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Flights to Richards Bay in 2022

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, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest inJulyBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR4 976Average for return flights in January 2022
Return fromR2 191From Johannesburg to Richards Bay
One-way fromR1 750One-way flight from Johannesburg to Richards Bay (RCB)

Cheap flights to Richards Bay in January, February 2022

The best prices found for RCB flights for January, February
Feb 21 - Feb 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

RCB

Richards Bay

Nonstop

1h 30m
RCB

Richards Bay

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 35m
R2 191

Airlink

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Deal found 26/1/22

Feb 18 - Feb 20
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

RCB

Richards Bay

Nonstop

1h 30m
RCB

Richards Bay

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 35m
R3 606

Airlink

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Deal found 25/1/22

Richards Bay 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Richards Bay found for this year
Feb 21 - Feb 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

RCB

Richards Bay

Nonstop

1h 30m
RCB

Richards Bay

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 35m
R2 191

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

Feb 18 - Feb 20
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

RCB

Richards Bay

Nonstop

1h 30m
RCB

Richards Bay

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 35m
R3 606

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Apr 18 - Apr 24
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

RCB

Richards Bay

Nonstop

1h 30m
RCB

Richards Bay

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 35m
R3 728

Airlink

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Deal found 24/1/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Richards Bay?

The cheapest ticket to Richards Bay found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R3 272

February

R3 180

March

R3 485

April

R3 561

May

R3 591

June

R3 561

July

R3 424

August

R3 591

September

R3 698

October

R2 648

November

R3 774

December

R4 428

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Richards Bay is currently October; with December 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 Richards Bay?

Average Richards Bay flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

ZA1 - RCB

Price

R2 649 - R5 687

Peak season 

The summer time is the best time to visit if you want to experience the place at its greenest. Spring and autumn also offer warm and pleasant weather but you’ll find cheap flights to Richards Bay easier to come by as tourism is lower. During late spring to early autumn you can experience an incredible safari where everything is green and brimming with life. Just take the 2 hour trip to Zulu Nyala safari game lodge and start exploring. 

Off Season 

During the South African winter temperatures can drop pretty low, especially at night, so make sure to take some warmer clothing with you. Rain is less common but due to the colder weather activities such as surfing and other outdoor related things might be closed or not very enjoyable because of the chill. If you’re just hoping for a getaway though you will find cheap flights to Richard’s Bay and accommodation prices are usually reduced.

When is the best time to book a flight to Richards Bay?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Richards Bay, you should look to book at least 26 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 Richards Bay?

The cheapest day to fly to Richards Bay is usually Monday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Richards Bay?

Richards Bay flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.

When is the best time to book flights to Richard’s Bay?

Although the winter is colder and less appealing you’ll find the best deals so if budget is an issue you could consider booking during the months in and around winter. Certain holidays or events can also increase flight prices for Richard’s Bay so if you are visiting around Easter for example, make sure you book as early as you possibly can.

How long is the flight to Richard’s Bay?

Flights from Johannesburg to Richard’s Bay: 1 hour 15 minutes 

Flights from Cape Town to Richard’s Bay: 4 hours 15 minutes 

Flights from George to Richard’s Bay: 5 hours 10 minutes 

Flights from Port Elizabeth to Richard’s Bay: 3 hours 55 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Richard’s Bay?

South African Airways is the primary airline that provides regular flights to Richard’s Bay, although you might occasionally find ones that have a connection. Despite the lack of competition flight prices are quite reasonable if you plan ahead.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Taxis are probably your best bet once you land on Richard’s Bay. The airport itself is rather small but you can find taxis outside without much trouble. Make sure you agree on a fee with them before you get in and if you don’t feel safe then simply don’t get in. You can pre-arrange transport such as a coach to collect you, although it won’t be cheap for the privilege. Depending on what you are hoping to do on your trip you could opt to rent a car. The roads are a pleasure to drive although if you only intend on staying in or around Richard’s Bay you might find the cost a bit steep for the benefits you’ll receive.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Richards Bay?

Booking a flight to Richards Bay (RCB) is your only option if you intend on flying to Richards Bay. It is only a 7,1 km journey from Richards Bay to Richards Bay’s city centre.

Other local departures to Richards Bay from South Africa