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Cheap flights from South Africa to the United Kingdom from £222

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 10/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
JNB — LHR
23 Apr — 30 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 23/4
Tue 30/4

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 50 days in advance, which can save you up to 6% on flights from South Africa to United Kingdom compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 50 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 £608. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £624.

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

February can be a great time to fly to United Kingdom from South Africa with a flight ticket averaging about £573. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as £324. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When flying from South Africa to United Kingdom, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Turkish Airlines flights from South Africa to United Kingdom

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Turkish Airlines for the route between South Africa and United Kingdom. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Consider these cheap Turkish Airlines flights we've found departing from South Africa to United Kingdom. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Wed 11/918:05JNB - LGW
1 stop16h 45mTurkish Airlines
Wed 18/917:15LGW - JNB
1 stop16h 00mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/4£541
Wed 17/718:05JNB - LHR
1 stop16h 45mTurkish Airlines
Wed 7/816:40LHR - JNB
1 stop16h 35mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/4£551
Mon 9/918:05JNB - LGW
1 stop16h 45mTurkish Airlines
Wed 18/917:15LGW - JNB
1 stop16h 00mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/4£553
Sun 28/416:35CPT - LGW
1 stop21h 15mTurkish Airlines
Mon 6/517:15LGW - CPT
1 stop17h 35mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/4£815

Cheap British Airways flights from South Africa to United Kingdom

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by British Airways for the route between South Africa and United Kingdom. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest British Airways flights travelling from South Africa to United Kingdom. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.
Fri 26/419:20JNB - LHR
Nonstop11h 10mBritish Airways
Wed 8/521:25LHR - JNB
Nonstop11h 00mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£641
Thu 29/818:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Sat 7/922:25LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£646
Wed 26/618:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Fri 12/722:25LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£665
Wed 4/918:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Wed 25/921:25LHR - CPT
1 stop18h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£686
Thu 29/818:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Sat 7/921:25LHR - CPT
1 stop18h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£690
Thu 5/918:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Sun 22/921:25LHR - CPT
1 stop16h 05mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£693
Sat 27/419:20JNB - LHR
Nonstop11h 10mBritish Airways
Sat 11/521:25LHR - JNB
Nonstop11h 00mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£702
Sun 23/618:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Fri 9/822:25LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£703
Wed 4/918:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Sun 22/921:25LHR - CPT
1 stop16h 05mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£705

Cheap South Africa to United Kingdom flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from South Africa to United Kingdom specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Prices were last updated on 18 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from South Africa to United Kingdom in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LGW
1 stop34h 15mSWISS
Mon 6/518:45LGW - CPT
1 stop14h 15mSWISS
Deal found 18/4£429
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LGW
1 stop34h 15mSWISS
Mon 6/518:45LGW - CPT
1 stop14h 15mSWISS
Deal found 18/4£430
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LHR
1 stop34h 15mSWISS
Mon 6/506:00LHR - CPT
1 stop27h 00mSWISS
Deal found 18/4£431
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LHR
1 stop34h 15mSWISS
Mon 6/517:10LHR - CPT
1 stop15h 50mSWISS
Deal found 18/4£433
Mon 20/523:00JNB - LHR
1 stop19h 00mEthiopian Air
Fri 7/621:00LHR - JNB
1 stop15h 05mEthiopian Air
Deal found 17/4£437
Mon 6/514:30JNB - LGW
1 stop16h 50mEthiopian Air
Sun 19/510:10LGW - JNB
1 stop25h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/4£439
Fri 24/523:00JNB - LGW
1 stop32h 20mEthiopian Air
Sun 2/610:10LGW - JNB
1 stop25h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 17/4£443
Mon 29/408:20JNB - LHR
1 stop33h 40mEthiopian Air
Sun 12/521:00LHR - JNB
1 stop29h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/4£444
Mon 13/514:35CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 45mEthiopian Air
Sun 26/510:10LGW - CPT
1 stop26h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/4£446

South Africa to United Kingdom 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between South Africa and United Kingdom in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from South Africa to United Kingdom in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LGW
1 stop34h 15mSWISS
Mon 6/518:45LGW - CPT
1 stop14h 15mSWISS
Deal found 18/4£429
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LGW
1 stop34h 15mSWISS
Mon 6/518:45LGW - CPT
1 stop14h 15mSWISS
Deal found 18/4£430
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LHR
1 stop34h 15mSWISS
Mon 6/506:00LHR - CPT
1 stop27h 00mSWISS
Deal found 18/4£431
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LHR
1 stop34h 15mSWISS
Mon 6/517:10LHR - CPT
1 stop15h 50mSWISS
Deal found 18/4£433
Mon 20/523:00JNB - LHR
1 stop19h 00mEthiopian Air
Fri 7/621:00LHR - JNB
1 stop15h 05mEthiopian Air
Deal found 17/4£437
Mon 6/514:30JNB - LGW
1 stop16h 50mEthiopian Air
Sun 19/510:10LGW - JNB
1 stop25h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/4£439
Fri 24/523:00JNB - LGW
1 stop32h 20mEthiopian Air
Sun 2/610:10LGW - JNB
1 stop25h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 17/4£443
Mon 29/408:20JNB - LHR
1 stop33h 40mEthiopian Air
Sun 12/521:00LHR - JNB
1 stop29h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/4£444
Mon 13/514:35CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 45mEthiopian Air
Sun 26/510:10LGW - CPT
1 stop26h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/4£446

Direct flights to United Kingdom from South Africa

Discover direct flight options from South Africa to United Kingdom. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Consider booking one of these non-stop flights heading from South Africa to United Kingdom. If you're looking for other options for flights from South Africa to United Kingdom, make sure to update the search form at the top of page.
Mon 20/518:55JNB - LHR
Nonstop11h 05mVirgin Atlantic
Sun 2/622:15LHR - JNB
Nonstop11h 00mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 16/4£457
Wed 15/518:55JNB - LHR
Nonstop11h 05mVirgin Atlantic
Wed 22/522:15LHR - JNB
Nonstop11h 00mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 17/4£560
Thu 23/518:55JNB - LHR
Nonstop11h 05mVirgin Atlantic
Fri 31/522:15LHR - JNB
Nonstop11h 00mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 18/4£563
Thu 2/518:55JNB - LHR
Nonstop11h 05mVirgin Atlantic
Sun 16/622:15LHR - JNB
Nonstop11h 00mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 18/4£575
Fri 5/718:55JNB - LHR
Nonstop11h 05mVirgin Atlantic
Fri 26/722:15LHR - JNB
Nonstop11h 00mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 18/4£577
Wed 29/518:55JNB - LHR
Nonstop11h 05mVirgin Atlantic
Sun 16/622:15LHR - JNB
Nonstop11h 00mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 17/4£579
Tue 14/518:55JNB - LHR
Nonstop11h 05mVirgin Atlantic
Tue 4/622:15LHR - JNB
Nonstop11h 00mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 17/4£580
Wed 4/918:55JNB - LHR
Nonstop11h 05mVirgin Atlantic
Thu 19/922:15LHR - JNB
Nonstop11h 00mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 18/4£581
Fri 19/718:55JNB - LHR
Nonstop11h 05mVirgin Atlantic
Fri 2/822:15LHR - JNB
Nonstop11h 00mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 18/4£582

South Africa to United Kingdom flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from South Africa to United Kingdom for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from South Africa to United Kingdom should consider booking one of these fares. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LGW
1 stop34h 15mSWISS
Mon 6/518:45LGW - CPT
1 stop14h 15mSWISS
Deal found 17/4£429
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LGW
1 stop34h 15mSWISS
Mon 6/518:45LGW - CPT
1 stop14h 15mSWISS
Deal found 18/4£430
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LHR
1 stop34h 15mSWISS
Mon 6/518:40LHR - CPT
1 stop14h 20mSWISS
Deal found 17/4£431
Sun 28/414:30JNB - LHR
1 stop27h 30mEthiopian Air
Sun 5/521:00LHR - JNB
1 stop29h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/4£431
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LHR
1 stop35h 45mSWISS
Mon 6/518:40LHR - CPT
1 stop14h 20mSWISS
Deal found 18/4£432
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LHR
1 stop35h 45mSWISS
Mon 6/514:25LHR - CPT
2 stops18h 35mSWISS
Deal found 17/4£453
Sun 28/414:30JNB - LHR
1 stop27h 30mEthiopian Air
Tue 7/521:00LHR - JNB
1 stop15h 05mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/4£453
Sun 28/408:40CPT - LCY
1 stop23h 50mSWISS
Mon 6/517:55LCY - CPT
1 stop15h 05mSWISS
Deal found 17/4£454
Sun 28/415:20CPT - LHR
1 stop26h 40mEthiopian Air
Mon 6/521:00LHR - CPT
1 stop15h 00mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/4£457

One-way flights to United Kingdom from South Africa

Search for one-way flight options from South Africa to United Kingdom. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from South Africa to United Kingdom can choose from these deals. Users in need of a round-trip flight from South Africa to United Kingdom instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Fri 10/511:55DUR - LHR
2 stops19h 30mQatar Airways
Deal found 17/4£222
Sat 18/521:40JNB - LHR
1 stop17h 05mSAUDIA
Deal found 18/4£223
Mon 29/421:40JNB - LHR
1 stop20h 45mSAUDIA
Deal found 18/4£224
Sat 4/521:40JNB - LHR
1 stop21h 20mSAUDIA
Deal found 17/4£226
Mon 13/517:00JNB - LHR
1 stop24h 15mKenya Airways
Deal found 18/4£227
Tue 21/519:35JNB - LHR
1 stop13h 20mSWISS
Deal found 18/4£228
Sat 4/521:40JNB - LHR
1 stop21h 20mSAUDIA
Deal found 17/4£229
Wed 1/508:50JNB - LHR
1 stop23h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/4£230
Sat 11/521:40JNB - LHR
1 stop21h 20mSAUDIA
Deal found 17/4£232

Find flights from South Africa to United Kingdom within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from South Africa to United Kingdom that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.

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Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

£363 - £541

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Johannesburg OR TamboLondon Heathrow

JNB - LHR

JNBLHR

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sun 15/9

1 stop15h 20m

London Heathrow

Wed 15/1

1 stop15h 05m

£363

Johannesburg OR TamboLondon Gatwick

JNB - LGW

JNBLGW

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 22/5

1 stop23h 00m

London Gatwick

Thu 6/6

1 stop25h 55m

£372

Johannesburg OR TamboLondon Heathrow

JNB - LHR

JNBLHR

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 16/9

1 stop13h 20m

London Heathrow

Wed 27/11

1 stop16h 05m

£395

Cape Town IntlLondon Gatwick

CPT - LGW

CPTLGW

Cape Town Intl

Sun 28/4

1 stop34h 15m

London Gatwick

Mon 6/5

1 stop14h 15m

£429

Johannesburg OR TamboLondon Heathrow

JNB - LHR

JNBLHR

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 20/5

2 stops16h 00m

London Heathrow

Sun 2/6

1 stop15h 30m

£455

Johannesburg OR TamboLondon Heathrow

JNB - LHR

JNBLHR

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 20/5

Nonstop11h 05m

London Heathrow

Sun 2/6

Nonstop11h 00m

£457

Johannesburg OR TamboLondon Heathrow

JNB - LHR

JNBLHR

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sun 12/5

1 stop24h 15m

London Heathrow

Thu 16/5

1 stop28h 50m

£487

Johannesburg OR TamboLondon Heathrow

JNB - LHR

JNBLHR

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sun 5/5

2 stops16h 15m

London Heathrow

Tue 21/5

2 stops20h 25m

£489

Johannesburg OR TamboLondon Gatwick

JNB - LGW

JNBLGW

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 11/9

1 stop16h 45m

London Gatwick

Wed 18/9

1 stop16h 00m

£541

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Deals found on 17/4

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Reviews of airlines servicing United Kingdom

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to United Kingdom. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to United Kingdom. Reviews last updated 18 April 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from South Africa to United Kingdom, such as Turkish Airlines, British Airways and Lufthansa. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

8.1
Very Good
916 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

7.9
Good
1,646 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

7.8
Good
2,090 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

7.7
Good
4,499 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from South Africa to United Kingdom for under £400 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to United Kingdom for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £363, but on average you can expect to pay £399.

  • Are there nonstop flights from South Africa to United Kingdom for under £500 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from South Africa to United Kingdom under £500. A good price for a nonstop flight from South Africa to United Kingdom is less than £576.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to United Kingdom for under £500?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to United Kingdom within the next 7 days for less than £500.

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

    The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as little as £222. However, be on the lookout for offers from SAUDIA and Kenya Airways, as they are both options that can get you from South Africa to United Kingdom for a low price.

  • What does JNB to LHR mean?

    JNB stands for Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, while LHR stands for London Heathrow Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. This flight route has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are Manchester Airport (MAN), Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), Birmingham Airport (BHX), Glasgow Intl Airport (GLA).

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to United Kingdom that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your South Africa to United Kingdom flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from South Africa to United Kingdom with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter South Africa to United Kingdom flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to United Kingdom that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on South Africa to United Kingdom flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from South Africa to United Kingdom?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from South Africa to United Kingdom.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from South Africa to United Kingdom?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from South Africa to United Kingdom by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to United Kingdom that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from South Africa to United Kingdom offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from South Africa to United Kingdom?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on South Africa to United Kingdom flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the South Africa to United Kingdom flight deals updated?

    The South Africa to United Kingdom flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 18/4.

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