how far is south africa from london by plane


It is around 8,100 miles from London to South Africa. This is a long distance, but it is definitely possible to travel by plane. The flight time from London to Johannesburg, South Africa is just over 11 hours. This means that it is possible to travel from one side of the world to the other in just a day. Of course, there are other things to consider when planning a trip like this. For example, you will need to take into account the time difference between London and South Africa. South Africa is two hours ahead of London, so you will need to adjust your body clock accordingly.

South Africa is a long way from London – around 8,000 miles, in fact. That means it would take you around 12-13 hours to fly there direct. But don’t despair, there are plenty of flights that make the journey a lot shorter. You could, for example, fly to Johannesburg via Amsterdam or Paris, which would take around 11 hours. Or you could fly to Cape Town via Frankfurt, which would take just under 12 hours.

Of course, the journey time will vary depending on which airport you fly from. If you’re flying from London Heathrow, for example, you can expect to be in the air for around 10 hours. But if you’re flying from London Gatwick, the journey time will be closer to 11 hours.

And it’s not just the flight time that you need to take into account – you’ll also need to factor in the time difference. South Africa is two hours behind the UK, which means that you’ll need to adjust your watch (or your body clock) when you land.

So, all in all, it’s a long way from London to South Africa. But it’s definitely worth the journey – you’ll be rewarded with some of the most stunning scenery in the world, as well as a chance to experience a totally different culture.


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