Cheap flights from London to OR Tambo

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The best prices from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to JNB flight in 2021: compare London to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.
LON - JNB
Price
£441 - £669
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Precipitation
4 - 151 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

£441

From London to Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way from

£249

One-way flight from London to Johannesburg 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 London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

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.

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

Travellers 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 OR Tambo Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £493, or £503 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from London. Users have commonly found prices around £496 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £367. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

When flying from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, 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 OR Tambo in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to JNB flights in September, October
30 Sep - 1 Nov
£351pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Oct - 12 Oct
£353pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Oct - 27 Oct
£361pp
LCY
London City
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LCY
London City

London to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from London found for this year
1 Nov - 15 Nov
£348pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Sep - 1 Nov
£351pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Oct - 12 Oct
£353pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to OR Tambo from London

Save time with London to OR Tambo direct flight deals
12 Jan - 25 Jan
£387pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Mar - 28 Mar
£388pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Mar - 28 Mar
£389pp
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 OR Tambo

Late deals on return flights to OR Tambo from London, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 19 Oct
£384pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Sep - 13 Oct
£385pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Sep - 1 Oct
£385pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to OR Tambo from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to OR Tambo
08:45 - 13:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
26h 55m
LTN - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£249
Gotogate
08:45 - 13:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
26h 55m
LTN - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£253
Gotogate
08:45 - 13:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
26h 55m
LTN - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£263
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From London to OR Tambo

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and South African. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. SAUDIA and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo. Policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 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 London and Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just £346, but on average you can expect to pay £365.

Are there direct flights from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport under £400. A good price for a direct flight from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is less than £412.

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

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

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport return?

Currently priced at £346, SWISS will fly you from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and back. In addition to SWISS, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £373 and £375, respectively. SWISS is priced at 30% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for OR Tambo (JNB)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to OR Tambo from London?

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to London from OR Tambo?

Returning to London 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 72 hours before departing to London.

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

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Alternative routes for London to OR Tambo

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Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to OR Tambo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.19
Flight duration from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 10m
Average temperature for September in OR Tambo
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in OR Tambo
20.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
£478 £612 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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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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Etihad Airways
£468 £666 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
£448 £671 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
£483 £705 No cancel fee 68%
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Turkish Airlines
£491 £734 No cancel fee 77%
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SAUDIA
£543 £778 No cancel fee 86%
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Alitalia
£517 £784 No cancel fee 81%
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Hourly flight availability from London to OR Tambo

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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to OR Tambo
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to OR Tambo.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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