Cheap flights from Nelspruit to Johannesburg

May 21 — May 281
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The best prices from Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga to Johannesburg are usually found in August or July, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from Nelspruit to Johannesburg

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



R174 - R280



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0 - 120 mm

Popular inOctoberHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop
Average priceR4 037Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip fromR2 810From Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga to Johannesburg

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

Flights from Nelspruit to Johannesburg are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Johannesburg.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Nelspruit to Johannesburg (MQP - JNB)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Nelspruit to Johannesburg is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 5% on airfare.

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Nelspruit to Johannesburg flights?

The Nelspruit Airport has flights to both of Johannesburg’s airports. The Nelspruit Airport is just a ten-minute drive East of downtown Nelspruit and can be reached by car or taxi. Rental car services are also available for those looking to travel on their own. Travellers can choose to fly into the O.R. Tambo International Airport or the Lanseria International Airport. There are a variety of flights available for each location.

Which airlines fly directly from Nelspruit to Johannesburg?

There are available nonstop flights between Nelspruit and Johannesburg that services the O.R. Tambo International Airport. The flight time is just under one hour, and flights are typically scheduled for the late afternoon. South African Airlines and Airlink provide direct flights between the two airports. No direct flights are available between Nelspruit Airport and Lanseria International Airport.

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

Those going to the O.R. Tambo International Airport can choose from South African Airlines or British Airways flights that offer a single stop in either the Cape Town International Airport or the Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport. Stops are usually overnight layovers that can extend the flight by up to 30 hours. Two-stop flights are also available by South African Airlines or British Airways, which make stops in Cape Town and Durban.

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

Since Nelspruit and Johannesburg are in the same country, South African passengers do not need a visa or passport. Those coming from other countries will need a visa or passport to get entry into Nelspruit or Johannesburg. South Africa has an alliance with nearby African countries, so residents of those countries do not need to provide a valid visa when traveling to South Africa. However, it is best to apply for a visa several weeks in advance before the scheduled travel date.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Nelspruit to Johannesburg?

If you book a flight to Johannesburg from Nelspruit, you will be flying from Kruger Mpumalanga, which is the city’s only airport. Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga (MQP) is located 16,9 km from the centre of Nelspruit. There are 3 flights from Kruger Mpumalanga to Johannesburg per day from 2 different airlines.

How popular is this Nelspruit to Johannesburg flight route?

This flight path from Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga to Johannesburg was viewed by 1 509 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Consider Airlink, China Airlines or NAM Air when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Nelspruit to Johannesburg.

Alternative routes for Nelspruit to Johannesburg

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Top 2 airlines flying from Nelspruit to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Nelspruit to Johannesburg choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
AirlinkCheapestR2 035AverageR2 716FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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South AfricanCheapestR3 361AverageR4 244FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Nelspruit to Johannesburg

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16%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
45%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Nelspruit to Johannesburg

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Sunday2daily flights
Monday5daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday4daily flights
Thursday4daily flights
Friday5daily flights
Saturday3daily flights