Cheap flights from the United Kingdom to South Africa

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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 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from United Kingdom 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 £568. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £625.

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

January can be a great time to fly to South Africa from United Kingdom with a flight ticket averaging about £569. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of January for as cheap as £386. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from United Kingdom to South Africa (GB - ZA)?

When flying from United Kingdom 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.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to South Africa in August, September 2022

The best prices found for United Kingdom to South Africa flights in August, September
8 Sep - 25 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 35m
£397

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

28 Aug - 14 Sep
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

24h 45m
£409

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

28 Aug - 15 Sep
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

27h 45m
£411

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

United Kingdom to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from United Kingdom found for this year
6 Nov - 15 Nov
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

16h 55m
£395

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

8 Sep - 25 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 35m
£397

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

24 Nov - 18 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

18h 40m
£405

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Cheap SWISS flights from United Kingdom to South Africa

22 Jan - 31 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

16h 55m
£375

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

18 Jan - 31 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

18h 40m
£376

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

22 Jan - 31 Jan
LCY

London City

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 50m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LCY

London City

1 stop

13h 10m
£392

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Cheap Kenya Airways flights from United Kingdom to South Africa

24 Jan - 7 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

40h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

29h 20m
£397

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

1 Feb - 8 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

19h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

16h 15m
£400

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

3 Feb - 3 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

26h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

24h 05m
£404

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Direct flights to South Africa from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to South Africa direct flight deals
14 Sep - 20 Oct
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

10h 55m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 15m
£574

Virgin Atlantic

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

31 Oct - 10 Nov
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

11h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 15m
£582

Virgin Atlantic

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

11 Sep - 18 Sep
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

10h 55m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 15m
£586

Virgin Atlantic

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

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
17 Aug - 27 Sep
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

24h 35m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

26h 45m
£611

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

18 Aug - 26 Jan
LGW

London Gatwick

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

21h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

34h 10m
£619

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

18 Aug - 8 Sep
MAN

Manchester

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

24h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

23h 45m
£645

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

One-way flights to South Africa from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to South Africa
11 Oct
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 30m
£295

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

12 Sep
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

29h 30m
£298

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

22 Sep
LGW

London Gatwick

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

20h 25m
£309

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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, SWISS, and Virgin Atlantic 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 £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to South Africa for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just £375, but on average you can expect to pay £402.

Are there nonstop flights from United Kingdom to South Africa for under £600 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to South Africa for under £700?

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

Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from United Kingdom to South Africa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
FlySafairCheapest£68Average£85FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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easyJetCheapest£76Average£90FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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FlybeCheapest£82Average£115FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest£259Average£647FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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IberiaCheapest£293Average£494FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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RwandAirCheapest£309Average£626FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest£356Average£625FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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Austrian AirlinesCheapest£375Average£537FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Egypt AirCheapest£395Average£549FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Kenya AirwaysCheapest£397Average£573FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time82%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from United Kingdom to South Africa

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