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R5 202 Find cheap flights from Johannesburg to London

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 London departing on 17/11. 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 London

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Johannesburg to London 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.
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20:25 - 11:15JNB-LHR
16h 50m1 stop
18:40 - 10:10LHR-JNB
13h 30m1 stop
R7 977SWISS
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Wed, Nov 13 - Wed, Nov 20
8:20 - 20:45JNB-LHR
13h 25m1 stop
20:15 - 7:05LHR-JNB
32h 50m1 stop
R8 324Lufthansa
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Tue, Sep 17 - Sun, Dec 1
19:35 - 10:25JNB-LHR
16h 50m2 stops
18:40 - 10:10LHR-JNB
13h 30m1 stop
R8 488
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Wed, Nov 13 - Wed, Nov 20
8:20 - 22:40JNB-LHR
15h 20m1 stop
18:40 - 10:10LHR-JNB
13h 30m1 stop
R9 437
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Sun, Oct 13 - Thu, Nov 7
23:15 - 17:35JNB-LHR
19h 20m1 stop
6:30 - 22:00LHR-JNB
13h 30m1 stop
R11 281KLM
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Thu, Oct 3 - Sat, Nov 2
14:30 - 5:40JNB-LGW
17h 10m1 stop
10:00 - 3:55LGW-JNB
15h 55m1 stop
R11 464Ethiopian Air
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Sun, Nov 10 - Sun, Nov 17
23:15 - 17:35JNB-LHR
19h 20m1 stop
6:30 - 22:00LHR-JNB
13h 30m1 stop
R11 683KLM
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Thu, Oct 3 - Wed, Oct 30
14:30 - 5:40JNB-LGW
17h 10m1 stop
10:00 - 20:00LGW-JNB
32h 00m1 stop
R11 683Ethiopian Air
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Mon, Oct 28 - Mon, Nov 11
16:00 - 9:50JNB-LHR
18h 50m2 stops
20:20 - 15:00LHR-JNB
16h 40m2 stops
R11 719RwandAir
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Thu, Oct 3 - Sat, Nov 2
16:50 - 6:20JNB-LHR
15h 30m1 stop
20:20 - 15:00LHR-JNB
16h 40m2 stops
R11 975RwandAir
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Sat, Nov 23 - Sat, Nov 30

Flights from Johannesburg to London - Travel Insights & Trends

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

What is the cheapest Johannesburg to London 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.
Our data shows that the cheapest route for a one-way flight from Johannesburg to London cost R6 929 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 R12 626.

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

The average price of all flights from Johannesburg to London clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
When flying from Johannesburg to London, you should consider leaving on a Monday and avoid Saturdays if you are looking for the best rates. For your return to Johannesburg, you’ll find the best rates on Sundays and the most expensive ones on Saturdays.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Johannesburg to London, 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 is February, where tickets cost R11 537 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are August and July, where the average cost of tickets is R15 060 and R14 092 respectively.

Can I save money by flying with a stopover from Johannesburg to London?

The average price for all direct flights, flights with one stopover, and flights with two stopovers for the route found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
No, with an average price for the route of R43 398, prices are generally cheapest when you fly direct.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Johannesburg to London, 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, you should book around 4 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 180 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 cheapest one-way ticket from Johannesburg to London found on KAYAK was with Qatar Airways for R5 202. SWISS proposed a return connection from R7 977 and Lufthansa from R8 324.

Which airlines fly direct between Johannesburg and London?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Johannesburg to London.
There are 2 airlines that fly direct from Johannesburg to London. They are British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. The cheapest airline for this route is British Airways, with the best one-way deal found costing R9 521. On average, the best prices for this route can be found at Virgin Atlantic.

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

Each day, there are 3 direct flights that take off from Johannesburg and land in London, with an average flight time of 11h 14m. The most common departure time is 21:00 and most flights take off in the evening. Each week, there are 21 flights and there are the same amount of flights each day 3.

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

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 202
Flight from OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg to London Heathrow Airport

When to book flights from Johannesburg to London

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Johannesburg to London 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 flights from Johannesburg to London

  • What is the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to London?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Johannesburg to London was R285 for a one-way ticket and R437 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 SkyTeam 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 travelers 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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Flights from Johannesburg to London: the best tips from KAYAK users

Insights shared by verified travellers who flew the route from Johannesburg to London 
Verified travelerFlew with British AirwaysApr 2024
This is a busy flight, be prepared to be sat near other passengers that haven't flown before.
Verified travelerFlew with British AirwaysJan 2024
None really. It’s a long, but straight forward flight. If you can afford premium economy or better, do it for the comfort.

Prefer to fly direct from Johannesburg to London?

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

Direct departures

Johannesburg to London

Monday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Tuesday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Wednesday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Thursday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Friday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Saturday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Sunday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

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Direct returns

London to Johannesburg

Monday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Tuesday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Wednesday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Thursday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Friday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Saturday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +3 more

American Airlines, British Airways, +4 more

Sunday

American Airlines, British Airways, China Eastern, +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.
17/11Sun
1 stopQatar Airways
19h 40mJNB-LHR
R5 202
17/11Sun
1 stopQatar Airways
18h 30mJNB-LGW
R5 202
14/8Wed
1 stopEtihad Airways
33h 50mJNB-LHR
R5 476
31/7Wed
1 stopEtihad Airways
27h 50mJNB-LHR
R5 549
17/11Sun
2 stops
34h 30mJNB-LGW
R6 444
29/7Mon
2 stops
26h 30mJNB-LHR
R6 535
17/11Sun
directVirgin Atlantic
11h 20mJNB-LHR
R6 553
11/9Wed
2 stopsRwandAir
21h 05mJNB-LGW
R6 918
27/9Fri
2 stopsRwandAir
21h 05mJNB-LGW
R6 937
9/9Mon
directVirgin Atlantic
11h 05mJNB-LHR
R7 703

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Last minute flights from Johannesburg to London

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.
22/7Mon
multi-stopKLM
19h 20mJNB-LHR
19/8Mon
multi-stopKLM
23h 25mLHR-JNB
R9 602
22/7Mon
multi-stopAir France
19h 55mJNB-LHR
19/8Mon
multi-stopAir France
35h 20mLHR-JNB
R10 934
22/7Mon
multi-stopAir France
33h 45mJNB-LHR
19/8Mon
multi-stopAir France
24h 35mLHR-JNB
R12 029
23/7Tue
multi-stopKLM
19h 20mJNB-LHR
17/8Sat
multi-stopKLM
25h 45mLHR-JNB
R13 508
26/7Fri
multi-stopEtihad Airways
30h 20mJNB-LHR
20/8Tue
multi-stopEtihad Airways
16h 45mLHR-JNB
R13 964
22/7Mon
multi-stopEthiopian Air
16h 50mJNB-LGW
19/8Mon
multi-stopEthiopian Air
16h 45mLGW-JNB
R14 056
22/7Mon
multi-stopSWISS
24h 50mJNB-LHR
12/8Mon
multi-stopSWISS
13h 30mLHR-JNB
R14 202
22/7Mon
multi-stopSWISS
24h 50mJNB-LHR
12/8Mon
multi-stopSWISS
26h 10mLHR-JNB
R14 238
24/7Wed
multi-stopEthiopian Air
16h 50mJNB-LGW
11/8Sun
multi-stopEthiopian Air
16h 45mLGW-JNB
R14 603
26/7Fri
multi-stopEtihad Airways
30h 20mJNB-LHR
22/8Thu
multi-stopEtihad Airways
22h 05mLHR-JNB
R14 841

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