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 £521, or £531 for flights within the next 24 hours.
The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to South Africa from Gatwick average £524. You can even find prices in May for less than £524, as users have found deals to South Africa from as low as £388. 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%.
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.
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.
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.
Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to South Africa for under £460. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just £395, but on average you can expect to pay £405.
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.
There are currently 20+ open flights from Gatwick to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £460.
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.
The most popular flight routes from Gatwick to South Africa are London Gatwick - Johannesburg OR Tambo, London Gatwick - Cape Town Intl and London Gatwick - Durban King Shaka Intl.
While on average a flight from Gatwick to South Africa is generally £577, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £360. When looking at the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay £396 for that flight.
A quick flight from Gatwick to South Africa can take about 16h 20m. Turkish Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £399. This flight may include one or multiple stops.
Flying on Turkish Airlines is currently your cheapest option to South Africa, with prices starting at £395. Another option worth looking into is Qatar Airways, starting at £420 return.
One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £336 on Qatar Airways.