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Located in the foothills of South Africa’s Outeniqua Mountains, George is an excellent base from which to explore the Southern Cape Region. At the heart of the area’s Garden Route, it is an established destination for travelers on the Cape Wildflower Floral Kingdom trail and equipped to deal with business or leisure visitors. With plenty of restaurants, attractions, and conference facilities, this city provides a warm welcome for all. At the Fancourt Golf Estate, you can learn from PGA professionals on a stunning course set in lush, green gardens, or sample a few New World wines on the mountainside Herold Wines vineyard.

Flying to George

1. Which airports serve Johannesburg to George?

The majority of flights from Johannesburg to George depart from the O. R. Tambo International Airport, also known as Johannesburg Airport. It is 21 km from the city center. Occasionally, flights also leave from the privately owned Lanseria International Airport, which is 32 km from the city. Each flight arrives at George Airport, which is conveniently close at just 8km from the center of town.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Johannesburg to George?

For a direct flight, travel with airlines like Safair, South African Airways or Comair Limited, as each of these has daily routes. If you are prepared for a stopover, British Airways, Mango and CemAir all offer regular flights.

3. How long is the flight?

On a direct flight, the journey time is 1 hour and 55 minutes, but if the route includes stopovers this time could extend to 4 hours or more. Both cities are in the same time zone.

4. Climate changes between Johannesburg and George

In George, the climate is warm, yet mild, with cooler temperatures around July and August. Rain falls regularly throughout the year, but the highest levels are in March. Further north in Johannesburg, the subtropical weather is warmer but as the city is at an altitude it is a pleasant heat.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

In George, the currency is the South African Rand. It is widely available from banks, most of which are on York Street or in the Garden Route Mall. All major credit cards are accepted in George, though the most popular are MasterCard and Visa. You do need a visa to travel within South Africa, or to visit South Africa from another country for more than 90 days.

George Information

Flying in from the largest South African city, Johannesburg, with its one million inhabitants, you’ll notice the peace and quiet, as just 120,000 people call George home.

If you appreciate a tour with added thrills, the Garden Route Quad Adventures will take you through the outback at speed or, for a more sedate countryside outing, try a horse trail. In this temperate climate exploring is always a pleasure, so head out to Wilderness, a sprawling sandy beach that’s right next to the highway and dotted with small local restaurants serving up fresh seafood. Back in town, take a walk through the Indigenous Botanical Garden to see how the Southern Cape native species are being conserved for future generations. The small but beautifully curated George Museum enables visitors to learn more about the town’s heritage, with artworks, photos, and artifacts from the timber industry.

Johannesburg to George Last modified: Dec 13, 2019 2:38 -05:00

We've scanned 48 195 047 545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to George. Safair & Comair frequently offer the best deals to George flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Fri 03/13
Mon 03/16
R1 185
Fri 03/13
Mon 03/16
R1 488
Tue 12/31
Fri 01/10
R1 835
South African
Tue 12/31
Fri 01/10
R2 051

How Much is a Flight from Johannesburg to George?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Johannesburg to George, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R2 124.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to George?

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 George 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 George?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Johannesburg to George.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R1 488 R3 496
7-14 days R2 239 R4 030
14-21 days R1 532 R3 366
21-30 days R1 734 R2 933
30-60 days R2 701 R3 640
60-90 days R2 600 R3 640
90+ days R1 185 R3 120

Cheapest Day To Fly from Johannesburg to George

We've examined 57 595 778 181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Johannesburg to George is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R2 254R1 575R1 488R2 470R1 633R4 117R1 315

Compare Flight Prices from Johannesburg to George 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 George flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Johannesburg George Safair 2019/12/15 2019/12/18 0 R1 344
January Johannesburg George Comair 2020/01/10 2020/01/12 0 R1 633
February Johannesburg George Comair 2020/02/23 2020/02/28 0 R1 315
March Johannesburg George South African 2020/03/29 2020/04/03 0 R3 265
April Johannesburg George Safair 2020/04/21 2020/04/26 0 R1 286
May Johannesburg George South African 2020/05/04 2020/05/08 0 R2 947
June Johannesburg George South African 2020/06/22 2020/06/26 0 R2 947
July Johannesburg George South African 2020/07/24 2020/07/27 1 R8 594

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Johannesburg to George

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Johannesburg to George. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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R4 030
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
R4 030 R4 102
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
R4 102 R4 276
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
R4 276 R1 633
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
R1 633 R2 947
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
R2 947

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Johannesburg to George

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 George is R5 171.

The average price for direct flights from Johannesburg to George is R2 095.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Johannesburg to George - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Safair 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 00:45 11:05
Mango 2 1 1 2 2 0 2 05:40 09:00
Comair 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 01:50 12:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Johannesburg to George

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 George. 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 George is R1 719.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to George is R4 030.

Johannesburg to George Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Johannesburg to George?
Answer: The average Johannesburg to George flight time is an hour and 56 minutes.
Question: How far is George from Johannesburg?
Answer: The distance from Johannesburg to George is 1 039 kilometers (646 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Johannesburg to George?
Answer: There are 61 direct flights from Johannesburg to George.
Question: What are the most popular Johannesburg airlines for direct flights from Johannesburg to George?
Answer: Safair provides 45% of the non-stop flights between Johannesburg and George.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Johannesburg to George?
Answer: Cape Town, ZA

Airlines in Johannesburg flying to George Last modified: Dec 13, 2019 2:38 -05:00Number of routes searched: 23Number of itineraries searched: 189 190

Wondering which airlines fly out of Johannesburg to George? We've gathered the average price of Johannesburg airlines with flights to George. 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 George
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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South African CPT
South African DUR

Johannesburg to George Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Johannesburg and George. 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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