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

Popular flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Comair Limited
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 ZAR1,526
May 13, 2016 May 20, 2016 ZAR1,526
Mango
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 5, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 ZAR2,329
Safair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 5, 2016 Apr 8, 2016 ZAR1,478
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 ZAR1,879
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 ZAR1,879
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 25, 2016 ZAR1,879
Mar 20, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 ZAR1,879
Mar 28, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 ZAR1,879

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 ZAR1,590.

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 ZAR1,815 ZAR3,244
7-14 days ZAR1,526 ZAR2,377
14-21 days ZAR1,574 ZAR2,008
21-30 days ZAR1,703 ZAR2,377
30-60 days ZAR1,478 ZAR2,393
60-90 days ZAR1,558 ZAR2,297
90+ days ZAR1,285 ZAR2,216

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
ZAR1,526 ZAR1,478 ZAR1,622 ZAR1,510 ZAR1,558 ZAR1,574 ZAR1,879

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
February Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2/22/16 2/26/16 0 ZAR1,526
March Johannesburg Cape Town Safair 3/15/16 3/17/16 0 ZAR1,638
April Johannesburg Cape Town Safair 4/5/16 4/8/16 0 ZAR1,478
May Johannesburg Cape Town Safair 5/31/16 6/2/16 0 ZAR1,494
June Johannesburg Cape Town Safair 6/1/16 6/8/16 0 ZAR1,494
July Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 7/1/16 7/4/16 0 ZAR1,526
August Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 8/15/16 8/22/16 0 ZAR1,285
September Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 9/19/16 9/26/16 0 ZAR1,526

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
ZAR2,313
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
ZAR2,313 ZAR1,574
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
ZAR1,574 ZAR1,895
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
ZAR1,895 ZAR2,120
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
ZAR2,120 ZAR2,570
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
ZAR2,570

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 ZAR3,453.

The average price for non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is ZAR1,815.

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 05:55 19:50
Safair 6 6 5 6 6 5 6 05:55 20:35
Mango 10 8 8 10 10 7 9 05:55 18:35
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 ZAR980.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is ZAR1,815.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nelspruit to Cape Town Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,015
Gaborone to Cape Town Air Botswana, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,432
Manzini to Cape TownCheck Dates
Johannesburg to George Cem Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,398
Johannesburg to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ZAR9,667
Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,317
Johannesburg to Upington Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR5,123
Johannesburg to East London Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,317
Johannesburg to Kimberley Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,831
Johannesburg to Bloemfontein Cem Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,895
Johannesburg to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR996
Nelspruit to George Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,673
Johannesburg to Windhoek British Airways, Comair Limited, South African, Air Namibia ZAR2,907
Johannesburg to Gaborone Air Botswana, South African ZAR2,538
Gaborone to George Air Botswana, South African Check Dates
Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR2,602
Johannesburg to Walvis Bay Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Namibia ZAR4,288
Johannesburg to Maputo British Airways, Comair Limited, South African, LAM Mocambique ZAR4,545
Johannesburg to Nelspruit Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,976
Johannesburg to Richards Bay South African ZAR3,035
Gaborone to Johannesburg Air Botswana, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR2,730
Nelspruit to Johannesburg Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR2,008
Johannesburg to ManziniCheck Dates
Johannesburg to Maun Air Botswana, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,465
Nelspruit to Port Elizabeth Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,770
Johannesburg to Victoria Falls British Airways, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR3,116
Johannesburg to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, South African, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR8,945
Johannesburg to New York American, JetBlue, South African, United ZAR12,526
Johannesburg to Bulawayo South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR2,538
Johannesburg to Livingstone British Airways, Inter Air, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR3,886

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

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
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 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 8 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 397 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 31% of the non-stop flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town.
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