London to Tokyo flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Tokyo?

On average there are 9 flights flying direct each day from London to Tokyo. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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LHR
Arrive
HND

Average direct flight time is 11 hours 37 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London to Tokyo is 11 hours 30 minutes.

A distance of 5,941 miles / 9,561 km

Related: Return journey Tokyo to London flight duration

London to Tokyo flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 11 hours 37 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 11 hours 45 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 9

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Tokyo is 11 hours 37 minutes
  • Distance from London to Tokyo is 5,941 miles / 9,561 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)
  • Tokyo is served by 2 airports Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND), Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT)
  • The currency in Tokyo, Japan is the Japanese Yen

Airlines

Alitalia
Alitalia
airBaltic
airBaltic
China Airlines
China Airlines
Norwegian
Norwegian
Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines
ANA
ANA
Aeroflot
Aeroflot
Wizz Air UK
Wizz Air UK

DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Heathrow to Tokyo Haneda
Flying with Japan Airlines
11 hours 30 minutes
London Heathrow to Tokyo Haneda
Flying with British Airways
11 hours 30 minutes
London Heathrow to Tokyo Narita
Flying with Japan Airlines
11 hours 30 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 Tokyo flight time via Frankfurt am Main | to via FRA
London to Frankfurt am Main
1 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 25 minutes
Frankfurt am Main to Tokyo
11 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours 10 minutes
London to Tokyo flight time via Paris Charles de Gaulle | to via CDG
London to Paris Charles de Gaulle
1 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 35 minutes
Paris Charles de Gaulle to Tokyo
11 hours 45 minutes
Total journey time
17 hours 40 minutes
London to Tokyo flight time via Amsterdam | to via AMS
London to Amsterdam
1 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 40 minutes
Amsterdam to Tokyo
11 hours
Total journey time
16 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 & Tokyo local time and timezones

Tokyo, Japan time is 8 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
08:22 Sat, 6 Jun, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Tokyo, Japan:
16:22 Sat, 6 Jun, 2020,
Tokyo Timezone: JST (+09:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Tokyo, 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 37 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.