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Cheap flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

RCB — JNB
Mar 5 — Mar 121
1 adult
Sal 5/3
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The best prices from Richards Bay to Johannesburg are usually found in October or March, booked 73 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

Cheap flight deals from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Richards Bay (RCB) to Johannesburg (ZA1). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 1 Mart 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

October

Average price

R4 842

Round-trip from

R29 837
High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Richards Bay to Johannesburg

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.

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

To save up to 74% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Richards Bay to Johannesburg from R4 169 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R6 129 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from Richards Bay. Users have commonly found prices around R4 480 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R3 074. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

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 at midday, which can drop the price by up to 15% versus a flight in the morning.

When is the best time to book a flight from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Richards Bay to Johannesburg. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 73 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Richards Bay to Johannesburg. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Richards Bay to Johannesburg flight should consider departing on Wednesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Tuesday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Johannesburg by month

Plan your trip from Richards Bay to Johannesburg by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Richards Bay to Johannesburg is currently R0 while a return flight costs R0. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Richards Bay to Johannesburg (average of R81). Flying from Richards Bay to Johannesburg in April is currently the most expensive (average of R108). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

R1 672

February

R1 729

March

R1 979

April

R2 075

May

R1 556

June

R1 614

July

R1 845

August

R1 806

September

R1 921

October

R1 768

November

R1 768

December

R1 998

Temperature and rainfall in Johannesburg by month

Plan your trip to Johannesburg by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

JNB

Temperature

10 - 20 °C

Related info for your journey

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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.

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 4 daily outbound flights to Johannesburg from 1 airline.

What are the most reliable airlines from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Richards Bay to Johannesburg on time: Qatar Airways (100%), Emirates (100%), Airlink (100%).

What does RCB to JNB mean?

RCB stands for Richards Bay Airport, while JNB stands for Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. This flight route has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA), Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. Airport (PRY), Sun City Resort Pilansberg Airport (NTY).

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Top airline flying from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

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AirlinkCheapestR2 264AverageR3 510FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Hourly flight availability from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

Find hourly flight availability from Richards Bay to Johannesburg. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 1 Mart 2024.
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Weekly flight availability from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

Explore weekly flight availability from Richards Bay to Johannesburg. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 1 Mart 2024.
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