UK Long Haul - London Heathrow to Johannesburg - Direct Flight Options Compared

The route from London Heathrow to Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International is calculated to be 5640 miles or 9070 Km
Approximate flight time 10 hrs 50 mins

London Heathrow airport is located 24Km West of the centre of London, close to the M4 motorway and with good rail links into the city. Heathrow airport is also served by the Underground (Tube) Piccadilly line, with stations at Heathrow Central, Terminal 4 and Terminal 5.

Passengers per yr ~ 75 million.

Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International airport is located 10 miles east of central Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa.

Passengers per yr ~ 19 million.

The Protea Hotel by Marriott, Intercontinental, City Lodge and Southern Sun hotels are located adjacent to the airport terminal buildings.

London Heathrow  to Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International route map

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British Airways - From £1390*

  British Airways, the national airline of the U.K., has been operating since 1974, now having a fleet of approximately 260 aircraft, with an average age of 13 yrs.**

World Traveller

17.5″ 31″ 23 Kg No
Food & Drink- 3 course meal. Drinks and snack available.
Entertainment - Personal entertainment system with headphones.
 

World Traveller Plus

18.8″ 38″ 46 Kg No
Food & Drink- A higher standard of cuisine plus complimentary drink.
Entertainment - Personal entertainment system with superior headphones.
 

Business

20″ 72″ 64 Kg Full
Food & Drink- Cuisine inspired by the world�s top chefs, with wine. Choice of snacks beetween meals.
Entertainment - Personal 10.4in flat screen and noise-cancelling headphones - hundreds of the latest films, documentaries, television, music, audio books and games.
 

First

21″ 78″ 96 Kg Full
Food & Drink- Exclusive a la carte menu designed by leading chefs from around the world.
Entertainment - 15in screen and noise-cancelling headphones - endless hours of the latest films, documentaries, television, music, audio books and games
 

South African Airways - From £1412*

  South African Airways, the national airline of South Africa, has been operating since 1934, and now has a fleet of 54 aircraft, with an average age of 10 yrs.**

Economy

17″ 31″ 23 Kg
Food & Drink- A complimentary meal (special meals can be ordered in advance). Fine South African wines are also available.
Entertainment - Large selection of entertainment vailable on demand.
 

Business

24″ 74″ 64 Kg
Food & Drink-
Entertainment -
 

Virgin Atlantic - From £1127*

  The British airline, Virgin Atlantic, has been operating since 1984, and has a fleet of 39 aircraft, with an average age of 8 yrs.**

Economy

17.5″ 32″ 23 Kg No
Food & Drink- 4 course meal with wine.
Entertainment - Personal entertainment screen. WiFi is available on all flights with costs involved.
 

Premium Economy

21″ 38″ 46 Kg No
Food & Drink- 4 course meal (served on china with SS cutlery) with wine and liqueur.
Entertainment - Over 300hrs of entertainment on personal screen. WiFi is available on all flights with costs involved.
 

Upper Class/Business

22″ 79.5″ 96 Kg Full
Food & Drink- Pre meal drinks and high quality menu served on a modern table setting. Wide selection of snacks available.
Entertainment - Over 300hrs of entertainment on personal screen. WiFi is available on all flights.
 

*Flights have been advertised by the airline at this price but will be subject to change, and variations due to exchange rates, surcharges etc.
**Fleet size and age according to airfleets.net.