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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City when they travel from London to Johannesburg. Book your trip to arrive at O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International. The distance between London and Johannesburg is 9085 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Lufthansa, Ethiopian Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and easyJet. London and Johannesburg have 401 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from London to Johannesburg

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYesNo
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYesNo
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

What is the flight distance between London and Johannesburg?
The flight distance between London and Johannesburg is 9085 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and Johannesburg?
Several carriers operate flights between London and Johannesburg. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Lisbon, Istanbul, Athens, Tirana, Faro, Bucharest, Málaga, Larnaca, New York, Dubai, Tenerife, Alicante, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Dublin, Amsterdam, Palma, Majorca, Tel Aviv, Madrid.
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, Manchester, Bulawayo, Bloemfontein, Lusaka, Accra, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Entebbe, Dar es Salaam, Gaborone, Tokyo, Hangzhou.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Southampton, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Doncaster Sheffield, Exeter, Cambridge, Coventry.
What airports are near Johannesburg?
The main airport in Johannesburg is O. R. Tambo International. It is also served by Pilanesberg International, Wonderboom.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between London and Johannesburg?
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