Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
From Cape Town to Johannesburg
One-way flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Cheapest prices for Africa flights by month
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Africa is May. The most expensive month for flights is March. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.
When is the best time to fly to Africa?
CPT - JNB
R1 259 - R2 207
18 - 26 °C
4 - 151 mm
May is typically the best time to fly to Africa, but there are other times where great deals are available. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Africa then January is statistically the hottest. December is historically the period with most rainfall.
When is the best time to book a flight to Africa?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Africa, you should look to book at least 24 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Africa?
At the moment, Thursday is the most economical day to take a flight to Africa. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Africa?
At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Africa trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.