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Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg, South Africa Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 1:13 -05:00

Cape Town to Johannesburg Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 1:13 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28 606 896 885 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg. Mango & Comair Limited frequently offer the best deals on Cape Town to Johannesburg flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Mango
CPTJNB
Thu 01/19
nonstop
JNBCPT
Mon 01/23
nonstop
R1 504
Comair Limited
CPTJNB
Sun 12/25
nonstop
JNBCPT
Sat 12/31
nonstop
R1 586
Safair
CPTJNB
Fri 01/27
nonstop
JNBCPT
Sat 02/11
nonstop
R1 655
South African
CPTJNB
Fri 01/20
nonstop
JNBCPT
Sun 01/22
nonstop
R1 832

How Much is a Flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 586.

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? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 R2 338 R3 555
7-14 days R1 983 R3 445
14-21 days R1 586 R3 432
21-30 days R1 764 R3 199
30-60 days R1 504 R2 365
60-90 days R1 819 R2 530
90+ days R1 545 R2 530

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 28 615 420 584 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 Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R1 586 R1 586 R1 586 R1 504 R1 586 R1 586 R1 586

Compare Flight Prices from Cape Town to Johannesburg by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
December Cape Town Johannesburg Comair Limited 2016/12/25 2016/12/31 0 R1 586
January Cape Town Johannesburg Mango 2017/01/19 2017/01/23 0 R1 504
February Cape Town Johannesburg Mango 2017/02/02 2017/02/05 0 R1 696
March Cape Town Johannesburg Mango 2017/03/09 2017/03/15 0 R1 545
April Cape Town Johannesburg Comair Limited 2017/04/01 2017/04/09 0 R2 748
May Cape Town Johannesburg Comair Limited 2017/05/10 2017/05/11 0 R1 819
June Cape Town Johannesburg Comair Limited 2017/06/01 2017/06/12 0 R2 748
July Cape Town Johannesburg Comair Limited 2017/07/22 2017/07/23 0 R2 393

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
R2 639
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
R2 639 R2 379
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
R2 379 R1 914
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
R1 914 R2 625
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
R2 625 R1 586
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
R1 586

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 R3 596.

The average price for direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is R2 324.

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
MASwings 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 10:10 16:00
British Airways 12 12 12 12 12 7 9 06:15 19:45
Safair 12 12 12 12 12 10 12 05:45 20:35
Mango 10 8 8 10 10 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 21:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 R889.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is R2 147.

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 59 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 447 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 27% 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: Dec 8, 2016 1:13 -05:00Number of routes searched: 47Number of itineraries searched: 3 010 330

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
MASwings -
Safair -
Mango -
Comair Limited -
South African -
MASwings BFN
MASwings KIM
Air France CDG
Air Botswana GBE
Safair DUR
Mango DUR
Comair Limited DUR
South African BFN
South African DUR
South African ELS
South African GRJ
Air Namibia WDH

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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