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Johannesburg (JNB) to Accra (ACC)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to ACC flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Accra flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Accra.
JNB - ACC
Price
R473 - R601
ACC
Temperature
25 - 28 °C
ACC
Rainfall
10 - 190 mm

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R7 629

From Johannesburg to Accra Kotoka

One-way from

R4 871

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Accra Kotoka

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Accra?

Thursday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 8%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Accra?

Find a great deal and save up to 27% by booking at least 56 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Johannesburg to Accra within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R9 081.

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

Flights from Johannesburg to Accra lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from Johannesburg to Accra in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at R6 420.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Accra (JNB - ACC)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Johannesburg to Accra in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Accra in May, June 2022

The best prices found for JNB to ACC flights in May, June
18 May - 25 May
R8 613pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 May - 5 Jun
R8 629pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 May - 5 Jun
R8 645pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Accra 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Accra from Johannesburg found for this year
7 Jun - 14 Jun
R8 597pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 May - 25 May
R8 613pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 May - 5 Jun
R8 629pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Accra from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Accra direct flight deals
7 Jun - 14 Jun
R9 775pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Direct
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
South African
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Jul - 18 Aug
R9 823pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Direct
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
South African
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Aug - 30 Aug
R9 839pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Direct
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
South African
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Accra

Late deals on return flights to Accra from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
18 May - 25 May
R8 613pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 May - 21 May
R9 291pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 May - 25 May
R9 597pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
ASKY
     
3 STOPS
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ASKY
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Kotoka from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Accra
17:45 - 8:40
Egypt Air
1 stop
16h 55m
JNB - ACC
Egypt Air
R4 871
Travelgenio
23:10 - 9:25
RwandAir
2 stops
12h 15m
JNB - ACC
RwandAir
R4 936
23:40 - 11:10
ASKY
3 stops
13h 30m
JNB - ACC
ASKY
R5 178
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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Accra

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

For a flight from Johannesburg to Accra, you will be flying into Kotoka. Accra Kotoka (ACC) is just 2,4 km from the centre vof the city. Kotoka is the only Accra airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day. 11 airlines have flights to Accra Kotoka from Johannesburg on a regular basis.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Ethiopian Air, Qatar Airways, and Kenya Airways flying from Johannesburg to Accra Kotoka have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Accra for under R8 600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Accra for under R8 600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R8 597, but on average you can expect to pay R9 129.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Accra for under R9 800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Johannesburg to Accra under R9 800. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Accra is less than R10 694.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Accra for under R8 700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Accra within the next 7 days for less than R8 700.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Accra flight route?

Within the past month, 7 132 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg to Accra Kotoka.

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

Qatar Airways, at R8 597, was found to be the cheapest airline from Johannesburg to Accra.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include RwandAir and ASKY.

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

For one-way options, check prices for RwandAir. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R4 000. Users have also found prices from R4 452 and R4 790 on Kenya Airways and Egypt Air, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Accra?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Accra is R4 974. On average you can expect to pay R7 315. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Accra Kotoka), can usually be booked for R8 645.

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

Consider Emirates, Ethiopian Air or ASKY when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Accra.

What airports serve Johannesburg to Accra flights?

Even though Johannesburg has two airports capable of handling international flights, you can rest assured that your flight deal to Accra will always route you through OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) on its way to Kotoka International Airport, Accra (ACC). This is Ghana’s biggest and busiest airport, handling between 2.5 and 3 million passengers per annum. Connect to OR Tambo on the Gautrain from tourist areas Rosebank and Sandton, or use an e-haling service with your smartphone app. The check-in area for international departures is on the upper level at OR Tambo. Be sure to get to the airport at least a few hours before your flight departs to check in early, go through passport control and security, and get to your gate. Johannesburg is a big airport, defined as a global hub, so it can get busy before a host of international flights depart, mostly in the evenings.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Accra?

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to Accra from Johannesburg at this time. Airlines that offer a service between the two cities, usually with one stop, include Ethiopian Airlines, EgyptAir, Kenya Airways and Emirates. Remember that in the case of connections in Dubai and Cairo, you are flying north first before returning west to Accra, which makes the journey time longer.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg and Accra?

Since you won’t be flying direct to Accra, some options on Accra flight deals include flying via Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa (ADD) on Ethiopian Airlines (journey time of around 14h) or ASKY Airlines (journey time also around 14h), via Cairo International Airport (CAI) on EgyptAir (journey time of around 16h), via Dubai International Airport (DXB) on Emirates (journey time of around 20h), via Nairobi on Kenya Airways (journey time of around 11h), or via Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos (LOS) on Air Peace (journey time of around 22h). Each stopover city will require a plane change and may include a lengthy transit time between connecting flights, which explains the disparity in the times listed above, not the actual distance and travel time between the cities. So for example, even though Accra and Lagos are both in West Africa and therefore quite close to each other, there is a long stopover period if you fly via Lagos.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Johannesburg to Accra?

South Africans travelling to Ghana can get a 30-day visa on arrival at Kotoka International Airport, Accra. Your passport must be valid for at least six months before departure (i.e. only expires six months after you fly), and you will need at least two blank pages in it for airport stamps when going through passport control.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Accra, Ghana

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Accra Kotoka

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

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - All travelers are required to complete a health declaration form no more than 3 days before traveling to Ghana.

Visitor visa - To visit Ghana for Business or Tourism, you require a visa. A paper or embassy visa is the only type of visa available for visitors. Typically the visa is a stamp or sticker added to your passport. You must submit your application through the consulate or local visa center. Visit the government website for details.


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

Returning to Johannesburg from Accra Kotoka

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Accra Kotoka must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Johannesburg.

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

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Accra

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Destination information for Accra

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Accra.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = GHS 0,47
Average temperature for May in Accra
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Accra
108.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Accra

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Accra Kotoka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Accra 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
Air Namibia
R5 416 R8 414 No cancel fee 69%

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

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ASKY
R6 263 R10 325 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Qatar Airways
R7 163 R7 499 No cancel fee 68%
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RwandAir
R7 409 R8 648 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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Kenya Airways
R7 907 R8 867 No cancel fee 82%
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Egypt Air
R7 993 R9 073 No cancel fee N/A
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Emirates
R8 713 R9 465 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
R8 776 R9 508 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
R8 824 R9 973 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
R225 857 R266 438 No cancel fee 69%
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Accra

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards Accra.
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Weekly flight availability
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See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Accra.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
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Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
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Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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