Cheap flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo

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How to find the cheapest flight from Heathrow to OR Tambo

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

£606 - £937

JNB

Temperature

10 - 20 °C

JNB

Precipitation

0 - 120 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

Round-trip from

£457

From London Heathrow to Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way from

£309

One-way flight from London Heathrow to Johannesburg OR Tambo

How far in advance should I book a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

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 London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 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 £512. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £523.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from London Heathrow Airport average £516. You can even find prices in May for less than £516, as users have found deals to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from as low as £382. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from London Heathrow Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 34%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (LHR - JNB)?

When flying from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo in December, January 2021

The best prices found for LHR to JNB flights in December, January
14 Jan - 23 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

13h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 40m
£355

SWISS

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Deal found 5.12.21

31 Dec - 31 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

13h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 40m
£363

SWISS

View Deal

Deal found 5.12.21

7 Dec - 17 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

13h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 40m
£364

SWISS

View Deal

Deal found 4.12.21

Heathrow to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Heathrow found for this year
31 Dec - 31 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

13h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 40m
£363

SWISS

View Deal

Deal found 5.12.21

7 Dec - 17 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

13h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 40m
£364

SWISS

View Deal

Deal found 4.12.21

7 Dec - 27 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 40m
£365

SWISS

View Deal

Deal found 5.12.21

Direct flights to OR Tambo from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to OR Tambo direct flight deals
20 Apr - 8 May
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

11h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m
£402

Virgin Atlantic

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Deal found 5.12.21

14 Jan - 23 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

11h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m
£403

Virgin Atlantic

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Deal found 5.12.21

13 Feb - 2 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

11h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m
£407

Virgin Atlantic

View Deal

Deal found 5.12.21

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo

Late deals on return flights to OR Tambo from Heathrow, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 9 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

13h 35m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

18h 10m
£376

KLM

View Deal

Deal found 5.12.21

13 Dec - 24 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

23h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

18h 10m
£389

KLM

View Deal

Deal found 6.12.21

13 Dec - 21 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

13h 35m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

20h 50m
£403

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 6.12.21

One-way flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo
24 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

34h 40m
£125

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 4.12.21

5 May
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 05m
£297

Ethiopian Air

View Deal

Deal found 6.12.21

24 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

14h 50m
£299

Ethiopian Air

View Deal

Deal found 4.12.21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Heathrow to OR Tambo flights.

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.

Can I find flights from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just £355, but on average you can expect to pay £369.

Are there direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport under £500. A good price for a direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is less than £417.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under £400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport within the next 7 days for less than £400.

What days are direct flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Friday.

How many flights depart from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 3 flights from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport a day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

For as low as £355, SWISS can have you in Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from London Heathrow Airport in 13h 10m. The distance from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is about 5670 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport round-trip from £355. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is KLM. SWISS is 32% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Ethiopian Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £297. Users have also found prices from £306 and £320 on Kenya Airways and Egypt Air, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

The most popular airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport are Air France, ITA Airways and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

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 Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport on time: Delta (95%), Virgin Atlantic (95%), Finnair (63%).

What are the cheapest flights from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

The cheapest flight price from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is £297. On average you can expect to pay £959. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for £355.

Can I fly to Johannesburg OR Tambo from London Heathrow right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to Johannesburg OR Tambo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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

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


Can I fly back to London Heathrow from Johannesburg OR Tambo?

Returning to London Heathrow from Johannesburg OR Tambo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to London Heathrow.

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

Alternative routes for Heathrow to OR Tambo

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Iberia
Cheapest£268
Average£349
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Air France
Cheapest£338
Average£506
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest£353
Average£562
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest£353
Average£463
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
Cheapest£362
Average£540
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
Cheapest£363
Average£502
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Egypt Air
Cheapest£370
Average£472
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
Cheapest£372
Average£442
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest£372
Average£519
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
Cheapest£373
Average£498
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to OR Tambo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Heathrow to OR Tambo
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
66%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
33%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Heathrow to OR Tambo

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Heathrow to OR Tambo
Sunday3daily flights
Monday6daily flights
Tuesday5daily flights
Wednesday1daily flight
Thursday5daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday4daily flights