Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Lusaka

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The best prices from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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
OR Tambo (JNB) to Lusaka (LUN)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to LUN flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to Lusaka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Lusaka.
JNB - LUN
Price
R341 - R401
LUN
Temperature
16 - 25 °C
LUN
Precipitation
10 - 200 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

R5 031

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Lusaka

One-way from

R2 951

One-way flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Lusaka

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 Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka (JNB - LUN)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 13% on flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

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

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka from R5 120 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R5 149 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Lusaka from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Users have commonly found prices around R5 226 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R4 470. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka?

Users have found that flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka on a Monday 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.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Lusaka in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to LUN flights in October, November
5 Nov - 24 Nov
R3 851pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Oct - 8 Nov
R3 880pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 7 Nov
R3 910pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg OR Tambo to Lusaka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lusaka from OR Tambo found for this year
5 Nov - 24 Nov
R3 851pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Oct - 8 Nov
R3 880pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Oct - 27 Oct
R3 910pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Lusaka from OR Tambo

Save time with OR Tambo to Lusaka direct flight deals
9 Nov - 16 Nov
R4 485pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Proflight Zambia
Direct
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Proflight Zambia
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Nov - 24 Nov
R4 515pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Proflight Zambia
Direct
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Proflight Zambia
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Nov - 20 Nov
R4 529pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Proflight Zambia
Direct
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Proflight Zambia
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from OR Tambo to Lusaka

Late deals on return flights to Lusaka from OR Tambo, departing today and this week
5 Nov - 24 Nov
R3 851pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 7 Nov
R3 910pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Nov - 5 Nov
R3 998pp
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 OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to Lusaka
8:00 - 10:00
Proflight Zambia
Direct
2h 00m
JNB - LUN
Proflight Zambia
R2 951
Travel2Be
6:30 - 8:25
South African
Direct
1h 55m
JNB - LUN
South African
R3 069
FlightHub
22:20 - 21:15
RwandAir
1 stop
22h 55m
JNB - LUN
RwandAir
R3 629

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to Lusaka

What airport do you fly into for flights to Lusaka from Johannesburg OR Tambo?

If you book a flight to Lusaka from Johannesburg OR Tambo, you will be flying to Lusaka, which is the city’s only airport. Lusaka (LUN) is located 19,6 km from the centre of Lusaka. There are 6 flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Lusaka per day from 4 different airlines.

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 OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka for under R3 900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka for under R3 900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R3 851, but on average you can expect to pay R4 205.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka for under R4 500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka under R4 500. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka is less than R4 706.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka for under R3 900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka within the next 7 days for less than R3 900.

What days are direct flights available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday.

How popular is this Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka flight route?

This flight path from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Lusaka was viewed by 6 714 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka on average per day?

Travellers can expect 2 flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka on average per day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka?

Departing from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka will take you 2h. There are 1207 km between Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and Lusaka. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka from R3 851 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Proflight Zambia, from R4 515, and RwandAir, from R4 559. Ethiopian Air is currently priced 26% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R2 833 on Cemair. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include South African from R2 847 and Proflight Zambia from R2 892 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka? While on average our users pay R4 288, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R2 676. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Lusaka), is priced around R3 851.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka?

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Lusaka are Ethiopian Air, Kenya Airways and South African. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Lusaka from OR Tambo?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Lusaka

Most visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Lusaka.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Lusaka.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo are not required to quarantine after entering Lusaka.

Do I need a test to fly back to OR Tambo from Lusaka?

Returning to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Lusaka

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Lusaka must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Lusaka are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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Alternative routes for OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo to Lusaka.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ZK 1,16
Flight duration from Johannesburg OR Tambo to LUN
2h 02m
Average temperature for October in Lusaka
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Lusaka
61.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Lusaka

Top 4 airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Lusaka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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
R4 226 R4 486 No cancel fee 82%
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RwandAir
R4 428 R4 798 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.

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Ethiopian Air
R4 689 R86 462 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
R4 890 R5 432 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.

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Hourly flight availability from OR Tambo to Lusaka

See what time of day planes typically take off from OR Tambo towards Lusaka.
Morning 6 AM to midday 58% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 27% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 15% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from OR Tambo to Lusaka
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from OR Tambo to Lusaka.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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