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Gatwick (LGW) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to JNB flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in 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 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 Gatwick to South Africa 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £493, or £503 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 £496. You can even find prices in May for less than £496, as users have found deals to South Africa from as low as £367. 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 34%.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to South Africa in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LGW to South Africa flights in April, May
20 May - 10 Jun
£402pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
6 May - 12 May
£403pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
20 May - 10 Jun
£404pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Gatwick found for this year
20 May - 10 Jun
£402pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
6 May - 12 May
£403pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
20 May - 10 Jun
£404pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
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
23 Apr - 30 Apr
£765pp
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 South Africa from Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to South Africa
10:05 - 10:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
23h 50m
LGW - JNB
Qatar Airways
£364
Travel2Be
17:50 - 03:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
33h 00m
LGW - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£284
Kiwi.com
05:15 - 03:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
21h 35m
LGW - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£311
Kiwi.com

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London Gatwick 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London Gatwick to South Africa are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from London Gatwick to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Gatwick to South Africa for under £435 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to South Africa for under £435. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just £402, but on average you can expect to pay £414.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to South Africa for under £435 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Gatwick to South Africa, 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 South Africa for under £798?

There are currently 1+ open flights from Gatwick to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £798.

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 British Airways, Emirates or Etihad 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 - Johannesburg OR Tambo, London Gatwick - Cape Town Intl and London Gatwick - Phalaborwa.

What are the cheapest flights from Gatwick to South Africa?

While on average a flight from Gatwick to South Africa is generally £768, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £346. When looking at the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay £394 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from Gatwick to South Africa?

A quick flight from Gatwick to South Africa can take about 16h 10m. Turkish Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £434. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Gatwick to South Africa return?

Flying on Turkish Airlines is currently your cheapest option to South Africa, with prices starting at £403. Another option worth looking into is Qatar Airways, starting at £417 return.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £364 on Qatar Airways.

Destination points for flights from Gatwick to South Africa

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Destination information for South Africa

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Top 10 airlines flying from Gatwick to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick 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
Ethiopian Air
£511 £667 No cancel fee 72%
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Condor
£635 £691 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
£477 £720 No cancel fee 75%
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RwandAir
£478 £741 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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Turkish Airlines
£491 £763 No cancel fee 77%
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Thomas Cook Airlines
£568 £766 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Virgin Atlantic
£582 £786 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
£544 £803 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£483 £837 No cancel fee 68%
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South African
£748 £949 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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