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The best prices from London to Johannesburg are usually found in May or March, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to JNB flight in 2022: compare London to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
LON - JNB
Price
£608 - £921
JNB
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
JNB
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£484

From London (LON) to Johannesburg

One-way from

£265

One-way flight from London (LON) to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Johannesburg?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 32 days in advance to save up to 2% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 32 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London to Johannesburg 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £540, or £551 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from London to Johannesburg?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 15% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from London. Users have commonly found prices around £544 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £403. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Johannesburg (LON - JNB)?

When flying from London to Johannesburg, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 9% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from London to Johannesburg in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to JNB flights in May, June
7 Jun - 12 Sep
£390pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 31 May
£393pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Jun - 1 Mar
£399pp
LCY
London City
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LCY
London City

London to Johannesburg 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from London found for this year
7 Sep - 19 Sep
£370pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Sep - 3 Oct
£372pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Nov - 22 Jan
£372pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Johannesburg from London

Save time with London to Johannesburg direct flight deals
22 Jun - 13 Jul
£542pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Nov - 2 Feb
£547pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 24 Nov
£552pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from London, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 6 Jul
£411pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Jun - 10 Jun
£413pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Jun - 8 Jul
£419pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Johannesburg from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Johannesburg
16:55 - 17:20
KLM
1 stop
23h 25m
LHR - JNB
KLM
£265
Voliamo
11:00 - 03:10
Egypt Air
1 stop
15h 10m
LHR - JNB
Egypt Air
£301
Travelgenio
04:15 - 03:10
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
21h 55m
STN - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£306
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From London to Johannesburg

Which airlines flying from London to Johannesburg have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from London to Johannesburg have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Virgin Atlantic, SWISS, and British Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Atlantic with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London to Johannesburg for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Johannesburg for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just £370, but on average you can expect to pay £388.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Johannesburg for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Johannesburg under £600. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Johannesburg is less than £571.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Johannesburg for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than £500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to Johannesburg round-trip?

According to our current data, Kenya Airways (£370), and SWISS (£390) offers the cheapest pricing from London to Johannesburg. You may be able to fly from London to Johannesburg for 31% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Johannesburg one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with KLM, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £265. Kenya Airways flights start at £283 while deals on Egypt Air start at £301 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Johannesburg?

Air France, ITA Airways and British Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from London to Johannesburg.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Johannesburg?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from London to Johannesburg on time: Delta (100%), Virgin Atlantic (100%), Finnair (62%).

What are the cheapest flights from London to Johannesburg?

The cheapest flight price from London to Johannesburg is £351. On average you can expect to pay £2,038. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for £372.

What are the most popular routes from London to Johannesburg?

Most travelers choose London Heathrow - Johannesburg OR Tambo, London City - Johannesburg OR Tambo or London Gatwick - Johannesburg OR Tambo when deciding on the best route from London to Johannesburg.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Johannesburg from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Johannesburg

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to London from Johannesburg?

Returning to London from Johannesburg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Alternative routes for London to Johannesburg

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R19.80
Average temperature for May in Johannesburg
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Johannesburg
25.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Johannesburg choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
£161 £445 No cancel fee 75%
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SWISS
£264 £484 No cancel fee 79%
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Iberia
£282 £368 No cancel fee 77%
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RwandAir
£299 £517 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
£331 £625 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
£384 £499 No cancel fee 82%
Search Kenya Airways flights
Egypt Air
£384 £554 No cancel fee N/A
Search Egypt Air flights
KLM
£385 £477 No cancel fee 75%
Search KLM flights
Air France
£387 £500 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£389 £533 No cancel fee 76%
Search Lufthansa flights

Hourly flight availability from London to Johannesburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Johannesburg.
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Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Johannesburg.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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