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Cheap LHR to JNB Flights

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London to Johannesburg route information

Origin Airport Heathrow
Destination Airport O.R. Tambo Intl.
Airlines Serving Air France, Air Mauritius, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, EL AL Israel Airlines, Egyptair, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, KLM, Kenya Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudi Arabian Airlines, South African Airways, Swiss International Air Lines, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
Flight Price $481
Distance 5,637 mi







Cheap LHR to JNB Flights

  • How long does it take to fly from London to Johannesburg?

    This flight takes around 10 hours and 50 minutes via Virgin Atlantic. Until we get the kinks sorted out of our teleportation machine, this is still the one of the fastest ways to get from London to Johannesburg. Don't forget the two-hour time change.
  • How many flights are there per day from London to Johannesburg?

    Depending on the day, the number of flight times will change, but on average there are six. Compared to the average route departing the United Kingdom with three flight times, you'll have more options than most.
  • How long is the flight from LHR to JNB?

    If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by Virgin Atlantic), you will be able to leave LHR at 6:55 PM BST and get to JNB at 7:45 AM SAST (10 hours and 50 minutes). Remember, there is a time change of two hours.
  • Which airline has the least delays from London to Johannesburg?

    Booking with Virgin Atlantic means you will arrive to Johannesburg pretty close to the time your ticket states. In fact, this timely airline has a 91% on-time average. Of course, it never hurts to be prepared. If you're on British Airways, be sure to sign up for the delay notifications to stay up to date with your flight's status.
  • What is the cheapest day to fly?

    The cheapest day to fly from London to Johannesburg is on Thursday. So, if you are trying to save a bit of cash on your next flight look for flights on that day.
  • How much time do people spend in Johannesburg?

    The average time spent sightseeing in Johannesburg by passengers from London is 19 days.
  • What airports do you fly into for Johannesburg?

    London Heathrow Airport is a terrific airport, but there are cheaper ways to get to Johannesburg--- London City Airport. It's only 22 miles away and flights are priced 12% cheaper over the next few months.

London to Johannesburg Flights

Sometimes you just need to get out of town or maybe you’re looking for a change of scenery. Regardless of the reason, a flight from London to Johannesburg will do just the trick! Go on, plan to see all the famous landmarks and eat your weight in the local cuisine. Your trip is beckoning, so answer the call by packing your suitcase and filling your travel itinerary with exploring Johannesburg.

Whether you’re flying for business or jet-setting on your personal time, you’ve come to the right place. Here at, we’ll pair you up with LHR to JNB flights that won’t make your bank account wince. Ready to temporarily leave behind London for new horizons? Browse through our cheap airfare, and filter by flight times and dates until you find just what you had in mind. From flights without layovers to ones that arrive early in the morning, you’ll come across plane tickets that suit your travel preferences. You can even bundle your flight to JNB with hotels and car rentals to score even bigger savings.

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