Cheap flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Johannesburg (JNB)

CPT - JNB
Price
R1 512 - R1 963
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 512

From Cape Town to Johannesburg

One-way from

R567

One-way flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 15%.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 2% 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 24 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 Cape Town to Johannesburg 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R1 701, or R1 745 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Johannesburg from Cape Town. Prices for May average R1 691 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 265. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September. Opting for a May flight can save you 16% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg (CPT - JNB)?

It’s optimal to fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg in February, March 2021

24 Feb - 27 Feb
R1 032pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Feb - 28 Feb
R1 047pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
27 Feb - 8 Mar
R1 076pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

24 Feb - 27 Feb
R1 032pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Feb - 28 Feb
R1 047pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
27 Feb - 8 Mar
R1 076pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Cape Town

18 Mar - 22 Mar
R1 076pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31 Mar - 6 Apr
R1 090pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Mar - 7 Mar
R1 105pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg

3 Mar - 7 Mar
R1 105pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
2 Mar - 3 Mar
R1 120pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Mar - 8 Mar
R1 163pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Cape Town

5:50 - 8:00
Kulula
Direct
2h 10m
CPT - JNB
Kulula
R568
mytrip.com
3:50 - 6:00
FlySafair
Direct
2h 10m
CPT - JNB
FlySafair
R626
myholidays.com
2:30 - 4:30
Lift
Direct
2h 00m
CPT - JNB
Lift
R684
myholidays.com

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Johannesburg

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg for under R1 454 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg for under R1 454. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R1 076, but on average you can expect to pay R1 236.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. FlySafair is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo 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.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Kulula, FlySafair, and British Airways flying from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg for under R1 454 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg under R1 454. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg is less than R1 236.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Johannesburg for under R1 454?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than R1 454.

What days are direct flights available from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 141 822 users have taken a look at flights from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

How many flights depart from Cape Town to Johannesburg on average per day?

On average 28 flights depart from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 32% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 18% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Cape Town or Johannesburg?

In Cape Town, there will be less rainfall in Cape Town compared to Johannesburg over the next 6 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

With an average temperature of 29 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Johannesburg are colder than in Cape Town.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

There are many flights that can get you from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 1h 55m. Fly via Mango, British Airways, or FlySafair to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 1278 km. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Johannesburg return?

Flying on British Airways is currently your cheapest option to Johannesburg, with prices starting at R1 076. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Mango and FlySafair, with the lowest prices starting at R1 106 and R1 164, respectively. Users have found that British Airways is 36% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R509 on Mango. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Kulula from R553 and British Airways from R582 one-way.

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Destination information for Johannesburg

Flight duration
2h 05m
Average temperature for February in Johannesburg
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in Johannesburg
144.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Kulula
R75 R113 No cancel fee 84%

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Mango
R86 R131 No cancel fee N/A

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

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FlySafair
R83 R133 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
R66 R134 No cancel fee 70%
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South African
R70 R172 No cancel fee 78%

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Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 51% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 44% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
45 daily flights
Tuesday
42 daily flights
Wednesday
43 daily flights
Thursday
38 daily flights
Friday
33 daily flights
Saturday
19 daily flights
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