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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Malawi

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to LLW flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Malawi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Malawi.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Malawi?

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Malawi, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R6 401 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R6 783.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Malawi (ZA1 - MW)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Johannesburg to Malawi as you normally would.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Malawi. Flights to Malawi from Johannesburg in May are about R6 021 on average during May, but can be found for as low as R4 553.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Malawi in January, February 2022

The best prices found for JNB to Malawi flights in January, February
22 Feb - 2 Mar
R4 889pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Feb - 25 Feb
R4 904pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Feb - 15 Mar
R5 148pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Malawi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Malawi from Johannesburg found for this year
22 Feb - 2 Mar
R4 889pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Jan - 29 Jan
R4 904pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jan - 1 Feb
R5 087pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Malawi from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Malawi direct flight deals
6 Feb - 1 Mar
R8 418pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
Direct
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Feb - 3 Mar
R8 586pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
Direct
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Mar - 22 Mar
R8 662pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
Direct
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
BLZ
Blantyre Chileka
Ethiopian Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Malawi

Late deals on return flights to Malawi from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
1 Feb - 25 Feb
R4 904pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Feb - 9 Feb
R5 179pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Feb - 5 Mar
R5 194pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
LLW
Lilongwe Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Malawi from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Malawi
21:15 - 9:40
Kenya Airways
1 stop
12h 25m
JNB - LLW
Kenya Airways
R4 003
FlightHub
21:15 - 12:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
15h 25m
JNB - BLZ
Multiple Airlines
R4 736
Kiwi.com
7:20 - 10:45
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
3h 25m
JNB - LLW
Ethiopian Air
R4 828
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Malawi

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Malawi have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Malawi for under R4 900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Malawi for under R4 900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just R4 889, but on average you can expect to pay R5 332.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Malawi for under R8 500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Malawi under R8 500. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Malawi is less than R8 907.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Malawi for under R5 000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Malawi within the next 7 days for less than R5 000.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Malawi flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg to Malawi have been viewed 4 519 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Malawi?

While on average a flight from Johannesburg to Malawi is generally R4 592, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R2 701. When looking at the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Lilongwe Intl), you can expect to pay R5 576 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Malawi?

Before booking your flight from Johannesburg to Malawi, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Ethiopian Air, Kenya Airways or South African.

What airports serve Johannesburg to Malawi flights?

In many cases, travellers who are going to Malawi from Johannesburg will be leaving from O.R. Tambo International Airport. This is the largest and busiest airport in the city with a potential for 28 million passengers each year. Some passengers will choose to fly out of Lanseria International Airport, instead. This is a quieter and smaller airport near Johannesburg. Travellers will disembark the plane at Lilongwe International Airport if going to Lilongwe. Those going to Blantyre can leave the plane at Chileka International Airport, which is 16 kilometres from the city centre. The airport offers flights to Addis Ababa, Nairobi, Johannesburg, and Dar es Salaam.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Malawi?

Passengers who are visiting Blantyre will have limited direct, nonstop flights available. These are offered by Ethiopian Airlines and last around 2h 30m. There are also direct flights into Lilongwe available through South African Airways and Ethiopian Airlines. While direct flights are highly limited to Malawi, there are dozens of stopover flights available. Some of the airlines offering them include Kenya Airways, British Airways, and RwandAir. In most cases, for this flight, the direct options are less expensive while getting to Malawi quicker than stopover flights. The quickest stopover flights into Lilongwe are around 4h 45m in length.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg to Malawi?

When it comes to single stop flights, there are more than a dozen options daily going into Lilongwe. Flights may stop down at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Harare Airport, or Lusaka, among others. Some of the flights have additional stops. These tend to be the longest as well as the most expensive for these locations. Going into Lilongwe, travellers might stop at Lusaka Airport and Harare Airport or Addis Ababa Airport and Dar es Salaam Airport. A quick two-stop stopover flight will take around 8h 55m, while longer ones can be twice that long.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Johannesburg to Malawi?

Visiting Malawi from Johannesburg does not require a visa. Instead, travellers must have a passport to take this flight.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Malawi from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Malawi

Most visitors from Johannesburg will not be allowed to enter Malawi.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Malawi.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers must complete a health declaration form before their travel.

Travel Surveillance Form - Must be completed and presented upon arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Malawi?

Returning to Johannesburg from Malawi

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Malawi are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Today's exchange rate
R1 = MWK 52,59

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing

Chelinda (CEH)
Lilongwe (LLW)

Top 3 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Malawi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Malawi 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
R3 889 R4 540 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
R4 467 R6 294 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
R6 253 R7 412 No cancel fee 78%
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