Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa

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The best prices from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa are usually found in July or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Monday and return on a Thursday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Addis Ababa (ADD)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to ADD flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Addis Ababa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Addis Ababa.
JNB - ADD
Price
R4 120 - R5 894
ADD
Temperature
21 - 25 °C
ADD
Precipitation
0 - 189 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R4 120

From Johannesburg to Addis Ababa

One-way from

R4 278

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa

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 Addis Ababa?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Saturday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 13% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa from R5 594 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R5 737 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Addis Ababa. Flights to Addis Ababa from Johannesburg in July are about R5 281 on average during July, but can be found for as low as R3 777.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa (JNB - ADD)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 24% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa in August, September 2021

The best prices found for JNB to ADD flights in August, September
4 Sep - 28 Feb
R5 808pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Aug - 20 Aug
R6 123pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Aug - 8 Aug
R6 180pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Addis Ababa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Addis Ababa from Johannesburg found for this year
4 Sep - 28 Feb
R5 808pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Nov - 5 Dec
R5 837pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Aug - 20 Aug
R6 123pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Addis Ababa from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Addis Ababa direct flight deals
16 Sep - 23 Sep
R8 584pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
Direct
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Sep - 28 Feb
R8 669pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
Direct
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Nov - 5 Dec
R8 712pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
Direct
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Addis Ababa from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa
17:45 - 23:10
Egypt Air
1 stop
28h 25m
JNB - ADD
Egypt Air
R4 278
Travel2Be
7:55 - 9:35
Emirates
2 stops
24h 40m
JNB - ADD
Emirates
R5 480
Travelgenio
8:20 - 3:15
Ethiopian Air
3 stops
17h 55m
JNB - ADD
Ethiopian Air
R8 899

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> to <span class="emphasized">Addis Ababa</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Addis Ababa

What airports do I use to fly from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa?

You will need to book a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Addis Ababa Bole if you want to fly from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa. At least 4 different airlines have flights from OR Tambo (JNB) to Bole (ADD) on a regular basis. There are 10 flights to Addis Ababa from the Johannesburg airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from JNB to ADD to be around 5h 15m.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Addis Ababa Bole have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Addis Ababa Bole that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are South African, Kenya Airways, and Ethiopian Air. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa for under R7 153 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa for under R7 153. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just R5 808, but on average you can expect to pay R8 841.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa for under R8 584 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa under R8 584. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa is less than R8 655.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Addis Ababa Bole was viewed by 1 854 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or Addis Ababa?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Johannesburg is roughly less than Addis Ababa. You can assume this to be the case over the next 3 days.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Addis Ababa?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 26 °C range in January. The weather in Addis Ababa is generally colder than Johannesburg's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa?

Departing from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa will take you 5h 15m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa return?

Our cheapest airline available from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa is Kenya Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R5 808 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Qatar Airways and Ethiopian Air, starting at R8 355 and R8 584 round-trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Kenya Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R3 619. Users have also found prices from R3 934 and R4 278 on Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Air, respectively.

Destination information for Addis Ababa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ብር 3,10
Flight duration
5h 21m
Average temperature for August in Addis Ababa
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Addis Ababa
189.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Addis Ababa

Top 3 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa 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
Kenya Airways
R260 R315 No cancel fee 82%
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South African
R299 R400 No cancel fee 78%

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

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Ethiopian Air
R258 R423 No cancel fee 72%
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards Addis Ababa.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 72% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 27% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 0% of flight departures
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa.
Sunday
10 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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