Cheap flights from South Africa to Japan

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South Africa to Japan

All the information you need to plan the best null to NRT flight in 2021: compare South Africa to Japan flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Japan.
When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Japan (ZA - JP)?

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

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Japan from South Africa. Prices for August average R12 691 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R10 390. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 6% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 21 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from South Africa to Japan from R12 955 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R13 217 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Japan in October, November 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to Japan flights in October, November
19 Oct - 22 Oct
R10 623pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Nov - 25 Nov
R12 882pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
14 Nov - 20 Nov
R13 144pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Japan 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Japan from South Africa found for this year
19 Oct - 22 Oct
R10 623pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Dec - 3 Jan
R11 119pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Dec - 3 Jan
R11 148pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Japan from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Japan
13:25 - 12:05
Emirates
1 stop
39h 40m
CPT - KIX
Emirates
R9 924
AirfareAssist
14:20 - 15:45
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
41h 25m
JNB - HND
Turkish Airlines
R24 307
FlightHub
8:40 - 12:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
21h 15m
JNB - NRT
Qatar Airways
R29 247
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Japan

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and Singapore Airlines flying from South Africa to Japan have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from South Africa to Japan to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from South Africa to Japan are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Japan for under R9 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Japan for under R9 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R9 370, but on average you can expect to pay R12 489.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R9 924. Users have also found prices from R22 048 and R23 228 on Qatar Airways and Egypt Air, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Japan from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Japan

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Japan.

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from Japan?

Returning to South Africa from Japan

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

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

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Destination points for flights from South Africa to Japan

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to Japan.
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Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 6 airlines flying from South Africa to Japan

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Japan 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
Ethiopian Air
R7 730 R9 895 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
R8 324 R12 777 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
R9 295 R13 845 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
R10 289 R13 651 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R10 618 R13 408 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R12 926 R14 985 No cancel fee 75%
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