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Cheapest flights to the United Kingdom

Cheapest flights to UK in the next 3 months

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Flights from Johannesburg to The United Kingdom

Flights from Johannesburg to the UK will have you arriving in this magnificent island nation within approximately 11 hours and 10 minutes. Planes will leave from either O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) or Lanseria International Airport (HLA), dropping you off at Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London, the United Kingdom’s capital in England. Major airlines flying from Johannesburg to the UK include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, South African Airways and Swiss International Airlines. Direct flights from Johannesburg to the UK are available.

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Things to know before you travel to the United Kingdom

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 0.059 GBP
Time difference The UK is 1 hour behind Johannesburg in the summer, and 2 hours behind in the winter
Travel adaptor Type G

Travel documents

You will need a valid passport and UK visa to fly from Johannesburg to the UK.

Airport information

Heathrow Airport is a 15-minute train ride or a 35-minute drive from the city centre of London.

Main attractions

Some of the leading attractions in the United Kingdom are the British Museum in London, Castle Coch in Cardiff, and Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh.

Cost of living in the United Kingdom

Compare the costs of everyday items in Johannesburg and the United Kingdom

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

Johannesburg R 105.00
London R 254.30

Local beer

0,5L Draught

Johannesburg R 25.00
London R 76.29

Pack of cigarettes


Johannesburg R 40.00
London R 166.82

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

Johannesburg R 10.00
London R 67.81



Johannesburg R 23.26
London R 44.65
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