London to Johannesburg flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Johannesburg?

On average there are 229 flights flying direct each day from London to Johannesburg. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
LHR
Arrive
JNB

Average direct flight time is 24 hours 17 minutes.

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

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

Related: Return journey Johannesburg to London flight duration

London to Johannesburg flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 24 hours 17 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 11 hours
  • Longest flight duration: 70 hours 25 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 229

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Johannesburg is 24 hours 17 minutes
  • Distance from London to Johannesburg is 5,637 miles / 9,072 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)
  • Johannesburg is served by 1 airports Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
  • The currency in Johannesburg, South Africa is the South African Rand

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Johannesburg, South Africa? 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 24 hours 17 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Heathrow to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
Flying with British Airways
11 hours 05 minutes
London Heathrow to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
Flying with Virgin Atlantic
11 hours 00 minutes
London Heathrow to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
Flying with South African Airways
11 hours 10 minutes

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to Johannesburg flight time via Cape Town | LHR to JNB via CPT
London to Cape Town
11 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 20 minutes
Cape Town to Johannesburg
2 hours
Total journey time
15 hours 55 minutes
London to Johannesburg flight time via Zurich | LHR to JNB via ZRH
London to Zurich
1 hours 45 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 15 minutes
Zurich to Johannesburg
10 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
13 hours 40 minutes
London to Johannesburg flight time via Amsterdam | LHR to JNB via AMS
London to Amsterdam
1 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
13 hours 10 minutes
Amsterdam to Johannesburg
10 hours 50 minutes
Total journey time
25 hours 15 minutes

Airlines flying between London and Johannesburg

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Johannesburg

Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways
Ryanair
Ryanair
Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic

Popular routes from London

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London & Johannesburg local time and timezones

Johannesburg, South Africa time is 2 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
07:08 Fri, 15 Nov, 2019,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)

Date and time in Johannesburg, South Africa:
09:08 Fri, 15 Nov, 2019,
Johannesburg Timezone: SAST (+02:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between London and Johannesburg

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

London to Johannesburg jet lag effects


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The cheapest months to travel from London to Johannesburg

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