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Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town, South Africa

Johannesburg to Cape Town Last modified: Mar 28, 2017 1:43 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29 536 692 335 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cape Town. Safair & Mango frequently offer the best deals to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Safair
JNBCPT
Wed 05/31
nonstop
CPTJNB
Sat 06/03
nonstop
R1 142
Mango
JNBCPT
Wed 05/31
nonstop
CPTJNB
Sat 06/03
nonstop
R1 340
Comair Limited
JNBCPT
Wed 04/26
nonstop
CPTJNB
Fri 05/05
nonstop
R1 650
South African
JNBCPT
Fri 05/19
nonstop
CPTJNB
Sun 05/21
nonstop
R1 737

How Much is a Flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town? 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R1 539.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Johannesburg to Cape Town 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town? 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R2 456 R3 536
7-14 days R1 811 R2 791
14-21 days R1 849 R3 275
21-30 days R1 650 R2 345
30-60 days R1 464 R2 208
60-90 days R1 142 R2 630
90+ days R1 452 R2 270

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

We've examined 29 550 665 744 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R1 650R1 576R1 142R1 464R1 563R1 650R1 650

Compare Flight Prices from Johannesburg to Cape Town 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2017/03/28 2017/04/04 0 R2 804
April Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2017/04/26 2017/05/05 0 R1 650
May Johannesburg Cape Town Safair 2017/05/31 2017/06/03 0 R1 142
June Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2017/06/05 2017/06/09 0 R1 650
July Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/07/17 2017/07/18 0 R1 539
August Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/08/01 2017/08/02 0 R1 464
September Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2017/09/08 2017/09/17 0 R1 787
October Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/10/16 2017/10/21 0 R1 477

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
R2 754
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
R2 754 R2 357
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
R2 357 R3 424
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
R3 424 R1 749
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
R1 749 R2 394
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
R2 394

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town is R2 965.

The average price for direct flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is R2 010.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 12 12 12 12 12 6 10 06:05 19:50
Safair 10 10 10 11 10 9 10 05:55 20:35
Mango 10 8 8 10 10 7 8 05:55 18:00
Comair Limited 14 14 14 15 14 9 13 06:00 21:10
South African 17 19 19 18 20 14 19 06:00 21:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town. 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town is R1 092.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is R1 811.

Johannesburg to Cape Town Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
Answer: The average Johannesburg to Cape Town flight time is 2 hours and 10 minutes.
Question: How far is Cape Town from Johannesburg?
Answer: The distance from Johannesburg to Cape Town is 1 261 kilometers (784 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
Answer: There are 425 direct flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town.
Question: What are the most popular Johannesburg airlines for direct flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
Answer: South African Airways provides 29% of the non-stop flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
Answer: Durban, ZA

Airlines in Johannesburg flying to Cape Town Last modified: Mar 28, 2017 1:43 -04:00Number of routes searched: 44Number of itineraries searched: 1 776 454

Wondering which airlines fly out of Johannesburg to Cape Town? We've gathered the average price of Johannesburg airlines with flights to Cape Town. 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.

Johannesburg to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Safair -
Mango -
Comair Limited -
South African -
Air Botswana GBE
Safair DUR
Safair ELS
Safair PLZ
Mango DUR
Comair Limited DUR
South African BFN
South African DUR
South African ELS
South African GRJ
Air Namibia WDH
Air Namibia WVB

Johannesburg to Cape Town Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Johannesburg and Cape Town. 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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Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town