A Star Alliance member Ethiopian Airlines offers fairly priced return flights from London or Manchester to Cape Town or Johannesburg available from £368 return. This is a full-service deal with one usually short layover in Addis Ababa on the way. If you can book your ticket a lot in advance you can fly to South Africa during the local summer season which is a perfect time to explore this unique country!
Flying from: Manchester, London
Flying to: Cape Town, Johannesburg
Airline(s): Ethiopian Airlines
Luggage: 2x23kg bags
Travel period: May to June or late August 2021 to February 2022 (excl. Christmas)
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UK to South Africa from £426 (booking with the airline)
Manchester to Johannesburg from £386
Manchester to Cape Town from £401
London to Johannesburg from £368
Booking sample of cheap high-season flights from the UK to South Africa (Johannesburg or Cape Town) from £368 return!. Outbound from London Heathrow to the Republic of South Africa on the 24th of January. Inbound from Cape Town back to the United Kingdom on the 8th of February 2022.