Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou

The best prices from Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun are usually found in February or March, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Friday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Guangzhou

All the information you need to plan the best ZA1 to CAN flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Guangzhou flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Guangzhou.

ZA1 - CAN

Price

R593 - R802

CAN

Temperature

14 - 28 °C

CAN

Precipitation

30 - 260 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Average price

R12 104

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

R8 950

From Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun

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

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 16% on the overall cost on flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Guangzhou, book at least 42 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 28% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R11 078 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R12 466.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Guangzhou from Johannesburg with a flight ticket averaging about R10 316. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as R4 739. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Guangzhou (ZA1 - CAN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg to Guangzhou in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 27% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Johannesburg to Guangzhou 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Guangzhou from Johannesburg found for this year
Apr 2 - Apr 22
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

2 stops

41h 30m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

30h 20m
R26 321

Malaysia Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

Apr 2 - Apr 22
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

2 stops

41h 30m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

37h 40m
R36 750

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

Apr 2 - Apr 22
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

2 stops

26h 30m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

31h 45m
R47 874

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

One-way flights to Guangzhou Baiyun from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou
Feb 11
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

3 stops

30h 55m
R17 900

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

May 6
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

2 stops

35h 05m
R19 469

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/23/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Johannesburg to Guangzhou flights.

What airports serve Johannesburg to Guangzhou flights?

There are two airports in Johannesburg that service flights to Guangzhou, China. The O.R. Tambo International Airport and the Lanseria International Airport both offer a number of flights to Guangzhou at varying times and dates. The O.R. Tambo International Airport is located 25 minutes from the heart of Johannesburg via taxi or car, with several different bus and train options that take an hour to reach the airport. The Lanseria International Airport is 47 km from Johannesburg, with a 45-minute travel time by taxi. Public transportation by bus is also available. As a third option, the Cape Town International Airport in South Africa services flights to Guangzhou. Cape Town is located just 20 minutes from its airport by car.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Guangzhou?

Unfortunately, no flights offer direct nonstop service to Guangzhou from Johannesburg. The flight can last for a duration of 14 hours or more. Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and Emirates are some of the major airlines that offer flights to Guangzhou with just one layover.

What are the stopover options on flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou?

The majority of flights from South Africa to Guangzhou will have stopovers in Singapore, Hong Kong, or Bangkok. Alternatively, there are flights from Kenya Airways and EgyptAir that have multiple or overnight stops.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Johannesburg to Guangzhou?

The People’s Republic of China may or may not require travellers to have valid visas when entering Guangzhou based on a list of formal agreements made between the Chinese government and foreign countries. In South Africa, for example, diplomats and those traveling for political reasons are exempt from a visa requirement. Others may need to apply for a temporary visa if they plan on staying longer than 15-30 days. A special Chinese visa may also be required. Most countries that are a part of this foreign agreement may go online to register for a Chinese visa at any time.

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

Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Johannesburg to Guangzhou. You should not have trouble finding flights to Baiyun from Johannesburg; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 11 airlines have flights to the Guangzhou airport from Johannesburg. It is only a 29,8 km journey from Baiyun (CAN) to Guangzhou’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Kenya Airways, and Qatar Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou for under R26 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou for under R26 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Malaysia Airlines for just R26 321, but on average you can expect to pay R42 063.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Guangzhou flight route?

The Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun flight path was viewed by 9 556 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 Guangzhou round-trip?

Currently priced at R26 321, Malaysia Airlines will fly you from Johannesburg to Guangzhou and back. In addition to Malaysia Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

Consider Air China, Cathay Pacific or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Guangzhou.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Guangzhou is R8 070. On average you can expect to pay R9 007. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Guangzhou Baiyun), can usually be booked for R26 321.

Other flights to Guangzhou

Can I fly to Guangzhou Baiyun from Johannesburg right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun

Most visitors from Johannesburg will not be allowed to enter Guangzhou Baiyun.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Guangzhou Baiyun.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Guangzhou Baiyun.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to Johannesburg from Guangzhou Baiyun?

Returning to Johannesburg from Guangzhou Baiyun

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Guangzhou Baiyun are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Guangzhou

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Guangzhou choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
RwandAir
CheapestR4 696
AverageR6 458
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR7 588
AverageR10 872
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
CheapestR7 750
AverageR9 790
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR8 195
AverageR11 934
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Egypt Air
CheapestR8 259
AverageR9 582
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
CheapestR8 612
AverageR9 674
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
CheapestR8 744
AverageR11 055
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR8 810
AverageR12 338
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
CheapestR8 883
AverageR10 365
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR9 522
AverageR13 855
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety