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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 London Gatwick Airport to South Africa?

To save on the cost of your flight from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa, book at least 32 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £491 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £501.

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

Flights from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £366.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa (LGW - ZA0)?

When flying from London Gatwick Airport 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 Gatwick to South Africa in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LGW to South Africa flights in September, October
14 Oct - 20 Oct
£373pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Oct - 10 Oct
£374pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Oct - 6 Oct
£375pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Gatwick found for this year
14 Oct - 20 Oct
£373pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Oct - 10 Oct
£374pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Oct - 6 Oct
£375pp
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
22 Sep - 6 Oct
£428pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
22 Sep - 6 Oct
£443pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
22 Sep - 29 Sep
£475pp
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 London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to South Africa
08:45 - 04:40
Qatar Airways
1 stop
17h 55m
LGW - JNB
Qatar Airways
£325
Travel2Be
13:10 - 06:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
16h 10m
LGW - JNB
Turkish Airlines
04:35 - 02:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
19h 30m
LGW - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£339
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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to South Africa

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.

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.

Are flight prices decreasing from London Gatwick Airport 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 London Gatwick Airport 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 London Gatwick Airport to South Africa for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just £373, but on average you can expect to pay £392.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £500.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to South Africa

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick 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 Gatwick from South Africa?

Returning to London Gatwick 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 London Gatwick.

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

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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 London 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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Malta MedAir
£568 £766 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Malta MedAir. 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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