Cheap flights to Africa

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Flights to Africa in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 1% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price₹ 37,649Average for return flights in November 2022
Return from₹ 26,868From New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Cairo
One-way from₹ 15,190One-way flight from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl (DEL) to Africa

What is the cheapest month to fly to Africa?

The cheapest ticket to Africa found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.


₹ 67,457


₹ 63,700


₹ 67,702


₹ 60,842


₹ 59,535


₹ 56,269


₹ 60,597


₹ 60,107


₹ 60,270


₹ 57,330


₹ 56,514


₹ 54,309

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Africa is December. The most expensive month for flights is March. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Africa?

Average Africa flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month



₹ 33,725 - ₹ 62,768



13 - 28 °C

When is the best time to book a flight to Africa?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Africa, you should look to book at least 60 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Africa?

Wednesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Africa. Flying on Thursday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Africa?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Africa trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Africa?

Popular flight destinations in Africa include South Africa, Mauritius, Kenya, Egypt and Seychelles.

What is the best method of travelling around Africa?

After flying to Africa, you will have a few options for getting around. Flying is often the best solution for long-distance journeys within the continent. Flights are a good option when you need to cross difficult areas such as the Sahara, South Sudan, and the Central African Republic. Book ahead to find Africa flight deals. However, it's generally more economical to travel by bus. You can find them everywhere across the continent, even in remote areas. Keep in mind that buses vary from air-conditioned models with entertainment to crowded buses with livestock and goods. If you wish to explore freely at your own pace, your car hire from South Africa can often be taken Namibia, Mozambique and Botswana.

What are some things I can do in Africa?

When you book flights to a continent as rich and diverse as Africa, the possibilities are endless. In Egypt, experience the ancient history of temples, Pharaoh's tombs, and of course, the pyramids themselves. In South Africa, take a safari and look for the Big Five animals:  lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and African buffalos. In Morocco, camp among the sand dunes at Erg Chebbi and sleep under the stars of the Sahara Desert.

How long is the flight to Africa be?

The duration of flights to Africa will depend on where your destination is, along with which airport in India you're departing from. Direct flights to Africa can be as quick as six hours, with flights from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM) to Cairo International Airport (CAI) in Egypt. However, it takes around ten hours to get to Cairo, with a single stopover, when departing from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). When flying to Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK) in Morocco from Indira Gandhi International Airport, it takes around ten h with one stop. With flights to South Africa, it takes around 14h to reach O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) near Johannesburg with one stop. These flights depart from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport. Compare flights to Africa on Cheapflights to find Africa flight deals. Keep in mind that cheap flights to Africa may involve more connecting flights or longer wait times.

What do I need to do before my flight to Africa?

For cheap flights to Africa, make sure to book early. After you book your flights to Africa, check which visas you will need, and make sure to have them ready in advance if visas are not available on arrival. Let your bank know about your holiday destinations to prevent your credit card transactions from seeming suspicious. Try to get some cash in the local currency, and carry some US dollars as a backup.

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First Classfrom ₹ 1,036/person
Business Classfrom ₹ 637/person
Prem Economyfrom ₹ 806/person
Economyfrom ₹ 188/person

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