Cheap flights from South Africa to Europe

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to Europe

All the information you need to plan the best null to CPH flight in 2021: compare South Africa to Europe flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Europe.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Europe?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 2% on flights from South Africa to Europe compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 R9 044. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R9 044.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Europe from South Africa. Users have commonly found prices around R8 638 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R7 456. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Europe in June, July 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to Europe flights in June, July
15 Jul - 22 Jul
R6 434pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Jul - 22 Jul
R6 711pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Jul - 17 Jul
R6 780pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Europe 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Europe from South Africa found for this year
29 Dec - 4 Jan
R6 296pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Jul - 22 Jul
R6 434pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Sep - 30 Sep
R6 545pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Europe from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to Europe direct flight deals
20 Sep - 30 Sep
R8 008pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Nov - 28 Nov
R8 077pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Sep - 29 Sep
R8 133pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Europe

Late deals on return flights to Europe from South Africa, departing today and this week
27 Jun - 4 Jul
R7 083pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Jun - 4 Jul
R7 290pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Jun - 4 Jul
R7 691pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Europe from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Europe
17:45 - 10:40
Egypt Air
1 stop
16h 55m
JNB - AMS
Egypt Air
R4 502
mytrip.com
14:50 - 6:45
KLM
2 stops
16h 55m
JNB - LHR
KLM
R4 516
Supersaver
17:05 - 10:10
Qatar Airways
1 stop
18h 05m
JNB - LHR
Qatar Airways
R4 557
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Europe

Can I find flights from South Africa to Europe for under R6 904 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Europe for under R6 904. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R6 434, but on average you can expect to pay R6 835.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from South Africa to Europe to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alitalia and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from South Africa to Europe 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 South Africa to Europe have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Africa to Europe that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Qatar Airways, and British Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Europe for under R8 285 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to Europe under R8 285. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Europe is less than R8 464.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Europe for under R8 285?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Europe within the next 7 days for less than R8 285.

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

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

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

The most popular route from South Africa to Europe is Johannesburg OR Tambo - London Heathrow. You may also consider Johannesburg OR Tambo - Amsterdam Schiphol or Cape Town Intl - Amsterdam Schiphol.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Europe?

The cheapest flight price from South Africa to Europe is R5 962. On average you can expect to pay R28 071. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - London Heathrow), can usually be booked for R6 435.

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

There are many flights that can get you from South Africa to Europe in 9h 35m. Fly via Turkish Airlines, British Airways, or Ethiopian Air to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from South Africa to Europe from R6 545 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air France, from R6 711, and Ethiopian Air, from R6 780.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Egypt Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R3 287. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and KLM, as they are both options that can get you from South Africa to Europe for a low price.

Destination points for flights from South Africa to Europe

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Destination information for Europe

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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to Europe

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Europe 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
Egypt Air
R474 R601 No cancel fee N/A
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SAUDIA
R556 R634 No cancel fee 86%
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Turkish Airlines
R447 R658 No cancel fee 77%
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Kenya Airways
R449 R684 No cancel fee 82%
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Air France
R503 R687 No cancel fee 77%
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Air Namibia
R502 R702 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Namibia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Iberia
R423 R705 No cancel fee 77%
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Austrian Airlines
R594 R715 No cancel fee 78%
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Condor
R505 R731 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
R445 R741 No cancel fee 75%
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