The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Belfast from South Africa, with most prices found around R9 003. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of May, then book flights to Belfast from South Africa during July instead. Flights to Belfast in July, while not as cheap as those in May, still average around R9 790.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 40 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Belfast. During this timeframe, flight prices are around R10 816. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Belfast at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as R9 624 in the past 72 hours.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Belfast from South Africa is on a Sunday. momondo users have found tickets for Sunday departures for as low as R10 418. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. On the other hand, Friday is the most expensive day to depart from South Africa because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around R11 483.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Belfast is possible. If you are planning a flight to Belfast, consider booking flights to Belfast Intl Airport (20 km from Belfast city centre), Londonderry Eglinton Airport (93 km from Belfast city centre), Campbeltown Machrihanish Airport (95 km from Belfast city centre), Isle of Islay Glenegedale Airport (122 km from Belfast city centre) or Glasgow Prestwick Airport (132 km from Belfast city centre).
You can find deals at Londonderry Eglinton Airport for R3 036pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.