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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.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to George?

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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 869 R4 762
7-14 days R2 408 R4 169
14-21 days R2 049 R4 565
21-30 days R2 139 R11 717
30-60 days R2 103 R11 717
60-90 days R2 606 R4 151
90+ days R2 193 R11 070

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
February Johannesburg George Comair 2020/02/20 2020/02/21 0 R1 959
March Johannesburg George Safair 2020/03/02 2020/03/05 0 R1 294
April Johannesburg George South African 2020/04/29 2020/05/04 0 R3 864
May Johannesburg George South African 2020/05/27 2020/06/01 0 R3 253
June Johannesburg George Safair 2020/06/17 2020/06/27 0 R1 438
July Johannesburg George South African 2020/07/08 2020/07/22 0 R3 666
August Johannesburg George South African 2020/08/13 2020/08/17 0 R3 235
September Johannesburg George South African 2020/09/11 2020/09/18 0 R4 008

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

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
R2 965
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
R2 965 R3 433
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
R3 433 R3 684
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
R3 684 R3 666
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
R3 666 R3 469
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
R3 469

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 R6 002.

The average price for direct flights from Johannesburg to George is R3 576.

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 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 02:10 11:05
Mango 1 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 600.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to George is R3 576.

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 55 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 36 direct flights from Johannesburg to George.
Question: What are the most popular Johannesburg airlines for direct flights from Johannesburg to George?
Answer: Comair provides 63% of the non-stop flights between Johannesburg and George.

Airlines in Johannesburg flying to George Last modified: Nov 1, 2020 5:34 -05:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

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.

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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