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Summary info about Johannesburg flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£263

Best Round-Trip Price

£409

Fastest flight time

21h 40m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Johannesburg from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £263 (London Gatwick to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The best round-trip flight price to Johannesburg from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £409 (Birmingham to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The fastest flight to Johannesburg from United Kingdom takes 21h 40m (London Gatwick to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Johannesburg, including Air France, Egypt Air and Ethiopian Air.

Johannesburg flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg?

The cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from United Kingdom is in November. Flight prices, which tend to average around £579, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of November, then book flights to Johannesburg from United Kingdom during January instead. Flights to Johannesburg in January, while not as cheap as those in November, still average around £580.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Johannesburg?

£46 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Johannesburg. This flight is from Durban and is 20% cheaper than most flights to Johannesburg. To find the cheapest price to Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg?

On average, the least expensive day to fly to Johannesburg from United Kingdom is on a Tuesday. momondo users have found tickets for Tuesday departures for as low as £646. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Saturday because tickets tend to average around £684. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Johannesburg.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Johannesburg?

The cheapest time of day to fly to Johannesburg is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as £558. Flights to Johannesburg are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of £698. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

How long does it take to fly to Johannesburg?

The flight from United Kingdom to Johannesburg depends on which airports you’re departing from and arriving to, and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from London Heathrow (a popular airport in United Kingdom) to Johannesburg OR Tambo (the most popular airport in Johannesburg), then the flight time is 11h on average. If you fly from Manchester (another popular airport in United Kingdom) to Johannesburg OR Tambo, then the average flight time is 14h 25m.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Johannesburg?

The ideal time to book your flight to Johannesburg is 44 days in advance, when prices tend to average £669. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £614.

Cheapest flights to Johannesburg airports

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

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Johannesburg

London (LON) to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB)

Typically, flights to Johannesburg from London are cheaper when flying from London to Johannesburg OR Tambo, which has an average price of £669

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO JOHANNESBURG FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJanuary14% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg costs on average just £594 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO JOHANNESBURG FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly35% more expensiveIt costs about £930 for flights to Johannesburg from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO JOHANNESBURG FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember347% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Johannesburg from London Heathrow Airport in December than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Johannesburg

How long does it take to fly to Johannesburg?

Flights to Johannesburg, South Africa, out of the United Kingdom take off from London in the South of England, Birmingham in the Midlands, and Manchester in the North. Edinburgh and Glasgow in Scotland also have flight deals to Johannesburg. Travel time to OR Tambo International airport, Johannesburg, can be as short as 14 hours. Depending on how many stops you have chosen to make this can be up to 23 hours. A lot of these travelling times depend on the length of the wait at the stopover city. It’s worth having a look at the waiting time and the amenities of the airport you will be at when changing flights before booking.

Where can you fly directly into Johannesburg from?

The United Kingdom has no direct flights. Many Johannesburg flight deals fly via Paris or Doha Hamad, with flights from Heathrow and Manchester only making one-stop for the flight change. Some people like to set off a couple of days early on their trip so they can spend some time in these stopover cities. It’s an excellent way of extending your trip by adding a little mini-break on the route.

Is there an alternative airport near Johannesburg?

Those flying to Johannesburg could potentially find better pricing at Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (20 mi from Johannesburg city centre), Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. Airport (39 mi from Johannesburg city centre) or Sun City Resort Pilansberg Airport (81 mi from Johannesburg city centre) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Johannesburg?

You can find deals at Johannesburg Lanseria Airport for £57 on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Are there flights to Melville?

Yes, if you fly to Johannesburg OR Tambo in Johannesburg which is the closest available airport to Melville (14.4 mi away).

What’s the closest airport to Sandton City?

The closest airport to Sandton City is 11.4 mi away - Johannesburg’s Johannesburg OR Tambo airport.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Johannesburg?

Prices for flights to Johannesburg are refreshed on a daily basis.

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

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Johannesburg.

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

The necessary travel and health documents for your Johannesburg trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Johannesburg flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Johannesburg found recently by users on momondo
SAUDIA
30 Apr
BHX14:45Birmingham
15h 45m
1 stop
JNB07:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 May
JNB21:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 45m
1 stop
BHX12:40Birmingham
SAUDIA
25 Apr
BHX14:45Birmingham
15h 45m
1 stop
JNB07:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 May
JNB21:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 45m
1 stop
BHX12:40Birmingham
SAUDIA
30 Apr
BHX14:45Birmingham
15h 45m
1 stop
JNB07:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 May
JNB21:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 45m
1 stop
BHX12:40Birmingham
SAUDIA
25 Apr
BHX14:45Birmingham
15h 45m
1 stop
JNB07:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 May
JNB21:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 45m
1 stop
BHX12:40Birmingham
Egypt Air
30 Apr
MAN14:30Manchester
15h 40m
1 stop
JNB07:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 May
JNB21:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
16h 45m
1 stop
MAN13:30Manchester
Egypt Air
7 May
MAN14:30Manchester
15h 40m
1 stop
JNB07:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 May
JNB21:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
16h 45m
1 stop
MAN13:30Manchester

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Johannesburg

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Johannesburg, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
8 Apr
LGW08:10London Gatwick
21h 50m
2 stops
JNB07:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
11 Apr
MAN16:30Manchester
37h 30m
2 stops
JNB07:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
4 Apr
LTN18:30London Luton
35h 30m
3 stops
JNB07:00Johannesburg OR Tambo

Visa requirements for visiting Johannesburg

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Johannesburg?

Travelling on a British or EU passport with more than six months left before expiry grants the bearer up to a three month stay as a tourist, without the need for a visa to gain entry to South Africa. It is essential that you visit the South African government website and make yourself aware of all the most current legislation regarding visas and the right to visit the country.


Best things to do and see in Johannesburg

What can you see and do in Johannesburg?

Built on the wealth of the 19th century gold rush, Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa. There are many sightseeing tours that are worth taking to experience spectacular views. They range from the classic ‘hop on, hop off’ open-top double-decker bus to private taxi companies that also run tour services. Many safari outings take you deep into the national park where you can get the full experience of seeing some of the most incredible and most powerful animals in their natural environment. There is something quite special in seeing an elephant wandering free, rather than in a zoo. These experiences range from a few hours to a couple of days. Booking in advance is always advised. No matter your tastes, there will be an eating experience perfect for you, remember to add that South African flavour by ordering some Chakalaka and pap.


Why use momondo?

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

Finding the right flight to Johannesburg is quick and easy when you have a range of options in front of you, from reputable agents and recognisable airlines. These options can then be filtered down to find the best fit. That is what momondo does. We make finding flights to Johannesburg quick and easy, saving you time and money.

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

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

How can momondo help me find flights to Johannesburg?

Once you have performed a search for flights to Johannesburg, momondo helps you find the right flight by offering useful filters to narrow down your flight selection. Flights can be filtered by multiple factors such as airline, airport and price; but also by other criteria like aircraft type and payment method.

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

Yes. momondo can track flight prices for Johannesburg 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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