Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Abuja

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Abuja (ABV)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to ABV flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Abuja flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Abuja.
ZA1 - ABV
Price
R358 - R750
ABV
Temperature
25 - 30 °C
ABV
Precipitation
0 - 239 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R5 493

From Johannesburg to Abuja

One-way from

R3 990

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Abuja

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Abuja?

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg to Abuja at least 52 days early can save you up to 15% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 52 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Johannesburg to Abuja for as little as R7 703 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R8 301 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Abuja?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Abuja from Johannesburg. Prices for May average R7 360 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R5 432. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a May flight can save you 56% on your journey compared to booking in May

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Abuja?

Flights from Johannesburg to Abuja are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Abuja.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Abuja (ZA1 - ABV)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Abuja in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 21% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Johannesburg to Abuja 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Abuja from Johannesburg found for this year
15 May - 9 Jul
R10 664pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ABV
Abuja
ABV
Abuja
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 May - 11 May
R11 171pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ABV
Abuja
ABV
Abuja
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 May - 9 Jul
R11 846pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ABV
Abuja
ABV
Abuja
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Abuja from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Abuja
16:45 - 8:30
Egypt Air
1 stop
16h 45m
JNB - ABV
Egypt Air
R3 990
Travel2Be
13:50 - 10:40
Emirates
1 stop
21h 50m
JNB - ABV
Emirates
R5 693
Travel2Be
11:30 - 6:45
RwandAir
2 stops
20h 15m
JNB - ABV
RwandAir
R6 000
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Abuja

What airport do you fly into for flights to Abuja from Johannesburg?

Abuja (ABV) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Johannesburg to Abuja. You should not have trouble finding flights to Abuja from Johannesburg; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights to the Abuja airport from Johannesburg. It is only a 24,5 km journey from Abuja (ABV) to Abuja’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Abuja have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Ethiopian Air, RwandAir, and Emirates flying from Johannesburg to Abuja have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Abuja for under R10 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Abuja for under R10 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R10 664, but on average you can expect to pay R18 030.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Abuja flight route?

Within the past month, 1 196 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg to Abuja.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Abuja round-trip?

Flying on Emirates is currently your cheapest option to Abuja, with prices starting at R10 664. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Ethiopian Air and Turkish Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at R14 838 and R15 943, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Abuja one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Egypt Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R3 990. Emirates flights start at R5 693 while deals on RwandAir start at R6 000 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Abuja?

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Abuja are Emirates, Ethiopian Air and ASKY. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Abuja, Nigeria

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Abuja from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Abuja

Most visitors from Johannesburg need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Abuja.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Abuja.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Abuja.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to register on the travel portal and fill in the online Health Declaration form.Travelers are required to upload their negative COVID-19 PCR test to the national payment portal and bring along an electronic or hard copy of the result. An Access Report containing a QR Code will be sent to the email address provided by the Passenger. Print out or download an electronic copy of this Access Report for presentation before boarding.


Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Abuja?

Returning to Johannesburg from Abuja

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Abuja must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Abuja are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Abuja

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Abuja

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Abuja.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ₦26,97
Average temperature for January in Abuja
10.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Abuja
6.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Abuja

Top 3 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Abuja

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Abuja choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
R5 553 R8 189 No cancel fee 72%
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RwandAir
R8 042 R9 425 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
R8 498 R9 801 No cancel fee 75%
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