egypt Air
£267
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From England to South Africa

Which airlines flying from England to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and Emirates flying from England to South Africa have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from England to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from England to South Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from England to South Africa for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from England to South Africa for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £208, but on average you can expect to pay £329.

Are there direct flights from England to South Africa for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from England to South Africa under £200. A good price for a direct flight from England to South Africa is less than £325.

Are there last-minute flights available from England to South Africa for under £400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from England to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £400.

How popular is this England to South Africa flight route?

Within the past month, 10,354 users have taken a look at flights from England to South Africa.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from England to South Africa one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £47 on British Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Virgin Atlantic from £232 and Egypt Air from £267 one-way.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Africa from England?

Information is based on travel restrictions from England to South Africa

Most visitors from England need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Africa.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from England are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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 England from South Africa?

Returning to England from South Africa

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering England.

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Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from England to South Africa.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.07
Flight duration from England to South Africa
11h 39m

Airports servicing

Blackpool (BLK)
Bournemouth (BOH)
Bristol (BRS)
Brize Norton (BZZ)
Carlisle Lake District (CAX)

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 10 airlines flying from England to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from England to South Africa 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
easyJet
£71 £97 No cancel fee 86%
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Flybe
£72 £100 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Iberia
£257 £433 No cancel fee 77%
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Air France
£313 £575 No cancel fee 77%
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Ethiopian Air
£338 £513 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
£339 £571 No cancel fee 75%
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RwandAir
£346 £499 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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SWISS
£348 £590 No cancel fee 79%
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Kenya Airways
£349 £595 No cancel fee 82%
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Qatar Airways
£350 £635 No cancel fee 68%
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