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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 inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceHK$7,358Average for round-trip flights in August 2021
Round-trip fromHK$5,563From Hong Kong Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo
One-way fromHK$78One-way flight from Hong Kong to Johannesburg

Cheap flights to Johannesburg in July, August 2021

The best prices found for JNB flights for July, August
16 Aug - 21 Aug
HK$6,162pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
19 Aug - 24 Aug
HK$6,177pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
14 Aug - 21 Aug
HK$6,558pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl

Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg found for this year
4 Nov - 9 Nov
HK$5,563pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
5 Nov - 10 Nov
HK$5,571pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
6 Nov - 11 Nov
HK$5,587pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong 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.
January
HK$7,119
February
HK$4,699
March
HK$6,683
April
HK$5,723
May
HK$5,068
June
HK$6,263
July
HK$6,020
August
HK$6,413
September
HK$6,349
October
HK$5,890
November
HK$6,844
December
HK$6,390
February is currently the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg. At this moment in time January is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Johannesburg?

Average Johannesburg OR Tambo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
HKG - JNB
Price
HK$4,699 - HK$11,977
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Precipitation
4 - 151 mm
February is typically the best time to fly to Johannesburg, but there are other times where great deals are available. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Johannesburg then January is statistically the hottest. December is historically the period with most rainfall.

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

The price you pay for your flight to Johannesburg may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 25 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Johannesburg?

The cheapest day to fly to Johannesburg is usually Sunday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Johannesburg?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Johannesburg trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

What began as a modest gold-mining town in the late 19th century grew to become South Africa’s thriving economic capital: Johannesburg (or Jo’burg for short). At first glance the city can seem unforgiving and its residents raucous, which is why most travellers who book flights to Johannesburg use it as a base on their way to game reserves and other cities and towns in South Africa. But those who stay a little longer discover a city rich in culture and history.

The best way to get to know the city is by exploring its city centre; the heart and soul of Jo’burg. The area has been revamped in recent years but still has some fine examples of colonial architecture. For an insight into the segregated black neighbourhoods built during the apartheid years take a tour of the township Soweto where Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu both lived.

Post-apartheid Jo’burg has acquired a reputation for being a dangerous city filled with crime and poverty and while this sentiment often resonates in the minds of travellers coming off Johannesburg flights, it shouldn’t deter anyone from visiting this fascinating city.

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Johannesburg climate

Johannesburg is lucky enough to have the sun shine year-round. Average temperatures are about 26 degrees in January, 16 degrees in June – and humidity is not a factor. The winters are mild and short and snow is very rare.

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When is the best time to fly to Johannesburg?

The best times to book flights to Johannesburg depends on the activity you have in mind. Southern-hemisphere rules apply when it comes to seasons. South Africa’s summer lasts from November to February – warm with heavy rains in the afternoons.

Average winter temperatures range between 11 degrees  in Johannesburg and 17 degrees in Durban; while summer temperatures hover between 19 (in Johannesburg) and 24 (in Durban).

The best time to watch game is spring (August to October). Whale watchers should visit between mid-June and the end of October for Southern Right Whales and between August and December for Humpback Whales.

For diving and surfing – April to September; hiking – spring and autumn as summer temperatures can be very high.

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Getting around Johannesburg

After your flight to Johannesburg lands, hop aboard one of the airport shuttles, which are available for most hotel destinations. The rest of the city is accessible by taxi, by bus, or on foot. The safest way to travel is by calling a cab or hiring your own car. 

Johannesburg has bus routes to all corners of the city, and the main station is Park Station. Ticket prices vary by zones. Crime is often a problem on Johannesburg’s public transport, especially on the Jo’burg-Pretoria line, so take care to travel in numbers and keep your belongings close. If you’re taking a taxi, it’s safest to hail a cab or call ahead from your hotel, as taxi lines are often hotspots for petty crime.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Johannesburg?

Travellers will need to book flights to OR Tambo (JNB) if they wish to fly to Johannesburg. The Johannesburg airport is 20.7 km from the city centre.

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