Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Cape Town

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The best prices from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cape Town Intl are usually found in May or July, booked 1 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
OR Tambo (JNB) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to CPT flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
JNB - CPT
Price
R1 598 - R2 604
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Precipitation
20 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,598

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

R799

One-way flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cape Town Intl

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 OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town?

Flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cape Town.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Users have commonly found prices around R1 923 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R1 302. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town (JNB - CPT)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Cape Town in September, October 2021

The best prices found for JNB to CPT flights in September, October
12 Oct - 16 Oct
R429pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Oct - 7 Oct
R488pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Oct - 16 Oct
R518pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from OR Tambo found for this year
25 Nov - 2 Dec
R385pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Oct - 16 Oct
R429pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Oct - 7 Oct
R488pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Cape Town from OR Tambo

Save time with OR Tambo to Cape Town direct flight deals
25 Nov - 2 Dec
R385pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Oct - 16 Oct
R429pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Oct - 7 Oct
R488pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from OR Tambo to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from OR Tambo, departing today and this week
30 Sep - 7 Oct
R873pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Oct - 5 Oct
R947pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Sep - 8 Oct
R991pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Johannesburg OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to Cape Town
4:05 - 6:15
South African
Direct
2h 10m
JNB - CPT
South African
R799
travelstart.co.za
2:50 - 5:00
Lift
Direct
2h 10m
JNB - CPT
Lift
5:05 - 7:20
FlySafair
Direct
2h 15m
JNB - CPT
FlySafair
R976
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">OR Tambo</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to Cape Town

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from Johannesburg OR Tambo?

Most people fly into Cape Town Intl (CPT) if they book a flight to Cape Town from Johannesburg OR Tambo. On average, Cape Town Intl has 41 inbound flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo per day from 5 airlines. Cape Town Intl is conveniently located just 15,6 km from Cape Town’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cape Town Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Kulula, FlySafair, and Mango are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Kulula with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town for under R400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town for under R400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kulula for just R385, but on average you can expect to pay R636.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town for under R400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town under R400. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town is less than R636.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town for under R900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than R900.

What days are direct flights available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town flight route?

The Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cape Town Intl flight path was viewed by 248 935 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town on average per day?

21 flight departures from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 38% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 24% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town?

Airlines like Kulula fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town in about 2h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and Cape Town is about 1278 km. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town return?

According to our current data, Kulula (R385), offers the cheapest pricing from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town. Users have found that Kulula is 80% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R503 on FlySafair. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include South African from R769 and Lift from R962 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town?

Consider Kenya Airways (100%), Airlink (97%) or FlySafair (95%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town?

Before booking your flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town, check out the most popular airlines for this route: British Airways, FlySafair or Mango.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town?

On average you can expect to pay R4 668 for a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is R642 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at R385.

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to Cape Town.
Flight duration from Johannesburg OR Tambo to CPT
2h 05m
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo to Cape Town 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
British Airways
R980 R2 261 No cancel fee 70%
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Kulula
R1 175 R1 842 No cancel fee 84%

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

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Mango
R1 293 R2 216 No cancel fee N/A
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FlySafair
R1 333 R2 407 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R1 565 R2 929 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 OR Tambo to Cape Town

See what time of day planes typically take off from OR Tambo towards Cape Town.
Morning 6 AM to midday 45% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 39% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 2% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from OR Tambo to Cape Town
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from OR Tambo to Cape Town.
Sunday
38 daily flights
Monday
47 daily flights
Tuesday
42 daily flights
Wednesday
43 daily flights
Thursday
45 daily flights
Friday
49 daily flights
Saturday
27 daily flights
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