Cheap flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg

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The best prices from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg are usually found in July or August, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Sunday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Pietermaritzburg (PZB) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best PZB to JNB flight in 2021: compare Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
PZB - ZA1
Price
R169 - R243
ZA1
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R2 457

From Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg

One-way from

R901

One-way flight from Pietermaritzburg 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 month to fly from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in February. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Johannesburg. Flights to Johannesburg from Pietermaritzburg in July are about R3 192 on average during July, but can be found for as low as R1 672.

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

Tuesday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg. 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.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 43 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 43 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R3 460. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R3 663.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg (PZB - ZA1)?

It’s optimal to fly from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 64% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PZB to JNB flights in October, November
26 Nov - 1 Dec
R1 788pp
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
29 Oct - 1 Nov
R2 602pp
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
29 Oct - 2 Nov
R2 631pp
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PZB
Pietermaritzburg

Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Pietermaritzburg found for this year
26 Nov - 1 Dec
R1 788pp
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
21 Dec - 2 Jan
R1 846pp
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
29 Oct - 1 Nov
R2 602pp
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PZB
Pietermaritzburg

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Pietermaritzburg

Save time with Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg direct flight deals
3 Feb - 10 Feb
R1 773pp
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
26 Nov - 1 Dec
R1 788pp
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
21 Dec - 2 Jan
R1 846pp
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PZB
Pietermaritzburg

Last-minute flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Pietermaritzburg, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 1 Nov
R2 602pp
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
29 Oct - 2 Nov
R2 631pp
PZB
Pietermaritzburg
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PZB
Pietermaritzburg

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Pietermaritzburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg
13:10 - 14:15
Airlink
Direct
1h 05m
PZB - JNB
Airlink
R901
FlightNetwork
9:05 - 10:10
Airlink
Direct
1h 05m
PZB - JNB
Airlink
R1 163
Travelwings
3:30 - 4:35
Airlink
Direct
1h 05m
PZB - JNB
Airlink
R1 337
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Pietermaritzburg</span> to <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg

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

Located just 2,9 km from the city centre, Pietermaritzburg is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Johannesburg from Pietermaritzburg. Booking flights from Pietermaritzburg (PZB) to Johannesburg should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily outbound flights to Johannesburg from 4 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. South African, Mango, and Kulula are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like South African with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg for under R1 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg for under R1 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Airlink for just R1 773, but on average you can expect to pay R2 209.

Are there direct flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg for under R1 800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg under R1 800. A good price for a direct flight from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg is less than R2 209.

Are there last-minute flights available from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg for under R2 700?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than R2 700.

How popular is this Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg flight route?

Within the past month, 2 049 users have taken a look at flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg from R1 773 return. You may be able to fly from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg for 44% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg?

On average you can expect to pay R2 972 for a flight from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg. The cheapest flight overall is R1 742 while the most popular route, (Pietermaritzburg - Johannesburg OR Tambo) is currently priced at R1 773.

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

Before booking your flight from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg, check out the most popular airlines for this route: FlySafair, Mango or Kulula.

What airports serve Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg flights?

The Pietermaritzburg Airport services direct and indirect flights to the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. The Pietermaritzburg Airport is just 5.7 km away from the city of Pietermaritzburg, making it an 11-minute drive by car or taxi. Alternate routes are also available. This airport only services the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and not the Lanseria International Airport. If you are looking to fly out of another airport, the Durban Airport is just an hour drive from the town of Pietermaritzburg.

Which airlines fly directly from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg?

South African Airlines has a few different flight services to Johannesburg that are direct. These direct flights are about an hour in length and are scheduled for mornings or afternoons. South African Airlines flights are typically powered by Airlink and they depart on a daily basis.

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

There are no stopover options for flights between Pietermaritzburg and Johannesburg. The cities are located closely together, and the short duration of the flight makes it so that any layovers or reroutes would be well out of the way of the flight path. If you are looking for more flight options, the Durban Airport has direct Safai rand Kulu flights to Johannesburg. However, no single or double-stop flights are available for service to Johannesburg from these cities.

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

If you are a South African citizen, you do not need a visa or a passport to travel between the two cities. Both cities are located within South Africa, so citizens only need an ID card to be granted passage. Others who are traveling from other countries are required to have a visa or passport to be granted entry into Pietermaritzburg or Johannesburg. Visas should be valid and should not expire for more than six months after your planned stay in South Africa. South African embassies can provide visa applications, which should be registered several weeks in advance of the scheduled flight date.

Alternative routes for Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg.
Flight duration from PZB to Johannesburg
1h 05m
Average temperature for October in Johannesburg
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Johannesburg
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Pietermaritzburg

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 3 airlines flying from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Pietermaritzburg 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
R948 R1 255 No cancel fee 84%

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

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Mango
R1 069 R1 327 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R2 615 R3 355 No cancel fee 78%

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

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Hourly flight availability from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from Pietermaritzburg towards Johannesburg.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 72% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 27% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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