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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to JNB flight in 2022: 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
Rainfall
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 679

From Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way from

R1 082

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

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 879 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 405. 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 September

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 889 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R1 938 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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.

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.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to OR Tambo in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CPT to JNB flights in May, June
14 May - 21 May
R1 534pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lift
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 May - 25 May
R1 550pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
11 Jun - 18 Jun
R1 566pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to OR Tambo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Cape Town found for this year
14 May - 21 May
R1 534pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lift
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 May - 25 May
R1 550pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
11 Jun - 18 Jun
R1 566pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to OR Tambo from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to OR Tambo direct flight deals
11 Jun - 18 Jun
R1 566pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
14 Jun - 24 Jul
R1 583pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Sep - 25 Sep
R1 615pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lift
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lift
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

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
21 May - 25 May
R1 550pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 May - 21 May
R1 615pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 May - 31 May
R1 647pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to OR Tambo from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to OR Tambo
5:50 - 7:50
Hahn Air
Direct
2h 00m
CPT - JNB
Hahn Air
R1 082
Gotogate
16:00 - 18:00
FlySafair
Direct
2h 00m
CPT - JNB
FlySafair
R1 098
Gotogate
2:50 - 4:55
Airlink
Direct
2h 05m
CPT - JNB
Airlink
R1 147

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> to <span class="emphasized">OR Tambo</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to OR Tambo

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 51 outbound flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 12 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 FlySafair, Lift, and Kulula 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 600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R1 600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R1 566, but on average you can expect to pay R1 760.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R1 600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport under R1 600. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is less than R1 760.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R1 600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport within the next 7 days for less than R1 600.

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

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 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 13 flights depart from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 8% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 15% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 77% of flight departures

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

For as low as R1 566, FlySafair 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?

FlySafair, at R1 566, was found to be the cheapest airline from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Lift and Airlink. Users have found that FlySafair is 16% 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 FlySafair, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R711. Lift flights start at R807 while deals on Airlink start at R937 one-way.

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 R2 650, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R715. When looking at the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay R1 615 for that flight.

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 Airlink, Cemair or Lift 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 Airlink(98%), FlySafair(95%) or Egypt Air(90%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to OR Tambo.
Flight duration from CPT to Johannesburg OR Tambo
2h 06m
Average temperature for May in OR Tambo
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in OR Tambo
25.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Mango
R626 R1 363 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Mango. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Condor
R723 R752 No cancel fee 76%
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FlySafair
R829 R1 903 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R842 R1 772 No cancel fee 78%
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Ellinair
R847 R1 096 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Ellinair. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Kulula
R851 R1 845 No cancel fee 84%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Kulula. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cemair
R877 R1 985 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Cemair. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Airlink
R963 R1 639 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Airlink. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hahn Air
R1 040 R2 571 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hahn Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Lift
R1 056 R1 878 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Lift. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to OR Tambo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town towards OR Tambo.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 48% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 34% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of flight departures
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.
Sunday
52 daily flights
Monday
55 daily flights
Tuesday
49 daily flights
Wednesday
51 daily flights
Thursday
54 daily flights
Friday
59 daily flights
Saturday
41 daily flights
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