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Cheap flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

RCB — JNB
Jul 22 — Jul 291
1 adult
Mon 22/7
Mon 29/7

The best prices from Richards Bay to Johannesburg are usually found in January or December, booked 88 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 17 July 2024.

Round-trip from

R1 595

Popular in

October

Cheapest in

January

Average price

R3 321
From Richards Bay to Johannesburg
High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in July 2024

Travel insights for flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

Get recent, data-driven insights about flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg including ideal travel times, pricing trends, and more.

How far ahead should I 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 12 July 2024.

Booking 88 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.

What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Richards Bay to Johannesburg (average of R490). Flying from Richards Bay to Johannesburg in January is currently the most expensive (average of R944). 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.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from RCB to JNB?

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 17 July 2024.

When flying from Richards Bay to Johannesburg, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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 17 July 2024.

The most flights from RCB to ZA1 are scheduled on a Monday (6 on average). You will have fewer flight options on Saturday, which is when the least amount of flights are scheduled (2 on average).

Rainfall in Johannesburg by month

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

In terms of precipitation, rainfall in Johannesburg ranges from 0.0 - 120.0 inches per month. January is typically the wettest month, when rainfall can reach 120.0 mm. June is typically the driest time to visit Johannesburg when rainfall is around 0.0 mm.

Temperature in Johannesburg by month

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

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Johannesburg, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 20.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 10.0 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: British Airways (100%), Qatar Airways (97%), Airlink (97%).

  • 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).

  • Can I find deals for flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Richards Bay to Johannesburg flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Richards Bay to Johannesburg flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Richards Bay to Johannesburg flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Richards Bay to Johannesburg by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Richards Bay to Johannesburg offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Richards Bay to Johannesburg flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Richards Bay to Johannesburg?

    Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Richards Bay to Johannesburg (average of R490). Flying from Richards Bay to Johannesburg in January is currently the most expensive (average of R944). 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.

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