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First Class Flights to South Africa in 2024

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About First Class Flights to South Africa

Helpful overview information on South Africa First Class ticket prices, flight duration, and airlines

Fastest flight time

11h 00m

Closest Airport

Johannesburg OR Tambo
The quickest First Class flight you can catch to South Africa takes 11h 00m, which departs from London Heathrow to Johannesburg OR Tambo.
The nearest airport for all arrivals to South Africa is Johannesburg OR Tambo. First Class flyers can expect to travel 271.7 mi to get to downtown.

When to book First Class flights to South Africa

Check out the information below to find the best First Class deal for your trip to South Africa
Low seasonNovembercheapest month to fly
High seasonAugustmost expensive time to fly
9%expected price decrease
25%expected price increase

Price

£4,082 - £5,933

Highest day of weekSaturdayis the most expensive day of the week to book
Cheapest day of weekMondayis the cheapest day of the week to book
£4,167is the average cost per First Class ticket on this day
£3,815is the average cost per First Class ticket on this day

South Africa First Class return flight deals

Check out some of the best First Class return airfares going from the United Kingdom to South Africa found recently by users on momondo.
British Airways
22 Apr
LHR19:05London Heathrow
11h 10m
JNB07:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 May
JNB21:05Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 20m
LHR07:25London Heathrow
Emirates
3 May
STN14:55London Stansted
18h 20m
1 stop
JNB10:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 May
JNB22:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
21h 25m
1 stop
STN18:45London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
10 Mar
LHR20:20London Heathrow
37h 30m
1 stop
CPT11:50Cape Town Intl
30 Mar
CPT21:15Cape Town Intl
12h 00m
LHR07:15London Heathrow
British Airways
25 Jun
LHR19:05London Heathrow
11h 10m
JNB07:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Jul
JNB21:05Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 20m
LHR07:25London Heathrow
British Airways
23 Mar
LHR21:10London Heathrow
11h 05m
JNB10:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Mar
JNB19:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 15m
LHR05:00London Heathrow
British Airways
20 Jun
LHR19:05London Heathrow
11h 10m
JNB07:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Jul
JNB19:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 10m
LHR05:30London Heathrow

Search for South Africa First Class one way flight deals

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Emirates
9 May
STN14:55London Stansted
18h 20m
1 stop
JNB10:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
18 Mar
STN20:15London Stansted
18h 20m
1 stop
JNB16:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
2 Apr
STN14:55London Stansted
28h 55m
1 stop
JNB20:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
9 Mar
LHR18:25London Heathrow
11h 00m
JNB07:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
£11,332
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Emirates
17 Mar
STN20:15London Stansted
36h 40m
1 stop
JNB10:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
30 Jun
STN14:55London Stansted
18h 20m
1 stop
JNB10:15Johannesburg OR Tambo

Frequently asked questions about South Africa First Class flights

How much does a first class flight to South Africa cost?

You can catch a first class flight to South Africa starting at just £4,846 on average, and if you’re flexible, flying from United Kingdom may even cost as little as £4,525 (price last reported on 18 Feb). Please be aware that travel dates and airline, among other factors, may have an impact on final prices.

Which airlines have first class flights to South Africa?

British Airways is a popular airline that has first class flights to South Africa. You can explore the full list of great perks and services that come with your first class ticket on your preferred airline’s website.

What is the cheapest business class flight to South Africa?

A business class flight to South Africa goes for £3,639 on average and will save you 25% compared to choosing a first class ticket. Many travelers find flying business class still very comfortable and convenient for a much better price.

Which cabin class is available for British Airways flights to South Africa?

British Airways, the most popular airline for flights to South Africa, has other cabin alternatives to Economy seats: first, business, premium economy. For flyers that want more travel options, try looking at another airline or departing origin.

Is it worth flying First Class to South Africa?

First Class tickets can mean priority check-in and boarding, premium lounge access, additional legroom in-flight, and so on. We help users each year sweeten the deal even more by compiling all the cheapest South Africa First Class flight prices, so they can experience some of the best of what airlines can offer. Note: amenities and policies differ per airline.

Why should I use momondo to find a First Class flight deal to South Africa?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right First Class flight to South Africa.

Can I find First Class flights to South Africa with flexible booking policies on momondo?

momondo does allow users to show only those First Class flights to South Africa which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

How can momondo help me find deals for First Class flight tickets to South Africa?

Once you have performed a search in the form on the page, momondo provides useful filters and insights. We can show you the cheapest days and times to fly as well as filter your options to help you make an informed choice when booking First Class flight tickets to South Africa.

I’m not ready to book a First Class flight to South Africa right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Yes momondo offers price alerts on First Class flights to South Africa. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.

When did momondo last update prices for flights from United Kingdom to South Africa?

Prices for flights from United Kingdom to South Africa are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for flights from United Kingdom to South Africa?

How old do you have to be to fly from United Kingdom to South Africa?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel from United Kingdom to South Africa.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to South Africa?

The required travel and health documents for your South Africa trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at South Africa. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.


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