London to Johannesburg flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Johannesburg?

On average there are 6 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 11 hours 6 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London to Johannesburg is 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: 11 hours 6 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 11 hours
  • Longest flight duration: 11 hours 20 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 6

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Johannesburg is 11 hours 6 minutes
  • Distance from London to Johannesburg is 5,637 miles / 9,072 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), 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

Airlines

Eagle Air (Tanzania)
Eagle Air (Tanzania)
Malaysia Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Philippine Airlines

DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Heathrow to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
Flying with British Airways
11 hours 20 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

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 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to Johannesburg flight time via Amsterdam | to via AMS
London to Amsterdam
1 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 15 minutes
Amsterdam to Johannesburg
10 hours 50 minutes
Total journey time
13 hours 35 minutes
London to Johannesburg flight time via Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta | to via NBO
London to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta
8 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 45 minutes
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta to Johannesburg
4 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours 30 minutes
London to Johannesburg flight time via Zurich | to via ZRH
London to Zurich
1 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 40 minutes
Zurich to Johannesburg
10 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


London & Johannesburg local time and timezones

Johannesburg, South Africa time is 1 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
21:44 Sat, 30 May, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Johannesburg, South Africa:
22:44 Sat, 30 May, 2020,
Johannesburg Timezone: SAST (+02:00)


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 11 hours 6 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.