Cheap flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo

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The best prices from Heathrow to OR Tambo are usually found in May or June, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Heathrow (LHR) to OR Tambo (JNB)

LHR - JNB
Price
£454 - £703
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

Round-trip from

£454

From Heathrow to OR Tambo

One-way from

£304

One-way flight 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.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Heathrow to OR Tambo?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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 £509. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £520.

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 £513. You can even find prices in May for less than £513, as users have found deals to OR Tambo from as low as £379. 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%.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Heathrow to OR Tambo is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 13% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo in November, December 2020

The best prices found for LHR to JNB flights in November, December
2 Dec - 14 Jan
£373pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Dec - 10 Dec
£376pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Dec - 27 Dec
£378pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Heathrow found for next year
2 Dec - 14 Jan
£373pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Dec - 10 Dec
£376pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Dec - 27 Dec
£378pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to OR Tambo from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to OR Tambo direct flight deals
18 Mar - 28 Mar
£364pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Jan - 30 Jan
£365pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Jan - 25 Jan
£366pp
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
2 Dec - 14 Jan
£373pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Dec - 10 Dec
£376pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Dec - 27 Dec
£378pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to OR Tambo from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo
15:15 - 08:05
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
14h 50m
LHR - JNB
Ethiopian Air
£305
Gotogate
12:05 - 10:50
RwandAir
3 stops
20h 45m
LHR - JNB
RwandAir
17:30 - 06:25
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
10h 55m
LHR - JNB
Virgin Atlantic
£326
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Related info for your journey

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

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. Alitalia and Etihad Airways 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 Kenya Airways 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 Heathrow to OR Tambo for under £375 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo for under £375. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just £364, but on average you can expect to pay £373.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo for under £375 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo under £375. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to OR Tambo is less than £374.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to OR Tambo for under £375?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to OR Tambo within the next 7 days for less than £375.

What days are direct flights available from Heathrow to Johannesburg?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Thursday.

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

On average 1 flight departs from London Heathrow to Johannesburg OR Tambo per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Heathrow or Johannesburg?

In Heathrow, there will be less rainfall in Heathrow compared to Johannesburg over the next 23 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 Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, and SWISS fly from Heathrow to OR Tambo in about 10h 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 35m. Heathrow and OR Tambo are separated by a distance of 5670 mi. 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 £365 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Virgin Atlantic, from £366, and Kenya Airways, from £382. SWISS is currently priced 30% 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 £291 on Virgin Atlantic. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Kenya Airways from £293 and RwandAir from £296 one-way.

Alternative routes for Heathrow to OR Tambo

Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Heathrow to OR Tambo
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.50
Flight duration
11h 07m
Average temperature for November in OR Tambo
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in OR Tambo
99.0 mm

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Top 10 airlines 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 change 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 change fee 75%
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Egypt Air
£491 £625 No change fee N/A
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Ethiopian Air
£494 £660 No cancel fee 72%
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Air France
£448 £671 No change 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 change fee 79%
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Alitalia
£517 £725 No cancel fee 81%
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Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to OR Tambo

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Weekly flight availability
from Heathrow to OR Tambo
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
2 daily flights
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