Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Cheapest prices for Pretoria flights by month
The cheapest ticket to Pretoria found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Pretoria is May. The most expensive month for flights is March. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.
When is the best time to fly to Pretoria?
Average Johannesburg OR Tambo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - JNB
R1 161 - R2 035
18 - 26 °C
4 - 151 mm
Pretoria’s peak touristic season runs from December to February, which is when summer is in full swing and the weather is pleasantly hot and the days are cooled down by afternoon thundershowers. Flights to Pretoria might not be at their cheapest during this time since school holidays also run over this time, but if you’re keen on doing a lot of exploring and soaking up the sun, this might be the ideal time to fly to Pretoria.
June through to August is the off season for travel in Pretoria since the winter weather ushers in thinner crowds. You may also want to consider booking a cheap flight to Pretoria during the shoulder seasons, which run from March to May and September to November. These times might see you landing cheap flight deals to Pretoria and the weather is also ideal for sightseeing and exploring.
The Jacaranda City is what is known as the administrative capital of South Africa, but it’s not only a handsome city, Pretoria might just be one of the country’s most diverse destinations.
The city offers you all the hustle and bustle of a modern metropolis, but it also has that small-town feel to it. Not nearly as busy as Johannesburg, but also not as laid-back as Cape Town or Durban, Pretoria provides tourists with the perfect balance of entertainment and relaxation.
There are quite a lot of airlines which offer cheap flights to and from Pretoria. If you are on a tight budget, you may want to consider making use of budget airlines such as Kulula or Mango. Alternatively, you may be able to find a more comfortable flight ticket by booking with an airline such as South African Airways or British Airways, although they are much more expensive than the budget airlines.
How to get from the airport to the city center?
Getting from OR Tambo International Airport to the Pretoria city center is relatively easy. You can make use of Uber or take any one of the other metered taxis parked outside of the arrivals terminal. You may also want to consider using the Gautrein, which runs from the airport all the way to Hatfield, Pretoria’s city center.