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Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg, South Africa Last modified: 27 Sep 2016 1:07 AM

Cape Town to Johannesburg Last modified: 27 Sep 2016 1:07 AM

We've scanned 23 126 175 300 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg. South African & Mango frequently offer the best deals on Cape Town to Johannesburg flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

South African
CPTJNB
Thu 09/29
nonstop
JNBCPT
Tue 10/04
nonstop
R1 581
Select
South African
CPTJNB
Mon 10/03
nonstop
JNBCPT
Fri 10/07
nonstop
R1 581
Select
Mango
CPTJNB
Wed 11/23
nonstop
JNBCPT
Sun 11/27
nonstop
R1 664
Select
Safair
CPTJNB
Fri 11/11
nonstop
JNBCPT
Sun 11/13
nonstop
R1 829
Select
Comair Limited
CPTJNB
Wed 11/23
nonstop
JNBCPT
Sun 11/27
nonstop
R1 953
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How Much is a Flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R1 774.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Cape Town to Johannesburg based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R1 581 R2 901
7-14 days R2 406 R3 424
14-21 days R2 008 R2 709
21-30 days R1 911 R2 709
30-60 days R1 664 R2 283
60-90 days R1 788 R3 149
90+ days R2 035 R3 011

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg

We've examined 23 133 250 742 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R1 581 R2 008 R1 664 R1 581 R1 733 R1 911 R1 911

Compare Flight Prices from Cape Town to Johannesburg by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Cape Town to Johannesburg flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Cape Town Johannesburg South African 2016/09/29 2016/10/04 0 R1 581
October Cape Town Johannesburg South African 2016/10/03 2016/10/07 0 R1 581
November Cape Town Johannesburg Mango 2016/11/23 2016/11/27 0 R1 664
December Cape Town Johannesburg Mango 2016/12/22 2017/01/11 0 R1 788
January Cape Town Johannesburg South African 2017/01/19 2017/01/23 0 R2 159
February Cape Town Johannesburg South African 2017/02/01 2017/02/14 0 R2 131
March Cape Town Johannesburg South African 2017/03/10 2017/03/13 0 R2 200
April Cape Town Johannesburg Comair Limited 2017/04/02 2017/04/15 0 R3 272

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Cape Town to Johannesburg. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
R1 581
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
R1 581 R2 530
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
R2 530 R2 200
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
R2 200 R2 283
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
R2 283 R1 911
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
R1 911

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is R2 516.

The average price for direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is R1 856.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

Weekly Direct Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 12 12 12 12 12 7 9 06:15 19:45
Safair 8 8 7 8 8 5 8 05:45 20:30
Mango 9 7 6 9 9 7 8 06:00 19:15
Comair Limited 14 14 14 15 14 9 13 05:55 22:10
South African 18 18 19 19 19 15 17 05:45 21:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is R963.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is R1 856.

Cape Town to Johannesburg Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg?
Answer: The average Cape Town to Johannesburg flight time is an hour and 58 minutes.
Question: How far is Johannesburg from Cape Town?
Answer: The distance from Cape Town to Johannesburg is 1 261 kilometers (784 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg?
Answer: There are 401 direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg.
Question: What are the most popular Cape Town airlines for direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg?
Answer: South African Airways provides 31% of the non-stop flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cape Town to Johannesburg?
Answer: Durban, ZA

Airlines in Cape Town flying to Johannesburg Last modified: 27 Sep 2016 1:07 AMNumber of routes searched: 43Number of itineraries searched: 2 346 100

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cape Town to Johannesburg? We've gathered the average price of Cape Town airlines with flights to Johannesburg. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Cape Town to Johannesburg
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
South African ELS
South African GRJ
South African PLZ
Air Botswana GBE
South African UTN
South African MQP
MASwings BFN
MASwings -
Ethiopian ADD
MASwings KIM
Mango DUR

Cape Town to Johannesburg Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cape Town and Johannesburg. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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