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Fares from $364 One Way, $554 Round Trip from Johannesburg to London

Prices starting at $554 for return flights and $364 for one-way flights to London were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Johannesburg to London - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Johannesburg to London?

There are 3 airlines that fly directly from Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) to London (LHR-Heathrow), so get ready to click that "book" button. One of these top carriers will have your ideal flight:

  • British Airways
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • South African Airways
What is the shortest flight from Johannesburg to London?

With the quickest flight time from Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) to London (LHR-Heathrow) being 11 hours and 10 minutes, it's a good idea to have a few in-flight survival strategies in your repertoire. An eye-mask, a neck pillow and earplugs should be among the basics you bring with you in your hand luggage.

What airlines have the most flights from Johannesburg to London?

The carriers that fly frequently between Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) and London (LHR-Heathrow) include British Airways (BA). This well-known option offers 61 flights on the route each month. Virgin Atlantic (VS) will also get you to your destination in comfort and style. Offering 47 flights every month between Johannesburg and London, it's another popular airline to look into.

Route Information for Flights from Johannesburg to London

Origin Airport IATA CodeJNB
Destination Airport IATA CodeLON
Distance5637 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, SAS, United Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, South African Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival4:25AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:25AM UTC

Flights Review

Aug 14, 2019

I did not like that after selecting my aisle seat on the app months earlier, I got stuck in a middle seat that was broken and would not recline during a 10 hour flight! Miserable.

Jul 5, 2018

Decaf coffee was unavailable on some flights and delayed availability on other flights.

Jun 16, 2018

Very loooong line at the transfers desk, unhappy people waiting to transfer from one Virgin flight to another!

Jun 5, 2018

Seats extremely cramped

Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to London

O.R. Tambo International Airport

You can use to find cheap flights from Johannesburg. The O.R. Tambo International Airport is located at 24 Johnson Road, approximately 12 miles from the Johannesburg city center. The airport services more than 17 million passengers every year, so the airport houses hubs for numerous airlines. Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa and South African Airways are just a few of the airlines that have flights departing from the airport on a daily basis. The website searches all of the domestic and international flights available to find you discount tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has long-term parking lots near International Terminal A. Long-term parking in the P6 Shade 1 lot costs approximately $10.40 per day, while the long-term parking in the P5 Shade 2 lot costs approximately $8.60 per day. The airport also has the Super South Gate long-term parking lot, which costs around $5.50 per day. Shuttle services run from the parking lots to the airport terminals every 15 minutes. You can also take a taxi to the airport; however, not all taxi companies are allowed to service the airport area. Approved taxi operators have an ACSA logo on their vehicle. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can use the website to reserve a rental car.

Dining at the Airport

If you didn't have time to eat before you left for the airport, you can grab a meal before you board your plane. The airport has a variety of dining options available, including Debonairs Pizza, KFC and Fournos Bakery. does more than find cheap flights from Johannesburg. The website takes care of all of your travel arrangements, giving you plenty of time to grab a quick meal.

London Airport Information

When planning a visit to the United Kingdom, use to find cheap flights to London through the four major airports. will make air travel arrangements for you through Heathrow Airport (24 km from London), Gatwick Airport (40 km), Stansted Airport (80 km), and London City Airport (16 km). Heathrow provides direct services to 90 country destinations in the world. All major airlines, including budget airlines, serve Heathrow and Gatwick airports. London Stansted Airport serves domestic and continental flights. If you prefer landing in the London financial district, will get you affordable flights through the London City Airport.

Parking at London Airports helps you find safe and inexpensive parking in proximity to the terminals for the airports to facilitate your departure to the city at the end of the cheap flights to London. These parking lots also provide access to taxi services such as Black Cab, which charges approximately £50. There are also shuttle bus connections (such as Airbus) between the airports and the city. Airbus runs pick-up operations at each terminal.

London Airport Train Transport Services will arrange for cheap transportation through the famous London tube to Heathrow's underground station, in addition to deals for cheap flights to London. Heathrow has two tube stations at the Piccadilly Line end, with the first serving Terminals 1-3 and the second serving Terminal 4. It takes about 40 minutes to go from Heathrow to Earl's Court Station in Central London. Heathrow Express Train will take you to Paddington Station in 15 minutes and costs £13. Gatwick Express takes about 30 minutes and charges £9.50.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.