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Find cheap flights from London to Johannesburg from R6 314

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from London to Johannesburg departing on 3/9. 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 London to Johannesburg.
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Cheap flight deals from London to Johannesburg (LON-JNB)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from London to Johannesburg 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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10:10 - 3:55LGW-JNB
16h 45m1 stop
8:20 - 6:40JNB-LGW
23h 20m1 stop
R9 986Ethiopian Air
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Thu, Oct 17 - Sat, Oct 26
10:10 - 3:55LGW-JNB
16h 45m1 stop
8:20 - 6:20JNB-LGW
23h 00m1 stop
R10 022Ethiopian Air
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Tue, Sep 17 - Mon, Oct 14
16:25 - 6:30LHR-JNB
13h 05m1 stop
8:20 - 22:40JNB-LHR
15h 20m1 stop
R10 420Lufthansa
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Thu, Sep 12 - Tue, Oct 1
22:30 - 7:10LHR-JNB
30h 40m1 stop
21:45 - 12:35JNB-LHR
16h 50m1 stop
R10 438Egypt Air
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Fri, Nov 15 - Mon, Nov 25
22:30 - 7:10LHR-JNB
30h 40m1 stop
21:45 - 12:35JNB-LHR
16h 50m1 stop
R10 601Egypt Air
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Wed, Nov 20 - Sun, Nov 24
16:25 - 6:30LHR-JNB
13h 05m1 stop
8:20 - 20:45JNB-LHR
13h 25m1 stop
R10 619Lufthansa
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Mon, Sep 16 - Tue, Oct 8
20:05 - 10:10LHR-JNB
36h 05m1 stop
20:25 - 8:05JNB-LHR
13h 40m1 stop
R10 818SWISS
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Fri, Nov 15 - Tue, Dec 3
20:05 - 10:10LHR-JNB
36h 05m1 stop
20:25 - 18:40JNB-LHR
24h 15m2 stops
R10 890SWISS
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Fri, Nov 15 - Tue, Dec 3
21:20 - 15:00LHR-JNB
16h 40m2 stops
16:00 - 9:00JNB-LHR
18h 00m2 stops
R11 216RwandAir
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Mon, Sep 9 - Tue, Sep 24
20:20 - 13:50LHR-JNB
15h 30m1 stop
16:00 - 6:20JNB-LHR
16h 20m2 stops
R11 252RwandAir
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Thu, Nov 21 - Sun, Nov 24

Flights from London to Johannesburg - Travel Insights & Trends

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

What is the cheapest London to Johannesburg flight route?

The cheapest price for flight routes found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks for one-way flights from London to Johannesburg.
Our data shows that the cheapest route for a one-way flight from London to Johannesburg cost R11 056 and was between London Heathrow Airport and Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. On average, the best prices are found if you fly this route. The average price for a return flight for this route is R16 742.

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

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

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from London to Johannesburg, 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 London to Johannesburg is May, where tickets cost R12 790 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are July and December, where the average cost of tickets is R21 600 and R19 411 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from London to Johannesburg, 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 London to Johannesburg, you should book around 1 week before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 43 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from London to Johannesburg?

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 London to Johannesburg were found on Ethiopian Air (R9 986) and Lufthansa (R10 420). SWISS proposed the cheapest one-way flight at R8 032.

Which airlines fly direct between London and Johannesburg?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from London to Johannesburg.
There are 2 airlines that fly direct from London to Johannesburg. They are British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. The cheapest airline for this route is Virgin Atlantic, with the best one-way deal found costing R13 943. On average, the best prices for this route can be found at Virgin Atlantic.

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

Each day, there are 6 direct flights that take off from London and land in Johannesburg, with an average flight time of 11h 05m. The most common departure time is 19:00 and most flights take off in the evening. Each week, there are 42 flights and there are the same amount of flights each day 6.

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

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 3 cabin class options for the route. These are 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 London to Johannesburg take?

There are no direct flights for this route. The shortest travel duration to get to Johannesburg from London is 11h 00m.

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Cheapest flight

R6 314
Flight from London Gatwick Airport to Johannesburg

When to book flights from London to Johannesburg

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

  • What is the cheapest flight from London to Johannesburg?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from London to Johannesburg was R349 for a one-way ticket and R552 for a return.

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

    On your way to Johannesburg, you’ll fly out from London Heathrow. You’ll be landing in one of Johannesburg’s 2 airports: Johannesburg Lanseria or Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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

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

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from London to Johannesburg?

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

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

    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 London to Johannesburg.

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

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Johannesburg from London 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 London to Johannesburg?

    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 Johannesburg with an airline and back to London with another airline.

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

    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 Johannesburg from London 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 London to Johannesburg: the best tips from KAYAK users

Insights shared by verified travellers who flew the route from London to Johannesburg 
GerhardFlew with British AirwaysApr 2024
dont rely on the departure boards in the BA lounge. And prepare to have to tag and check in your own bag, even when flying business class
GregFlew with British AirwaysDec 2023
Leave at least an hour for luggage to arrive at JNB.

Prefer to fly direct from London to Johannesburg?

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

Direct departures

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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Direct returns

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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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from London to Johannesburg found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
3/9Tue
2 stops
33h 35mLGW-JNB
R6 314
26/8Mon
2 stops
33h 35mLGW-JNB
R6 368
22/11Fri
1 stopSWISS
13h 25mLGW-JNB
R8 032
22/11Fri
1 stopSWISS
13h 30mLHR-JNB
R8 068
3/9Tue
1 stopRwandAir
15h 30mLHR-JNB
R8 629
3/9Tue
2 stopsKenya Airways
24h 00mLHR-JNB
R8 720
30/8Fri
1 stopRwandAir
15h 30mLHR-JNB
R8 756
12/9Thu
1 stopKenya Airways
15h 30mLHR-JNB
R8 774
16/9Mon
1 stopEthiopian Air
16h 45mLGW-JNB
R8 774
26/8Mon
1 stopEthiopian Air
16h 45mLGW-JNB
R8 810

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Last minute flights from London to Johannesburg

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 London to Johannesburg that are departing in the next 10 days.
26/6Wed
multi-stopKLM
27h 10mLHR-JNB
11/7Thu
multi-stopKLM
21h 10mJNB-LHR
R13 224
26/6Wed
multi-stopAir France
14h 05mLHR-JNB
3/7Wed
multi-stopAir France
22h 45mJNB-LHR
R13 477
26/6Wed
multi-stopKLM
27h 10mLHR-JNB
9/7Tue
multi-stopKLM
19h 20mJNB-LHR
R13 550
26/6Wed
multi-stop
27h 10mLHR-JNB
9/7Tue
multi-stop
14h 10mJNB-LHR
R14 002
25/6Tue
directVirgin Atlantic
11h 00mLHR-JNB
24/7Wed
directVirgin Atlantic
11h 05mJNB-LHR
R15 992
27/6Thu
multi-stopRwandAir
15h 30mLHR-JNB
4/7Thu
multi-stopRwandAir
18h 50mJNB-LHR
R16 607
25/6Tue
directVirgin Atlantic
11h 00mLHR-JNB
2/7Tue
directVirgin Atlantic
11h 05mJNB-LHR
R16 716
26/6Wed
multi-stopRwandAir
16h 40mLHR-JNB
11/7Thu
multi-stopRwandAir
18h 50mJNB-LHR
R16 824
25/6Tue
multi-stopEtihad Airways
16h 45mLHR-JNB
28/6Fri
multi-stopEtihad Airways
21h 50mJNB-LHR
R17 946
29/6Sat
multi-stopEtihad Airways
34h 40mLHR-JNB
7/7Sun
multi-stopEtihad Airways
21h 50mJNB-LHR
R20 207

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