Cheap flights from United Kingdom to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
United Kingdom to South Africa

How far in advance should I book a flight from United Kingdom 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 32 days in advance, which can save you up to 2% on flights from United Kingdom to South Africa compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 32 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 £521. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £531.

What is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to South Africa?

May can be a great time to fly to South Africa from United Kingdom with a flight ticket averaging about £524. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £388. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to South Africa in October, November 2020

The best prices found for United Kingdom to South Africa flights in October, November
3 Nov - 22 Jan
£383pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 20 Nov
£386pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 20 Nov
£388pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

United Kingdom to South Africa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from United Kingdom found for this year
3 Nov - 22 Jan
£383pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 20 Nov
£386pp
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London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
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JNB
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JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
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London Heathrow
10 Nov - 20 Nov
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London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
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Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
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London Heathrow

Direct flights to South Africa from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to South Africa direct flight deals
15 Nov - 15 Feb
£435pp
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London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
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JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
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Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Mar - 18 Mar
£436pp
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London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
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Virgin Atlantic
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London Heathrow
18 Nov - 30 Nov
£436pp
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London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
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Virgin Atlantic
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London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from United Kingdom, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 22 Jan
£383pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
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Johannesburg OR Tambo
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Kenya Airways
 
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London Heathrow
2 Nov - 8 Nov
£390pp
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London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
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JNB
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Ethiopian Air
 
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LHR
London Heathrow
3 Nov - 22 Jan
£393pp
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London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
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London Heathrow

One-way flights to South Africa from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to South Africa
17:30 - 06:25
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
10h 55m
LHR - JNB
Virgin Atlantic
01:45 - 01:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
45h 55m
STN - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£315
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Useful info, stats and facts about United Kingdom to South Africa flights.

Flight FAQs

From United Kingdom to South Africa

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways and Alitalia to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from United Kingdom to South Africa include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from United Kingdom to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Ethiopian Air, and Emirates 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 United Kingdom to South Africa for under £383 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to South Africa for under £383. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just £379, but on average you can expect to pay £390.

Are there direct flights from United Kingdom to South Africa for under £460 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to South Africa under £460. A good price for a direct flight from United Kingdom to South Africa is less than £445.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to South Africa for under £383?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £383.

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

When booking a flight from United Kingdom to South Africa, you may want to consider flying on Air France, British Airways or Flybe as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from United Kingdom to South Africa?

Most travellers choose London Heathrow - Johannesburg OR Tambo, London Heathrow - Cape Town Intl or London City - Johannesburg OR Tambo when deciding on the best route from United Kingdom to South Africa.

What are the cheapest flights from United Kingdom to South Africa?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £360. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Johannesburg OR Tambo) can be booked for £392 on average our data indicates £531 when flying from United Kingdom to South Africa

How long does is the flight from United Kingdom to South Africa?

Departing from United Kingdom to South Africa will take you 13h 40m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Kenya Airways (£379), Ethiopian Air (£391), and Turkish Airlines (£395) offers the cheapest pricing from United Kingdom to South Africa.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Virgin Atlantic. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £288. Users have also found tickets on Kenya Airways for as little as £291.

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from United Kingdom to South Africa
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Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)
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