Cheap flights from South Africa to United Kingdom

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to United Kingdom

All the information you need to plan the best null to LHR flight in 2022: compare South Africa to United Kingdom flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in United Kingdom.
When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to United Kingdom (ZA - GB)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Africa to United Kingdom as you normally would.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to United Kingdom?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to United Kingdom. Flights to United Kingdom from South Africa in March are about R9 478 on average during March, but can be found for as low as R8 182.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 2% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from South Africa to United Kingdom 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R9 924, or R9 924 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from South Africa to United Kingdom in January, February 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to United Kingdom flights in January, February
8 Feb - 15 Feb
R5 788pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Jan - 1 Feb
R5 803pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jan - 1 Feb
R5 833pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to United Kingdom 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to United Kingdom from South Africa found for this year
8 Feb - 15 Feb
R5 788pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Jan - 1 Feb
R5 803pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jan - 1 Feb
R5 833pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to United Kingdom from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to United Kingdom direct flight deals
1 Mar - 8 Mar
R8 363pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Jan - 6 Mar
R8 379pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 May - 13 May
R8 394pp
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 United Kingdom

Late deals on return flights to United Kingdom from South Africa, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 1 Feb
R5 803pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jan - 1 Feb
R5 833pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Jan - 2 Feb
R6 015pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to United Kingdom from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to United Kingdom
16:45 - 7:35
Egypt Air
1 stop
16h 50m
JNB - LHR
Egypt Air
R3 379
Travel2Be
16:45 - 7:35
Egypt Air
1 stop
16h 50m
JNB - LHR
Egypt Air
R3 394
Travel2Be
16:45 - 15:35
Egypt Air
1 stop
24h 50m
JNB - LHR
Egypt Air
R3 424
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to United Kingdom

Which airlines flying from South Africa to United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from South Africa to United Kingdom for under R5 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to United Kingdom for under R5 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just R5 788, but on average you can expect to pay R5 970.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to United Kingdom for under R8 400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to United Kingdom under R8 400. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to United Kingdom is less than R8 803.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to United Kingdom for under R5 900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to United Kingdom within the next 7 days for less than R5 900.

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COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to United Kingdom.

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

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 United Kingdom?

Returning to South Africa from United Kingdom

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

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

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Destination information for United Kingdom

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to United Kingdom.
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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to United Kingdom

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to United Kingdom 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
Turkish Airlines
R4 177 R12 423 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
R6 352 R13 235 No cancel fee 79%
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Etihad Airways
R6 937 R10 809 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
R6 943 R11 039 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
R7 111 R9 595 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
R7 119 R11 434 No cancel fee 68%
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Virgin Atlantic
R7 125 R11 084 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
R7 259 R13 578 No cancel fee 70%
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Air France
R7 619 R11 039 No cancel fee 77%
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Malta MedAir
R7 620 R8 561 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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