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Cheap flights to London from R5 270

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a momondo user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to London departing on 17/7. Fares may change, and may not be available for all flights or travel dates. Click the price to refresh the search for this deal.
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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
Lufthansa
Oct 11
JNB8:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 20m
1 stop
LHR22:40London Heathrow
Nov 13
LHR17:30London Heathrow
14h 00m
1 stop
JNB9:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
Oct 11
JNB8:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
13h 25m
1 stop
LHR20:45London Heathrow
Nov 12
LHR17:30London Heathrow
14h 00m
1 stop
JNB9:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
Oct 11
JNB8:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 20m
1 stop
LHR22:40London Heathrow
Nov 13
LHR8:45London Heathrow
22h 50m
2 stops
JNB9:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Oct 8
JNB19:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 50m
1 stop
LHR19:25London Heathrow
Nov 12
LHR20:05London Heathrow
36h 05m
1 stop
JNB10:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
Nov 5
JNB19:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
14h 05m
1 stop
LHR7:45London Heathrow
Feb 4
LHR16:30London Heathrow
15h 00m
1 stop
JNB9:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
Sep 15
JNB8:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 20m
1 stop
LHR22:40London Heathrow
Oct 15
LHR17:30London Heathrow
14h 00m
1 stop
JNB8:30Johannesburg 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 Etihad Airways, Norse Atlantic UK and Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways
Jul 17
JNB13:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
18h 15m
1 stop
LHR6:50London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
Sep 27
JNB13:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 25m
1 stop
LHR13:00London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
Jul 18
JNB13:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
18h 15m
1 stop
LHR6:50London Heathrow

London flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your London flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to London?

The month of February is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to London from South Africa, with most prices found around R11 462. If you are unable to visit London during the month of February, then departing from South Africa during the month November is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around R12 273.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to London?

The best price found on momondo to London was R496/pp from Barcelona, which is 87% 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.
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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 R13 432. 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 R14 229.

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 R11 892. Try not to purchase tickets in the afternoon because they tend to be around R13 874. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

How long does it take to fly to London?

Flight times vary depending on what airport in South Africa you fly out of and what airport in London you fly into. For example, flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to London Heathrow takes 11h 05m on average. On the other hand, flying from Cape Town Intl to London Heathrow takes 11h 45m on average. Keep in mind that it’s always quicker to opt for a non-stop flight, so be sure to check momondo to see if there are any available for your route.

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 56 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are R13 265.

Cheapest flights to London

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

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Johannesburg TO London

Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA) to London (LON)

Typically, flights to London from Johannesburg are cheaper when flying from Johannesburg Lanseria to London, which has an average price of R12 777

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO LONDON FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTFebruary14% cheaperFlying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to London costs on average just R11 462 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO LONDON FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTAugust9% more expensiveIt costs about R14 484 for flights to London from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in August
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO LONDON FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTDecember311% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to London from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in December than any other month

Cheap London flight deals and tips

Summary info about London flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

R5 270

Best Round-Trip Price

R8 661

Fastest flight time

11h 45m

Operated By

8 airlines
The best one-way flight price to London from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R5 270 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to London Heathrow).
The best round-trip flight price to London from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R8 661 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to London Heathrow).
The fastest flight to London from South Africa takes 11h 45m (Cape Town Intl to London Heathrow).
There are 8 airlines operating flights to London, including Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic and SWISS.

Frequently asked questions about flying to London

Is there an alternative airport near London?

Those flying to London could potentially find better pricing at London City Airport (12 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 Luton Airport has an average price of R2 104 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.

Are there flights to Islington?

Yes, you can get a flight ticket to London City if you want to reach Islington. It is the nearest London airport (12,0 km away).

What’s the closest airport to Central London?

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

When did momondo last update prices for flights to London?

Prices for flights to London refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to London?

How old do you have to be to fly to London?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and stopovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel to London.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to London?

The travel and health documents required for your trip to London can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s licence, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at London. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to London?

We help find the flight that best suits your needs; momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and travel agents and helps you filter them to find the best flight for you.

Can I find flights to London with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. All flights to London on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

How can momondo help me find flights to London?

Once all potential London flight options are in front of you momondo lets you sort and filter flights based on preferences such as airline, price and flight times, amongst many other options.

I’m not ready to book a flight to London right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Yes. momondo can track flight prices for London and alert you when they change. Perform a search to set up the price alert. All that is required is a valid email address.


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