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How to find the cheapest flight from
Heathrow (LHR) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to JNB flight in 2022: compare Heathrow 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 Heathrow Airport to South Africa?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to South Africa. Flights to South Africa from London Heathrow Airport in January are about £563 on average during January, but can be found for as low as £382.

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

When flying from London Heathrow 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.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £563. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £618.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to South Africa in August, September 2022

The best prices found for LHR to South Africa flights in August, September
19 Sep - 19 Oct
£406pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Sep - 16 Oct
£408pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Sep - 5 Oct
£409pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Heathrow found for this year
29 Nov - 19 Jan
£372pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Nov - 18 Jan
£391pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Nov - 30 Nov
£394pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Cheap SWISS flights from Heathrow to South Africa

24 Jan - 7 Feb
£372pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jan - 7 Feb
£377pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Nov - 18 Jan
£391pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Cheap Egypt Air flights from Heathrow to South Africa

17 Nov - 25 Nov
£431pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Nov - 23 Nov
£602pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Egypt Air
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Egypt Air
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to South Africa from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to South Africa direct flight deals
18 Sep - 4 Oct
£558pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Oct - 10 Oct
£573pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Sep - 18 Sep
£581pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Heathrow, departing today and this week
18 Aug - 18 Sep
£672pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Aug - 8 Sep
£676pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Aug - 8 Sep
£683pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to South Africa from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to South Africa
01:35 - 02:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
22h 30m
LHR - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£329
Kiwi.com
11:00 - 03:10
Egypt Air
1 stop
15h 10m
LHR - JNB
Egypt Air
£330
Travel2Be
12:10 - 17:40
Kenya Airways
2 stops
51h 30m
LHR - CPT
Kenya Airways

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Heathrow</span> to <span class="emphasized">South Africa</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to South Africa

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

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

Can I find flights from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just £372, but on average you can expect to pay £400.

Are there nonstop flights from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa under £600. A good price for a nonstop flight from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa is less than £599.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa for under £700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £700.

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

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

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

When booking a flight from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa, you may want to consider flying on Undisclosed Carrier, Air France or ITA Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

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

On average you can expect to pay £1,287 for a flight from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa. The cheapest flight overall is £312 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at £429.

What are the most reliable airlines from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from London Heathrow Airport to South Africa consider choosing Delta (86%), Virgin Atlantic (86%) or American Airlines (38%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

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

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

Most visitors from London Heathrow can enter South Africa without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering South Africa.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Heathrow from South Africa?

Returning to London Heathrow 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 Heathrow.

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

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Destination points for flights from Heathrow to South Africa

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Top 10 airlines flying from London Heathrow to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow 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
FlySafair
£67 £84 No cancel fee N/A
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Etihad Airways
£257 £627 No cancel fee 75%
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Iberia
£290 £379 No cancel fee 77%
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RwandAir
£306 £620 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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Air France
£353 £635 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
£356 £730 No cancel fee 75%
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Austrian Airlines
£372 £532 No cancel fee 78%
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Egypt Air
£391 £543 No cancel fee N/A
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Kenya Airways
£393 £553 No cancel fee 82%
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Lufthansa
£400 £686 No cancel fee 76%
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