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 January or February, booked 60 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 2022: compare OR Tambo to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
JNB - CPT
Price
R101 - R169
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Rainfall
20 - 100 mm

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

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

Round-trip from

R1 600

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

R1 030

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.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R2 233. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R2 471.

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.

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.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Cape Town in June, July 2022

The best prices found for JNB to CPT flights in June, July
24 Jul - 31 Jul
R1 727pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jul - 31 Jul
R1 758pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jul - 27 Jul
R1 774pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from OR Tambo found for this year
24 Jul - 31 Jul
R1 727pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jul - 31 Jul
R1 758pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Nov - 30 Nov
R1 774pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lift
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lift
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Cape Town from OR Tambo

Save time with OR Tambo to Cape Town direct flight deals
24 Jul - 31 Jul
R1 711pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jul - 31 Jul
R1 727pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jul - 31 Jul
R1 758pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
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
6 Jul - 19 Jul
R1 933pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Jul - 14 Jul
R2 012pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Jul - 12 Jul
R2 028pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
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
13:10 - 15:20
Airlink
Direct
2h 10m
JNB - CPT
Airlink
R1 030
12:00 - 14:10
FlexFlight
Direct
2h 10m
JNB - CPT
FlexFlight
R1 077
Expedia
2:50 - 5:00
Hahn Air
Direct
2h 10m
JNB - CPT
Hahn Air
R1 125
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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 36 inbound flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo per day from 16 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. FlySafair, Lift, and Airlink are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like FlySafair with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town for under R1 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town for under R1 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R1 727, but on average you can expect to pay R1 885.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town for under R1 800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town under R1 800. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town is less than R1 869.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town for under R2 000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than R2 000.

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, 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?

6 flight departures from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 17% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

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

Airlines like FlySafair, Lift, and Airlink 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 are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town round-trip?

According to our current data, FlySafair (R1 727), Lift (R1 774), and Airlink (R2 028) offers the cheapest pricing from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town. Users have found that FlySafair is 15% 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 R697 on FlySafair. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Lift from R887 and Airlink from R1 030 one-way.

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

On average you can expect to pay R3 967 for a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is R893 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at R1 727.

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: Airlink, Cemair or Lift.

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

Consider United Airlines (100%), FlySafair (97%) or South African (96%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town.

Alternative routes for OR Tambo to Cape Town

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

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 06m
Average temperature for June in Cape Town
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Cape Town
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 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
Mango
R645 R1 327 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Condor
R696 R735 No cancel fee 76%
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Kulula
R813 R1 804 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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FlySafair
R903 R2 109 No cancel fee N/A
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Ellinair
R948 R1 060 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Hahn Air
R1 017 R2 592 No cancel fee N/A

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

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South African
R1 063 R1 757 No cancel fee 78%
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Cemair
R1 095 R2 200 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Lift
R1 179 R1 970 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Airlink
R1 278 R1 665 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Airlink. 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 39% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 38% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% 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
14 daily flights
Monday
49 daily flights
Tuesday
46 daily flights
Wednesday
47 daily flights
Thursday
40 daily flights
Friday
34 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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