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Flights to Gatwick in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR8 799Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip fromR6 722From Johannesburg OR Tambo to London Gatwick
One-way fromR137One-way flight from Johannesburg to London

Cheap flights to London Gatwick Airport in June, July 2021

The best prices found for LGW flights for June, July
17 Jul - 20 Jul
R8 239pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jul - 6 Aug
R8 758pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Jul - 20 Jul
R8 881pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

London Gatwick Airport 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London Gatwick Airport found for this year
17 Jul - 20 Jul
R8 239pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Sep - 29 Sep
R8 280pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Aug - 30 Aug
R8 348pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to London Gatwick Airport

Late deals on return flights to London Gatwick Airport, departing today and this week
19 Jun - 26 Jun
R11 327pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Jun - 28 Jun
R12 775pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Jun - 26 Jun
R13 800pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Gatwick flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Gatwick found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R7 912
February
R7 680
March
R7 822
April
R8 296
May
R7 771
June
R8 093
July
R8 870
August
R8 582
September
R8 638
October
R8 416
November
R8 067
December
R9 359
February is currently the cheapest month to fly to Gatwick. At this moment in time December is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Gatwick?

Average London flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - LON
Price
R7 680 - R13 526
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Rainfall
35 - 71 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, February is seen as the time to fly to Gatwick, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Gatwick, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being October.

When is the best time to book a flight to Gatwick?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Gatwick, you should look to book at least 61 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Gatwick?

The cheapest flights to Gatwick are usually found when departing on a Monday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to LGW airport?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Gatwick trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Gatwick?

Flights to Gatwick, UK from South Africa range from about 18h-26h. The time of your flight will mainly depend on the number of layovers you experience en route, as well as the length of each layover. If you’re flying out of Cape Town, your flight will be about 20 hours. Flights from Port Elizabeth are about 23 hours in length. At about 16 hours, flights to Gatwick from Johannesburg are typically the shortest.

Where can you get direct flights to Gatwick from?

There are no direct flights into Gatwick Airport from any South African airport, unfortunately. However, you can book a shorter flight by looking for routes that only have one stopover on the way to Gatwick. You can also search for flights that have short stopovers, so you’re spending less time waiting in an airport and arriving in Gatwick quicker. Common airlines that service flights from South Africa to Gatwick include British Airways, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, and RwandAir, so be sure to keep an eye on what these airlines are offering.

How do you get from Gatwick Airport to the city centre?

Gatwick Airport is located about 45km south of London. Gatwick is one of London’s three major airports, so odds are if you’re flying in from South Africa to Gatwick, London is your targeted destination. To reach London city centre from Gatwick Airport, you have several options. The Gatwick Express rail provides non-stop train service to Victoria Station every 15 minutes, with a journey time of 30 minutes, and a cost of about 323 ZAR. easyBus provides service to Earls Court/West Brompton for just about 36 ZAR. The journey takes about an hour, and the buses operate seven days a week.

Taxis are available outside Gatwick’s north and south terminals. You can book in advance from Gatwick’s referred taxi service, Airport Cars Gatwick, with a journey that costs around 2,200 ZAR and takes about one hour.

What are some things to do in Gatwick?

Gatwick Airport is just a short drive or train ride to London, the capital city of England and an exciting metropolis. There’s plenty to do in London for every type of style and taste. Take a stroll through Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens to experience the lush greenery, hear a speech at Speaker’s Corner, and take a boat ride across the Serpentine. If you exit the park on the southside, you’ll be close to Victoria & Albert Museum, a space dedicated to arts, design, and fashion, and free to enter. Take the tube out east to Tower Hill underground and alight at the famed Tower of London, one of the city’s oldest attractions that is home to both the crown jewels and medieval dungeons.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Gatwick?

Yes, South African citizens need both a passport and a visa to enter Gatwick as it’s part of the United Kingdom. If you’re just travelling for tourism reasons, you’ll want to apply for the Standard Visitor Visa.

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