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Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town, South Africa Last modified: Dec 9, 2016 1:52 -05:00

Johannesburg to Cape Town Last modified: Dec 9, 2016 1:52 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 27 900 004 488 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cape Town. Mango & Comair Limited frequently offer the best deals to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Mango
JNBCPT
Mon 01/16
nonstop
CPTJNB
Sat 01/21
nonstop
R1 525
Comair Limited
JNBCPT
Sat 12/31
nonstop
CPTJNB
Thu 01/12
nonstop
R1 565
Safair
JNBCPT
Sat 02/25
nonstop
CPTJNB
Sat 03/04
nonstop
R1 808
South African
JNBCPT
Sat 01/07
nonstop
CPTJNB
Sat 01/14
nonstop
R1 808
MASwings
JNBCPT
Sun 01/08
1 stop
CPTJNB
Fri 01/13
1 stop
R2 617

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 565.

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? 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 226 R2 483
7-14 days R2 226 R2 523
14-21 days R2 307 R3 036
21-30 days R1 565 R2 132
30-60 days R1 525 R2 159
60-90 days R1 700 R2 307
90+ days R1 525 R1 903

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 27 908 060 797 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 Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R1 525 R1 565 R1 565 R1 565 R1 565 R1 565 R1 565

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
December Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2016/12/31 2017/01/12 0 R1 565
January Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/01/16 2017/01/21 0 R1 525
February Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/02/25 2017/03/04 0 R1 700
March Johannesburg Cape Town Mango 2017/03/24 2017/03/27 0 R1 727
April Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2017/04/25 2017/04/28 0 R2 253
May Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2017/05/16 2017/05/18 0 R1 795
June Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2017/06/29 2017/07/09 0 R2 091
July Johannesburg Cape Town Comair Limited 2017/07/01 2017/07/14 0 R2 712

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
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
R2 766
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
R2 766 R2 671
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
R2 671 R2 604
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
R2 604 R2 307
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
R2 307 R1 565
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
R1 565

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 R3 022.

The average price for direct flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is R2 199.

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
MASwings 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 07:30 13:15
British Airways 12 12 12 12 12 6 10 06:05 19:50
Safair 12 12 12 12 12 10 12 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 107.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town is R1 903.

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 448 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 28% 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: Dec 9, 2016 1:52 -05:00Number of routes searched: 43Number of itineraries searched: 2 593 068

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 -
MASwings BFN
MASwings KIM
Air Botswana GBE
Safair ELS
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