Cheap flights from Johannesburg to London

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to LON flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
JNB - LON
Price
R8 701 - R10 341
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Rainfall
35 - 71 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R8 701

From Johannesburg to London

One-way from

R4 048

One-way flight from Johannesburg to London

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to London?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Johannesburg to London. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to London.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to London?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 2% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Johannesburg to London 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R9 676, or R9 676 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to London?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to London from Johannesburg. Prices for March average R9 242 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R7 978. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 11% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to London (JNB - LON)?

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg to London in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to London in July, August 2021

The best prices found for JNB to LON flights in July, August
19 Aug - 29 Oct
R7 121pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Aug - 15 Aug
R7 180pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Aug - 31 Aug
R7 209pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Johannesburg found for this year
31 Oct - 7 Nov
R7 032pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Aug - 29 Oct
R7 121pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Aug - 15 Aug
R7 180pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to London from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to London direct flight deals
2 Sep - 16 Sep
R7 948pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Aug - 29 Oct
R8 391pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Sep - 13 Sep
R8 480pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to London

Late deals on return flights to London from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
1 Aug - 31 Aug
R7 209pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jul - 5 Aug
R7 357pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jul - 5 Aug
R7 387pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to London from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to London
17:45 - 9:35
Egypt Air
1 stop
16h 50m
JNB - LHR
Egypt Air
R4 048
mytrip.com
19:10 - 13:20
KLM
1 stop
19h 10m
JNB - LCY
KLM
R4 728
mytrip.com
9:50 - 2:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
17h 30m
JNB - LGW
Qatar Airways
R4 743
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to London

What airport do you fly from for flights from Johannesburg to London?

For a flight from Johannesburg to London, you will be flying from OR Tambo. Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) is just 20,7 km from the centre of the city. OR Tambo is the only Johannesburg airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to London per day. 18 airlines have flights to London from Johannesburg OR Tambo on a regular basis.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to London to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways and Alitalia are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to London. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, and Emirates are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to London for under R7 387 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to London for under R7 387. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R7 032, but on average you can expect to pay R7 372.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to London for under R8 864 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to London under R8 864. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to London is less than R10 888.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to London for under R7 387?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to London within the next 7 days for less than R7 387.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than London?

Temperatures around the 26 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in London is colder than in Johannesburg. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to London?

A quick flight from Johannesburg to London can take about 11h 10m. Virgin Atlantic provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R7 948. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to London return?

Flying on Air France is currently your cheapest option to London, with prices starting at R7 180. Another option worth looking into is KLM, starting at R7 209 return. Users have found that Air France is 22% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to London one-way?

R3 752 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Egypt Air and KLM, with prices starting from R3 930 and R4 580, respectively.

Alternative routes for Johannesburg to London

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to London.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = £0,05
Flight duration
11h 03m
Average temperature for July in London
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in London
41.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing London

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City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air France
R503 R623 No cancel fee 77%
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Egypt Air
R535 R628 No cancel fee N/A
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SAUDIA
R556 R634 No cancel fee 86%
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Etihad Airways
R527 R647 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
R514 R648 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
R546 R672 No cancel fee 82%
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KLM
R518 R694 No cancel fee 75%
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RwandAir
R505 R707 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Turkish Airlines
R503 R775 No cancel fee 77%
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Alitalia
R529 R792 No cancel fee 81%
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to London

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards London.
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Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to London
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to London.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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