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Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa - JNB to CPT Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:14 PM

Popular flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:14 PM

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Comair Limited
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 May 31, 2016 ZAR 1,718
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 ZAR 1,718
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 ZAR 1,718
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 ZAR 1,718
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 ZAR 1,718
Mango
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 ZAR 1,984
Safair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 ZAR 1,656
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 22, 2016 ZAR 1,687
Jul 31, 2016 Aug 7, 2016 ZAR 1,687
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 ZAR 1,687

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

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 ZAR 1,781.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days ZAR 1,718 ZAR 3,217
7-14 days ZAR 1,718 ZAR 3,264
14-21 days ZAR 1,718 ZAR 3,202
21-30 days ZAR 1,718 ZAR 2,889
30-60 days ZAR 1,687 ZAR 3,217
60-90 days ZAR 1,687 ZAR 2,765
90+ days ZAR 1,656 ZAR 2,702

Cheapest Day To Fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
ZAR 1,687 ZAR 1,718 ZAR 1,843 ZAR 1,843 ZAR 1,843 ZAR 1,843 ZAR 1,687

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Johannesburg to Cape Town

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 5/30/16 5/31/16 0 ZAR 1,718
June Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 6/6/16 6/7/16 0 ZAR 1,718
July Johannesburg Cape Town South African 7/11/16 7/22/16 0 ZAR 1,687
August Johannesburg Cape Town Safair 8/30/16 9/4/16 0 ZAR 1,656
September Johannesburg Cape Town Safair 9/16/16 9/18/16 0 ZAR 1,781
October Johannesburg Cape Town Safair 10/5/16 10/8/16 0 ZAR 1,984
November Johannesburg Cape Town South African 11/1/16 11/10/16 0 ZAR 2,077
December Johannesburg Cape Town South African 12/13/16 12/22/16 0 ZAR 2,077

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

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 Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
ZAR 2,140
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
ZAR 2,140 ZAR 1,843
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
ZAR 1,843 ZAR 1,843
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
ZAR 1,843 ZAR 1,843
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
ZAR 1,843 ZAR 1,843
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
ZAR 1,843

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

Your Johannesburg to Cape Town 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town is ZAR 3,452.

The average price for non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is ZAR 1,859.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Johannesburg to Cape Town
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 12 12 12 12 12 6 10 06:05 19:50
Safair 5 5 4 5 5 3 6 05:55 20:15
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 21:00

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

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 ZAR 1,016.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is ZAR 1,859.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nelspruit to Cape Town Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,717
Gaborone to Cape Town Air Botswana, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,357
Manzini to Cape TownCheck Dates
Johannesburg to George Cem Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,280
Johannesburg to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 9,807
Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,609
Johannesburg to Upington Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 5,138
Johannesburg to East London Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,546
Johannesburg to Kimberley MASwings, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,999
Johannesburg to Bloemfontein Cem Air, MASwings, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,077
Johannesburg to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,453
Nelspruit to George Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,560
Johannesburg to Windhoek British Airways, Safair, Comair Limited, South African, Air Namibia ZAR 3,249
Johannesburg to Gaborone Air Botswana, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,718
Gaborone to George Air Botswana, Safair, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,890
Johannesburg to Walvis Bay Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Namibia ZAR 4,451
Johannesburg to Maputo British Airways, South African, LAM Mocambique ZAR 4,592
Johannesburg to Nelspruit Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,218
Johannesburg to Richards Bay South African ZAR 3,046
Gaborone to Johannesburg Air Botswana, Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,858
Nelspruit to Johannesburg Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,984
Johannesburg to ManziniCheck Dates
Johannesburg to Maun Air Botswana, Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 5,794
Nelspruit to Port Elizabeth Safair, Mango, South African ZAR 4,873
Johannesburg to Victoria Falls British Airways, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR 3,014
Johannesburg to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, TAROM, South African, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 9,308
Johannesburg to New York American, JetBlue, South African, United ZAR 12,618
Johannesburg to Bulawayo Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR 2,390
Johannesburg to Livingstone British Airways, Inter Air, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR 4,170

Airlines Flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town (JNB to CPT) Number of flights searched: 47Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:14 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Johannesburg to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
MASwings BFN X X X X X
British Airways - X X X X X X X
Mango - 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 Johannesburg and Cape Town, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Johannesburg to Cape Town Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
Answer: The average Johannesburg to Cape Town flight time is 2 hours and 9 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Johannesburg and Cape Town?
Answer: The distance from Johannesburg to Cape Town is 1261 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
Answer: There are 389 direct flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
Answer: South African Airways provides 32% 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: Bloemfontein, ZA
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