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 - JNB
Price
R1 463 - R1 697
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 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 463

From Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

One-way from

R761

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?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R1 712, or R1 756 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Johannesburg. Flights to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth in May are about R1 702 on average during May, but can be found for as low as R1 273.

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

When flying from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 10% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg in July, August 2021

The best prices found for PLZ to JNB flights in July, August
30 Aug - 4 Sep
R1 287pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
24 Aug - 10 Sep
R1 346pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
29 Jul - 4 Aug
R1 405pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth found for this year
30 Aug - 4 Sep
R1 287pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
24 Aug - 10 Sep
R1 346pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
29 Jul - 4 Aug
R1 405pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth

Save time with Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg direct flight deals
30 Aug - 4 Sep
R1 287pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
24 Aug - 10 Sep
R1 346pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
29 Jul - 4 Aug
R1 405pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
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
29 Jul - 4 Aug
R1 405pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
29 Jul - 26 Aug
R1 419pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
1 Aug - 8 Aug
R1 434pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth

The cheapest one-way flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
14:50 - 16:25
British Airways
Direct
1h 35m
PLZ - JNB
British Airways
8:30 - 10:20
Airlink
Direct
1h 50m
PLZ - JNB
Airlink
R1 083
mytrip.com
12:15 - 17:55
FlySafair
1 stop
5h 40m
PLZ - JNB
FlySafair
R1 551
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Flight FAQs

From Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

What airports do I use to fly from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg?

To fly from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg, you need to book a flight from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to OR Tambo (JNB). Nonstop flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Port Elizabeth take 1h 40m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 6 outbound flights from Port Elizabeth to OR Tambo offered by 4 different airlines.

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

FlySafair is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg OR Tambo. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg OR Tambo that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, FlySafair, and Mango. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg for under R1 463 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg for under R1 463. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R1 287, but on average you can expect to pay R1 814.

Are there direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg for under R1 463 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 15 direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg under R1 463. A good price for a direct flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg is less than R1 683.

Are there last-minute flights available from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg for under R1 463?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than R1 463.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg OR Tambo 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?

Per day, 2 flights depart from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg OR Tambo on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Port Elizabeth or Johannesburg?

The rainfall in Port Elizabeth is generally less than the rainfall in Johannesburg. This will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Port Elizabeth weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 27 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Johannesburg is generally colder than in Port Elizabeth. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg?

There are many flights that can get you from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg in 1h 40m. Fly via FlySafair or Airlink to get the fastest option. The distance between Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg is about 912 km. All flights are typically direct.

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

Flying on FlySafair is currently your cheapest option to Johannesburg, with prices starting at R1 287. Another option worth looking into is Airlink, starting at R1 419 return. FlySafair is 17% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R541 on British Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include FlySafair from R556 and Airlink from R702 one-way.

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
1h 42m
Average temperature for July in Johannesburg
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Johannesburg
4.0 mm

Airports servicing Port Elizabeth

Airports servicing Johannesburg

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
FlySafair
R70 R108 No cancel fee N/A
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Mango
R78 R112 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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British Airways
R74 R116 No cancel fee 70%
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South African
R61 R152 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 Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from Port Elizabeth towards Johannesburg.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 58% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 41% 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 Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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