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Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town

JNB — CPT
20 Jul — 27 Jul1
1 adult
Sat 20-7
Sat 27-7

The best prices from Johannesburg to Cape Town Intl are usually found in November or May, booked 89 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

Best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town

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Travel insights for flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town

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How far ahead should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.

Booking 88 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town (average of HK$312). Flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town in September is currently the most expensive (average of HK$625). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from JNB to CPT?

Find hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 15 July 2024.

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 21% on flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Weekly flight availability from Johannesburg to Cape Town

Explore weekly flight availability from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 15 July 2024.

The most flights from ZA1 to CPT are scheduled on a Friday (87 on average). You will have fewer flight options on Saturday, which is when the least amount of flights are scheduled (72 on average).

Rainfall in Cape Town by month

Plan your trip to Cape Town by taking into account the average rainfall totals by month.

In terms of precipitation, rainfall in Cape Town ranges from 20.0 - 100.0 inches per month. July is typically the wettest month, when rainfall can reach 100.0 mm. January is typically the driest time to visit Cape Town when rainfall is around 20.0 mm.

Temperature in Cape Town by month

Plan your trip to Cape Town by taking into account the average temperature totals by month.

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Cape Town, 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 21.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 12.0 C).

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  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from Johannesburg?

    Most people fly into Cape Town Intl (CPT) if they book a flight to Cape Town from Johannesburg. On average, Cape Town Intl has 80 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day from 4 airlines. Cape Town Intl is conveniently located just 15.6 km from Cape Town’s city centre.

  • What days are direct flights available from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

    Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Wednesday.

  • How many flights depart from Johannesburg to Cape Town on average per day?

    3 flight departures from Johannesburg to Cape Town per day on average.
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

    Consider FlySafair (97%), Airlink (93%) or Emirates (93%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

  • What does JNB to CPT mean?

    Great question - JNB to CPT just means Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cape Town Intl Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights! Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA), Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. Airport (PRY), Sun City Resort Pilansberg Airport (NTY) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Johannesburg to Cape Town flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Johannesburg to Cape Town flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Johannesburg to Cape Town flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Johannesburg to Cape Town by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Johannesburg to Cape Town flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

    Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town (average of HK$312). Flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town in September is currently the most expensive (average of HK$625). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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AirlinkCheapestHK$535AverageHK$1,133FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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South AfricanCheapestHK$691AverageHK$1,236FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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LiftCheapestHK$725AverageHK$1,219FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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FlySafairCheapestHK$803AverageHK$1,152FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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