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Flights to Johannesburg in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 2% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR1 709Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip fromR641From Cape Town to Johannesburg
One-way fromR142One-way flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Cheapest prices for Johannesburg flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Johannesburg found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R1 323
February
R1 464
March
R1 575
April
R1 567
May
R1 197
June
R1 304
July
R1 404
August
R1 379
September
R1 382
October
R1 381
November
R1 369
December
R1 534
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Johannesburg is May. The most expensive month for flights is March. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Johannesburg?

Average Johannesburg OR Tambo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
CPT - JNB
Price
R1 197 - R2 099
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm

 

Peak season:

Johannesburg enjoys warm summers that span from November through February, but depending on what kind of itinerary you have planned, the best time of the year for you to visit Johannesburg could vary. Summer is Johannesburg’s peak tourist season, which means that flights booked for this time of the year will often be most expensive.

 

Off season:

You may find that booking flights to Johannesburg can often be done most cheaply when it’s booked outside of the peak summer season. Do make sure that there are no major festivals taking place during your predetermined time of travel, as this may very well rev up the flight and accommodation prices in Johannesburg, even during the quieter, off-season months, which run from March through October.

 

 

When is the best time to book a flight to Johannesburg?

As soon as you’ve decided on when the best time would be for you to visit Johannesburg, go ahead and book your flight tickets. The odds of finding great deals on flights and accommodation are much higher when you’re booking as far along in advance as possible. Another thing you should keep in mind is flexibility. The more flexible you are with your traveling dates, the more likely you’ll be of finding the best rates for flights to and from Johannesburg.

 

 

Which day is cheapest to fly to Johannesburg?

The cheapest day to fly to Johannesburg is usually Thursday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Johannesburg?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Johannesburg trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

Also known as “the City of Gold,” Johannesburg is the commercial heart of South Africa, and as such, it only makes sense that it’s one of the most popular gateways to exploring all that the rainbow nation has on offer. Taking a cheap flight to the Pan-African capital city of Johannesburg could very well see you exploring the world’s largest urban forest, a city that rewards curiosity and a sense of adventure with the likes of a performance and fine arts scene unlike anything else on the face of the earth.

 

How long is the flight to Johannesburg?

Cape Town to Johannesburg               2 hours
Durban to Johannesburg                     1 hour, 15 minutes

 

 

 

Which airlines operate flights to Johannesburg?

There are quite a lot of airlines that operate cheap flights to Johannesburg daily. While booking a flight with a carrier such as Mango or Kulula.com might see you paying the most affordable rates possible, keep in mind that airlines such as South African Airways and British Airways do offer more onboard comfort and added extras such as snacks and drinks en-route to Johannesburg.

 

How to get from the airport to the city center?

 

Getting from the OR Tambo International Airport can be done in a few ways. You can take the Reya Vaya bus parked outside of the arrival terminals, which is a safe and cost-effective way of commuting between the airport and the city center, but you can also take a ride with a pre-ordered Uber cab. Another way of getting to the city center is by making use of the Gautrain, which will take you all the way to Sandton City, from where you can then take a taxi to get to exactly where you need to be. Alternatively, you can also enquire with the hotel you’re staying with to find out whether they offer a complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel.

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Cheap flights to Johannesburg in April, May 2021

The best prices found for JNB flights for April, May
22 May - 30 May
R627pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Apr - 28 Apr
R641pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 Apr - 23 Apr
R655pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg found for this year
22 May - 30 May
R627pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Apr - 28 Apr
R641pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 Apr - 23 Apr
R655pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last minute flights to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg, departing today and this week
25 Apr - 27 Apr
R641pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Apr - 30 Apr
R655pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Apr - 29 Apr
R684pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

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