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Flights to Gatwick in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceR11 078Average for round-trip flights in August 2022
Round-trip fromR9 095From Cape Town Intl to London Gatwick
One-way fromR164One-way flight from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to London Gatwick (LGW)

Cheap flights to London Gatwick Airport in August, September 2022

The best prices found for LGW flights for August, September
28 Sep - 5 Oct
R11 357pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Sep - 1 Oct
R11 685pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Sep - 1 Oct
R12 373pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

London Gatwick Airport 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to London Gatwick Airport found for this year
13 Oct - 31 Oct
R9 095pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
1 Nov - 9 Nov
R9 144pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Nov - 14 Nov
R9 161pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last minute flights to London Gatwick Airport

Late deals on return flights to London Gatwick Airport, departing today and this week
16 Aug - 9 Feb
R17 748pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Aug - 7 Sep
R19 075pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Aug - 31 Oct
R19 436pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to London Gatwick from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to London Gatwick

Most visitors from South Africa can enter London Gatwick without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London Gatwick.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

Can I fly back to South Africa from London Gatwick?

Returning to South Africa from London Gatwick

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Gatwick?

The cheapest ticket to Gatwick found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R8 243
February
R8 046
March
R7 883
April
R8 882
May
R8 604
June
R8 981
July
R9 947
August
R9 915
September
R9 538
October
R8 358
November
R9 276
December
R9 521
March is currently the cheapest month to fly to Gatwick. At this moment in time July 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 Airport?

Average London flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
CPT - LON
Price
R8 059 - R13 913
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Rainfall
35 - 71 mm

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

The best time to book flights to Gatwick is 61 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Gatwick?

The cheapest flights to Gatwick are usually found when departing on a Wednesday. 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 at midday 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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