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Flights to Mthatha in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 2% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR3 099Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Cheapest prices for Mthatha flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Mthatha found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R3 025
February
R2 467
March
R2 834
April
R2 673
May
R2 878
June
R2 893
July
R3 113
August
R3 157
September
R3 113
October
R3 040
November
R3 304
December
R3 480
Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Mthatha Umtata. Flying to Mthatha Umtata in December 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 Umtata Airport?

Average Mthatha Umtata flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
ZA1 - UTT
Price
R2 464 - R3 959
UTT
Temperature
20 - 26 °C
UTT
Precipitation
9 - 99 mm

Peak season 

Mthatha sees an influx of tourists during summer although it has a pleasant weather most of the year. Late March to early May is classed as the autumn season and is a great time to visit. The same applies for early spring which runs late September to early December. 

Off Season 

May to September is a good time to find cheap flights to Mthatha when it is coolest with temperatures falling up to 4-5 degrees in the evenings.

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

Booking 54 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Mthatha. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Mthatha?

The cheapest day to fly to Mthatha is usually Thursday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Mthatha?

Mthatha flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.

When is the best time to book flights to Mthatha?

You’ll find cheap flights to Mthatha if you can be flexible with your dates and your departure airport too. Try booking at least two months in advance although if you can book even earlier you’ll increase your chances of saving money. The winter months offer a respite from the heat although it is very dry. If you go to any national parks in search of wild game then you’ll have much more chance of seeing them during the summer.

How long is the flight to Mthatha?

Flights from Johannesburg to Mthatha: 1 hour 15 minutes 

Flights from Cape Town to Mthatha: 4 hours 40 minutes 

Flights from George to Mthatha: 6 hours 10 minutes 

Flights from Port Elizabeth to Mthatha: 4 hours 05 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Mthatha?

Although there are a couple of airlines that offer cheap flights to Mthatha, South African Airways dominates the market. South African are relatively reasonable and provide a good level or service. You can also join their loyalty scheme which is very helpful if you intend on purchasing flight tickets with them frequently.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Getting to the centre from the airport isn’t necessarily difficult however there are limited options. The main way of transport is to get a taxi from the airport. You can find them outside of arrivals but make sure you agree on the fee before getting in as they can sometime overcharge. You can also pre-arrange for either a car or shuttle to collect you from the airport. You can arrange this after you have booked your flights to Mthatha. You can also see if you can find any accommodation that provide transfers in with the price as this will save you having to find your own way. Lastly you can rent a car from the airport. This can be useful if you plan on travelling around the area as transport can be difficult to find other than with a taxi.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Mthatha?

Most people fly into Mthatha Umtata (UTT) if they book a flight to Mthatha. Umtata is conveniently located just 11,4 km from Mthatha’s city centre.

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Cheap tickets to Mthatha found by our users in South Africa as recently as October 16, 2021.

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