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Fly direct to Johannesburg with BA


Discover one of South Africa's largest and most vibrant cities by booking flights to Johannesburg with British Airways.

We fly direct from London Heathrow to Johannesburg International Airport twice daily, so you can choose the perfect departure date for your South African adventure. Fly to Johannesburg and immerse yourself in the city's world-class shopping and energetic art scene or travel to the area's many nature reserves and come face to face with lions, cheetahs and rhinos.

London to Johannesburg flight facts

Journey time from London to Johannesburg

Journey time from London to Johannesburg

Fly direct to Johannesburg International Airport with British Airways and you'll be in South Africa in less than eleven hours. We operate flights twice a day from London Heathrow to Johannesburg, meaning you can spend less time travelling and more time enjoying your holiday.

Flying to Johannesburg with British Airways
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Flying to Johannesburg with British Airways

When you fly with us from London Heathrow direct to Johannesburg, you can enjoy world-class service from take-off to landing. Relax with the latest in-flight entertainment and enjoy our complimentary food and bar service. With free seat selection 24 hours in advance and a handy 23kg checked baggage allowance, you can sit back and enjoy your hassle-free holiday when you fly with BA.

Arriving in Johannesburg

Arriving in Johannesburg

Our flights from London Heathrow land at Johannesburg International Airport, 24 kilometres from the city centre. Public transport information desks are available in the airport and many major hotels operate private shuttle bus services for guests. Hire cars are also readily available at the airport, giving you the freedom to explore the city at your own pace.

Number of flights

Number of flights

We fly from London Heathrow to Johannesburg International Airport twice a day, so planning the perfect departure date for your South African getaway is easy when you choose British Airways.

Flying direct to Johannesburg from London Heathrow
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Flying direct to Johannesburg from London Heathrow

Save time by flying non-stop to Johannesburg from London Heath row. You can relax on board without the worry of connecting flights, and with convenient mobile and online check-in facilities, it's simpler than ever to fly to South Africa.

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Which Terminal?

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  • World Traveller cabin.

    Premium economy class

  • Seat backs.

    Economy class

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