Cheap flights from Cape Town to OR Tambo

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The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo are usually found in May or July, booked 25 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Cape Town to OR Tambo

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to JNB flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.

CPT - JNB

Price

R104 - R135

JNB

Temperature

10 - 20 °C

JNB

Precipitation

0 - 120 mm

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 668

From Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way from

R962

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo

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

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport.

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

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 24 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from R1 877 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R1 925 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from Cape Town. Prices for May average R1 866 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 396. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September. Opting for a May flight can save you 16% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (CPT - JNB)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 11% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to OR Tambo in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CPT to JNB flights in December, January
Dec 8 - Jan 23
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 460

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/29/21

Dec 25 - Jan 1
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 476

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/30/21

Dec 26 - Jan 23
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 652

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/28/21

Cape Town to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Cape Town found for this year
Dec 8 - Jan 23
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 460

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/29/21

Dec 25 - Jan 1
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 476

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/30/21

Dec 26 - Jan 23
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 652

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/28/21

Direct flights to OR Tambo from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to OR Tambo direct flight deals
Jan 28 - Jan 31
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 171

Lift

View Deal

Deal found 11/29/21

Mar 6 - Mar 13
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 235

FlySafair

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Deal found 11/29/21

Feb 4 - Feb 11
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 251

Lift

View Deal

Deal found 11/29/21

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to OR Tambo

Late deals on return flights to OR Tambo from Cape Town, departing today and this week
Dec 8 - Jan 23
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 460

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/29/21

Dec 9 - Dec 18
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 732

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/29/21

Dec 8 - Dec 11
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
R1 797

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/30/21

One-way flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to OR Tambo
Jan 22
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
R594

Lift

View Deal

Deal found 11/28/21

Jan 18
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
R674

Lift

View Deal

Deal found 11/29/21

Dec 8
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
R690

Kulula

View Deal

Deal found 11/30/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to OR Tambo flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo?

Cape Town Intl (CPT) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo. You should not have trouble finding flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Cape Town Intl; the airport handles an average of 44 outbound flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights from the Cape Town airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo. It is only a 15,6 km journey to Cape Town Intl (CPT) from Cape Town’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Kulula, FlySafair, and British Airways flying from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R1 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R1 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lift for just R1 171, but on average you can expect to pay R1 412.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R1 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport under R1 200. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is less than R1 412.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R1 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport within the next 7 days for less than R1 500.

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

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo have been viewed 141 822 times in the past calendar month.

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

On average 8 flights depart from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 63% of flight departures

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

For as low as R1 171, Lift can have you in Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from Cape Town in 2h. Airlines will cover a distance of 1278 km. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport round-trip?

Lift, at R1 171, was found to be the cheapest airline from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include FlySafair and Kulula. Users have found that Lift is 37% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Lift, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R594. Kulula flights start at R690 while deals on FlySafair start at R722 one-way.

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

When booking a flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, Ethiopian Air or FlySafair as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport consider choosing KLM(100%), Asiana Airlines(100%) or Air New Zealand(100%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

While on average a flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is generally R1 266, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R655. When looking at the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay R1 171 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Cape Town to OR Tambo

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town to OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to OR Tambo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR1 051
AverageR2 154
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR1 121
AverageR2 758
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Kulula
CheapestR1 210
AverageR1 811
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time84%
COVID-19 safety
FlySafair
CheapestR1 334
AverageR2 135
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Mango
CheapestR1 386
AverageR2 101
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to OR Tambo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town to OR Tambo
17%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
37%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
43%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
3%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Cape Town to OR Tambo

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cape Town to OR Tambo
Sunday21daily flights
Monday51daily flights
Tuesday49daily flights
Wednesday62daily flights
Thursday52daily flights
Friday47daily flights
Saturday29daily flights