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South Africa to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best null to LON flight in 2021: compare South Africa to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to London?

Flights from South Africa to London lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Africa to London in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at R7 930.

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

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 London 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 619. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R9 619.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to London (ZA - LON)?

When flying from South Africa to London, 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 South Africa to London in October, November 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to LON flights in October, November
12 Nov - 20 Nov
R6 329pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Oct - 11 Jan
R6 344pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Nov - 20 Nov
R6 373pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from South Africa found for this year
12 Nov - 20 Nov
R6 329pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Oct - 11 Jan
R6 344pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Dec - 15 Feb
R6 359pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to London from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to London direct flight deals
5 Nov - 25 Nov
R8 062pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Nov - 25 Nov
R8 106pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Dec - 15 Jan
R8 224pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from South Africa to London

Late deals on return flights to London from South Africa, departing today and this week
21 Oct - 9 Jan
R6 476pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Oct - 25 Nov
R6 623pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Oct - 31 Oct
R6 682pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to London from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to London
14:00 - 13:10
Etihad Airways
1 stop
25h 10m
JNB - LHR
Etihad Airways
R3 701
AirfareAssist
10:30 - 19:25
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
34h 55m
CPT - LGW
Multiple Airlines
R3 892
Kiwi.com
14:10 - 7:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
19h 10m
CPT - LHR
Qatar Airways
R4 009
travelstart.co.za

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">South Africa</span> to <span class="emphasized">London</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From South Africa to London

Which airlines flying from South Africa to London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and Emirates flying from South Africa to London have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. SAUDIA and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from South Africa to London. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from South Africa to London for under R6 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to London for under R6 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R6 329, but on average you can expect to pay R6 447.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to London for under R8 100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to London under R8 100. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to London is less than R8 503.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to London for under R6 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to London within the next 7 days for less than R6 500.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Etihad Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R2 394. However, be on the lookout for offers from Egypt Air and Qatar Airways, as they are both options that can get you from South Africa to London for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to London?

The cheapest flight price from South Africa to London is R4 570. On average you can expect to pay R24 844. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - London Heathrow), can usually be booked for R6 285.

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

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

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

Before booking your flight from South Africa to London, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air France, Alitalia or British Airways.

What are the most reliable airlines from South Africa to London?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from South Africa to London consider choosing Finnair(100%), American Airlines(75%) or British Airways(75%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for London, England

Do I need a COVID test to fly to London from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to London

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter London.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

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

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from London?

Returning to South Africa from London

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

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

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Departure points for flights from South Africa to London

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Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to London.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = £0,05
Average temperature for October in London
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in London
71.0 mm

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to London 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
Emirates
R6 729 R10 216 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R6 900 R10 691 No cancel fee 68%
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Virgin Atlantic
R6 906 R10 286 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
R7 036 R12 314 No cancel fee 70%
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Air France
R7 385 R9 777 No cancel fee 77%
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Malta MedAir
R7 386 R8 298 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Turkish Airlines
R7 393 R10 945 No cancel fee 77%
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RwandAir
R7 416 R10 459 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Ethiopian Air
R7 547 R9 645 No cancel fee 72%
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KLM
R7 606 R10 238 No cancel fee 75%
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