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Cheapest flights to London airports

Find the cheapest flights to these London airports from your nearest city or airport
Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
London Heathrow Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Johannesburg TO London

Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Typically, flights to London from Johannesburg are cheaper when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to London Gatwick, which has an average price of R8 777

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO LONDON FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTMarch6% cheaperFlying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London costs on average just R8 517 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO LONDON FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTDecember12% more expensiveIt costs about R10 122 for flights to London from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO LONDON FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTDecember431% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to London from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to London?

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to London?

    The best price found on momondo to London was R1 666/pp from Geneva, which is 73% cheaper than the average flight price to London. To find the cheapest price to London from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to London?

    The month of March is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to London from South Africa, with most prices found around R8 517. If you are unable to visit London during the month of March, then departing from South Africa during the month May is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around R8 517.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to London?

    In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to London is about 60 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are R9 045. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as R4 772.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to London?

    The cheapest day to depart on your flight to London is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as R9 003. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Saturday is the most expensive day to depart from South Africa because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around R9 757.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to London?

    The cheapest time of day to fly to London is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as R8 612. Try not to purchase tickets in the evening because they tend to be around R10 030. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

  • Is there a good place to hike near London?

    If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to London for May, June, and July. Parks like Hyde Park are popular hot spots in those months.

  • Is there an alternative airport near London?

    Those flying to London could potentially find better pricing at London Heathrow Airport (23 km from London city centre), London Gatwick Airport (38 km from London city centre), London Luton Airport (45 km from London city centre), London Stansted Airport (50 km from London city centre) or London Southend Airport (57 km from London city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into London?

    London City Airport has an average price of R4 873 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting London. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.


London flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in South Africa to London found recently by users on momondo
Virgin Atlantic
Feb 9
JNB16:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 25m
LHR3:25London Heathrow
Feb 16
LHR17:05London Heathrow
11h 05m
JNB4:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Apr 14
JNB16:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 25m
LHR3:35London Heathrow
Apr 24
LHR17:50London Heathrow
11h 05m
JNB4:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Dec 14
JNB16:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 25m
LHR3:25London Heathrow
Jan 9
LHR17:05London Heathrow
11h 05m
JNB4:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Nov 9
JNB16:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 25m
LHR3:25London Heathrow
Nov 21
LHR17:30London Heathrow
11h 05m
JNB4:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
Dec 12
JNB16:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 25m
LHR3:25London Heathrow
Jan 12
LHR17:05London Heathrow
11h 05m
JNB4:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
Feb 3
JNB14:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
14h 10m
1 stop
LHR5:00London Heathrow
Mar 13
LHR1:30London Heathrow
13h 35m
1 stop
JNB16:05Johannesburg OR Tambo

Find the cheapest one-way flights to London

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to London, view some of our deals below provided by Egypt Air, Etihad Airways and Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic
Dec 11
JNB16:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 25m
LHR3:25London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Dec 30
CPT3:00Cape Town Intl
11h 55m
LHR14:55London Heathrow
Egypt Air
Nov 26
JNB16:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
16h 50m
1 stop
LHR9:35London Heathrow

Which airlines fly to London?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to London
  • Which airlines fly to London?

    Based on our data, the most popular airlines that fly to London from South Africa are British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates and Qatar Airways. There may also be other airline options depending on where in South Africa you’re flying from.


Popular routes to London

Most frequently searched flights to London along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Cape Town to London Flights
Fastest flight time11h 55m
Cheapest priceR5 047
Durban to London Flights
Fastest flight time18h 30m
Cheapest priceR7 230
Port Elizabeth to London Flights
Fastest flight time22h 25m
Cheapest priceR8 575
Sun City, North-West to London Flights
Fastest flight time19h 15m
Cheapest priceR13 940

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