London to South Africa flight time

What is the flight time from London to South Africa

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

Flight duration from London to South Africa

Depart
LHR
Arrive
PLZ

The flight time from London to South Africa is 11 hours 27 minutes.

A direct flight from London (LHR) to South Africa (PLZ) has a duration of 11 hours 27 minutes.

A distance of 5,843 miles / 9,403 km.

Related: Return journey South Africa to London flight duration

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and South Africa, 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 27 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

Indirect (multi stop) flight times and durations

London to South Africa flight time via Johannesburg O.R. Tambo | LHR to PLZ via JNB

carrier logo London to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
11 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 50 minutes
carrier logo Johannesburg O.R. Tambo to South Africa
1 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
16 hours 30 minutes

London to South Africa flight time via Cape Town | LHR to PLZ via CPT

carrier logo London to Cape Town
11 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
5 hours 15 minutes
carrier logo Cape Town to South Africa
1 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
18 hours 05 minutes

Flights from London to South Africa | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

London to South Africa flight time information

  • The average flight time from London to South Africa is 11 hours 27 minutes
  • Distance from London to South Africa is 5,843 miles / 9,403 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • South Africa is served by 1 airports Cape Town International Airport
  • The currency in South Africa, South Africa is the South African Rand

Airlines flying between London and South Africa

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and South Africa

Vueling Airlines
Vueling Airlines
British Airways
British Airways

Popular routes from London

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London & South Africa local time and timezones

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

Day and time in London, United Kingdom: Sat, 20 Oct, 2018,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)
16:23
Day and time in South Africa, South Africa: Sat, 20 Oct, 2018,
Johannesburg Timezone: SAST (+02:00)
17:23

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