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Destination Overview

As the financial center of the UK, Europe and much of the world, London is a vast metropolis that has attracted visitors, artists, explorers and observers for centuries. At the heart of English culture, it has sparked the imaginations of individuals such as William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, H.G. Wells, George Orwell and countless others over the years. Come and be inspired. Jump into the shopper’s paradise that is Oxford Street, prepare to be amazed at one of the many museums dotted throughout the city, voyage up and down the Thames and soak up all the sights, sounds and sensations this stunning city has in store.

Flying to London

1. Which Airports serve Johannesburg to London?

Direct flights to London from Johannesburg depart from The O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and land at London Heathrow Airport. From Heathrow, you can get to London quickly and easily via the London Underground, or you can hop in a taxi or rent a car from the airport as well.

2. Which Airlines operate flights from Johannesburg to London?

Direct flights from Johannesburg are offered by British Airways, South African and Virgin Atlantic. If you are happy with a short layover, there are other carriers offering this route, including KLM, Lufthansa, and Air France.

3. How long is the flight?

A direct flight to London from Johannesburg will take about 11 hours and 15 minutes. Flights with one-stop layovers may take up to 16 hours or more. Johannesburg is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is the time in London during winter. In summer, however, this will go back on hour.

4. Climate changes between Johannesburg and London

The Johannesburg winter is summer in London, and vice versa, so pack accordingly. Traveling in December or January, from the heat of a South African summer to the much colder, wetter weather in London will be a big change. If you are traveling in June or July, London will usually be substantially warmer than Johannesburg.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

Although Johannesburg is a large city in its own right, London can feel like an urban jungle at any time of the year. However, it will be easy to fit in with the locals, not only because English is the predominant language in London, but also because the city is such a melting pot of different cultures, there is something to welcome every visitor in this vast, exciting city.

City Information

London is a city steeped in history and tradition, with a wide variety of experiences to sample. Watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, explore the Tower of London, or browse the many museums and art galleries scattered throughout the city. If you want a break from the big city bustle, London has a variety of parks and green spaces, from Kensington Gardens, where you will find the Princess Diana Memorial Playground, to Regent’s Park, home of the world-renowned London Zoo.

Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom Last modified: Aug 21, 2019 2:48 -04:00

We've scanned 48 195 047 545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to London, United Kingdom. KLM & Air France frequently offer the best deals to London, United Kingdom flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

KLM
JNBLON
Sun 12/01
1 stop
LONJNB
Sun 12/15
1 stop
R7 840
Air France
JNBLON
Sun 12/01
1 stop
LONJNB
Sun 12/15
1 stop
R7 917
Emirates
JNBLON
Tue 09/10
1 stop
LONJNB
Tue 09/17
1 stop
R7 978
Kenya
JNBLON
Sun 10/13
2 stops
LONJNB
Thu 10/24
2 stops
R8 408
Egyptair
JNBLON
Fri 10/11
1 stop
LONJNB
Fri 10/25
1 stop
R8 562
Etihad
JNBLON
Sun 12/01
1 stop
LONJNB
Sun 12/08
1 stop
R8 884

How Much is a Flight from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R8 193.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R15 834 R9 083
7-14 days R16 371 R9 129
14-21 days R11 124 R7 978
21-30 days R11 016 R7 978
30-60 days R10 111 R8 086
60-90 days R10 096 R8 331
90+ days R9 160 R7 840

Cheapest Day To Fly from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom

We've examined 57 595 778 181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R8 331R7 932R7 902R7 963R8 347R8 546R8 331

Compare Flight Prices from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Johannesburg London, United Kingdom Emirates 2019/08/21 2019/08/28 1 R8 884
September Johannesburg London, United Kingdom Emirates 2019/09/11 2019/09/25 1 R7 902
October Johannesburg London, United Kingdom Emirates 2019/10/22 2019/11/06 1 R7 948
November Johannesburg London, United Kingdom KLM 2019/11/05 2019/11/19 1 R8 331
December Johannesburg London, United Kingdom Emirates 2019/12/25 2020/01/14 1 R8 163
January Johannesburg London, United Kingdom Emirates 2020/01/16 2020/01/22 1 R8 408
February Johannesburg London, United Kingdom Emirates 2020/02/13 2020/02/17 1 R8 071
March Johannesburg London, United Kingdom Emirates 2020/03/18 2020/03/25 1 R8 408

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
R9 559
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
R9 559 R13 624
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
R13 624 R9 283
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
R9 283 R8 868
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
R8 868 R9 344
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
R9 344

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom is R8 608.

The average price for direct flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom is R12 106.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom.

Weekly Direct Flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 14:20 16:10
South African 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:00 15:00
Virgin Atlantic 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 15:20 16:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom is R5 677.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom is R8 608.

Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: The average Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom flight time is 11 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How far is London, United Kingdom from Johannesburg?
Answer: The distance from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom is 9 070 kilometers (5 636 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: There are 35 direct flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom.
Question: What are the most popular Johannesburg airlines for direct flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: British Airways provides 40% of the non-stop flights between Johannesburg and London, United Kingdom.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: Frankfurt, DE

Airlines in Johannesburg flying to London, United Kingdom Last modified: Aug 21, 2019 2:48 -04:00Number of routes searched: 54Number of itineraries searched: 2 515 476

Wondering which airlines fly out of Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom? We've gathered the average price of Johannesburg airlines with flights to London, United Kingdom. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways -
South African -
Virgin Atlantic -
Air France CDG
Alitalia FCO
Cathay HKG
Major Airlines ATL
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Iberia MAD
KLM AMS
Kenya NBO
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
El Al TLV
Air Mauritius MRU
Egyptair CAI
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Saudi Arabian JED
Turkish IST

Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Johannesburg and London, United Kingdom. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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