London to Japan flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Japan?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between London and Japan so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from London to Japan

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The flight time from London to Japan is 11 hours 31 minutes.

A direct flight from London (LHR) to Japan (TYOA) has a duration of 11 hours 31 minutes.

A distance of 5,876 miles / 9,456 km.

Related: Return journey Japan to London flight duration

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Japan is 11 hours 31 minutes
  • Distance from London to Japan is 5,876 miles / 9,456 km
  • 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)
  • Japan is served by 2 airports Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND), Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT)
  • The currency in Japan, Japan is the Japanese Yen

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Japan, Japan? 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 31 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


London to Japan flight time via Tokyo Haneda | LHR to TOY via HND
London to Tokyo Haneda
11 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 20 minutes
Toyama to Japan
1 hours
Total journey time
16 hours
London to Japan flight time via Seoul Incheon Int'l | LHR to TOY via ICN
London to Seoul Incheon Int'l
10 hours 55 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
6 hours 30 minutes
Seoul Incheon Int'l to Japan
2 hours
Total journey time
19 hours 25 minutes
London to Japan flight time via Shanghai Pu Dong | LHR to TOY via PVG
London to Shanghai Pu Dong
11 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
17 hours 35 minutes
Shanghai Pu Dong to Japan
2 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
31 hours 35 minutes

Airlines flying between London and Japan

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Japan

British Airways
British Airways
Air Europa
Air Europa
Vueling Airlines
Vueling Airlines

London & Japan local time and timezones

Japan, Japan time is 9 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
00:02 Mon, 9 Dec, 2019,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)

Date and time in Japan, Japan:
09:02 Mon, 9 Dec, 2019,
Tokyo Timezone: JST (+09:00)

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