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Cheap Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg, ZA, South Africa - CPT to JNB

Popular flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Comair Limited
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 ZAR2,483
Mango
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 4, 2016 Aug 7, 2016 ZAR1,719
Safair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 4, 2016 Aug 7, 2016 ZAR1,616
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 ZAR2,160
May 25, 2016 May 31, 2016 ZAR2,160
May 30, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 ZAR2,160
May 30, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 ZAR2,160
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 ZAR2,160

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg (CPT to JNB)?

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 ZAR2,189.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg (CPT to JNB)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days ZAR2,777 ZAR3,761
7-14 days ZAR2,174 ZAR3,247
14-21 days ZAR2,160 ZAR3,247
21-30 days ZAR2,160 ZAR3,070
30-60 days ZAR2,160 ZAR3,188
60-90 days ZAR2,160 ZAR3,100
90+ days ZAR1,616 ZAR2,497

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
ZAR2,160 ZAR2,160 ZAR2,160 ZAR2,160 ZAR2,204 ZAR2,160 ZAR2,409

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Cape Town to Johannesburg

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Cape Town Johannesburg South African 5/24/16 6/7/16 0 ZAR2,160
June Cape Town Johannesburg South African 6/2/16 6/4/16 0 ZAR2,160
July Cape Town Johannesburg South African 7/6/16 7/13/16 0 ZAR2,160
August Cape Town Johannesburg Safair 8/4/16 8/7/16 0 ZAR1,616
September Cape Town Johannesburg South African 9/3/16 9/6/16 0 ZAR2,174
October Cape Town Johannesburg Comair Limited 10/21/16 10/24/16 0 ZAR1,837
November Cape Town Johannesburg South African 11/3/16 11/12/16 0 ZAR2,160
December Cape Town Johannesburg South African 12/15/16 1/4/17 0 ZAR2,189

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Cape Town to Johannesburg

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
ZAR2,688
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
ZAR2,688 ZAR2,233
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
ZAR2,233 ZAR2,233
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
ZAR2,233 ZAR2,160
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
ZAR2,160 ZAR2,189
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
ZAR2,189

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg (CPT to JNB)

Your Cape Town to Johannesburg flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 ZAR3,232.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is ZAR2,630.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Cape Town to Johannesburg
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 12 12 12 12 12 7 9 06:15 19:45
Safair 5 5 4 5 5 3 6 05:45 20:30
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 21:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg (CPT to JNB)

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 ZAR1,322.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is ZAR2,630.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cape Town to Nelspruit Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,333
Cape Town to Gaborone Air Botswana, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR3,937
Cape Town to Bloemfontein Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR3,276
Cape Town to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR1,631
Cape Town to London Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Comair Limited, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR11,487
Cape Town to Maputo Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, LAM Mocambique ZAR6,287
Cape Town to ManziniCheck Dates
Cape Town to Kimberley Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
Cape Town to Pietermaritzburg Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,554
Cape Town to Richards Bay Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African Check Dates
Cape Town to East London Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR2,909
Cape Town to Port Elizabeth Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,513
Cape Town to Upington Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,818
Cape Town to Victoria Falls Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR6,449
Cape Town to Bulawayo Safair, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
Cape Town to Harare Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR6,581
Cape Town to George Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,837
Cape Town to Maun Air Botswana, Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR7,359
Cape Town to Windhoek Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Namibia ZAR2,909
Cape Town to Livingstone Inter Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR5,993
Cape Town to Lusaka Inter Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR6,919
Cape Town to Walvis Bay Safair, Mango, South African, Air Namibia ZAR4,069
Cape Town to Beira South African, LAM Mocambique Check Dates
Cape Town to Dubai Emirates, flydubai, South African ZAR7,124
Cape Town to Lilongwe Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR8,373
Cape Town to Istanbul Atlasjet, South African, Turkish ZAR7,477
Cape Town to Bangkok Bangkok, South African, Thai ZAR14,454
Cape Town to Blantyre Comair Limited, South African ZAR8,755
Cape Town to Paris Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR9,900
Cape Town to New York American, JetBlue, South African, United ZAR14,439

Airlines Flying from Cape Town to Johannesburg (CPT to JNB)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

Cape Town to Johannesburg
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
MASwings BFN X X X
British Airways - X X X X X X X
South African - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Cape Town and Johannesburg, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cape Town to Johannesburg Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg?
Answer: The average Cape Town to Johannesburg flight time is an hour and 57 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Cape Town and Johannesburg?
Answer: The distance from Cape Town to Johannesburg is 1261 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg?
Answer: There are 388 direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg?
Answer: South African Airways provides 32% 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: Bloemfontein, ZA
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