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Cheap Flights to Mauritius
|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 4% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||July||Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop|
|Average price||R7 835||Average for round-trip flights in May 2020|
|Round-trip from||R484||From Johannesburg to Port Louis|
|One-way from||R248||One-way flight from Johannesburg to Port Louis|
Cheapest prices for Mauritius flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Mauritius?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
JNB - MRU
R7 610 - R11 697
22 - 28 °C
48 - 314 mm
When is the best time to book a flight to Mauritius?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Mauritius, you should look to book at least 37 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Mauritius?
The cheapest day to fly to Mauritius is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Monday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Mauritius trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.
How long is the flight to Mauritius?
Travelling from South Africa to Mauritius tends to be a relatively fast flight. The shortest of the flights from Johannesburg to Mauritius is 3h and 55m, and the longest is 15h and 5m. If you are instead going to be travelling from Cape Town, the shortest flight time will be 5h and 5m, while the longest will be 18h and 50m. There are several reasons for the differences in flight times. They include the city of origin, as well as how many stopovers the flight has and how long each of those stopovers will be.
Which cities offer direct flights to Mauritius?
Fortunately, you can find a number of flights out of South Africa that will take you directly to Mauritius. If you are flying out of Johannesburg, options are offered from South African Airlines and Air Mauritius that will take you to the international airport in Mauritius. Those who are looking for Mauritius flight deals from Cape Town will find that Air Mauritius has a direct flight that is just 5 h and 5m. These direct flights tend to be quite short, but there are also one-stop flights offered through the major airports in South Africa.
What is the best way to travel around Mauritius?
You will find a number of ways to travel around Mauritius. You can use Air Mauritius to fly into Rodrigues, a small island just to the east of the mainland. Helicopter transfers are available through Air Mauritius, as well. There are paved roads on the island, and it is possible to rent vehicles if you want to travel on your own. Keep in mind that drivers will need to be at least 23 years old. Taxies and local buses tend to be the best option for getting around the urban areas.
What are some things to do in Mauritius?
This small island located just to the east of Madagascar has many sights to see and attractions to enjoy when you vacation there, with the beaches being one of the most popular draws. Some of the beaches you will want to consider visiting include Trou Aus Biches, Mont Choisy, and Pereybere. You could also take a tour of the Moka Range using a 4-wheel drive, quad bike, or even horses. You might also want to hike through Black River Gorges National Park. Another fun attraction to visit is La Vanille Reserve des Mascareignes, which is called Crocodile Park by most people because of the thousands of Nile crocodiles located there.
Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Mauritius?
When you are travelling to Mauritius, you will not need to have a visa to enter the country. However, you will need to have a valid passport and the passport will need to be valid for at least six months from your planned departure date from Mauritius.