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, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 655

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

R1 065

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 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 23% on flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 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 376. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R2 638.

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 January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Users have commonly found prices around R2 207 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R1 409. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

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 August, September 2022

The best prices found for JNB to CPT flights in August, September
28 Aug - 3 Sep
R1 786pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Aug - 31 Aug
R1 835pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Aug - 30 Aug
R1 868pp
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
28 Aug - 3 Sep
R1 786pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Oct - 2 Nov
R1 819pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlexFlight
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Aug - 31 Aug
R1 835pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheap FlySafair flights from OR Tambo to Cape Town

28 Aug - 3 Sep
R1 786pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Aug - 31 Aug
R1 835pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Aug - 30 Aug
R1 868pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheap Airlink flights from OR Tambo to Cape Town

17 Jan - 7 Feb
R2 081pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Cape Town from OR Tambo

Save time with OR Tambo to Cape Town direct flight deals
31 Oct - 7 Nov
R1 770pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lift
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Aug - 3 Sep
R1 786pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Oct - 2 Nov
R1 819pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlexFlight
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
20 Aug - 24 Aug
R1 901pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Aug - 3 Sep
R1 917pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Aug - 27 Aug
R1 983pp
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
2:50 - 5:00
Lift
Direct
2h 10m
JNB - CPT
Lift
R1 065
Kiwi.com
2:20 - 4:30
Airlink
Direct
2h 10m
JNB - CPT
Airlink
R1 278
15:20 - 17:35
FlySafair
Direct
2h 15m
JNB - CPT
FlySafair
R1 311
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 49 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 Multiple Airlines for just R1 770, but on average you can expect to pay R1 950.

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 950.

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: 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?

2 flight departures from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

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

Airlines like FlySafair 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 786), and Airlink (R2 081) offers the cheapest pricing from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town. Users have found that FlySafair is 19% 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 R819 on FlySafair. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Lift from R869 and Airlink from R1 049 one-way.

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

Consider FlySafair (96%), United Airlines (96%) or South African (95%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town.

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

On average you can expect to pay R31 560 for a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is R954 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at R1 786.

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.

Alternative routes for OR Tambo to Cape Town

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

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
Condor
R720 R769 No cancel fee 76%
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Kulula
R845 R1 879 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
R970 R2 242 No cancel fee N/A
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Ellinair
R998 R1 125 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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FlexFlight
R1 041 R2 153 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Hahn Air
R1 173 R2 864 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 175 R1 839 No cancel fee 78%
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Lift
R1 246 R2 094 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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Cemair
R1 284 R2 486 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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Airlink
R1 392 R1 757 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.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 41% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 36% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of flight departures
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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
44 daily flights
Monday
52 daily flights
Tuesday
55 daily flights
Wednesday
54 daily flights
Thursday
51 daily flights
Friday
50 daily flights
Saturday
37 daily flights
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