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Flights to Pietermaritzburg in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inFebruaryHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inJulyBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average priceR3 744Average for return flights in December 2021
Return fromR1 840From Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
One-way fromR896One-way flight from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg (PZB)

Cheap flights to Pietermaritzburg in December, January 2021

The best prices found for PZB flights for December, January
Dec 20 - Dec 27
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

PZB

Pietermaritzburg

Nonstop

1h 05m
PZB

Pietermaritzburg

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 05m
R2 640

Airlink

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Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 21 - Dec 30
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

PZB

Pietermaritzburg

Nonstop

1h 05m
PZB

Pietermaritzburg

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 05m
R2 704

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 28 - Jan 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

PZB

Pietermaritzburg

Nonstop

1h 05m
PZB

Pietermaritzburg

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 05m
R2 768

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 12/1/21

Pietermaritzburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Pietermaritzburg found for this year
Dec 20 - Dec 27
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

PZB

Pietermaritzburg

Nonstop

1h 05m
PZB

Pietermaritzburg

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 05m
R2 640

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 21 - Dec 30
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

PZB

Pietermaritzburg

Nonstop

1h 05m
PZB

Pietermaritzburg

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 05m
R2 704

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 28 - Jan 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

PZB

Pietermaritzburg

Nonstop

1h 05m
PZB

Pietermaritzburg

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 05m
R2 768

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 12/1/21

Last minute flights to Pietermaritzburg

Late deals on return flights to Pietermaritzburg, departing today and this week
Dec 10 - Dec 12
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

PZB

Pietermaritzburg

Nonstop

1h 05m
PZB

Pietermaritzburg

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 05m
R3 280

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 12/1/21

Dec 10 - Dec 12
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

PZB

Pietermaritzburg

Nonstop

1h 05m
PZB

Pietermaritzburg

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 05m
R3 312

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 12/1/21

What is the cheapest month to fly to Pietermaritzburg?

The cheapest ticket to Pietermaritzburg found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R3 600

February

R3 616

March

R4 000

April

R3 632

May

R3 360

June

R3 536

July

R3 264

August

R3 840

September

R3 552

October

R3 248

November

R3 648

December

R3 712

October is currently the cheapest month to fly to Pietermaritzburg. At this moment in time March is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Pietermaritzburg?

Average Pietermaritzburg flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

ZA1 - PZB

Price

R3 253 - R4 665

Peak season

Pietermaritzburg’s climate is warm and temperate, with summer occurring from December to early March. Average temperatures during these months range from 15°C to as high as 27°C and rainfall is at its highest. Finding cheap flights to Pietermaritzburg during peak season won’t be as much of a challenge as it would be in other cities, as tourism levels remain generally constant throughout the year. Christmas and New Years are usually peak months due to school holidays and the influx of individuals buying return flight tickets to the city from other parts of South Africa.

Off season

The months from April to early August is generally off-peak season in Pietermaritzburg. This is its autumnal/winter period and its driest season with lower temperatures of around 0°C to around 23°C. Very little rainfall occurs during this period and finding the cheapest flights to Pietermaritzburg is easy. A number of events, including the Comrades Marathon and Wildsfees attract visitors to this region during the off-peak season.

When is the best time to book a flight to Pietermaritzburg?

Spring is the best season to fly to Pietermaritzburg and take advantage of the cheapest flight tickets as well as the pleasant weather conditions. From September to November, daytime temperatures average around 24°C and precipitation increases gradually as the year progresses. With the steady influx of tourists to this city throughout the year, it is always advisable to book plane tickets to Pietermaritzburg at least 3 months in advance.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Pietermaritzburg?

Sunday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Pietermaritzburg. Flying on Monday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Pietermaritzburg?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Pietermaritzburg. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Pietermaritzburg?

Flights from Cape Town to Pietermaritzburg – 4 hours 35 minutes (average 1 stop).

Flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg – 1 hours.

Flights from Durban to Pietermaritzburg – 4 hours 15 minutes (average 1 stop).

Flights from Port Elizabeth to Pietermaritzburg – 7 hours 55 minutes (average 1 stop).

Flights from George to Pietermaritzburg – 7 hours 10 minutes (average 1 stop).

Which airlines operate flights to Pietermaritzburg?

South African Airways is the airline through which you’ll be able to book flight tickets. Remember when looking for flights to Pietermaritzburg – prices will vary according to how flexible you can be around travel dates. Flying during the week is generally more cost-effective than leaving or returning on the weekend.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The best way to travel from the airport to the city centre is to make use of metre taxis, which are situated at a number of points near the airport. It is also possible for guests who have confirmed their flights to Pietermaritzburg, to arrange for an airport shuttle service. Depending on the luggage capacity of the shuttle, costs per person range around R200. There are also a number of car hiring companies based at the airport. These include AVIS, First Car Rental and Europcar.

What is good to know if travelling to Pietermaritzburg?

  • The Macrorie House Museum is a Victorian house that is open to the public. As a national monument and heritage site, it is filled with authentic furniture – an ornate reflection of the city’s colonial past.
  • A trip to Pietermaritzburg for visitors who are interested in it is cultural and religious heritage, should include a visit to the Shri Vishnu Temple. It is one of three Hindu temples situated close together and reflects much of its original construction as a typical North Indian temple.
  • Once you book flights to Pietermaritzburg you should arrange to have tea at Rosehurst Garden – a converted Victorian cottage surrounded by an elaborate garden featuring topiary displays and a quirky café.
  • The Butterflies for Africa complex allows visitors to view and interact with thousands of species of exotic and indigenous butterflies.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Pietermaritzburg?

Pietermaritzburg (PZB), located 2,9 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Pietermaritzburg. There are 2 flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg per day from 4 different airlines.

Other local departures to Pietermaritzburg from South Africa