If you are actually flying from London, United Kingdom to Tokyo, Japan or if you are just curious to know the flight time between London and Tokyo, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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Flight time from London to Tokyo is 11 hours 40 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from LHR to NRT is 11 hours 40 minutes (Operated by Turkish Airlines)

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The nearest airport to London, is London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and the nearest airport to Tokyo, is Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND)

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Distance from London to Tokyo is approximately 9600 kilometers.

Flights from London to Tokyo • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from London arrive at Tokyo Haneda International Airport, New Tokyo International Airport or Yokota Afb Airport. Tokyo is served by 3 international airports.

Airline & JourneyDuration
Turkish Airlines
11 hrs 40 mins
Iberia Airlines
11 hrs 40 mins
Scandinavian Airlines System
11 hrs 45 mins
11 hrs 55 mins
Ethiopian Airlines
12 hrs

Flight time from London to Tokyo via Paris • LCY to NRT via ORY

Flight duration from London City Airport to New Tokyo International Airport via Orly Airport, France on Air France flight is 36 hours 45 minutes

Air France LCY to ORY
1 hr 35 mins
 Waiting Time
23 hrs 25 mins
11 hrs 45 mins
Total Duration:
36 hrs 45 mins

Flight time from London to Tokyo via New Delhi • LHR to NRT via DEL

Flight duration from London Heathrow Airport to New Tokyo International Airport via Indira Gandhi International Airport, India on Air India Limited flight is 38 hours 15 minutes

Air India Limited LHR to DEL
8 hrs 10 mins
 Waiting Time
22 hrs 50 mins
7 hrs 15 mins
Total Duration:
38 hrs 15 mins

How long does it take to fly from London to Tokyo?

Non-stop flights from London to Tokyo takes anywhere between 11 hours to 16 hours based on the airline you choose.

Fastest one-stop flight between London and Tokyo takes close to 14 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 42 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from London to Tokyo.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, London - Tokyo flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 45 mins to 25 hrs .

Flight time from London, United Kingdom to airports near Tokyo, Japan

Direct flight and one stop flight time from London Heathrow Airport, London to airports nearest to Tokyo is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
LHR - NRT Tokyo, New Tokyo International Airport 11 hrs 40 mins Non-Stop
LHR - NGO Tokoname, Centrair Airport 19 hrs 40 mins 1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between London and Tokyo

London time is 8 hours behind Tokyo

Current time in London, United Kingdom : Sun, 22 May, 2022,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

11:25 PM

Current time in Tokyo, Japan :, Mon, 23 May, 2022,
Tokyo Timezone: JST (+09:00)

07:25 AM

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LHR to HND Flight - London Airport to Tokyo Airport Flight Route Map

Location of London Airport & Tokyo Airport is given below. Click the map to view London to Tokyo flight path and travel direction.

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