Cheap flights from South Africa to Zambia

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Zambia?

Users have found that booking a flight from South Africa to Zambia at least 61 days early can save you up to 2% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from South Africa to Zambia for as little as R5 340 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R5 371 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Zambia?

March can be a great time to fly to Zambia from South Africa with a flight ticket averaging about R5 452. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as R4 663. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Zambia (ZA - ZM)?

When flying from South Africa to Zambia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Zambia in January, February 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to Zambia flights in January, February
Jan 30 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

2 stops

24h 15m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

23h 30m
R4 032

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 17 - Feb 26
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

2 stops

15h 10m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

14h 20m
R4 078

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 1/20/22

Feb 2 - Feb 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

1 stop

13h 00m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

14h 20m
R4 109

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 1/18/22

South Africa to Zambia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zambia from South Africa found for this year
Jan 30 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

2 stops

24h 15m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

23h 30m
R4 032

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 17 - Feb 26
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

2 stops

15h 10m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

14h 20m
R4 078

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 1/20/22

Feb 2 - Feb 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

1 stop

13h 00m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

14h 20m
R4 109

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 1/18/22

Direct flights to Zambia from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to Zambia direct flight deals
Jan 30 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

Nonstop

2h 00m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
R4 555

Proflight Zambia

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 9 - Feb 12
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

Nonstop

2h 00m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
R4 571

Proflight Zambia

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Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 31 - Feb 2
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

Nonstop

2h 00m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

2h 00m
R4 586

Proflight Zambia

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Deal found 1/18/22

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Zambia

Late deals on return flights to Zambia from South Africa, departing today and this week
Jan 30 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

2 stops

24h 15m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

23h 30m
R4 032

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 26 - Jan 29
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

1 stop

22h 05m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

23h 30m
R4 155

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 28 - Feb 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LUN

Lusaka

1 stop

22h 05m
LUN

Lusaka

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 10m
R4 186

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 1/20/22

One-way flights to Zambia from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Zambia
Feb 23
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LVI

Livingstone

Nonstop

1h 45m
R2 355

Airlink

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Deal found 1/18/22

Mar 9
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LVI

Livingstone

Nonstop

1h 45m
R2 432

Airlink

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Deal found 1/19/22

Jul 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LVI

Livingstone

Nonstop

1h 45m
R2 601

Airlink

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Deal found 1/19/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Africa to Zambia flights.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Zambia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from South Africa to Zambia have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. South African, British Airways, and RwandAir are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like South African with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Zambia for under R4 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Zambia for under R4 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R4 032, but on average you can expect to pay R4 494.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Zambia for under R4 600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to Zambia under R4 600. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Zambia is less than R4 925.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Zambia for under R4 100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Zambia within the next 7 days for less than R4 100.

What days are direct flights available from South Africa to Zambia?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Thursday.

How popular is this South Africa to Zambia flight route?

This flight path from South Africa to Zambia was viewed by 6 714 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from South Africa to Zambia on average per day?

On average 1 flight departs from South Africa to Zambia per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from South Africa to Zambia?

A quick flight from South Africa to Zambia can take about 1h 45m. Ethiopian Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R4 032. South Africa and Zambia are separated by a distance of 1207 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to Zambia one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Airlink, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R2 355. Proflight Zambia flights start at R2 786 while deals on Cemair start at R2 801 one-way.

Can I fly to Zambia from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Zambia

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zambia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Zambia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Zambia.

Can I fly back to South Africa from Zambia?

Returning to South Africa from Zambia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Zambia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zambia are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

Destination points for flights from South Africa to Zambia

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Top 7 airlines flying from South Africa to Zambia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Zambia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR2 846
AverageR7 096
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR3 269
AverageR5 337
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
CheapestR4 408
AverageR5 259
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
CheapestR4 619
AverageR5 005
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR4 891
AverageR48 574
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Proflight Zambia
CheapestR5 291
AverageR6 856
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Air Namibia
CheapestR6 074
AverageR6 527
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from South Africa to Zambia

See what time of day planes typically take off from South Africa to Zambia
9%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
55%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
28%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
8%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM