Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre

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The best prices from Johannesburg to Blantyre Chileka are usually found in July or April, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Blantyre (BLZ)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to BLZ flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Blantyre flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Blantyre.
ZA1 - BLZ
Price
R341 - R493
BLZ
Temperature
17 - 25 °C
BLZ
Precipitation
0 - 200 mm

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

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

Round-trip from

R5 419

From Johannesburg to Blantyre Chileka

One-way from

R4 164

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Blantyre Chileka

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Blantyre (ZA1 - BLZ)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Blantyre in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 44% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 54 days in advance to save up to 14% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 54 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Johannesburg to Blantyre 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R7 628, or R7 755 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre lean towards being more expensive in October. Prices are generally better when you fly from Johannesburg to Blantyre in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at R4 481.

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

Travellers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 14% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre in November, December 2021

The best prices found for JNB to BLZ flights in November, December
2 Dec - 9 Dec
R7 199pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Dec - 19 Jan
R7 326pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Dec - 14 Dec
R7 437pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Blantyre 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Blantyre from Johannesburg found for next year
2 Dec - 9 Dec
R7 199pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Dec - 19 Jan
R7 326pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Dec - 14 Dec
R7 437pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Blantyre from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Blantyre direct flight deals
28 Dec - 19 Jan
R8 915pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
Direct
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Jan - 27 Jan
R9 026pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
Direct
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Dec - 31 Dec
R9 137pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
Direct
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre

Late deals on return flights to Blantyre from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
2 Dec - 9 Dec
R7 199pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Dec - 9 Dec
R7 834pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Dec - 9 Dec
R9 853pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
Direct
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Chileka from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre
8:20 - 10:35
Ethiopian Air
Direct
2h 15m
JNB - BLZ
Ethiopian Air
R4 164
Kiwi.com
7:20 - 9:35
Ethiopian Air
Direct
2h 15m
JNB - BLZ
Ethiopian Air
R4 307
Kiwi.com
7:20 - 9:35
Ethiopian Air
Direct
2h 15m
JNB - BLZ
Ethiopian Air
R5 276
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Blantyre

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

For a flight from Johannesburg to Blantyre, you will be flying into Chileka. Blantyre Chileka (BLZ) is just 12,3 km from the centre vof the city. Chileka is the only Blantyre airport and it handles 1 inbound flight from Johannesburg per day. 3 airlines have flights to Blantyre Chileka from Johannesburg on a regular basis.

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

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

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre for under R7 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre for under R7 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R7 008, but on average you can expect to pay R7 675.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre for under R9 000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 14 direct flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre under R9 000. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Blantyre is less than R9 646.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Blantyre for under R7 200?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre within the next 7 days for less than R7 200.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Blantyre flight route?

This flight path from Johannesburg to Blantyre Chileka was viewed by 2 221 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Johannesburg to Blantyre return?

According to our current data, Ethiopian Air (R7 008), offers the cheapest pricing from Johannesburg to Blantyre.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Blantyre are Ethiopian Air, Kenya Airways and South African. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre?

While on average a flight from Johannesburg to Blantyre is generally R6 910, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R6 910. When looking at the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Blantyre Chileka), you can expect to pay R7 199 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Blantyre, Malawi

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Blantyre Chileka

Most visitors from Johannesburg will not be allowed to enter Blantyre Chileka.

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers must complete a health declaration form before their travel.

Travel Surveillance Form - Must be completed and presented upon arrival.


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

Returning to Johannesburg from Blantyre Chileka

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

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Blantyre, Malawi

Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Blantyre

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

Destination information for Blantyre

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Blantyre.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = MWK 50,70
Average temperature for November in Blantyre
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Blantyre
51.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Blantyre

Top 3 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Blantyre Chileka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Blantyre 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
R4 045 R4 694 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
R4 975 R7 077 No cancel fee 72%
Search Ethiopian Air flights
South African
R7 339 R7 835 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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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Blantyre

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