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How to find the cheapest flight from
Hong Kong to South Africa

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

To save up to 1% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 25 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Hong Kong to South Africa from HK$ 6,628 1-2 weeks out and tickets from HK$ 6,744 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Hong Kong to South Africa?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to South Africa from Hong Kong average HK$ 6,744. You can even find prices in May for less than HK$ 6,744, as users have found deals to South Africa from as low as HK$ 4,899. The month of September appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Africa from Hong Kong. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

Cheap flights from Hong Kong to South Africa in December, January 2021

The best prices found for Hong Kong to South Africa flights in December, January
15 Jan - 24 Feb
HK$ 5,411pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
15 Jan - 24 Feb
HK$ 5,845pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
15 Jan - 24 Feb
HK$ 5,915pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl

Hong Kong to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Hong Kong found for this year
2 Dec - 9 Dec
HK$ 6,659pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
16 Dec - 28 Jan
HK$ 6,791pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
29 Dec - 5 Jan
HK$ 6,923pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong Intl

Direct flights to South Africa from Hong Kong

Save time with Hong Kong to South Africa direct flight deals
3 May - 8 May
HK$ 11,031pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Cathay Pacific
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Cathay Pacific
Direct
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
3 May - 8 May
HK$ 11,147pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Cathay Pacific
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Cathay Pacific
Direct
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
13 Apr - 11 May
HK$ 11,775pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Cathay Pacific
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Cathay Pacific
Direct
HKG
Hong Kong Intl

Last-minute flights from Hong Kong to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Hong Kong, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 15 Dec
HK$ 8,434pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
10 Dec - 17 Dec
HK$ 8,721pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
10 Dec - 17 Dec
HK$ 8,876pp
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from Hong Kong

The cheapest one-way flights from Hong Kong to South Africa
15:35 - 11:30
Emirates
2 stops
25h 55m
HKG - JNB
Emirates
HK$ 4,683
Travel2Be
14:05 - 05:45
Qatar Airways
1 stop
21h 40m
HKG - JNB
Qatar Airways
HK$ 6,249
qatarairways.com
16:20 - 06:20
KLM
3 stops
44h 00m
HKG - JNB
KLM
HK$ 10,427
Bravofly

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Hong Kong to South Africa

Can I find flights from Hong Kong to South Africa for under HK$ 5,426 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Hong Kong to South Africa for under HK$ 5,426. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just HK$ 5,411, but on average you can expect to pay HK$ 6,628.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Hong Kong to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Hong Kong to South Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Ethiopian Air, Cathay Pacific, and Emirates are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Hong Kong to South Africa for under HK$ 11,628 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Hong Kong to South Africa under HK$ 11,628. A good price for a direct flight from Hong Kong to South Africa is less than HK$ 11,434.

Are there last-minute flights available from Hong Kong to South Africa for under HK$ 8,527?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Hong Kong to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than HK$ 8,527.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Hong Kong to South Africa have been viewed 40 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Hong Kong to South Africa?

The most popular airlines flying from Hong Kong to South Africa are Air China, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Hong Kong to South Africa?

The most popular route from Hong Kong to South Africa is Hong Kong Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo. You may also consider Hong Kong Intl - Cape Town Intl or Hong Kong Intl - Durban King Shaka Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from Hong Kong to South Africa?

On average you can expect to pay HK$ 7,090 for a flight from Hong Kong to South Africa. The cheapest flight overall is HK$ 4,378 while the most popular route, (Hong Kong Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo) is currently priced at HK$ 5,411.

How long does is the flight from Hong Kong to South Africa?

Airlines like Ethiopian Air, Qatar Airways, and Kenya Airways fly from Hong Kong to South Africa in about 19h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 35m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Hong Kong to South Africa return?

Our cheapest airline available from Hong Kong to South Africa is Ethiopian Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as HK$ 5,411 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Emirates and Qatar Airways, starting at HK$ 6,830 and HK$ 7,396 round-trip.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Ethiopian Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at HK$ 4,318. Emirates flights start at HK$ 4,520 while deals on Qatar Airways start at HK$ 6,249 one-way.

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Hong Kong to South Africa
Today's exchange rate
HK$ 1 = R1.98

Airports servicing

Hong Kong Intl (HKG)

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 8 airlines from Hong Kong to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Hong Kong to South Africa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
HK$ 567 HK$ 780 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
HK$ 671 HK$ 794 No change fee 75%
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Air Mauritius
HK$ 696 HK$ 816 No cancel fee 82%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Mauritius. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
HK$ 778 HK$ 938 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
HK$ 781 HK$ 967 No cancel fee 68%
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Singapore Airlines
HK$ 685 HK$ 994 No change fee 81%
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South African
HK$ 603 HK$ 1,074 No change fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
HK$ 911 HK$ 1,386 No cancel fee 72%
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