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Turkish Airlines

£584

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Swiss International Air Lines

£357

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Travelers usually depart from O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International when they travel from Johannesburg to London. Book your trip to arrive at Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City. The distance between Johannesburg and London is 9085 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Qatar Airways, easyJet, Turkish Airlines, and Lufthansa. Johannesburg and London have 363 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting Natural History Museum, Roman Baths, Bath, Stonehenge, Portsea Island, Canterbury Cathedral, Tate Modern, British Museum, Avebury, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, Isle of Wight, St Fagans: National History Museum, Tower of London, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, and St. Paul's Cathedral.

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Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
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easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
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Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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United Kingdom COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United Kingdom – 01/2023
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Most travelers from South Africa can enter London, LHR, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United Kingdom in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Johannesburg to London?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Johannesburg and London takes around 12 hours.
What is the flight distance between Johannesburg and London?
The flight distance between Johannesburg and London is 9085 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Johannesburg and London?
Several carriers operate flights between Johannesburg and London. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, George, Harare, East London, Windhoek, Hyderabad, Bloemfontein, New York, Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, Bulawayo, Chennai, Lusaka, Mthatha, Dar es Salaam, Funchal, Livingstone.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Reykjavik, Bucharest, Athens, Dublin, Istanbul, Lisbon, Sofia, Tirana, New York, Edinburgh, Belfast, Larnaca, Glasgow, Málaga, Antalya, Faro, Thessaloniki, Budapest, Madrid, Alicante.
Which airports are there in Johannesburg?
Johannesburg is mainly served by O. R. Tambo International. But there are other airports nearby, including Lanseria International, Rand Airport.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Southampton, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside, London Oxford Airport.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Johannesburg and London?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Johannesburg and London thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Johannesburg and London can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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