Cheap flights from South Africa to London

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How to find the cheapest flight from
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.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to London?

Users have found that booking a flight from South Africa to London at least 61 days early can save you up to 2% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from South Africa to London for as little as R9 583 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R9 583 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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 900.

Cheap flights from South Africa to London in July, August 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to LON flights in July, August
8 Aug - 15 Aug
R7 110pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Aug - 5 Sep
R7 154pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Aug - 18 Sep
R7 169pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from South Africa found for this year
11 Nov - 21 Nov
R7 023pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Aug - 15 Aug
R7 110pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Aug - 5 Sep
R7 154pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to London from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to London direct flight deals
13 Aug - 18 Sep
R8 222pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Aug - 25 Aug
R8 252pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Aug - 18 Sep
R8 383pp
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
27 Jul - 10 Aug
R7 257pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jul - 5 Aug
R7 286pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jul - 5 Aug
R7 315pp
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
17:45 - 9:35
Egypt Air
1 stop
16h 50m
JNB - LHR
Egypt Air
R4 390
13:35 - 12:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 40m
CPT - LHR
Multiple Airlines
R4 638
mytrip.com
19:10 - 13:20
KLM
1 stop
19h 10m
JNB - LCY
KLM
R4 682
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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

Can I find flights from South Africa to London for under R7 315 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to London for under R7 315. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just R7 023, but on average you can expect to pay R7 315.

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. Alitalia 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.

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.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to London for under R8 778 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to London under R8 778. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to London is less than R8 647.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to London for under R7 315?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to London within the next 7 days for less than R7 315.

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

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

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

The most popular flight routes from South Africa to London are Johannesburg OR Tambo - London Heathrow, Cape Town Intl - London Heathrow and Johannesburg OR Tambo - London City.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to London?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R4 553. While the most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - London Heathrow) can be booked for R7 023 on average our data indicates R24 752 when flying from South Africa to London

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

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from South Africa to London on time: Delta(100%), Virgin Atlantic(100%), American Airlines(0%.)

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

Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, and SWISS can get you from South Africa to London in just under 11h 10m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, KLM (R7 023), and Air France (R7 110) offers the cheapest pricing from South Africa to London.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R3 833. Users have also found prices from R3 936 and R4 360 on Qatar Airways and Egypt Air, respectively.

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 = £0,06
Flight duration
11h 20m
Average temperature for July in London
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in London
41.0 mm

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
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
Malta MedAir
R503 R565 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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Egypt Air
R535 R628 No cancel fee N/A
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SAUDIA
R556 R634 No cancel fee 86%
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Air France
R503 R666 No cancel fee 77%
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RwandAir
R505 R712 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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Kenya Airways
R546 R712 No cancel fee 82%
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Turkish Airlines
R503 R745 No cancel fee 77%
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Austrian Airlines
R659 R760 No cancel fee 78%
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Etihad Airways
R527 R764 No cancel fee 75%
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Alitalia
R529 R792 No cancel fee 81%
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