Cheap flights from London to OR Tambo

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The best prices from London to 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)

LON - JNB
Price
£441 - £668
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, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£441

From London to OR Tambo

One-way from

£194

One-way flight from London 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 London to OR Tambo?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 15% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from London to OR Tambo, book at least 32 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £493 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £503.

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

Flights from London to OR Tambo lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to OR Tambo in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £367.

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

When flying from London to OR Tambo, 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 April, May 2021

28 May - 6 Jun
£374pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Apr - 30 Jun
£403pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Apr - 23 Apr
£403pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

28 May - 6 Jun
£374pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Nov - 30 Nov
£395pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Nov - 20 Nov
£395pp
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

2 Oct - 12 Oct
£408pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Sep - 30 Sep
£422pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Sep - 27 Sep
£424pp
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

13 Apr - 25 Apr
£404pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Apr - 21 Apr
£449pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
13 Apr - 25 Apr
£456pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to OR Tambo from London

09:45 - 03:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
17h 05m
LTN - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£245
Kiwi.com
09:45 - 03:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
17h 05m
LTN - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£260
Kiwi.com
05:15 - 03:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
45h 35m
LHR - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£194
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From London to OR Tambo

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 London 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 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. 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.

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.

Can I find flights from London to OR Tambo for under £435 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to OR Tambo for under £435. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just £374, but on average you can expect to pay £403.

Are there direct flights from London to OR Tambo for under £435 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to OR Tambo under £435. A good price for a direct flight from London to OR Tambo is less than £437.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to OR Tambo for under £435?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to OR Tambo within the next 7 days for less than £435.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 26 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Johannesburg is typically hotter than in London. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

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

A quick flight from London to OR Tambo can take about 13h. Lufthansa provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £401. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London to OR Tambo from £375 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Kenya Airways, from £400, and Lufthansa, from £401. Ethiopian Air is currently priced 24% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Alternative routes for London to OR Tambo

Destination information for OR Tambo

Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.04
Average temperature for April in OR Tambo
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in OR Tambo
40.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 10 airlines flying from London to OR Tambo

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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