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Cheap flights to Africa from R9 530

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Africa departing on 15/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
BOS — JNB
Mar 5 — Mar 121
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

Flights to Africa in 2024

Find the latest flights to Africa in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 670 482 searches and data was last updated on 1 March 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

May

Average price

R2 786

Return from

R1 979

One-way from

R999
High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average for return flights in February 2024
From Johannesburg to Cape Town Intl
One-way flight from Johannesburg to Africa

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Browse one-way and return flights deals to Africa on Cheapflights. Flight deals are based on user searches and were last updated on 1 March 2024
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Cheap flights to Africa in March & April 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Africa in March and April 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 670 482 searches and data was last updated on 1 March 2024.
Mon 18/321:55JFK - JNB
2 stops24h 00mEthiopian Air
Sun 24/323:00JNB - JFK
2 stops26h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2R15 986
Mon 4/30:20EWR - JNB
1 stop27h 45mTurkish Airlines
Wed 13/319:20JNB - EWR
1 stop34h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 29/2R16 293
Mon 4/30:20EWR - JNB
1 stop27h 45mTurkish Airlines
Wed 13/319:20JNB - EWR
1 stop34h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 27/2R16 313
Mon 11/321:55JFK - JNB
2 stops24h 00mEthiopian Air
Sun 24/323:00JNB - JFK
2 stops26h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2R16 524
Mon 25/321:55JFK - JNB
2 stops24h 00mEthiopian Air
Sun 7/423:00JNB - JFK
2 stops27h 00mEthiopian Air
Deal found 27/2R16 543
Mon 18/321:55JFK - JNB
2 stops24h 00mEthiopian Air
Tue 26/323:00JNB - JFK
2 stops26h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2R16 562
Sun 10/31:20EWR - JNB
1 stop27h 45mTurkish Airlines
Sun 24/319:15JNB - EWR
1 stop34h 20mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 28/2R17 043
Sat 30/321:55JFK - JNB
2 stops24h 00mEthiopian Air
Tue 9/423:00JNB - JFK
2 stops27h 00mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2R17 158
Wed 6/320:55JFK - JNB
2 stops24h 00mEthiopian Air
Sun 17/323:00JNB - JFK
2 stops26h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2R17 216

Africa 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for Africa in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 670 482 searches and data were last updated on 1 March 2024.
Sun 28/411:00JFK - JNB
1 stop27h 05mSAUDIA
Mon 6/521:40JNB - JFK
1 stop41h 20mSAUDIA
Deal found 28/2R12 681
Wed 1/511:00JFK - JNB
1 stop38h 30mSAUDIA
Mon 6/521:40JNB - JFK
1 stop41h 20mSAUDIA
Deal found 28/2R13 258
Wed 24/411:00JFK - JNB
1 stop38h 30mSAUDIA
Sat 4/521:40JNB - JFK
1 stop41h 20mSAUDIA
Deal found 28/2R13 334
Sun 28/411:00JFK - JNB
1 stop27h 05mSAUDIA
Sat 11/521:40JNB - JFK
1 stop41h 20mSAUDIA
Deal found 28/2R14 084
Mon 6/511:00JFK - JNB
1 stop38h 30mSAUDIA
Mon 13/521:40JNB - JFK
1 stop41h 20mSAUDIA
Deal found 28/2R14 391
Mon 29/411:00JFK - JNB
1 stop38h 30mSAUDIA
Mon 6/521:40JNB - JFK
1 stop41h 20mSAUDIA
Deal found 28/2R15 083
Mon 9/90:25EWR - JNB
1 stop28h 05mTurkish Airlines
Thu 26/918:05JNB - EWR
1 stop34h 35mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 28/2R15 102
Mon 23/90:25EWR - JNB
1 stop28h 05mTurkish Airlines
Mon 30/918:05JNB - EWR
1 stop34h 35mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 29/2R15 121
Mon 23/90:20JFK - JNB
1 stop28h 10mTurkish Airlines
Wed 9/1018:05JNB - JFK
1 stop22h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 28/2R15 352

Flights to Africa departing soon

Discover available last-minute flight options to Africa, providing immediate availability and potentially lower prices. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 670 482 searches and data was last updated on 1 March 2024.
Tue 5/320:00JFK - JNB
1 stop32h 05mTurkish Airlines
Wed 13/319:20JNB - JFK
1 stop33h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 29/2R17 984
Tue 5/313:45JFK - CPT
1 stop40h 30mKenya Airways
Thu 4/414:10CPT - JFK
1 stop23h 25mKenya Airways
Deal found 29/2R18 369
Sun 10/322:15EWR - CPT
2 stops33h 30mEthiopian Air
Thu 14/315:20CPT - EWR
2 stops34h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2R19 733
Sat 9/320:55JFK - JNB
3 stops68h 55mEthiopian Air
Fri 15/34:00JNB - JFK
3 stops45h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2R19 810
Wed 6/319:20ATL - CPT
1 stop39h 15mQatar Airways
Wed 13/312:35CPT - ATL
1 stop34h 15mQatar Airways
Deal found 27/2R19 925
Tue 5/321:15EWR - JNB
2 stops23h 40mEthiopian Air
Thu 14/323:00JNB - EWR
2 stops27h 15mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2R20 040
Wed 6/320:55JFK - JNB
2 stops24h 00mEthiopian Air
Sun 17/311:50JNB - JFK
3 stops38h 05mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2R20 079
Wed 6/320:55JFK - JNB
2 stops24h 00mEthiopian Air
Fri 15/38:20JNB - JFK
2 stops41h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2R20 098
Tue 5/313:45JFK - CPT
1 stop40h 30mKenya Airways
Sun 31/314:30CPT - JFK
2 stops23h 05mKenya Airways
Deal found 29/2R20 155

One-way flights to Africa

Explore one-way flight options to Africa for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 670 482 searches and data was last updated on 1 March 2024.
Mon 15/413:45JFK - CPT
1 stop25h 55mKenya Airways
Deal found 29/2R9 530
Sun 21/411:00JFK - JNB
1 stop27h 05mSAUDIA
Deal found 29/2R10 068
Sat 6/40:30JFK - JNB
2 stops48h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R10 222
Mon 29/413:45JFK - CPT
1 stop25h 55mKenya Airways
Deal found 28/2R10 299
Mon 1/412:00JFK - JNB
1 stop37h 10mEgypt Air
Deal found 29/2R10 683
Fri 29/312:00JFK - JNB
1 stop37h 10mEgypt Air
Deal found 29/2R10 721
Wed 17/413:00EWR - JNB
1 stop36h 10mEgypt Air
Deal found 29/2R10 721
Thu 9/513:45JFK - JNB
1 stop20h 05mKenya Airways
Deal found 29/2R10 837
Wed 6/312:00JFK - JNB
1 stop36h 10mEgypt Air
Deal found 28/2R10 875

Direct flights to Africa

Thu 28/322:00EWR - JNB
Nonstop14h 35mUnited Airlines
Sun 7/420:00JNB - EWR
Nonstop16h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2R26 150
Sun 14/420:40EWR - CPT
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Thu 25/419:50CPT - EWR
Nonstop15h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2R27 111
Sun 28/421:10EWR - JNB
Nonstop14h 35mUnited Airlines
Wed 8/520:00JNB - EWR
Nonstop16h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2R27 111
Wed 17/421:10EWR - JNB
Nonstop14h 35mUnited Airlines
Sun 5/520:00JNB - EWR
Nonstop16h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2R27 630
Wed 1/521:10EWR - JNB
Nonstop14h 35mUnited Airlines
Sun 19/520:00JNB - EWR
Nonstop16h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2R27 860
Tue 26/322:00EWR - JNB
Nonstop14h 35mUnited Airlines
Tue 9/420:00JNB - EWR
Nonstop16h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2R28 033
Fri 12/420:40EWR - CPT
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Sat 20/419:50CPT - EWR
Nonstop15h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2R28 072
Sun 7/421:10EWR - JNB
Nonstop14h 35mUnited Airlines
Mon 15/420:00JNB - EWR
Nonstop16h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2R28 072
Fri 5/420:40EWR - CPT
Nonstop14h 30mLufthansa
Thu 18/419:50CPT - EWR
Nonstop15h 50mLufthansa
Deal found 29/2R28 264

Find flights to Africa within your budget

Locate flights to Africa that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 670 482 searches and data was last updated on 1 March 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Budget

R15 390 - R22 615

Route

Depart

Return

Price

New York John F Kennedy IntlCape Town Intl

JFK - CPT

JFKCPT

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Mon 22/4

2 stops33h 45m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 7/5

2 stops36h 10m

R15 390

NewarkJohannesburg OR Tambo

EWR - JNB

EWRJNB

Newark

Mon 4/3

1 stop27h 45m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 13/3

1 stop34h 15m

R16 293

New York John F Kennedy IntlCape Town Intl

JFK - CPT

JFKCPT

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Mon 25/3

1 stop24h 10m

Cape Town Intl

Wed 24/4

2 stops23h 05m

R16 543

New York John F Kennedy IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

JFK - JNB

JFKJNB

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Sun 28/4

1 stop27h 05m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 9/5

2 stops33h 39m

R16 620

Atlanta Hartsfield-JacksonCape Town Intl

ATL - CPT

ATLCPT

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Wed 17/4

1 stop39h 45m

Cape Town Intl

Wed 24/4

1 stop32h 55m

R19 963

NewarkJohannesburg OR Tambo

EWR - JNB

EWRJNB

Newark

Wed 3/4

1 stop36h 10m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 15/4

1 stop42h 15m

R21 404

New York John F Kennedy IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

JFK - JNB

JFKJNB

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Tue 12/3

1 stop27h 30m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 20/3

1 stop30h 40m

R22 557

New York John F Kennedy IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

JFK - JNB

JFKJNB

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Wed 13/3

1 stop25h 00m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 18/3

1 stop22h 40m

R22 576

New York John F Kennedy IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

JFK - JNB

JFKJNB

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Thu 14/3

1 stop33h 24m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 25/3

1 stop23h 40m

R22 615

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 29/2

Average price of flights to Africa by month

Plan your trip to Africa by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Africa is currently R10 440 while a return flight costs R19 329. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Africa (average of R81). Flying to Africa in April will prove the most costly (average of R108). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

R1 672

February

R1 729

March

R1 979

April

R2 075

May

R1 556

June

R1 614

July

R1 845

August

R1 806

September

R1 921

October

R1 768

November

R1 768

December

R1 998

Temperature and rainfall in Africa by month

Plan your trip to Africa by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CPT

Temperature

12 - 21 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Africa, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 21.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 12.0 C).

When is the best time to book a flight to Africa?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Africa. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 88 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Africa. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Africa

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Africa. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Africa. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
8,4
Very Good
85 reviews

Entertainment

6,5

Overall

8,4

Boarding

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Crew

8,8

Food

7,6

Reviews

1 / 1

Loved the customer service and the fact that everything was on time, the served refreshments are a cherry on top

8,4
Very Good
85 reviews
8,4
Very Good
85 reviews

Entertainment

6,5

Overall

8,4

Boarding

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Crew

8,8

Food

7,6

Reviews

1 / 1

Loved the customer service and the fact that everything was on time, the served refreshments are a cherry on top

8,1
Very Good
103 reviews
8,4
Very Good
85 reviews

Entertainment

6,5

Overall

8,4

Boarding

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Crew

8,8

Food

7,6

Reviews

1 / 1

Loved the customer service and the fact that everything was on time, the served refreshments are a cherry on top

8,1
Very Good
59 reviews
8,4
Very Good
85 reviews

Entertainment

6,5

Overall

8,4

Boarding

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Crew

8,8

Food

7,6

Reviews

1 / 1

Loved the customer service and the fact that everything was on time, the served refreshments are a cherry on top

7,9
Good
250 reviews
8,4
Very Good
85 reviews

Entertainment

6,5

Overall

8,4

Boarding

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Crew

8,8

Food

7,6

Reviews

1 / 1

Loved the customer service and the fact that everything was on time, the served refreshments are a cherry on top

7,8
Good
4 644 reviews
8,4
Very Good
85 reviews

Entertainment

6,5

Overall

8,4

Boarding

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Crew

8,8

Food

7,6

Reviews

1 / 1

Loved the customer service and the fact that everything was on time, the served refreshments are a cherry on top

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Africa?

The most popular flight destination in Africa, according to our users, is South Africa, followed by Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Tanzania and Namibia.

What is the best way to travel around Africa?

Flying is a serious option to consider when navigating your way around this vast continent. So, naturally, you will be keeping that in mind as you weigh up your options for cheap flights to Africa. In fact, if you're looking at holidays in Zanzibar or Mauritius, Africa flight deals will be your only option since both destinations are islands off the coast of the continent, as you know. You may want to consider car hire if you're keen on exploring the whole of Mauritius, but for Zanzibar, the island is quite small, so you can put that money towards your Africa airfare.

What are some things to do in Africa?

This is such a huge continent, so you will never be bored, that's for sure. But if you want to relax and be a beachbum, then Zanzibar is the perfect spot. The island's beaches are among the best off the African coast. If you're planning your honeymoon, you should seriously look at Zanzibar as an option when you compare and book flights to Africa. Stone Town on the island is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so there's lots to do.

How long is the flight to Africa?

Well, you're already in Africa, but remember, this is a big continent, so you could easily be flying for half a day. Popular tourist destinations for Saffers when it comes to flights to Africa include Zanzibar (ZNZ) and Mauritius (MRU). Flight time from Johannesburg (JNB) to Zanzibar is just over 7h, with one stop. From Cape Town (CPT), you're looking at just over 12h with two stops (usually via JNB). Durban (DUR) to Mauritius is just under 4h if you take a direct flight, so be on the lookout for cheap flights to Africa that offer this route.

What do I need to do before my flight to Africa?

This will depend on where you are travelling, as in some cases you will need a visa and in other cases, you won't. You will need a valid passport that has at least six months left before it expires for all trips, as you consider your cheap flights to Africa. Fortunately, you don't need a visa to travel to Mauritius, which means you can book flights to Africa on a whim if your passport is current. South Africans are welcome in the country for up to 90 days without one. If your passport isn't current, then consider making use of the passport facility that the Department of Home Affairs initiated with some banks at certain larger branches in major towns around SA. It's much faster and more efficient than standing in the queue at Home Affairs. Check their website for details.

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