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Gatwick (LGW) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to JNB flight in 2022: compare Gatwick to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
What is the cheapest month to fly from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to South Africa from London Gatwick Airport average £545. You can even find prices in May for less than £545, as users have found deals to South Africa from as low as £404. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Africa from London Gatwick Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 34%.

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

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa as you normally would.

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

Travelers 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 London Gatwick Airport to South Africa 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £542, or £553 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to South Africa in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LGW to South Africa flights in May, June
14 Jun - 21 Jun
£455pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
21 Jun - 11 Jul
£466pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
7 Jun - 14 Jun
£475pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Gatwick found for this year
14 Jun - 21 Jun
£455pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
21 Jun - 11 Jul
£466pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
7 Jun - 14 Jun
£475pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
3 Jun - 8 Jun
£534pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
3 Jun - 8 Jun
£550pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
3 Jun - 7 Jun
£558pp
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
13:10 - 06:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
16h 10m
LGW - JNB
Turkish Airlines
£335
Travel2Be
13:10 - 06:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
16h 10m
LGW - JNB
Turkish Airlines
£336
Travel2Be
13:10 - 06:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
16h 10m
LGW - JNB
Turkish Airlines
£342
Travel2Be

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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. Turkish Airlines, Emirates, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Turkish Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £455, but on average you can expect to pay £498.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa for under £600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £600.

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

When booking a flight from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, Emirates or Ethiopian Air as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa?

The cheapest flight price from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa is £473. On average you can expect to pay £1,127. The most popular route, (London Gatwick - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for £455.

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

While some choose either London Gatwick - Cape Town Intl or London Gatwick - Durban King Shaka Intl, London Gatwick - Johannesburg OR Tambo is the most popular route from London Gatwick Airport to South Africa.

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) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) 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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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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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
RwandAir
£381 £509 No cancel fee N/A

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SWISS
£401 £555 No cancel fee 79%
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Turkish Airlines
£409 £599 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
£431 £683 No cancel fee 68%
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Lufthansa
£434 £553 No cancel fee 76%
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Malta MedAir
£453 £611 No cancel fee N/A

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Emirates
£454 £631 No cancel fee 75%
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Condor
£507 £551 No cancel fee 76%
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Egypt Air
£542 £616 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
£597 £757 No cancel fee 78%
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