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 2022: compare London to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.
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

£490

From London (LON) to Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way from

£214

One-way flight from London (LON) 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 round-trip 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.

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.

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 £551 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £408. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

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 OR Tambo Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £547, or £558 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from London to OR Tambo in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to JNB flights in May, June
24 May - 7 Jun
£362pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 May - 15 Jun
£370pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 6 Jun
£375pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to OR Tambo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from London found for this year
6 Sep - 12 Sep
£359pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Sep - 29 Sep
£359pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 7 Jun
£362pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to OR Tambo from London

Save time with London to OR Tambo direct flight deals
20 Jun - 27 Jul
£540pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Nov - 17 Nov
£548pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 24 Nov
£549pp
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
24 May - 7 Jun
£362pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 6 Jun
£375pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 9 Jun
£395pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to OR Tambo from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to OR Tambo
02:30 - 17:20
KLM
1 stop
13h 50m
LHR - JNB
KLM
£214
Voliamo
13:10 - 06:55
Kenya Airways
2 stops
16h 45m
LCY - JNB
Kenya Airways
£296
World Air Fares
05:45 - 03:10
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 25m
LGW - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£299
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">London</span> to <span class="emphasized">OR Tambo</span> flights.

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 Virgin Atlantic, SWISS, and British Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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 Kenya Airways for just £359, but on average you can expect to pay £383.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport under £600. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is less than £573.

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 round-trip?

According to our current data, Kenya Airways (£359), KLM (£386), and Turkish Airlines (£400) offers the cheapest pricing from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Kenya Airways is priced at 34% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest flight price from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is £332. On average you can expect to pay £1,867. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for £370.

What are the most popular routes from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

The most popular route from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is London Heathrow - Johannesburg OR Tambo. You may also consider London City - Johannesburg OR Tambo or London Gatwick - Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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

Before booking your flight to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from London, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Delta (100%), Virgin Atlantic (100%), American Airlines( 59%).

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

Consider Air France, ITA Airways or British Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport.

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) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) 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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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

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 London to OR Tambo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R19.83
Average temperature for May in OR Tambo
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in OR Tambo
25.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
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
Etihad Airways
£163 £450 No cancel fee 75%
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SWISS
£267 £490 No cancel fee 79%
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Iberia
£286 £373 No cancel fee 77%
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RwandAir
£303 £520 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
£335 £631 No cancel fee 75%
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Egypt Air
£386 £560 No cancel fee N/A
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KLM
£390 £482 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
£390 £496 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£394 £539 No cancel fee 76%
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Kenya Airways
£395 £507 No cancel fee 82%
Search Kenya Airways flights

Hourly flight availability from London to OR Tambo

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards OR Tambo.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of flight departures
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Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Midnight
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
9 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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