Cheap flights from OR Tambo to London

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

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to LON flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
JNB - LON
Price
R8 667 - R10 300
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Precipitation
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 667

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to London

One-way from

R4 414

One-way flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo Airport to London?

Travellers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 8% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London at least 61 days early can save you up to 2% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London for as little as R9 638 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R9 638 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to London. Flights to London from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in March are about R9 205 on average during March, but can be found for as low as R7 946.

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 15% on flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to London in September, October 2021

The best prices found for JNB to LON flights in September, October
31 Oct - 28 Nov
R6 857pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Oct - 1 Nov
R6 886pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 26 Nov
R6 960pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg OR Tambo to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from OR Tambo found for this year
11 Nov - 18 Nov
R6 769pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Nov - 23 Nov
R6 813pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 28 Nov
R6 857pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to London from OR Tambo

Save time with OR Tambo to London direct flight deals
31 Oct - 26 Nov
R8 284pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Nov - 11 Dec
R8 534pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Dec - 1 Jan
R8 593pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from OR Tambo to London

Late deals on return flights to London from OR Tambo, departing today and this week
29 Sep - 6 Oct
R7 593pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Sep - 6 Oct
R7 681pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Sep - 5 Oct
R7 710pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to London from Johannesburg OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to London
17:45 - 9:35
Egypt Air
1 stop
16h 50m
JNB - LHR
Egypt Air
R4 414
16:55 - 16:25
Qatar Airways
1 stop
24h 30m
JNB - LHR
Qatar Airways
R4 679
Travelgenio
15:20 - 1:30
British Airways
Direct
11h 10m
JNB - LHR
British Airways
R4 871
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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to London

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.

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. SAUDIA and Etihad Airways 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.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London for under R6 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London for under R6 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just R6 769, but on average you can expect to pay R7 019.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London for under R8 300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London under R8 300. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London is less than R8 755.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London for under R7 600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London within the next 7 days for less than R7 600.

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

Flying on SWISS is currently your cheapest option to London, with prices starting at R6 769. Another option worth looking into is Lufthansa, starting at R6 813 return. You may be able to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London for 26% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R3 296 on Qatar Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Egypt Air from R3 885 and Emirates from R4 532 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for London, England

Do I need a COVID test to fly to London from OR Tambo?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg OR Tambo to London

Most visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo will not be allowed to enter London.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Do I need a test to fly back to OR Tambo from London?

Returning to Johannesburg OR Tambo from London

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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Alternative routes for OR Tambo to London

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Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to London.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = £0,05
Average temperature for September in London
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in London
49.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
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Southend (SEN)

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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
Emirates
R6 743 R9 507 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R6 914 R9 423 No cancel fee 68%
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Virgin Atlantic
R6 920 R10 307 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
R7 050 R10 274 No cancel fee 70%
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Air France
R7 400 R9 165 No cancel fee 77%
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Turkish Airlines
R7 408 R11 402 No cancel fee 77%
Search Turkish Airlines flights
RwandAir
R7 431 R10 407 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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Ethiopian Air
R7 563 R9 540 No cancel fee 72%
Search Ethiopian Air flights
KLM
R7 622 R10 214 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R7 749 R9 522 No cancel fee 75%
Search Etihad Airways flights

Hourly flight availability from OR Tambo to London

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