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Heathrow (LHR) to OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to JNB flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.
LHR - JNB
Price
£436 - £674
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Average price

£436

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£436

From Heathrow to OR Tambo

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 Heathrow to OR Tambo?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 32 days in advance, which can save you up to 2% on flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 32 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £488. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £498.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Heathrow to OR Tambo?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to OR Tambo from Heathrow average £492. You can even find prices in May for less than £492, as users have found deals to OR Tambo from as low as £364. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to OR Tambo from Heathrow. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 34%.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LHR to JNB flights in May, June
20 Jun - 14 Jul
£359pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Jun - 27 Jun
£360pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 4 Jun
£361pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Heathrow found for this year
20 Jun - 14 Jul
£359pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Jun - 27 Jun
£360pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 4 Jun
£361pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to OR Tambo from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to OR Tambo direct flight deals
2 Jun - 23 Jun
£429pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Jun - 9 Jun
£431pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Jun - 30 Jun
£432pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo

Late deals on return flights to OR Tambo from Heathrow, departing today and this week
16 May - 23 May
£390pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
14 May - 16 May
£396pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
16 May - 23 May
£403pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to OR Tambo from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo
18:10 - 03:10
Egypt Air
1 stop
32h 00m
LHR - JNB
Egypt Air
£323
FlightHub
17:00 - 09:05
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
15h 05m
LHR - JNB
Ethiopian Air
13:10 - 06:55
Kenya Airways
2 stops
16h 45m
LHR - JNB
Kenya Airways
£328
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to OR Tambo

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow to Johannesburg due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Heathrow and Johannesburg for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London Heathrow to Johannesburg OR Tambo to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways and Alitalia are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London Heathrow to Johannesburg OR Tambo are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Johannesburg from London Heathrow?

Most people fly into Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) if they book a flight to Johannesburg from London Heathrow. On average, OR Tambo has 0 inbound flights from London Heathrow per day from 19 airlines. Johannesburg OR Tambo is conveniently located just 12.8 mi from Johannesburg’s city centre.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo for under £360 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo for under £360. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just £359, but on average you can expect to pay £378.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo for under £431 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo under £431. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to OR Tambo is less than £448.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to OR Tambo for under £431?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo within the next 7 days for less than £431.

Does it rain more in Heathrow or Johannesburg?

In Heathrow, there will be greater rainfall in Heathrow compared to Johannesburg over the next 19 days.

Is Heathrow weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 26 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Johannesburg is generally hotter than in Heathrow. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to OR Tambo?

Airlines like KLM, Ethiopian Air, and Egypt Air fly from Heathrow to OR Tambo in about 13h 50m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 20m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Heathrow to OR Tambo return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo from £359 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Egypt Air, from £367, and Kenya Airways, from £390. Ethiopian Air is currently priced 28% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Heathrow to OR Tambo one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £284 on Egypt Air. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Ethiopian Air from £290 and Kenya Airways from £294 one-way.

Alternative routes for Heathrow to OR Tambo

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

Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to OR Tambo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.03
Average temperature for May in OR Tambo
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in OR Tambo
25.0 mm

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Top 10 airlines flying from Heathrow to OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow to OR Tambo 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
Iberia
£355 £462 No cancel fee 77%
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RwandAir
£492 £586 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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Etihad Airways
£468 £613 No cancel fee 75%
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Egypt Air
£491 £625 No cancel fee N/A
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Ethiopian Air
£494 £660 No cancel fee 72%
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Air France
£448 £671 No cancel fee 77%
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Turkish Airlines
£502 £693 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
£506 £701 No cancel fee 68%
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SWISS
£480 £716 No cancel fee 79%
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Alitalia
£517 £725 No cancel fee 81%
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