Users booking trips to Johannesburg from Durban found flights 94% cheaper than the average price of flights to Johannesburg. To find the cheapest price to Johannesburg from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Johannesburg. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around £455. The month of March is another great option to travel to Johannesburg, with average flight prices from United Kingdom averaging around £461.
In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Johannesburg is about 59 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are £511. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Johannesburg from United Kingdom for as low as £304 on momondo.
The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Johannesburg is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as £478. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Friday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Johannesburg on Friday is £549.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Johannesburg is in the morning. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Johannesburg in the morning for as low as £484. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In the evening is when there is more demand to fly to Johannesburg, so prices are often more expensive at around £545 per ticket.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Johannesburg is possible. If you are planning a flight to Johannesburg, consider booking flights to Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (20 mi from Johannesburg city centre), Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. Airport (39 mi from Johannesburg city centre) or Sun City Pilansberg Airport (81 mi from Johannesburg city centre).
You can find deals at Sun City Pilansberg Airport for £60pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, South Africa travel restrictions include travel to Johannesburg. South Africa has suspended all flights into the country except for flights authorised by the Ministry of Transport and flights for medical evacuations, humanitarian aid, emergency landings or refuelling stops. Nationals of South Africa who arrive in the country will be subject to quarantine for up to 21 days and airline crew will be subject to quarantine laws as applicable. If you are planning to travel to Johannesburg at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.