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Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town, South Africa Last modified: Jan 17, 2017 1:57 -05:00

Johannesburg to Cape Town Last modified: Jan 17, 2017 1:57 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28 446 960 992 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cape Town. Mango & Safair frequently offer the best deals to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Mango
JNBCPT
Tue 02/28
nonstop
CPTJNB
Thu 03/02
nonstop
R1 543
Safair
JNBCPT
Fri 05/12
nonstop
CPTJNB
Mon 05/15
nonstop
R1 584
Comair Limited
JNBCPT
Mon 01/23
nonstop
CPTJNB
Tue 01/24
nonstop
R1 597
South African
JNBCPT
Tue 02/14
nonstop
CPTJNB
Fri 02/17
nonstop
R1 827
MASwings
JNBCPT
Sat 02/25
1 stop
CPTJNB
Sun 03/05
1 stop
R2 855

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 651.

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 R1 597 R2 301
7-14 days R1 719 R3 058
14-21 days R1 705 R2 761
21-30 days R1 705 R2 409
30-60 days R1 543 R2 192
60-90 days R1 543 R2 314
90+ days R1 502 R2 003

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 28 455 456 509 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 Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R1 597 R1 543 R1 543 R1 705 R1 814 R1 665 R1 692

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
January Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2017/01/23 2017/01/24 0 R1 597
February Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/02/28 2017/03/02 0 R1 543
March Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/03/22 2017/03/28 0 R1 543
April Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/04/11 2017/04/19 0 R1 651
May Johannesburg Cape Town Safair 2017/05/14 2017/05/17 0 R1 584
June Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/06/07 2017/06/08 0 R1 502
July Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/07/02 2017/07/07 0 R1 705
August Johannesburg Cape Town South African 2017/08/28 2017/08/30 0 R2 003

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
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
R2 220
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
R2 220 R2 044
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
R2 044 R1 976
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
R1 976 R1 881
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
R1 881 R1 827
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
R1 827

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 855.

The average price for direct flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is R1 922.

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 10 10 8 10 05:55 20:35
Mango 9 7 7 8 9 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 R880.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is R1 732.

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 8 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 418 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 30% 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: Jan 17, 2017 1:57 -05:00Number of routes searched: 41Number of itineraries searched: 2 543 426

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
MASwings -
Safair -
Mango -
Comair Limited -
South African -
Air Botswana GBE
Ethiopian ADD
Mango DUR
Air Mauritius MRU
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