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About Flights to London

Summary info about London flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

R3 130

Best Return Price

R7 139

Fastest flight time

16h 50m

Operated By

5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to London from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R3 130 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to London Heathrow).
The best return flight price to London from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R7 139 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to London Heathrow).
The fastest flight to London from South Africa takes 16h 50m (Johannesburg OR Tambo to London Heathrow).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to London, including KLM, SWISS and Egypt Air.

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 R9 694

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO LONDON FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTMarch6% cheaperFlying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London costs on average just R9 406 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO LONDON FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTDecember12% more expensiveIt costs about R11 179 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?

The best price found on momondo to London was R1 298/pp from Amsterdam, which is 64% 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.

The month of March is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to London from South Africa, with most prices found around R9 406. 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 R9 406.

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 989. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as R7 139.

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to London is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as R9 943. 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 R10 775.

The cheapest time of day to fly to London is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as R9 511. Try not to purchase tickets in the evening because they tend to be around R11 077. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

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.

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.

London Stansted Airport has an average price of R1 017 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.

Yes, you can get a flight ticket to London City if you want to reach Kensington and Chelsea. It is the nearest London airport (16,9 km away).

The airport which is nearest to Central London is London City. It is 12,2 km away and is in London.



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
Multiple Airlines
Jun 7
JNB15:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
13h 30m
1 stop
LHR4:55London Heathrow
Jun 14
LHR12:30London Heathrow
15h 00m
1 stop
JNB3:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Jun 7
JNB15:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
13h 30m
1 stop
LHR4:55London Heathrow
Jun 14
LHR14:40London Heathrow
13h 30m
1 stop
JNB4:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
Sep 22
JNB3:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 10m
1 stop
LGW3:55London Gatwick
Oct 6
LGW5:00London Gatwick
17h 40m
1 stop
JNB22:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
Sep 20
JNB9:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
17h 50m
1 stop
LGW3:45London Gatwick
Oct 6
LGW5:00London Gatwick
17h 40m
1 stop
JNB22:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
Jun 7
JNB15:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
13h 05m
1 stop
LCY4:30London City
Jun 14
LCY13:00London City
14h 30m
1 stop
JNB3:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
Sep 14
JNB19:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
18h 05m
1 stop
LHR13:15London Heathrow
Oct 26
LHR2:30London Heathrow
13h 50m
1 stop
JNB16:20Johannesburg 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 Qatar Airways
Etihad Airways
Jul 21
JNB6:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
29h 55m
1 stop
LHR12:10London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
Jul 23
JNB6:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
29h 55m
1 stop
LHR12:10London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
May 26
JNB6:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
29h 55m
1 stop
LHR12:10London 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 Qatar Airways, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Emirates. There may also be other airline options depending on where in South Africa you’re flying from.

Emirates Flights to London

Emirates operates around 55 flights into London in any given week. The most common departure point for these flights was from Dubai Intl, with the best return Emirates deal found being R7 118 (Cape Town Intl to London). Users have rated Emirates 8,6/10 in over 118 reviews on momondo.

SWISS Flights to London

SWISS flies to London 45 times per week usually, making it a popular airline to fly with, particularly when heading to London from Zurich. SWISS (rating: 8,4, 132 reviews) varies in price depending on when and where you want to fly to London from. The best SWISS ticket price found on momondo to London was from Cape Town Intl (R5 870 return).


Best first class flights to London

Compare and see reviews for airlines with premium cabins that fly to London
AirlineRatingFirst ClassPrice
Virgin AtlanticPriceFrom R9 026First ClassRating
8,0
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British AirwaysPriceFrom R9 041First ClassRating
6,7
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  • While prices may be influenced by factors such as airline of choice, premium cabin enthusiasts can expect to pay around R34 854 for a Business class flight to London. Travelers on a budget that still want to experience more comfort and convenience may find deals as cheap as R20 592. The last time this price was found by a user was on May 15.

  • Choose British Airways if you are planning to fly Business class to London. Depending on the airline, some additional premium perks may be available to travelers.

  • A Premium economy class flight to London goes for R29 490 on average and will save you 16% compared to choosing a Business class ticket. Many travelers find flying Premium economy class still very comfortable and convenient for a much better price.

  • Tired of flying Economy? Qatar Airways, the most highly rated airline for flights to London, offers several premium cabin classes: Business, Premium economy. We advise exploring other airlines and being flexible with where you’re flying from to have the most cabin choices.


Popular routes to London

Most frequently searched flights to London along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Johannesburg to London Flights
Fastest flight time11h 10m
Cheapest priceR7 250
Cape Town to London Flights
Fastest flight time18h 25m
Cheapest priceR8 001
Durban to London Flights
Fastest flight time18h 55m
Cheapest priceR7 809
Sun City, North-West to London Flights
Fastest flight time19h 15m
Cheapest priceR15 395
Port Elizabeth to London Flights
Fastest flight time22h 30m
Cheapest priceR10 237

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