Cheap flights from South Africa to Ethiopia

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How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Ethiopia?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 13% 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 61 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 South Africa to Ethiopia 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R6 255, or R6 415 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Ethiopia?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Ethiopia. Flights to Ethiopia from South Africa in July are about R5 906 on average during July, but can be found for as low as R4 224.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Ethiopia (ZA - ET)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Africa to Ethiopia as you normally would.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Ethiopia in December, January 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to Ethiopia flights in December, January
Jan 3 - Feb 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

2 stops

31h 20m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

5h 25m
R7 487

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 12/3/21

Jan 2 - Feb 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

1 stop

7h 50m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

14h 10m
R7 951

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 27 - Dec 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

Nonstop

5h 25m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

5h 25m
R9 055

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 12/3/21

South Africa to Ethiopia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ethiopia from South Africa found for this year
Dec 27 - Dec 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

Nonstop

5h 25m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

5h 25m
R9 055

Ethiopian Air

View Deal

Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 28 - Feb 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

1 stop

10h 50m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

14h 10m
R9 071

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 12 - Mar 12
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

Nonstop

5h 25m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

5h 25m
R9 167

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 12/4/21

Direct flights to Ethiopia from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to Ethiopia direct flight deals
Dec 27 - Dec 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

Nonstop

5h 25m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

5h 25m
R9 055

Ethiopian Air

View Deal

Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 18 - Dec 25
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

Nonstop

5h 15m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

5h 25m
R9 199

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 22 - Jan 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

Nonstop

5h 15m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

5h 25m
R9 215

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 12/3/21

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Ethiopia

Late deals on return flights to Ethiopia from South Africa, departing today and this week
Dec 12 - Mar 12
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

Nonstop

5h 25m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

5h 25m
R9 167

Ethiopian Air

View Deal

Deal found 12/4/21

Dec 13 - Dec 20
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

Nonstop

5h 15m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

5h 25m
R9 487

Ethiopian Air

View Deal

Deal found 12/2/21

Dec 12 - Mar 12
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

2 stops

30h 05m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

5h 25m
R11 007

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 12/4/21

One-way flights to Ethiopia from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Ethiopia
Jan 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

1 stop

7h 50m
R3 648

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 12/1/21

Jan 20
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

1 stop

24h 35m
R4 080

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 12/3/21

Mar 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

1 stop

15h 40m
R4 096

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 12/2/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Africa to Ethiopia flights.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Ethiopia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from South Africa to Ethiopia for under R6 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Ethiopia for under R6 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just R6 639, but on average you can expect to pay R9 423.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Ethiopia for under R9 100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from South Africa to Ethiopia under R9 100. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Ethiopia is less than R10 559.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Ethiopia for under R9 200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Ethiopia within the next 7 days for less than R9 200.

How popular is this South Africa to Ethiopia flight route?

The South Africa to Ethiopia flight path was viewed by 1 854 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to Ethiopia one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Kenya Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R3 648. However, be on the lookout for offers from Ethiopian Air and ASKY, as they are both options that can get you from South Africa to Ethiopia for a low price.

Can I fly to Ethiopia from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Ethiopia

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Ethiopia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 120 hours before departing to Ethiopia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Ethiopia.

Can I fly back to South Africa from Ethiopia?

Returning to South Africa from Ethiopia

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ethiopia are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

Top 3 airlines flying from South Africa to Ethiopia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Ethiopia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR4 113
AverageR6 342
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
CheapestR4 152
AverageR5 032
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR4 783
AverageR8 129
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from South Africa to Ethiopia

See what time of day planes typically take off from South Africa to Ethiopia
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
83%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
16%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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