Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town

JNB — CPT
2 Feb — 9 Feb1
Return
1 adult
Economy
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Thu 9-2

How to find the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best ZA1 to CPT flight in 2023: compare Johannesburg to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.

JNB - CPT

Price

HK$108 - HK$210

CPT

Temperature

12 - 21 °C

CPT

Rainfall

20 - 100 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
Average priceHK$971Average for round-trip flights in January 2023
Round-trip fromHK$846From Johannesburg to Cape Town Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cape Town.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 23% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from HK$1,323 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as HK$1,511.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Cape Town from Johannesburg average HK$1,192. You can even find prices in February for less than HK$1,192, as users have found deals to Cape Town from as low as HK$720. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cape Town from Johannesburg. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 37%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town (JNB - CPT)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 30% on flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Johannesburg to Cape Town flights.

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 61 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day from 3 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: Sunday, Saturday.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Cape Town flight route?

Within the past month, 29 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town Intl.

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

9 flight departures from Johannesburg to Cape Town per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 11% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 22% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

British Airways, FlySafair and Kulula are the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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

Consider United Airlines (92%), Ethiopian Air (92%) or FlySafair (91%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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Top airline flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
KululaCheapestHK$846AverageHK$981FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time84%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Cape Town

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg to Cape Town
13%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
37%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
44%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
6%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Johannesburg to Cape Town

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Sunday47daily flights
Monday65daily flights
Tuesday58daily flights
Wednesday62daily flights
Thursday63daily flights
Friday75daily flights
Saturday58daily flights
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