London Heathrow Airport to Japan Flight Duration

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What is the flight duration from London Heathrow Airport to Japan?
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Average flight time is 11 hours 50 minutes

The fastest flight time from London Heathrow Airport to Japan is 11 hours 45 minutes

London Heathrow Airport to Japan flight duration breakdown

Average flight duration 11 hours 50 minutes
Shortest flight duration 11 hours 45 minutes
Longest flight duration 11 hours 55 minutes
The average flight time from London Heathrow Airport to Japan is 11 hours 50 minutes. However, the duration of flights can differ depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air. This means individual flight times can be quicker, but on occasion, they can also be longer.

The distance from London Heathrow Airport to Japan is 5,883 miles / 9,468 km

London airports

London has 5 airports: London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Luton Airport (LTN) and London Stansted Airport (STN).

If you don't fancy flying from London there are a number of airports nearby that fly to Japan: London Southend Airport (SEN), Southampton Airport (SOU), Cambridge Airport (CBG), Bournemouth Airport (BOH) and Birmingham Airport (BHX).

Japan airports

There are a number of airports nearby that fly to London: Toyama Airport (TOY), Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND), Shizuoka Airport (FSZ), Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT), Nagoya Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO), Osaka International Airport (ITM) and Sendai Airport (SDJ).

We found some additional routes that may be of interest to you: England to Japan, London Heathrow Airport to Tokyo and London to Japan.

London & Japan local times and timezones

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London, United Kingdom is 9 hours behind of Japan, Japan

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London Heathrow Airport to Japan FAQs

How long does it take to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Japan?

On average, the flight time from London Heathrow Airport to Japan is 11 hours 50 minutes. But remember, flight times can vary slightly depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air.

This means that your flight from London Heathrow Airport to Japan could be longer or shorter than the average flight time.

What is the distance between London Heathrow Airport and Japan?

The distance between London Heathrow Airport and Japan is 5,883 miles or 9,468 km.

What is the shortest flight duration from London Heathrow Airport to Japan?

The shortest flight time from London Heathrow Airport to Japan is 11 hours 45 minutes. However, flight times can vary depending on weather conditions, air congestion and flight path, so this time is never guaranteed.

Can I fly from London to Japan?

The average flight time from London Heathrow Airport to Japan is 11 hours 50 minutes. Nearby airports to consider flying from include: London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Luton Airport (LTN) and London Stansted Airport (STN). Check ticket prices and review carrier requirements carefully before booking your trip.

What is the timezone difference between London and Japan?

The time zone difference between London and Japan is -9 hours.