There are quite a number of options for flight from UK to South Africa. For one you have several options when it comes to choosing the place of departure. For example you can either depart from London (LON), London Heathrow (LHR), Glasgow (GLA), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle (NCL) or Birmingham (BHX) airport.
You can also get to pick a particular airport that you want to arrive at in South Africa. There are about 10 airports there but there are only 3 international airports i.e. the OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban international airports. The most popular one is the OR Tambo, which you should also consider unless you are interested in the other cities.
Actually most of the flights destined for Cape town or Durban from the UK go via Johannesburg.
London (LON), UK to Johannesburg, South Africa
There are six flights you can consider booking for this route. That is, Swiss air, Lufthansa, Emirates, Air France, Etihad Airways and the South Africa airways. South African Airways is the only one that offers a non stop flight.
The flight takes 11 hours and 35 minutes, which is the shortest time on this route. This flight will leave London for Johannesburg at 18.00 hrs and arrive at 07.25 hrs the next day.
If you are looking into leaving early in the morning then consider Air France. It lives London at 06:40 and flies to South Africa via Paris De Gaulle. It will arrive there at 09.00hrs and takes off for Johannesburg at 10.30 hrs where it will arrive at 22.00 hrs.for further details about how you make your travel arrangements and how to book your ticket visit:
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