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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, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City. The distance between Johannesburg and London is 9085 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Kulula, and Qatar Airways. Johannesburg and London have 325 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting Tower of London, Portsea Island, Canterbury Cathedral, St. Paul's Cathedral, Roman Baths, Bath, Isle of Wight, Tate Modern, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, St Fagans: National History Museum, Natural History Museum, Stonehenge, British Museum, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, and Avebury.

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Check-in for a flight from Johannesburg to London

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesNo
KululaCAWMNYesNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYesNo

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 11 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 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 Johannesburg?
The main airport in Johannesburg is O. R. Tambo International. It is also served by Pilanesberg International, Wonderboom.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, Exeter, Doncaster Sheffield, East Midlands, Southampton, Cardiff, Norwich, Bournemouth, Cambridge.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Johannesburg and London?
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