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Flights to Heathrow 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, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR9 973Average for round-trip flights in January 2022
Round-trip fromR5 956From Johannesburg to London Heathrow
One-way fromR154One-way flight from Johannesburg to London Heathrow (LHR)

Cheap flights to London Heathrow Airport in January, February 2022

The best prices found for LHR flights for January, February
4 Feb - 25 Mar
R5 940pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Feb - 16 Jun
R5 956pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Feb - 16 Feb
R6 002pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

London Heathrow Airport 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to London Heathrow Airport found for this year
1 Mar - 8 Mar
R5 894pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Feb - 25 Mar
R5 940pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Feb - 16 Jun
R5 956pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to London Heathrow Airport

Late deals on return flights to London Heathrow Airport, departing today and this week
26 Jan - 2 Feb
R6 017pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Jan - 2 Feb
R6 110pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jan - 24 Apr
R6 125pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Heathrow flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Heathrow found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R9 003
February
R9 049
March
R8 895
April
R9 865
May
R8 741
June
R9 265
July
R10 311
August
R10 296
September
R10 080
October
R9 603
November
R9 157
December
R10 296

When is the best time to fly to Heathrow Airport?

Average London flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
ZA1 - LON
Price
R8 651 - R15 236
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Precipitation
35 - 71 mm
Flying to London Heathrow in July is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. July tends to be the warmest period in London Heathrow so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. October is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

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

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Heathrow, you should look to book at least 61 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 Heathrow?

The cheapest day to fly to Heathrow is usually Monday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to LHR airport?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Heathrow. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the evening as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to London Heathrow?

You can get to Heathrow Airport, London on flights departing from South Africa in about 11-12 hours. If you are departing from the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, you can expect to arrive in around 11h 20m. A flight from Cape Town International Airport will take 12-15 hours, depending on the flight path and any layovers. Flying from King Shaka International Airport in Durban will get you to Heathrow in 12-14 hours.

Where can you get direct flights to London Heathrow from?

If you are hoping to avoid layovers, you have a few options when it comes to direct flights. As you peruse London Heathrow flight deals, keep in mind that you can fly directly there from Johannesburg, Cape Town, or Durban. South African Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and British Airways all offer direct flights from Johannesburg to London. British Airways will get you directly from Cape Town or Durban to Heathrow.

How do you get from Heathrow Airport to the city centre?

There are a number of ways to reach downtown London from Heathrow Airport. If you plan on opting for what is often the easiest option, taxis are available outside of each terminal. You can plan on paying ZAR 800-1300 for a one hour trip. The airport also offers some rail and bus options. The Heathrow Express is the fastest mode of transportation between the airport and city centre, providing a 15m nonstop ride to Paddington Station. This train departs every 15 minutes from Terminals 2, 3, 4, and 5. Plan on adding a few extra minutes if you are departing from Terminal 4 or 5.

Other rail options include the London Underground, Feltham Rail Link, and the TfL Rail. There is also the option to take the National Express Coach, which starts around 185 ZAR.

What are some things to do in London?

London is full of well-known landmarks and attractions, but there is always so much more to see than what you might first expect. From the Sky Garden and its views from above to the Covent Garden and its eclectic features ranging from shops and pubs by day and opera and theatre by night, there is something to see and do every time you turn around. History buffs will surely want to check out the Churchill War Rooms, the Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London. For those who swoon at lovely architecture, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and the Houses of Parliament are highly recommended. Big Ben and the London Eye will also beckon, as will countless parks and historic markers along the way.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to London?

South African citizens need a passport and a visa to fly into London. The type of visa you will need to apply for will depend on the purpose of your visit to London, England. The most common is the standard visitor visa, which would be the one you would want if you are traveling for leisure, for business activities, if you are visiting friends or family members if you’re participating in sports events or other creative events or a myriad of other reasons including private medical treatment.

Other types of visas include the marriage visitor visa, student visitor visa, visitor in transit visa, and the permitted paid engagement visa.

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Cheap tickets to Heathrow found by our users in South Africa as recently as January 20, 2022.

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