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Flights to Johannesburg in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price3,050﷼Average for round-trip flights in October 2021
Round-trip from2,298﷼From Doha Hamad Intl to Johannesburg
One-way from36﷼One-way flight from Doha Hamad Intl (DOH) to Johannesburg

Cheap flights to Johannesburg in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB flights for October, November
30 Nov - 16 Jan
2,153﷼pp
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
19 Oct - 24 Oct
2,164﷼pp
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
26 Nov - 10 Dec
2,327﷼pp
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl

Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg found for this year
30 Nov - 16 Jan
2,153﷼pp
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
19 Oct - 24 Oct
2,164﷼pp
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
14 Dec - 30 Dec
2,211﷼pp
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl

Last minute flights to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 10 Nov
2,482﷼pp
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
Qatar Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
Direct
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
26 Oct - 10 Nov
2,504﷼pp
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
26 Oct - 10 Nov
2,826﷼pp
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DOH
Doha Hamad Intl

Cheapest prices for Johannesburg flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Johannesburg found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
June
2,920﷼
Currently, is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Johannesburg. Flying to Johannesburg in June 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 Johannesburg?

Average Johannesburg flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
DOH - ZA1
Price
201﷼ - 4,797﷼
ZA1
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
4 - 151 mm

Off Season:

The summer in Johannesburg runs from November to February, with warm days but heavy rain in the afternoons. Your intended activities will best determine what time of year you should visit.

You’ll find flights to Johannesburg more expensive during the peak of Summer, but if you want to watch game, then visit between August and October. You’ll find cheaper flights to Johannesburg as well as less tourists.

Whale watching is best either between June and October or August and December, depending what kind of whales you want to see. You can also enjoy diving and surfing during April to September so the best time for your flights to Johannesburg is ultimately decided on what you want to do.

Off Season:

Johannesburg doesn’t really have an off season as it’s warm and pleasant all year round, that said, outside of the summer months is when you’ll find the cheapest flights to Johannesburg unless a special event is taking place.

If you decide you want to visit in October for example, see if there are any festivals on that might drive the price of your flight tickets up. October does host the International Motor Show, a show which is unique to Johannesburg so you’ll have to book your flights earlier to secure the best deals on your flight tickets.

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

You should book your flights to Johannesburg as soon as you’ve decided on the dates you want to travel. The earlier you can book, the best chance you have of finding the cheapest flights to Johannesburg.

If you’re not too fussed about certain activities then you’ll find cheap flight tickets easier to come by as you can just scout the prices over several weeks or months to determine when is best for you. If the dates you want to visit coincide with a special event or festival, make sure to book your flights to Johannesburg as early as you possibly can so you don’t end up spending more than you need to on flight tickets.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Johannesburg?

Saturday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Johannesburg. Flying on Tuesday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Johannesburg?

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

How long is the flight to Johannesburg?

Flights from London to Johannesburg – 10 hours 45 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Johannesburg – 13 hours 35 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Johannesburg – 13 hours 30 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Johannesburg – 14 hours 10 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Johannesburg?

There are several airlines that operate flights to Johannesburg, although the main ones are Virgin Atlantic, South African, and British Airways. You can sometimes find flights with KLM which may be slightly cheaper than the others, although you’ll be sacrificing comfort for the cheaper flight tickets. Virgin is a highly reputable airline that offer comfort and great inflight entertainment, and are usually reasonably priced too.

How to get from Johannesburg airport to the city centre?

The Reya Vaya is a bus dedicated for safe and affordable transport to the city from the airport and can be found from outside the arrival Terminal. There are other bus options to choose from but the Reya Vaya service is by far more reliable.

If you’re not too sure about where you are going or where you need to get off the bus, it might be wise to grab a taxi from the airport. Make sure you agree on a price before getting in though or for a guaranteed price make sure to use a metered taxi. On the upper levels of the airport you can find a new rail link between the airport and the suburbs, just follow the signs after your flight to Johannesburg lands.

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