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 2021: compare Cape Town to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.
CPT - JNB
Price
R1 509 - R1 959
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Precipitation
4 - 151 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 509

From Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way from

R784

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 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 698 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R1 741 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 688 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 263. 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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for CPT to JNB flights in September, October
3 Oct - 7 Oct
R653pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Oct - 31 Oct
R726pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Sep - 26 Sep
R827pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Cape Town found for this year
18 Dec - 25 Dec
R595pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Oct - 7 Oct
R653pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Nov - 20 Nov
R668pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to OR Tambo from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to OR Tambo direct flight deals
18 Dec - 25 Dec
R595pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
6 Oct - 10 Oct
R653pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Nov - 20 Nov
R668pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
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
23 Sep - 26 Sep
R827pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Sep - 26 Sep
R842pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Sep - 26 Sep
R856pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
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
13:55 - 16:00
Airlink
Direct
2h 05m
CPT - JNB
Airlink
2:00 - 3:55
South African
Direct
1h 55m
CPT - JNB
South African
3:00 - 5:00
Kulula
Direct
2h 00m
CPT - JNB
Kulula
R914
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Related info for your journey

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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 41 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 R600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kulula for just R595, but on average you can expect to pay R943.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport under R600. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is less than R958.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport within the next 7 days for less than R900.

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

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

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

Within the past month, 141 822 users have taken a look at flights from Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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

Travellers can expect 6 flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport on average per day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

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

A quick flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport can take about 2h. Kulula provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R595. The distance between Cape Town and Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is about 1278 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from R595 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are FlySafair, from R1 234, and Airlink, from R1 480. Users have found that Kulula is 64% 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?

For one-way options, check prices for FlySafair. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R610. Users have also found prices from R726 and R798 on FlySafair and Airlink, respectively.

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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 September in OR Tambo
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in OR Tambo
20.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 5 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
Kulula
R75 R113 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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Mango
R86 R131 No cancel fee N/A
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FlySafair
R83 R133 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
R66 R134 No cancel fee 70%
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South African
R70 R172 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. 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.
Morning 6 AM to midday 48% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 37% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of flight departures
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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
27 daily flights
Monday
46 daily flights
Tuesday
47 daily flights
Wednesday
48 daily flights
Thursday
53 daily flights
Friday
50 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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