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Flights to Polokwane in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average priceR5 109Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Cheapest prices for Polokwane flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Polokwane found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R5 079
February
R5 153
March
R5 272
April
R5 065
May
R5 005
June
R5 050
July
R5 331
August
R5 153
September
R5 065
October
R5 153
November
R5 124
December
R5 287
Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Polokwane. Flying to Polokwane in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Polokwane Airport?

Average Polokwane flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
ZA1 - PTG
Price
R5 004 - R8 314
PTG
Temperature
22 - 30 °C
PTG
Precipitation
3 - 111 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, July is seen as the time to fly to Polokwane, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. January tends to be the warmest period in Polokwane so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. November is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

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

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Polokwane, you should look to book at least 61 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 Polokwane?

The cheapest flights to Polokwane are usually found when departing on a Friday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Polokwane?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Polokwane. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Polokwane?

Flights from other cities in South Africa to Polokwane take on average just a few hours to get there. The quickest flight leaving from O.R. Tambo International Airport to Polokwane International Airport is only 50m, while the quickest flight from King Shaka International Airport is 3h 20m. If you’re departing from Cape Town International Airport, expect the quickest flight to take around 4h 05m. Flights on the cheaper end are also just as quick. From Johannesburg, flights are about 1h. From Durban, they’re 5h-11h. And from Cape Town, they can be anywhere from 5h-15h depending on the airline you choose.

Where can you get direct flights to Polokwane from?

Direct flights to Polokwane, South Africa are available at O.R. Tambo International Airport. The direct flights are serviced by South African Airways. Unfortunately, however, if you’re leaving from any other major airport, there are no direct flights to Polokwane. Although there are many quick one-stop flights you can find. For example, South African Airways services one-stop flights from King Shaka International Airport, Port Elizabeth International Airport, and Cape Town International Airport all with a layover at O.R. Tambo International Airport. The same thing goes for one-stop Polokwane flight deals at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport.

How do you get from Polokwane International Airport to the city centre?

Luckily, Polokwane International Airport is just a few miles north of the city centre. When you arrive at the airport, there will be several car rental agencies for you to choose from to drive downtown yourself. The airport also provides taxi services to take you to the city center. By car, it will only take around 10 minutes to get there. Unfortunately, there are no public transportation options you can take such as buses and trains.

What are some things to do in Polokwane, Pietersburg?

Pietersburg is filled with many natural attractions and activities for you to experience and learn about its African culture and heritage. If you’re interested in animals and wildlife, there are several great places for you to go hiking or cycling and see giraffes, zebras, rhinos, monkeys, and more in their natural habitat. These places include Polokwane Game Reserve, Turfloop Nature Reserve, Makapansgat Valley, and Masebe Nature Reserve. The Mall of the North also offers many stores, shops, and restaurants for you to check out and explore. To learn more about the history of the tribes back then, Bakone Malapa Open-Air Museum contains many exhibits that’ll pique your interest. Other attractions in the area include Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park, Meropa Casino & Entertainment World, Polokwane Museum, and WildThingz. When looking for something to eat, you have many popular options to choose from such as Saskia Restaurant, Ambiance Restaurant, Cubaña Restaurant, and Harvest Charcoal Grill.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Polokwane?

To travel from other cities in South Africa to Polokwane, all you will need is a valid South African passport or ID card to enter. No visa is required from you.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Polokwane?

Travellers will need to book flights to Polokwane (PTG) if they wish to fly to Polokwane. The Polokwane airport is 6,4 km from the city centre.

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