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Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town, South Africa Last modified: 28 Sep 2016 1:41 AM

Johannesburg to Cape Town Last modified: 28 Sep 2016 1:41 AM

We've scanned 26 771 905 517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town. South African & Mango frequently offer the best deals on Johannesburg to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

South African
JNBCPT
Tue 10/11
nonstop
CPTJNB
Tue 10/18
nonstop
R1 581
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South African
JNBCPT
Mon 10/24
nonstop
CPTJNB
Wed 10/26
nonstop
R1 581
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South African
JNBCPT
Fri 10/28
nonstop
CPTJNB
Sun 10/30
nonstop
R1 581
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South African
JNBCPT
Thu 11/03
nonstop
CPTJNB
Thu 11/10
nonstop
R1 581
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South African
JNBCPT
Tue 11/08
nonstop
CPTJNB
Sat 11/12
nonstop
R1 581
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Mango
JNBCPT
Mon 10/24
nonstop
CPTJNB
Thu 11/10
nonstop
R1 595
Select
Safair
JNBCPT
Mon 10/24
nonstop
CPTJNB
Thu 11/10
nonstop
R1 829
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Safair
JNBCPT
Tue 11/15
nonstop
CPTJNB
Tue 11/22
nonstop
R1 829
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Comair Limited
JNBCPT
Thu 10/27
nonstop
CPTJNB
Fri 10/28
nonstop
R1 898
Select
Comair Limited
JNBCPT
Tue 11/08
nonstop
CPTJNB
Sat 11/12
nonstop
R1 898
Select
Comair Limited
JNBCPT
Thu 11/10
nonstop
CPTJNB
Fri 11/11
nonstop
R1 898
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Comair Limited
JNBCPT
Sun 11/13
nonstop
CPTJNB
Sat 11/19
nonstop
R1 898
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Comair Limited
JNBCPT
Mon 11/14
nonstop
CPTJNB
Fri 11/18
nonstop
R1 898
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MASwings
JNBCPT
Fri 11/18
1 stop
CPTJNB
Fri 11/25
1 stop
R2 557
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How Much is a Flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

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 636.

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 thinking 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?

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 461 R3 712
7-14 days R1 581 R2 709
14-21 days R1 691 R2 530
21-30 days R1 581 R2 461
30-60 days R1 581 R2 379
60-90 days R1 581 R2 461
90+ days R1 581 R2 296

Cheapest Day To Fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town

We've examined 26 779 839 826 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 Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R1 581 R1 581 R1 898 R1 581 R1 581 R1 581 R1 581

Compare Flight Prices from Johannesburg to Cape Town by Month

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
September Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2016/09/30 2016/10/10 0 R3 025
October Johannesburg Cape Town South African 2016/10/11 2016/10/18 0 R1 581
November Johannesburg Cape Town South African 2016/11/03 2016/11/10 0 R1 581
December Johannesburg Cape Town South African 2016/12/11 2016/12/17 0 R1 581
January Johannesburg Cape Town South African 2017/01/06 2017/01/13 0 R1 581
February Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/02/16 2017/02/20 0 R1 595
March Johannesburg Cape Town Safair 2017/03/02 2017/03/05 0 R1 623
April Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2017/04/13 2017/04/21 0 R2 530

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town

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
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
R3 272
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
R3 272 R2 640
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
R2 640 R2 159
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
R2 159 R2 159
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
R2 159 R1 581
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
R1 581

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town

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 R3 176.

The average price for direct flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is R2 365.

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 8 8 7 8 8 5 8 05:55 20:15
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

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 R922.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is R2 283.

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 402 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 31% 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: 28 Sep 2016 1:41 AMNumber of routes searched: 45Number of itineraries searched: 3 271 949

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
South African GRJ
South African PLZ
South African NTY
South African SZK
South African MQP
Air Botswana GBE
MASwings -
MASwings BFN
MASwings KIM
Ethiopian ADD
Safair DUR
Safair ELS

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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