Cheap flights to Heathrow

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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 inJulyHigh demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR11 078Average for return flights in August 2022
Return fromR9 095From Cape Town Intl to London
One-way fromR4 916One-way flight from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Cheap flights to Heathrow Airport in August, September 2022

The best prices found for LON flights for August, September
Sep 19 - Sep 26
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

35h 35m
LHR

London Heathrow

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

40h 15m
R10 193

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 26 - Oct 3
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

30h 20m
LHR

London Heathrow

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

47h 25m
R10 587

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 26 - Oct 3
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

30h 20m
LHR

London Heathrow

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

47h 25m
R10 603

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Heathrow Airport 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Heathrow Airport found for this year
Oct 13 - Oct 31
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

35h 45m
LHR

London Heathrow

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 30m
R9 407

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Oct 5 - Jan 31
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

18h 45m
LHR

London Heathrow

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

15h 00m
R9 489

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Nov 4 - Nov 14
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

26h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

19h 05m
R9 538

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Last minute flights to Heathrow Airport

Late deals on return flights to Heathrow Airport, departing today and this week
Aug 18 - Sep 30
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

19h 25m
LHR

London Heathrow

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

19h 50m
R17 240

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Aug 18 - Oct 31
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

20h 35m
LHR

London Heathrow

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

18h 50m
R17 961

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 18 - Aug 25
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

19h 25m
LHR

London Heathrow

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

25h 20m
R18 928

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Heathrow?

The cheapest ticket to Heathrow found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R8 817

February

R8 341

March

R9 079

April

R9 767

May

R9 751

June

R10 554

July

R12 356

August

R11 930

September

R11 013

October

R9 620

November

R9 554

December

R10 439

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Heathrow. Flying to Heathrow in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Heathrow Airport?

Average Heathrow flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

CPT - LON

Price

R8 059 - R13 913

LON

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

LON

Rainfall

40 - 70 mm

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 60 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 Wednesday. 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 at midday 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.

Other local departures to Heathrow from South Africa