Cheap flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

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Richards Bay (RCB) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best RCB to JNB flight in 2022: compare Richards Bay to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Richards Bay to Johannesburg (RCB - JNB)?

When flying from Richards Bay to Johannesburg, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 25% versus a flight at midday.

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Richards Bay 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.

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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 3 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 are the most popular airlines that fly from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

Before booking your flight from Richards Bay to Johannesburg, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Airlink, Cemair or South African.

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

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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 June in Johannesburg
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Johannesburg
12.0 mm

Airports servicing Richards Bay

Airports servicing Johannesburg

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Top 3 airlines flying from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Richards Bay 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
South African
R2 227 R3 748 No cancel fee 78%
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Airlink
R2 254 R2 283 No cancel fee N/A

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Cemair
R2 561 R3 270 No cancel fee N/A

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