Cheap flights from South Africa to London

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Flight information for South Africa to London

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from South Africa to London
Best price found£229The best flight deal from South Africa to London found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £229
Fastest flight time10h 55mThe fastest flight from South Africa to London takes 10h 55m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from South Africa to London. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Sun City Pilansberg Airport - London Heathrow Airport, Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport - London Heathrow Airport and Cape Town Intl Airport - London Heathrow Airport.
Airports in London6 airportsThere are 6 airports near London: London City (LCY), London Heathrow (LHR), London Luton (LTN), London Stansted (STN), London Gatwick (LGW), London Southend (SEN)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from South Africa to London

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest airline that flies to London from South Africa?

Egypt Air

Egypt Air, Emirates, and Ethiopian Air are the most popular carriers operating from South Africa to London

What is the cheapest South Africa to London flight route?

Johannesburg OR Tambo - London Heathrow

Fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo to London Heathrow for the best South Africa - London flight prices


Easily compare return flights from South Africa to London

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from South Africa to London by changing tabs
SWISS
29 Oct
JNB15:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
13h 30m
1 stop
LHR04:55London Heathrow
27 Jan
LHR13:40London Heathrow
13h 40m
1 stop
JNB03:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
5 Nov
JNB16:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
13h 45m
1 stop
LHR06:05London Heathrow
4 Dec
LHR12:00London Heathrow
15h 20m
1 stop
JNB03:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
14 Jan
JNB15:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
16h 50m
1 stop
LHR08:10London Heathrow
22 Jan
LHR03:50London Heathrow
23h 30m
1 stop
JNB03:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
27 Oct
JNB15:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
13h 30m
1 stop
LHR04:55London Heathrow
12 Nov
LHR13:40London Heathrow
13h 40m
1 stop
JNB03:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
21 Jan
JNB15:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
16h 50m
1 stop
LHR08:10London Heathrow
30 Jan
LHR06:55London Heathrow
20h 25m
1 stop
JNB03:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
15 Nov
JNB15:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
18h 40m
1 stop
LHR10:00London Heathrow
23 Nov
LHR03:50London Heathrow
23h 30m
1 stop
JNB03:20Johannesburg OR Tambo

Find the cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to London

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to London, view some of our deals below provided by Egypt Air and Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways
23 Sep
JNB16:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 30m
1 stop
LHR17:25London Heathrow
Egypt Air
29 Oct
JNB17:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
16h 50m
1 stop
LHR10:35London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
4 Jan
JNB16:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
27h 45m
2 stops
STN19:45London Stansted

Search last-minute flights to London from South Africa

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from South Africa to London
Ethiopian Air
23 Sep
JNB10:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
17h 35m
1 stop
LHR04:00London Heathrow
30 Sep
LHR17:00London Heathrow
15h 05m
1 stop
JNB08:05Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
21 Sep
JNB19:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
18h 05m
1 stop
LHR13:15London Heathrow
6 Oct
LHR02:30London Heathrow
13h 50m
1 stop
JNB16:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
22 Sep
JNB14:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
14h 05m
1 stop
LHR04:55London Heathrow
6 Oct
LHR02:30London Heathrow
13h 50m
1 stop
JNB16:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
23 Sep
JNB19:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
17h 55m
2 stops
LHR13:25London Heathrow
30 Sep
LHR13:35London Heathrow
26h 45m
2 stops
JNB16:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
22 Sep
JNB16:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
10h 55m
LHR03:20London Heathrow
9 Oct
LHR18:10London Heathrow
10h 55m
JNB05:05Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
22 Sep
JNB10:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
17h 35m
1 stop
LHR04:00London Heathrow
9 Oct
LHR17:00London Heathrow
15h 05m
1 stop
JNB08:05Johannesburg OR Tambo

Best airlines flying from South Africa to London

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from South Africa to London with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
British Airways
PriceFrom £346
Free cancellation
Rating
6.9
Emirates
PriceFrom £355
Free cancellation
Rating
8.7
Virgin Atlantic
PriceFrom £359
Free cancellation
Rating
9.3
Air France
PriceFrom £366
Free cancellation
Rating
8.0
Qatar Airways
PriceFrom £367
Free cancellation
Rating
8.4
KLM
PriceFrom £368
Free cancellation
Rating
7.9
Etihad Airways
PriceFrom £370
Free cancellation
Rating
5.8
Ethiopian Air
PriceFrom £384
Free cancellation
Rating
8.3
Egypt Air
PriceFrom £399
Free cancellation
Rating
8.7
South African
PriceFrom £403
Free cancellation
Rating
8.1

  • Which airlines flying from South Africa to London have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    Etihad Airways has additional safety measures in place to accommodate travellers. Many airlines flying from South Africa to London are offering enhanced cleaning of their aircraft. Additional policies include pre-flight testing for COVID-19-related symptoms and antibodies. Masks are also required and provided to travellers. Some airlines are offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Policies will vary by airline so keep this in mind as you search for options.

  • Are airlines flying from South Africa to London offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from South Africa to London are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and Emirates.


Can I fly to London from South Africa right now?

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.


Can I 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) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

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

If you are planning to travel to London at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for South Africa to London

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