Johannesburg to London flight duration

What is the flight duration from Johannesburg to London?

On average there are 4 flights flying direct each day from Johannesburg to London. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Average direct flight time is 11 hours 15 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Johannesburg (JNB) to London (LHR) has a duration of 11 hours 10 minutes.

A distance of 5,637 miles / 9,072 km.

Related: Return journey London to Johannesburg flight duration

Direct flight breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 11 hours 15 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 11 hours 10 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 11 hours 25 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 4

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Johannesburg to London is 11 hours 15 minutes
  • Distance from Johannesburg to London is 5,637 miles / 9,072 km
  • Johannesburg is served by 1 airports Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • The currency in London, United Kingdom is the British Pound

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Johannesburg, South Africa and London, United Kingdom? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 11 hours 15 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


Johannesburg O.R. Tambo to London Heathrow
Flying with South African Airways
11 hours 25 minutes
Johannesburg O.R. Tambo to London Heathrow
Flying with British Airways
11 hours 10 minutes
Johannesburg O.R. Tambo to London Heathrow
Flying with Virgin Atlantic
11 hours 15 minutes


Johannesburg to London flight time via Hamad International | JNB to LHR via DOH
Johannesburg to Hamad International
8 hours 50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 05 minutes
Hamad International to London
7 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
20 hours 15 minutes
Johannesburg to London flight time via Zurich | JNB to LHR via ZRH
Johannesburg to Zurich
10 hours 45 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
5 hours 05 minutes
Zurich to London
1 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
17 hours 25 minutes
Johannesburg to London flight time via Madrid | JNB to LHR via MAD
Johannesburg to Madrid
10 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 35 minutes
Madrid to London
2 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours 15 minutes

Airlines flying between Johannesburg and London

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Johannesburg and London

British Airways
British Airways
South African Airways
South African Airways
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic

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Johannesburg & London local time and timezones

London, United Kingdom time is 1 hours behind Johannesburg, South Africa

Date and time in Johannesburg, South Africa:
22:39 Sat, 20 Jul, 2019,
Johannesburg Timezone: SAST (+02:00)

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
21:39 Sat, 20 Jul, 2019,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between Johannesburg and London

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between Johannesburg and London

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