Best time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
From Johannesburg to Antananarivo
One-way flight from Johannesburg to Antananarivo
Cheapest prices for Madagascar flights by month
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Madagascar is September. The most expensive month for flights is April. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.
When is the best time to fly to Madagascar?
JNB - TNR
R8 041 - R12 689
21 - 28 °C
4 - 331 mm
If you’re looking to book cheap flights to Madagascar, then peak season between April and October is definitely not the time to book. Generally July and August are Madagascar’s busiest months due to schools holidays in Europe and America. July and August are also the region’s “coolest” months with the least rainfall – temperatures ranging from 18°C to 25°C make for pleasant conditions for travellers to enjoy the outdoors without getting sunburnt.
The months from December until March is when rainfall is at its highest. There are also cyclones during this period so a number of coastal hotels remain closed. Although it is possible to find cheap flights to Madagascar this time, tourists may have great difficulty navigating the region due to muddy conditions created by the rainfall which make certain roads impassable.
When is the best time to book a flight to Madagascar?
Generally, the best time to book cheap flights to Madagascar is from May to June and from September to end October. This way, travellers miss the busiest months of July and August but also have the opportunity to experience the beautiful tropical weather. With maximum temperatures averaging around 26°C, lightweight clothing made out of cotton or natural fibres, is most suitable. With forward planning, it is possible to find well-priced plane tickets to Madagascar during this period.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Madagascar?
The cheapest day to fly to Madagascar is usually Sunday. At the moment, Wednesday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Madagascar?
Madagascar flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.
The airlines that book flights to Madagascar are: South African Airlines, Air Austral and Kenya Airways. When starting to compare flights to Madagascar, remember to consider that ticket prices will depend greatly on how flexible you can be around travel dates.
How to get from the airport to the city centre?
When booking plane tickets to Madagascar, it may also be useful to pre-arrange transport from the airport to the city centre via shuttle or a charter service. Public taxis and buses are another option but are often crowded and not ideal for travelling with luggage. Taxis are easy to catch and rates are agreed upon before the journey begins. Alternatively, for confident drivers, car hire companies like Hertz or Budget do have operating centres situated at the airport.