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Flights to South Africa in 2024

Find the latest flights to South Africa in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 574 541 searches and data was last updated on 12 Temmuz 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

November

Average price

R2 165

Return from

R1 678

One-way from

R794
High demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average for return flights in July 2024
From Cape Town Intl to Johannesburg
One-way flight from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to South Africa

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Cheap flights to South Africa in July & August 2024

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Cheap flights to Johannesburg
Cum 12/75:45CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 05mMultiple Airlines
Pzt 15/719:00JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/7R1 462
Cum 12/75:45CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 05mMultiple Airlines
Pzt 15/719:00JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/7R1 552
Cum 12/75:50CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 05mFlySafair
Pzt 15/719:35JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 15mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 570
Cum 12/75:50CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 05mFlySafair
Cmt 13/717:55JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 20mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 588
Cum 12/76:20CPT - HLA
Nonstop2h 05mFlySafair
Paz 14/75:55HLA - CPT
Nonstop2h 20mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 624
Per 11/710:50CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 05mMultiple Airlines
Pzt 15/719:00JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/7R1 624
Per 11/719:50CPT - HLA
Nonstop2h 15mFlySafair
Paz 14/75:55HLA - CPT
Nonstop2h 20mFlySafair
Deal found 10/7R1 642
Per 11/75:45CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 05mMultiple Airlines
Paz 14/77:00JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/7R1 642
Per 11/719:50CPT - HLA
Nonstop2h 15mFlySafair
Paz 14/75:55HLA - CPT
Nonstop2h 20mFlySafair
Deal found 9/7R1 660
Cheap flights to Port Elizabeth
Cmt 13/716:45CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mFlySafair
Pzt 15/718:40PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 660
Paz 21/76:05CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mFlySafair
Paz 28/78:00PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 678
Cum 12/712:35CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mFlySafair
Pzt 15/718:40PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 786
Paz 21/76:05CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mMultiple Airlines
Paz 21/719:10PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/7R1 804
Pzt 29/716:45CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mFlySafair
Per 1/818:40PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 895
Çar 17/717:25CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 10mAirlink
Per 18/719:10PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mAirlink
Deal found 11/7R1 931
Cum 2/810:35CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mFlySafair
Per 15/818:40PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R2 057
Per 8/86:35CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 10mMultiple Airlines
Per 15/818:40PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/7R2 129
Per 8/86:35CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 10mMultiple Airlines
Per 15/818:40PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/7R2 147

South Africa 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for South Africa in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 574 541 searches and data were last updated on 12 Temmuz 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals to South Africa in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Cum 12/75:45CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 05mMultiple Airlines
Pzt 15/719:00JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/7R1 462
Cum 12/75:45CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 05mMultiple Airlines
Pzt 15/719:00JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/7R1 552
Cum 12/75:50CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 05mFlySafair
Pzt 15/719:35JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 15mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 570
Cum 12/75:50CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 05mFlySafair
Cmt 13/717:55JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 20mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 588
Cum 12/76:20CPT - HLA
Nonstop2h 05mFlySafair
Paz 14/75:55HLA - CPT
Nonstop2h 20mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 624
Per 11/710:50CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 05mMultiple Airlines
Pzt 15/719:00JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/7R1 624

One-way flights to South Africa

Explore one-way flight options to South Africa for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 574 541 searches and data was last updated on 12 Temmuz 2024.
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Çar 17/720:20CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 00mSouth African
Deal found 10/7R794
Paz 14/76:05CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R902

Direct flights to South Africa

Paz 21/76:05CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mFlySafair
Paz 28/78:00PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 678
Sal 16/716:45CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mFlySafair
Cum 19/718:40PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 786
Pzt 29/719:25CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 00mSouth African
Sal 30/76:05JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 10mSouth African
Deal found 10/7R1 804
Paz 21/76:05CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mMultiple Airlines
Paz 21/719:10PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/7R1 804
Cmt 27/720:20CPT - JNB
Nonstop2h 00mMultiple Airlines
Paz 28/75:55JNB - CPT
Nonstop2h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/7R1 859
Pzt 15/716:45CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mFlySafair
Pzt 22/718:40PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mFlySafair
Deal found 10/7R1 877
Paz 18/810:00CPT - GRJ
Nonstop1h 00mFlySafair
Cum 23/816:15GRJ - CPT
Nonstop1h 05mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 877
Pzt 29/716:45CPT - PLZ
Nonstop1h 20mFlySafair
Per 1/818:40PLZ - CPT
Nonstop1h 25mFlySafair
Deal found 11/7R1 895
Cmt 10/89:00CPT - GRJ
Nonstop0h 50mAirlink
Cmt 17/810:20GRJ - CPT
Nonstop1h 00mAirlink
Deal found 11/7R1 895

Find flights to South Africa within your budget

Locate flights to South Africa that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 574 541 searches and data was last updated on 12 Temmuz 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Budget

R1 678 - R2 959

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Cape Town IntlJohannesburg Lanseria

CPT - HLA

CPTHLA

Cape Town Intl

Cum 19/7

Nonstop2h 05m

Johannesburg Lanseria

Paz 28/7

Nonstop2h 20m

R1 678

Cape Town IntlPort Elizabeth

CPT - PLZ

CPTPLZ

Cape Town Intl

Paz 21/7

Nonstop1h 20m

Port Elizabeth

Paz 28/7

Nonstop1h 25m

R1 678

Cape Town IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

CPT - JNB

CPTJNB

Cape Town Intl

Pzt 29/7

Nonstop2h 00m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sal 30/7

Nonstop2h 10m

R1 804

Cape Town IntlPort Elizabeth

CPT - PLZ

CPTPLZ

Cape Town Intl

Paz 21/7

Nonstop1h 20m

Port Elizabeth

Paz 21/7

Nonstop1h 25m

R1 804

Cape Town IntlGeorge

CPT - GRJ

CPTGRJ

Cape Town Intl

Cmt 10/8

Nonstop0h 50m

George

Cmt 17/8

Nonstop1h 00m

R1 895

Cape Town IntlDurban King Shaka Intl

CPT - DUR

CPTDUR

Cape Town Intl

Cmt 3/8

Nonstop2h 00m

Durban King Shaka Intl

Paz 4/8

1 stop18h 10m

R2 382

Cape Town IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

CPT - JNB

CPTJNB

Cape Town Intl

Pzt 16/9

Nonstop2h 00m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cum 20/9

Nonstop2h 10m

R2 959

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Deals found on 11/7

Best time to book a flight to South Africa

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Temperature and rainfall in South Africa by month

Plan your trip to South Africa by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

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Temperature

10 - 20 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to South Africa, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 20.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 10.0 C).

When is the best time to book a flight to South Africa?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to South Africa. Price data was last updated on 5 July 2024.
Booking 86 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to South Africa. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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Reviews of airlines servicing South Africa

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to South Africa. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to South Africa. Reviews last updated 12 Temmuz 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown Airlink, South African and FlySafair to South Africa to help guide your decision. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,4
Very Good
71 reviews

Overall

8,4

Crew

8,8

Entertainment

6,2

Comfort

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Food

7,5

Reviews

1 / 1

Loved the customer service and the fact that everything was on time, the served refreshments are a cherry on top

8,4
Very Good
71 reviews
8,4
Very Good
71 reviews

Overall

8,4

Crew

8,8

Entertainment

6,2

Comfort

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Food

7,5

Reviews

1 / 1

Loved the customer service and the fact that everything was on time, the served refreshments are a cherry on top

8,2
Very Good
107 reviews
8,4
Very Good
71 reviews

Overall

8,4

Crew

8,8

Entertainment

6,2

Comfort

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Food

7,5

Reviews

1 / 1

Loved the customer service and the fact that everything was on time, the served refreshments are a cherry on top

7,9
Good
164 reviews
8,4
Very Good
71 reviews

Overall

8,4

Crew

8,8

Entertainment

6,2

Comfort

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Food

7,5

Reviews

1 / 1

Loved the customer service and the fact that everything was on time, the served refreshments are a cherry on top

Where are the most popular flight destinations in South Africa?

Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and George are the most popular flight destinations in South Africa.

What is good to know if travelling to South Africa?

South Africa airport overview

  • When is the best time to fly to South Africa?

    Peak season November through to February is the busiest season as many tourists flock to the country from all over the world while locals escape to their nearest beach destinations. The country also benefits from having multiple festivals scattered all over so you should research if there are any special events going on as this will increase the price of your flights. Off season The low season usually runs from April to September. It’s also the best season to venture into wildlife parks as many of the animals are a lot easier to spot and they tend to drink at the waterholes. If you’re not a fan of cold weather then it is worth avoiding June and August as it can get rather chilly during both the morning and night. Travelling during the off season means you are more likely to find great deals on flights.

  • When is the best time to book your flights?

    This varies but as a rule of thumb it’s recommended to secure your flights anywhere within South Africa at least two months in advance but aim for even earlier if you can. For spotting game then the low season of April to September is definitely the best time to book.

  • How long are flights within South Africa?

    Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town – 2 hours 05 minutes. Flights from Durban to Johannesburg – 1 hours 10 minutes. Flights from Durban to Cape Town – 2 hours 15 minutes. Flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth – 1 hours 20 minutes.

  • Which airlines operate flights?

    The main airlines for domestic flights are South African Airlines, Mango, Kulula and CemAir, Safair and British Airways. All of them are reliable airlines so ultimately it will come down to who provides you with the cheapest price. If you are a member of a loyalty scheme with any of them then it is worth flying with that particular airline to continue to build up your points, or better yet redeem any points you already have.

  • How to get from the airport to the city centre?

    Johannesburg: You can get into the city by using the Reya Vaya. It’s a safe, affordable and reliable bus that is dedicated for transporting passengers from the airport to the city. It isn’t the only bus available however the others that you can catch from the airport are less reliable. The only other option you have is to get a taxi from outside of arrivals. Expect to haggle with the driver over the price and don’t expect to travel cheaply in one, especially when compared with the bus alternatives that are on offer. Make sure you agree on the fare before you get in. There is also a new rail link which operates between the suburbs and the airport. Cape Town: You can easily get to the city centre with the MyCiti bus. It’s probably the most cost efficient way of travelling from the airport and it runs every 20 minutes. The MyCiti bus is also more reliable than the alternative buses that are available. You could also choose to jump into a taxi although these are a lot more expensive in comparison. You can find them from outside of the airport and generally start at around R300.

  • How long is the flight to Pilanesberg, Sun City, South Africa?

    There are only two direct flights from Cape Town to Pilanesberg per week, but there are more often direct flights from Cape Town to nearby Johannesburg that are around 2h long. Johannesburg is around 2h 20m away from Pilanesberg by car. There are also flights from Johannesburg to Pilanesberg twice a week. Flights from Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to nearby Johannesburg are around 1h 40m.

  • Where can you get direct flights to Pilanesberg from?

    With the exception of the two flights per week from both Johannesburg and Cape Town to Pilanesberg, there are no other known direct flights to Pilanesberg, South Africa, but numerous flights can be found to Johannesburg, which is only around a 2h 20m drive away. If you plan to visit Pilanesberg, you can fly directly to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth or Cape Town in just a couple hours, and then take the moderate drive to Pilanesberg.

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

    The main attraction of Pilanesberg, or Sun City, is the Pilanesberg National Park. There is no large downtown area, but there are numerous accommodations, including bed and breakfasts, cabins, tents, and more. If you’ve chartered a flight from Johannesburg to Pilanesberg, you can make arrangements with your hotel or lodge to be picked up. If you’ve flown to Johannesburg, there are multiple car rental options that will allow you to drive to the Pilanesberg National Park.

  • What are some things to do in Pilanesberg?

    Pilanesberg, Sun City, is a great place to get out and enjoy an adventure. There are safaris, tours, camping locations, and more. Game drives take place in open safari vehicles and can bring you close to rhinos, lions, elephants, and other wild safari animals. For a more relaxing activity, you can opt for hot air ballooning. Since this takes place over the national park, there’s no city noise, and the scenery is spectacular. More active or athletic adventurers can go on a walking safari. This intense activity is led by an experienced guide and will bring you closer to details and natural wildlife on the safari that often gets missed in a game drive. Other activities include relaxing with a spa day, tribal dancing, birding safaris, archery, quad bikes, and more. Located in a special corner of the Pilanesberg National Park is the Black Rhino Game Reserve, where you can see these majestic creatures. For accommodations, options range from more simple chalets and tents, which bring you close to the nature of the safari, to more luxurious lodges, which are great for relaxing and getting away from the hustle and bustle of big cities. The luxury lodges are ideal for a romantic anniversary vacation or a honeymoon. There are also child-friendly lodges, which feature baby cots, as well as playgrounds, swimming pools, and other family-fun options.

  • Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Pilanesberg?

    Since Pilanesberg, Sun City, is located in South Africa, no passport or visa is needed, as long as you are traveling from within the country.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to South Africa if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to South Africa on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to South Africa?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, South African is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to South Africa.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in South Africa?

    Bloemfontein Intl is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in South Africa. One-way flights to Bloemfontein Intl typically cost R465, while return flights cost around R796.

  • How much is a return flight to South Africa?

    A return flight to South Africa will typically cost around R1 064, however they can be found for as little as R46.

  • Where does the fastest flight to South Africa depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to South Africa, Johannesburg offers the quickest one-way flight (0 hours 35 minutes).

  • Does Johannesburg OR Tambo have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Johannesburg OR Tambo can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Johannesburg OR Tambo?

    Yes. Johannesburg OR Tambo has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Protea Hotel by Marriott Transit O.R. Tambo Airport is the closest property to Johannesburg OR Tambo (0,0 km away from Johannesburg OR Tambo).

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