Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka

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The best prices from Johannesburg to Lusaka are usually found in March or December, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Friday and return on a Sunday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Lusaka (LUN)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to LUN flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Lusaka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Lusaka.
JNB - LUN
Price
R4 899 - R5 762
LUN
Temperature
24 - 32 °C
LUN
Precipitation
3 - 190 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R4 899

From Johannesburg to Lusaka

One-way from

R2 888

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Lusaka

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 Johannesburg to Lusaka?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Saturday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg to Lusaka at least 61 days early can save you up to 2% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka for as little as R4 986 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R5 014 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Lusaka?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Lusaka from Johannesburg average R5 090. You can even find prices in March for less than R5 090, as users have found deals to Lusaka from as low as R4 354. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Lusaka from Johannesburg. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 13%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Lusaka (JNB - LUN)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Lusaka in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 13% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka in August, September 2021

The best prices found for JNB to LUN flights in August, September
7 Aug - 15 Aug
R3 836pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Aug - 15 Aug
R3 894pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Aug - 11 Sep
R3 937pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Lusaka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lusaka from Johannesburg found for this year
7 Aug - 15 Aug
R3 836pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Aug - 15 Aug
R3 894pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Aug - 11 Sep
R3 937pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Lusaka from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Lusaka direct flight deals
28 Oct - 5 Nov
R4 598pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Oct - 5 Nov
R4 670pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Aug - 11 Sep
R4 684pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka

Late deals on return flights to Lusaka from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
11 Aug - 11 Sep
R3 937pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Aug - 11 Sep
R4 037pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Aug - 22 Aug
R4 354pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Lusaka from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka
7:20 - 9:15
Airlink
Direct
1h 55m
JNB - LUN
Airlink
R2 888
Travel2Be
14:00 - 16:00
Proflight Zambia
Direct
2h 00m
JNB - LUN
Proflight Zambia
R3 133
Kiwi.com
23:10 - 22:15
RwandAir
1 stop
23h 05m
JNB - LUN
RwandAir
R3 564
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> to <span class="emphasized">Lusaka</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Lusaka

What airports do I use to fly from Johannesburg to Lusaka?

Booking a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) to Lusaka (LUN) is your only option if you wish to fly from Johannesburg to Lusaka. On a typical day, there are 6 flights from OR Tambo to Lusaka, all of which are around 1h 55m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 4 airlines when you book a flight from OR Tambo to Lusaka.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like South African, RwandAir, and Kenya Airways flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Lusaka have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka for under R4 310 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka for under R4 310. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R3 937, but on average you can expect to pay R4 339.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka for under R5 747 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka under R5 747. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Lusaka is less than R5 144.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Lusaka for under R4 310?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka within the next 7 days for less than R4 310.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 6 714 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Lusaka.

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or Lusaka?

Johannesburg will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Lusaka over the next 3 days.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Lusaka?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 32 °C on average in the month of October. The temperature in Lusaka is typically hotter than in Johannesburg. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Lusaka?

Airlines like Airlink, Proflight Zambia, and RwandAir fly from Johannesburg to Lusaka in about 1h 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to Lusaka return?

Our cheapest airline available from Johannesburg to Lusaka is Ethiopian Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R3 937 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Airlink and Proflight Zambia, starting at R4 670 and R4 698 round-trip. Users have found that Ethiopian Air is 22% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Cemair. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R2 816. Users have also found prices from R2 845 and R2 888 on Cemair and Proflight Zambia, respectively.

Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Lusaka

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Lusaka

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Lusaka.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ZK 1,34
Flight duration
2h 04m
Average temperature for August in Lusaka
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Lusaka
14.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Lusaka

Top 4 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Lusaka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Lusaka 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
Kenya Airways
R286 R304 No cancel fee 82%
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RwandAir
R300 R325 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Search RwandAir flights
South African
R331 R368 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.

Search South African flights
Ethiopian Air
R318 R5 860 No cancel fee 72%
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Lusaka

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards Lusaka.
Morning 6 AM to midday 65% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 26% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to Lusaka
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Lusaka.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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