Cheap flights from Gatwick to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Gatwick (LGW) to South Africa

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 57 days in advance to save up to 15% 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 57 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 Gatwick to South Africa 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £442, or £472 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Gatwick to South Africa?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to South Africa from Gatwick average £538. You can even find prices in May for less than £538, as users have found deals to South Africa from as low as £387. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Africa from Gatwick. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 35%.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to South Africa in July, August 2020

The best prices found for LGW to South Africa flights in July, August
16 Jul - 1 Aug
£534pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
16 Jul - 2 Aug
£537pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
17 Jul - 28 Jul
£539pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to South Africa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Gatwick found for this year
5 Dec - 13 Dec
£425pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
5 Dec - 13 Dec
£427pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
19 Sep - 25 Sep
£495pp
LGW
London Gatwick
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to South Africa from Gatwick

Save time with Gatwick to South Africa direct flight deals
30 Nov - 15 Dec
£714pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
3 Dec - 18 Dec
£733pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
14 Dec - 20 Dec
£1149pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Gatwick, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 14 Jul
£1105pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Jun - 17 Jul
£1118pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to South Africa from Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to South Africa
15:10 - 11:50
RwandAir
1 stop
19h 40m
LGW - JNB
RwandAir
£388
DreamWorldTravel
10:30 - 06:15
Emirates
1 stop
18h 45m
LGW - JNB
Emirates
17:50 - 10:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
39h 10m
LGW - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£431
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Gatwick to South Africa flights.

Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Gatwick to South Africa 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 South Africa 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 Gatwick to South Africa for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to South Africa for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just £425, but on average you can expect to pay £497.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to South Africa for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Gatwick to South Africa under £800. A good price for a direct flight from Gatwick to South Africa is less than £1061.

Are there last-minute flights available from Gatwick to South Africa for under £1200?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Gatwick to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £1200.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 732 users have taken a look at flights from London Gatwick to South Africa.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Gatwick to South Africa?

When booking a flight from Gatwick to South Africa, you may want to consider flying on Air France, Iberia or Kenya Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Gatwick to South Africa?

The most popular flight routes from Gatwick to South Africa are London Gatwick - Cape Town Intl, London Gatwick - Johannesburg OR Tambo and London Gatwick - Durban King Shaka Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from Gatwick to South Africa?

While on average a flight from Gatwick to South Africa is generally £514, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £329. When looking at the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay £488 for that flight.

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Gatwick to South Africa
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Airports servicing London

Airports servicing

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