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Glasgow (GLA) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best GLA to JNB flight in 2021: compare Glasgow 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 Glasgow to South Africa?

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 32 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Glasgow to South Africa from £493 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £503 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from Glasgow. Prices for May average £496 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £367. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 34% on your journey compared to booking in May

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

The best prices found for GLA to South Africa flights in April, May
20 May - 10 Jun
£414pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 May - 10 Jun
£415pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 May - 10 Jun
£428pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Glasgow found for this year
20 May - 10 Jun
£414pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 May - 10 Jun
£415pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 May - 10 Jun
£428pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Glasgow to South Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, British Airways, and KLM flying from Glasgow to South Africa have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to South Africa for under £435. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £414, but on average you can expect to pay £523.

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

There are no direct flights from Glasgow to South Africa, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

Consider Air France, British Airways or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Glasgow to South Africa.

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

While some choose either Glasgow Intl - Port Elizabeth or Glasgow Intl - Cape Town Intl, Glasgow Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo is the most popular route from Glasgow to South Africa.

What are the cheapest flights from Glasgow to South Africa?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Glasgow to South Africa? While on average our users pay £903, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £366. The most popular route (Glasgow Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), is priced around £428.

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

Airlines like KLM, Lufthansa, and British Airways fly from Glasgow to South Africa in about 14h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 45m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Lufthansa, at £415, was found to be the cheapest airline from Glasgow to South Africa. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be KLM.

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Glasgow to South Africa.
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Airports servicing Glasgow

Glasgow Intl (GLA)
Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing

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

Top 9 airlines flying from Glasgow to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Glasgow 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
Air France
£481 £705 No cancel fee 77%
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Turkish Airlines
£492 £723 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
£589 £738 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
£608 £745 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£558 £800 No cancel fee 68%
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KLM
£490 £819 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£591 £829 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£512 £859 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£578 £939 No cancel fee 70%
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