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The best prices from Cape Town to Johannesburg are usually found in May or July, booked 25 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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

CPT - JNB
Price
R1 594 - R2 069
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 594

From Cape Town to Johannesburg

One-way from

R766

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 793, or R1 839 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 783 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 333. 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 December, January 2021

The best prices found for CPT to JNB flights in December, January
2 Dec - 2 Dec
R1 027pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
2 Dec - 5 Dec
R1 057pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
2 Dec - 5 Dec
R1 119pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Cape Town found for this year
2 Dec - 2 Dec
R1 027pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
2 Dec - 5 Dec
R1 057pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
2 Dec - 5 Dec
R1 119pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Johannesburg direct flight deals
8 Dec - 10 Dec
R1 211pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Global Aviation Operations
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
9 Dec - 9 Dec
R1 303pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
8 Dec - 8 Dec
R1 333pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Cape Town, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 10 Dec
R1 211pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Global Aviation Operations
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
9 Dec - 9 Dec
R1 303pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
8 Dec - 8 Dec
R1 333pp
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

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg
0:55 - 2:55
Kulula
Direct
2h 00m
CPT - JNB
Kulula
R767
Gotogate
1:45 - 3:45
British Airways
Direct
2h 00m
CPT - JNB
British Airways
R1 119
7:00 - 17:20
FlySafair
1 stop
10h 20m
CPT - JNB
FlySafair
R1 303
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to Johannesburg flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Johannesburg

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg for under R1 532 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg for under R1 532. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R1 211, but on average you can expect to pay R1 471.

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 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 532 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg under R1 532. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg is less than R1 471.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Johannesburg for under R1 532?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than R1 532.

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

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, 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 6 flights depart from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 17% 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 8 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, FlySafair, or Global Aviation Operations 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 FlySafair is currently your cheapest option to Johannesburg, with prices starting at R1 303. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Global Aviation Operations and Mango, with the lowest prices starting at R1 395 and R1 671, respectively. Users have found that FlySafair is 27% 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 R568 on FlySafair. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Global Aviation Operations from R751 and Kulula from R767 one-way.

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Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Flight duration
2h 06m
Average temperature for December in Johannesburg
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Johannesburg
151.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 5 airlines from Cape Town to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Johannesburg 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
Kulula
R75 R113 No cancel fee 84%

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Mango
R86 R131 No change 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 N/A N/A
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British Airways
R66 R134 No cancel fee 70%
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South African
R70 R172 No change fee 78%

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Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Morning 6 AM to midday 44% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 43% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Sunday
22 daily flights
Monday
60 daily flights
Tuesday
69 daily flights
Wednesday
64 daily flights
Thursday
54 daily flights
Friday
52 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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