Cheap flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best PLZ to JNB flight in 2021: compare Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
PLZ - ZA1
Price
R100 - R116
ZA1
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 486

From Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

One-way from

R832

One-way flight from Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth. Prices for May average R1 582 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 234. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 9% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg (PLZ - ZA1)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 10% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PLZ to JNB flights in October, November
4 Nov - 15 Nov
R1 204pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
2 Nov - 4 Nov
R1 234pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
27 Nov - 8 Dec
R1 323pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth found for this year
4 Nov - 15 Nov
R1 204pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
2 Nov - 4 Nov
R1 234pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
27 Nov - 8 Dec
R1 323pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth

Save time with Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg direct flight deals
4 Nov - 15 Nov
R1 204pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
2 Nov - 4 Nov
R1 234pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
27 Nov - 8 Dec
R1 323pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

Last-minute flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth, departing today and this week
19 Oct - 13 Nov
R1 367pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
22 Oct - 24 Oct
R1 635pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
23 Oct - 24 Oct
R1 828pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth

The cheapest one-way flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
14:45 - 16:30
Airlink
Direct
1h 45m
PLZ - JNB
Airlink
R832
Travelwings
14:45 - 16:20
British Airways
Direct
1h 35m
PLZ - JNB
British Airways
10:40 - 12:20
FlySafair
Direct
1h 40m
PLZ - JNB
FlySafair
R1 144
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

What airport do you fly from for flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg?

For a flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg, you will be flying from Port Elizabeth. Port Elizabeth (PLZ) is just 2,8 km from the centre of the city. Port Elizabeth is the only Port Elizabeth airport and it handles 8 outbound flights to Johannesburg per day. 4 airlines have flights to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth on a regular basis.

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

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

Can I find flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg for under R1 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg for under R1 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R1 204, but on average you can expect to pay R1 576.

Are there direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg for under R1 300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg under R1 300. A good price for a direct flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg is less than R1 546.

Are there last-minute flights available from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg for under R1 400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than R1 400.

What days are direct flights available from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.

How popular is this Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg flight route?

The Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg flight path was viewed by 45 343 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg on average per day?

Travellers can expect 3 flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 67% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg?

For as low as R1 204, FlySafair can have you in Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth in 1h 35m. The distance from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg is about 912 km. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg return?

According to our current data, FlySafair (R1 204), Airlink (R1 427), and British Airways (R1 873) offers the cheapest pricing from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg. These flights start at 23% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for FlySafair. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R520. Users have also found prices from R713 and R936 on FlySafair and Airlink, respectively.

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

When booking a flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, FlySafair or Mango as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg?

Consider Airlink (99%), FlySafair (98%) or Proflight Zambia (90%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg.

What are the cheapest flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R627. While the most popular route (Port Elizabeth - Johannesburg OR Tambo) can be booked for R1 204 on average our data indicates R2 667 when flying from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

How long is the flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg?

Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg take an average of 1 hour 40 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg?

You can find a cheap flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg with airlines including British Airways, South African Airways, Safair and Mango Airlines. They all run to a different schedule, so use the Cheapflights search tool to compare them all and find the best option for your trip.

How frequent are flights between Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg?

There are more than 10 Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg flights jetting off every day.

Which airports serve Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg?

Book a flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg and you’ll depart from Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), and arrive at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport (JNB).

Which direct flight route between Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg is cheapest?

The cheapest direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg set off from Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), and arrive at OR Tambo International Airport (JNB). Use the search tool on this page to compare all available flights and save money on your tickets. And bear in mind extra costs in your destination, for example things like transport to and from the airport, when you’re budgeting for your trip.

What is there to do in Johannesburg?

With a flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg you’ll leave South Africa’s coastline behind and arrive in the heart of the country’s biggest city. From here, there are several must-dos to put on your list. In the city itself, the Apartheid Museum should be your first port of call for a history lesson you’ll never forget, and a visit out to Soweto follows a close second. But you’ll want to spend some time exploring hipster haunts like Joziburg Lane and attractions like Arts on Main, too, not to mention prime spots like the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens. In terms of timing, August to October is when the city’s many festivals are in full swing, and January is both the hottest – and wettest – month. Book your cheap flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg today using the Search Flights function above.

Alternative routes for Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg.
Flight duration from PLZ to Johannesburg
1h 41m
Average temperature for October in Johannesburg
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Johannesburg
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Port Elizabeth

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 4 airlines flying from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Port Elizabeth 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
Mango
R861 R1 696 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R905 R3 028 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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FlySafair
R1 035 R2 024 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
R1 068 R1 760 No cancel fee 70%
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Hourly flight availability from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from Port Elizabeth towards Johannesburg.
Morning 6 AM to midday 60% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 31% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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