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Flights to South Africa: for an unforgettable safari experience from £370

There are a number of airports in South Africa but only 8 of them are accessible with flights from European capitals: Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria, Durban, Bloemfontein, East London, George and Port Elizabeth. These trips are available on scheduled flights operated by most major airlines. Direct flights to South Africa can be found from London to Johannesburg or London to Cape Town, however many other flight routes include at least 1 stopover. Of course, once in South Africa, it's very easy to take a flight to one of its other cities. To make sure you get a great deal on your flight to South Africa, it is best to either begin your research for flight tickets in advance, or to use our online flight comparison tool to help you sift through flight promotions across the market for your flight to South Africa. By plane, it takes 11 hours and 25 minutes direct from London to Johannesburg. A London-Cape Town flight takes slightly longer at 12 hours.

Our deals on flights to South Africa

  • Swiss

    London Johannesburg

    Wed 18 Jan - Thu 02 Feb

  • Kenya Airways

    London Johannesburg

    Wed 21 Sep - Wed 26 Oct

  • Lufthansa

    London Johannesburg

    Wed 01 Jun - Wed 02 Nov

  • KLM

    London Johannesburg

    Mon 30 May - Sat 09 Jul

  • Egyptair

    London Johannesburg

    Sat 01 Apr - Mon 10 Apr

  • Etihad Airways

    London Johannesburg

    Sat 31 Dec - Thu 30 Mar

  • Virgin Atlantic

    London Johannesburg

    Wed 18 Jan - Thu 02 Feb

  • British Airways

    London Johannesburg

    Tue 04 Oct - Tue 11 Oct

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This holiday destination offers an almost infinite array of activities and discoveries, whether you want to see beautiful countryside in the national parks, try your hand at surfing or hike the mountainous regions, there's something for everyone in South Africa! What's more, it's possible to find good quality accommodation even in the outback. Although South Africa has a reputation for being a little unsafe, it is easy enough to avoid any serious danger by taking simple precautions. So why not search for South Africa flights now and discover all this beautiful country has to offer!
When comparing South Africa flights it is worth taking into account the local weather in South Africa as this vast country experiences a varied climate depending on its different regions. The period between September and April sees the hottest and driest temperatures in the Cape Town area, which then decrease from May through to the end of August. In comparison, the area along the Indian Ocean has a more subtropical climate with high temperatures from December until February. Lastly, the southern winter in the area around Johannesburg is dry between May and September, while the summer period from October to April is very hot and often accompanied by violent thunderstorms.
Spring is the best time to find good flight deals to South Africa. Overall the weather is pleasant and you can avoid the crowds of tourists looking for a southern summer which often makes airline tickets to South Africa soar in price in January.
So why hang around? Compare flights today and experience breathtaking South Africa for yourself!

South Africa Agenda -Find all practical information

  • 2nd January: The Great Cape Parade is a carnival in honour of the country's slaves who were not allowed to celebrate New Year's in Cape Town, which held concerts and dance shows to celebrate
  • March or April (Easter weekend): over 8,000 athletes from around the world participate in the Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, which takes place the weekend of Easter. It is also a festive time filled with concerts and performances for children
  • April: Cape Town's International Jazz Festival. Around 50 international and local musicians take to the stage to show off their different styles of jazz. This is a fantastic opportunity for artistic encounters
  • August or September: Johannesburg's Arts Alive Festival. Dedicated to all forms of art, it also holds both concerts and shows. Each year, it is visited by thousands of visitors from all over the world
  • November: Whisky Live Festival. Whiskey producers from around the world gather for two days in Johannesburg to share, in moderation, their products with whisky lovers

Latest searches for cheap South Africa flights

  • Swiss

    Manchester Johannesburg

    Wed 25 Jan - Sun 05 Feb

  • Lufthansa

    Manchester Cape Town

    Thu 09 Mar - Sun 19 Mar

  • Virgin Atlantic

    London Johannesburg

    Wed 18 Jan - Thu 02 Feb

  • British Airways

    London Cape Town

    Mon 14 Nov - Wed 14 Dec

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