Flights from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom

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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.

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We've scanned 117 220 093 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to London, United Kingdom. Ethiopian & RwandAir frequently offer the best deals to London, United Kingdom flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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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 R10 141.

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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.

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21-30 days R13 781 R10 141
30-60 days R13 838 R10 084
60-90 days R13 838 R9 969
90+ days R13 953 R10 026

Cheapest Day To Fly from Johannesburg to London, United Kingdom

We've examined 234 440 186 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 Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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

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

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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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