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Flying to St Helena

SA Airlink now operates a direct weekly service between St Helena and Johannesburg (via a refuelling stopover at Walvis Bay International Airport in Namibia).

The details below highlights the range of return fares from St Helena to South Africa including taxes.

Fares are subject to change and are subject to availability.

Tickets are available via the Airlink website 

St Helena to Johannesburg (return)

Class                                        Lower                          Upper

Business                                  £1544.00

Economy                                 £804.00                       £1244.00

The monthly charter flight to Ascension Island occurs the second weekend of each month and returns to the island on Sunday commencing to Johannesburg.

The Ascension Island service is being delivered alongside the air service to St Helena through a separate charter arrangement managed by the Ascension Island Government.

Midweek flights to St Helena will recommence in December 2019.  The flights start from 3rd December 2019 until 25th February 2020,  and will be operating from Cape Town International Airport on Tuesday of each week.

The normal Saturday flight will continue to operate from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.  The monthly flight to Ascension Island on the second weekend of each month will also continue as normal, with an additional Ascension Island flight in both December 2019 and January 2020.

For further information and for a flight schedule please visit:

http://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/midweek-flights-to-st-helena-december-2019-march-2020/

Medical insurance which covers at least GBP 500,000 worth of medical expenses including emergency medical evacuation (it is suggested that passengers carry both paper and electronic proof of insurance).

A ticket for both arrival and departure, or a ticket for arrival only if you are a St Helenian.

A St Helena E-Visa if you are a national travelling from any of the countries listed here.

If you are a St Helenian leaving the Island for a short holiday, you should ensure that your British or British Overseas Territories Citizen passport is valid for a minimum of six months beyond the period of intended stay. You should also have valid travel insurance and a return ticket and you may be asked to show evidence that you have St Helenian status on your return journey to the Island.

If you are a St Helenian returning to the Island for a holiday or relocating from abroad, you will be asked to show evidence that you have St Helenian status.

St Helenian status can be shown by a letter, a Declaration of St Helenian Status Certificate or a Certificate of St Helenian status issued from the St Helena Immigration Office. Partners and children of St Helenians can apply for a Spouse of Life Partner Exemption Certificate or a Dependent Exemption Certificate.

To find out more about obtaining these documents, please contact the Immigration Office via email: emerald.newman@sainthelena.gov.sh or telephone: 00290 22626.

Fly to St Helena

SA Airlink now operates a direct weekly service between St Helena and Johannesburg (via a refuelling stopover at Walvis Bay International Airport in Namibia).

The details below highlights the range of return fares from St Helena to South Africa including taxes.

Fares are subject to change and are subject to availability.

Tickets are available via the Airlink website 

St Helena to Johannesburg (return)

Class                                        Lower                          Upper

Business                                  £1544.00

Economy                                 £804.00                       £1244.00

The monthly charter flight to Ascension Island occurs the second weekend of each month and returns to the island on Sunday commencing to Johannesburg.

The Ascension Island service is being delivered alongside the air service to St Helena through a separate charter arrangement managed by the Ascension Island Government.

Additional midweek flights

Midweek flights to St Helena will recommence in December 2019.  The flights start from 3rd December 2019 until 25th February 2020,  and will be operating from Cape Town International Airport on Tuesday of each week.

The normal Saturday flight will continue to operate from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.  The monthly flight to Ascension Island on the second weekend of each month will also continue as normal, with an additional Ascension Island flight in both December 2019 and January 2020.

For further information and for a flight schedule please visit:

http://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/midweek-flights-to-st-helena-december-2019-march-2020/

Immigration Requirements

Medical insurance which covers at least GBP 500,000 worth of medical expenses including emergency medical evacuation (it is suggested that passengers carry both paper and electronic proof of insurance).

A ticket for both arrival and departure, or a ticket for arrival only if you are a St Helenian.

A St Helena E-Visa if you are a national travelling from any of the countries listed here.

If you are a St Helenian leaving the Island for a short holiday, you should ensure that your British or British Overseas Territories Citizen passport is valid for a minimum of six months beyond the period of intended stay. You should also have valid travel insurance and a return ticket and you may be asked to show evidence that you have St Helenian status on your return journey to the Island.

If you are a St Helenian returning to the Island for a holiday or relocating from abroad, you will be asked to show evidence that you have St Helenian status.

St Helenian status can be shown by a letter, a Declaration of St Helenian Status Certificate or a Certificate of St Helenian status issued from the St Helena Immigration Office. Partners and children of St Helenians can apply for a Spouse of Life Partner Exemption Certificate or a Dependent Exemption Certificate.

To find out more about obtaining these documents, please contact the Immigration Office via email: emerald.newman@sainthelena.gov.sh or telephone: 00290 22626.