Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Réunion
One-way flight from Johannesburg to Réunion
Cheapest prices for Reunion flights by month
The cheapest ticket to Reunion found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Reunion is currently August; with April being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.
When is the best time to fly to Reunion?
Average Saint-Denis Gillot flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - RUN
R5 284 - R12 568
25 - 30 °C
46 - 311 mm
August is typically the best time to fly to Reunion, but there are other times where great deals are available. January tends to be the warmest period in Reunion so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. February is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.
When is the best time to book a flight to Reunion?
The best time to book flights to Reunion is 54 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Reunion?
Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Reunion. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Reunion?
Flights at midday are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Reunion. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.
How long is the flight to Reunion?
If you are going to be travelling to Reunion from South Africa, you can find a number of options available for flights. When you are leaving from Johannesburg, the fastest flight time to Reunion Island will be 7h and 15m, while the longest flight time will be 12h and 5m. You will not be able to get any flights to Reunion out of Cape Town, unfortunately. When travelling, you will find that the flight times are typically dependent on the number of stopovers, as well as the overall length of those stopovers. The takeoff and landing time can add to flight time, as well.
Which cities offer direct flights to Reunion?
You will not be able to find any direct flights when you are flying out of South Africa and heading to Reunion. However, you can find Reunion flight deals that have just a single stop. South African Airways offers a flight with a layover at Mauritius for 2h and 35m. You can then board an Air Austral Flight for the remainder of the journey to St. Denis Roland Garros Airport.
What is the best way to travel around Reunion?
When you are on Reunion Island, you will need to be able to reach all of the destinations you want to visit. Fortunately, there are a number of options available to you including flights out of Roland-Garros Airport. Car rentals are available in Saint-Denis, and you will find that most of the roads on the island are in fair condition. If you do decide to rent a vehicle and drive, you will need either a valid national driving licence or an international driving permit. In the city centres, you can find taxis that can take you to the various destinations in the city you need to visit.
What are some things to do in Reunion?
You will find many interesting things to see and do while you are on Reunion Island, such as spending time in the water and on the beach. Sous le Vent coast offers a peaceful lagoon at Saint Gilles des Bains, where you can dive and snorkel. If you spend time in the capital of Saint-Denis, you will be able to visit Jardin de l’Etat, which is a botanical garden. There are other botanical gardens in Saint Giles des Bains called Jardin L’Eden. You could take a tour of Saint-Denis, spend time hiking in the mountains and even hike to volcanos, such as Piton de la Fournaise.
Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Reunion?
When you travel to Reunion from South Africa, you will be happy to know that you will not need to have a visa. However, travellers will still need to have a valid passport. In addition, the passport needs to be valid for at least six months, and you will need to have at least two blank pages in it.
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