Cheap flights from London to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to South Africa

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

Find a great deal and save up to 15% by booking at least 57 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from London to South Africa within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £401.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to South Africa from London. Users have commonly found prices around £513 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £368. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from London to South Africa in August, September 2020

The best prices found for LON to South Africa flights in August, September
14 Aug - 7 Sep
£510pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
4 Aug - 21 Aug
£543pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
4 Aug - 12 Aug
£552pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London to South Africa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from London found for this year
6 Nov - 25 Nov
£481pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Oct - 18 Oct
£484pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Oct - 12 Nov
£485pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to South Africa from London

Save time with London to South Africa direct flight deals
10 Nov - 17 Nov
£554pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Nov - 17 Dec
£555pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 17 Nov
£559pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from London, departing today and this week
23 Jul - 27 Sep
£2130pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Jul - 16 Aug
£2287pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Jul - 17 Aug
£2454pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to South Africa from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to South Africa
12:55 - 04:20
Etihad Airways
2 stops
38h 25m
LHR - JNB
Etihad Airways
£278
DreamWorldTravel
12:55 - 06:15
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
16h 20m
LGW - JNB
Turkish Airlines
£330
StudentUniverse
04:15 - 05:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
24h 35m
STN - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£331
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to South Africa flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 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 to South Africa for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to South Africa for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just £481, but on average you can expect to pay £498.

Are there direct flights from London to South Africa for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to South Africa under £600. A good price for a direct flight from London to South Africa is less than £579.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to South Africa for under £2200?

There are currently 7+ open flights from London to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £2200.

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

The most popular airlines flying from London to South Africa are British Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from London to South Africa?

Looking for the cheapest flight from London to South Africa? While on average our users pay £574, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £357. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Cape Town Intl), is priced around £444.

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

Departing from London to South Africa will take you 13h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from London to South Africa is SWISS. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £367 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Lufthansa and RwandAir, starting at £386 and £386 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to South Africa one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £277 on Etihad Airways. Another option is Turkish Airlines, who have fights from £327.

Arrival points for flights from London to South Africa

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Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to South Africa
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Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing

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