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Find cheap flights from Johannesburg to London from R5 188

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Johannesburg to Heathrow departing on 19/3. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Johannesburg to London.
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Cheap flight deals from Johannesburg to Heathrow

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Johannesburg to Heathrow that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
16:00 - 7:00JNB-LHR
16h 00m2 stops
20:30 - 15:00LHR-JNB
16h 30m2 stops
R10 988RwandAir
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Wed, May 15 - Wed, Nov 13
20:40 - 8:05JNB-LHR
13h 25m1 stop
8:40 - 9:10LHR-JNB
23h 30m1 stop
R11 007SWISS
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Mon, Mar 25 - Sun, Apr 14
16:00 - 7:00JNB-LHR
16h 00m2 stops
20:30 - 15:00LHR-JNB
16h 30m2 stops
R11 026RwandAir
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Wed, May 22 - Sun, Nov 10
23:00 - 6:35JNB-LHR
33h 35m1 stop
20:15 - 13:05LHR-JNB
14h 50m1 stop
R11 179Ethiopian Air
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Wed, Mar 13 - Sun, Mar 17
23:00 - 17:00JNB-LHR
19h 00m1 stop
21:00 - 13:05LHR-JNB
15h 05m1 stop
R11 639Ethiopian Air
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Mon, May 20 - Mon, May 27
7:55 - 13:30JNB-LHR
30h 35m1 stop
15:00 - 6:25LHR-JNB
14h 25m1 stop
R11 696Air Algerie
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Mon, Jul 29 - Sun, Sep 1
9:50 - 18:10JNB-LHR
34h 20m1 stop
14:50 - 8:35LHR-JNB
16h 45m1 stop
R11 715Etihad Airways
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Thu, Mar 28 - Thu, Apr 4
9:50 - 6:45JNB-LHR
21h 55m1 stop
9:30 - 8:30LHR-JNB
22h 00m1 stop
R11 735Etihad Airways
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Fri, Apr 26 - Sun, May 5
20:40 - 16:20JNB-LHR
21h 40m1 stop
6:30 - 8:30LHR-JNB
25h 00m1 stop
R11 792
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Mon, Mar 25 - Tue, Apr 2
19:35 - 7:55JNB-LHR
13h 20m1 stop
18:30 - 8:30LHR-JNB
13h 00m1 stop
R12 060
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Mon, Apr 22 - Tue, May 7

Flights from Johannesburg to Heathrow - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Johannesburg to Heathrow to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport flight route?

The cheapest price for flight routes found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks for one-way flights from Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport.
Our data shows that the cheapest route for a one-way flight from Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport cost R8 705 and was between Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and London Heathrow Airport. On average, the best prices are found if you fly this route. The average price for a return flight for this route is R13 523.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Johannesburg to London?

The average price of all flights from Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Your flight ticket price will generally be cheaper if you fly to London on a Monday and more expensive on a Saturday. On your return trip to Johannesburg, you should consider flying back on a Wednesday, and avoid Saturdays for better deals.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport is November, where tickets cost R12 864 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and August, where the average cost of tickets is R15 353 and R14 989 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport, you should book around 1 week before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 85 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to London?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
In the last 72 hours, the best return deals on flights connecting Johannesburg to London were found on RwandAir (R10 988) and SWISS (R11 007). Qatar Airways proposed the cheapest one-way flight at R5 188.

Which airlines fly direct between Johannesburg and London Heathrow Airport?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport.
There are 2 airlines that fly direct from Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport. They are British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. The cheapest airline for this route is Virgin Atlantic, with the best one-way deal found costing R12 922. On average, the best prices for this route can be found at British Airways.

How many flights are there between Johannesburg and London Heathrow Airport per day?

Each day, there are between 4 and 6 nonstop flights that take off from Johannesburg and land in London Heathrow Airport, with an average flight time of 11h 11m. The most common departure time is 19:00 and most flights take off in the evening. Each week, there are 30 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Sunday, when 20% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Wednesday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between Johannesburg and London Heathrow Airport?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There are 4 cabin class options for the route. These are First, Business, Economy and Prem Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

How long does a flight from Johannesburg to London take?

Flying to London from Johannesburg requires at least one stopover, as there are no direct flights for this route. The shortest flight duration is 11h 05m.

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Cheapest flight

R5 188
Flight from OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport

When to book flights from Johannesburg to Heathrow

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Johannesburg to Heathrow based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking Johannesburg to London flights

  • What is the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport was R271 for a one-way ticket and R574 for a return.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Johannesburg to London?

    There are 2 airports in Johannesburg (Johannesburg Lanseria and Johannesburg OR Tambo.) and only 1 airport in London (London Heathrow). The cheapest flights are generally found on the OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg to London Heathrow flight route.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Johannesburg to London?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Johannesburg to London?

    oneworld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance are the airline alliances operating flights between Johannesburg and London, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Johannesburg to London?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Johannesburg to London.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Johannesburg to London?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to London from Johannesburg is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Johannesburg to London?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to London with an airline and back to Johannesburg with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Johannesburg to London?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to London from Johannesburg up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Prefer to fly direct from Johannesburg to London Heathrow?

Find which airlines fly direct from Johannesburg to Heathrow, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

Johannesburg to London Heathrow

Monday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Tuesday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Wednesday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Thursday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Friday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Saturday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Sunday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

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Direct returns

London Heathrow to Johannesburg

Monday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Tuesday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Wednesday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Thursday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Friday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Saturday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Sunday

American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Johannesburg to London found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
19/3Tue
1 stopQatar Airways
23h 00mJNB-LHR
R5 188
18/3Mon
1 stopQatar Airways
18h 45mJNB-LHR
R5 322
18/5Sat
1 stopSAUDIA
17h 05mJNB-LHR
R5 360
24/4Wed
1 stopEtihad Airways
27h 55mJNB-LHR
R6 183
10/3Sun
1 stopEtihad Airways
22h 55mJNB-LHR
R6 202
23/4Tue
1 stopKenya Airways
24h 15mJNB-LHR
R6 930
7/3Thu
2 stopsLufthansa
23h 05mJNB-LHR
R7 045
8/3Fri
2 stopsLufthansa
23h 05mJNB-LHR
R7 064
27/4Sat
1 stopSAUDIA
17h 05mJNB-LHR
R7 121
17/8Sat
1 stopKenya Airways
24h 15mJNB-LHR
R7 466

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Last minute flights from Johannesburg to Heathrow

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights from Johannesburg to London that are departing in the next 10 days.
7/3Thu
multi-stopSWISS
19h 00mJNB-LHR
14/3Thu
multi-stopSWISS
13h 30mLHR-JNB
R12 424
6/3Wed
multi-stopSWISS
13h 25mJNB-LHR
13/3Wed
multi-stopSWISS
13h 30mLHR-JNB
R12 500
7/3Thu
multi-stopEthiopian Air
33h 35mJNB-LHR
14/3Thu
multi-stopEthiopian Air
21h 45mLHR-JNB
R13 055
5/3Tue
multi-stopKenya Airways
34h 35mJNB-LHR
13/3Wed
multi-stopKenya Airways
15h 30mLHR-JNB
R13 438
4/3Mon
multi-stopRwandAir
29h 25mJNB-LHR
12/3Tue
multi-stopRwandAir
16h 30mLHR-JNB
R13 821
6/3Wed
multi-stopLufthansa
24h 05mJNB-LHR
13/3Wed
multi-stopLufthansa
18h 05mLHR-JNB
R13 955
4/3Mon
multi-stopLufthansa
23h 05mJNB-LHR
11/3Mon
multi-stopLufthansa
22h 05mLHR-JNB
R14 013
6/3Wed
multi-stopKenya Airways
33h 55mJNB-LHR
14/3Thu
multi-stopKenya Airways
15h 30mLHR-JNB
R14 127
4/3Mon
multi-stopRwandAir
29h 25mJNB-LHR
12/3Tue
multi-stopRwandAir
27h 50mLHR-JNB
R15 640
7/3Thu
multi-stopEthiopian Air
28h 35mJNB-LHR
15/3Fri
multi-stopEthiopian Air
29h 40mLHR-JNB
R16 884

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