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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, 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 Fly Safair, Lufthansa, Wizz Air, easyJet, and Qatar Airways. London and Johannesburg have 401 direct flights per week.

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Fly SafairSFRFAYes0
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LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
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easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
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South Africa COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in South Africa – 11/2022
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Most travelers from London, LHR can enter South Africa, but there are restrictions.

Departure

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

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

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 South Africa in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from London to Johannesburg?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between London and Johannesburg takes around 11 hours.
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 Virgin Atlantic Airways, British 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 Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, 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, Exeter, Humberside, Coventry, Norwich.
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?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between London and Johannesburg thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between London and Johannesburg can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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