Cheap flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

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The best prices from Richards Bay to Johannesburg are usually found in July or April, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Richards Bay (RCB) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best RCB to JNB flight in 2021: compare Richards Bay to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
RCB - ZA1
Price
R156 - R290
ZA1
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Average price

R3 380

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

R2 303

From Richards Bay to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Richards Bay to Johannesburg (RCB - ZA1)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Richards Bay to Johannesburg in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 25% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 71% by booking at least 25 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Richards Bay to Johannesburg within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R3 366.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

Users have found that flying from Richards Bay to Johannesburg on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from Richards Bay. Users have commonly found prices around R3 437 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R1 949. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

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Flight FAQs

From Richards Bay to Johannesburg

What airport do you fly from for flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

Located just 7,1 km from the city centre, Richards Bay is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Johannesburg from Richards Bay. Booking flights from Richards Bay (RCB) to Johannesburg should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Johannesburg from 2 different airlines.

How popular is this Richards Bay to Johannesburg flight route?

Within the past month, 1 423 users have taken a look at flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg.

What airports serve Richards Bay to Johannesburg flights?

The Richards Bay Airport is just a 20-minute drive West of the city by car or taxi and offers flights to the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Those looking to fly out of a different airport can drive one hour and 40 minutes to the King Shaka International Airport near Durban for more flights to Johannesburg. Those who arrive at the O.R. Tambo International Airport can take a taxi, bus, or train to get into the city centre.

Which airlines fly directly from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

South African Airlines offers a nonstop flight between Richards Bay and Johannesburg, which is typically scheduled in the morning. The flight time totals one hour and 30 minutes. South African Airlines is operated by Airlink and has a direct flight path between the two South African cities. If you want to find additional flights, you can book through the King Shaka International Airport in Durban, with Safair or Kulu flights to Johannesburg.

What are the stopover options on flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

There are no stopover options for flights between Richards Bay and Johannesburg. Since the two cities are so close together in distance, any deviation from the straight path would be too much of a detour. South African Airlines offers direct flights between Richards Bay and Johannesburg only. The King Shaka International Airport in Durban has British Airways and MANGO direct flights to Johannesburg as well.

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

You do not need a passport or visa to fly between Richards Bay and Johannesburg if you are a South African citizen. Those who have already used passports or visas to get into South Africa will need to show proof of this documentation again to get into Johannesburg. A valid, unexpired visa is required for entry into the country. It is recommended to apply for this visa several weeks in advance of the scheduled flight date, as mailing times may vary. Certain nations that border South Africa may be able to travel to South Africa without needing to apply for a visa.

Alternative routes for Richards Bay 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 Richards Bay to Johannesburg.
Average temperature for October in Johannesburg
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Johannesburg
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Richards Bay

Airports servicing Johannesburg

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