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Cheap Flights to OR Tambo
|Popular in||March||High demand for flights, 6% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||May||Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop|
|Average price||R1 837||Average for round-trip flights in May 2020|
|Round-trip from||R67||From Cape Town to Johannesburg|
|One-way from||R66||One-way flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg|
Cheapest prices for OR Tambo flights by month
When is the best time to fly to OR Tambo?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
CPT - JNB
R1 484 - R2 562
18 - 26 °C
4 - 151 mm
When is the best time to book a flight to OR Tambo?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to OR Tambo, you should look to book at least 31 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 OR Tambo?
The cheapest day to fly to OR Tambo is usually Thursday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
At the moment, flights in the afternoon are likely to offer the best value for money for your OR Tambo trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.
How long is the flight to OR Tambo?
Flights to OR Tambo, South Africa from other parts of South Africa range from about 1h-2h. Your precise flight time will mainly depend on your departure city. If you’re departing from Cape Town, your flight time is most likely to be on the longer end of the range, simply due to geographical location. If you’re departing from Durban, your proximity to Johannesburg means your flight time will be just about one hour.
Where can you get direct flights to OR Tambo from?
You can book direct flights to OR Tambo from various airports across South Africa. Kulula, SAA, and British Airways provide daily direct flights to OR Tambo from Durban and Cape Town. If you’re departing from George or Port Elizabeth, you can choose from several daily direct flights via Mango, FlySafair, SAA. Thanks to the prevalence of national flights and the popularity of OR Tambo, flying direct from across South Africa is simple and affordable.
How do you get from OR Tambo Airport to the city centre?
If you’re flying to OR Tambo from other airports in South Africa, your destination is likely Johannesburg, which is about 22 km west of the airport. To reach Johannesburg city centre from the airport, you have several options to consider. You can take a taxi, which will take about 20 minutes and cost about 250-323 ZAR. A similar though slightly cheaper possibility is to Uber, which will cost about 205-250 ZAR. Another option is to take a train from the airport to Johannesburg city centre with a transfer in Marlboro. This journey will take about 30 minutes and cost about 250 ZAR. If you prefer to do the driving yourself, you can hire a car at the airport and be on your way.
What are some things to do in OR Tambo?
Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and the capital city of Guateng Province. It has a rich history and culture, making it an exciting and fascinating place to visit. A trip to Johannesburg isn’t complete with exploring The Apartheid Museum, which lays bare the country’s struggle for autonomy. Spend time outdoors at Pilanesberg National Park, a perfect day-trip spot where you can see some of Africa’s best loved wildlife in its natural habitat. Take in the eclectic shops, galleries, and cafés in the Maboneng Precinct, a modern urban neighbourhood that celebrates the city’s artists and local businesses. About an hour from the city lies The Cradle of Humankind, a fascinating paleo-anthropological UNESCO World Heritage Site that is home to remains dating back millions of years.
Do I need a passport or visa to fly to OR Tambo?
South African citizens traveling to OR Tambo need neither a passport nor a visa, since it’s in Johannesburg. It’s always necessary to bring valid government issued photo identification when travelling however, so be sure to bring your passport or driver’s license.