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Flights to Johannesburg in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price₱35,777Average for round-trip flights in August 2021
Round-trip from₱42,088From Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheap flights to Johannesburg in August, September 2021

The best prices found for JNB flights for August, September
3 Sep - 17 Sep
₱71,752pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
3 Sep - 17 Sep
₱76,920pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
2 Sep - 17 Sep
₱84,026pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg found for this year
12 Dec - 27 Dec
₱42,088pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
13 Dec - 27 Dec
₱69,964pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
13 Dec - 27 Dec
₱70,063pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

When is the best time to fly to Johannesburg?

Average Johannesburg OR Tambo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
MNL - JNB
Price
₱35,229 - ₱77,922
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Precipitation
4 - 151 mm
The best time to fly to Johannesburg is during February, but great deals can be found at other times. January tends to be the warmest period in Johannesburg so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. December is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Johannesburg?

Booking 18 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Johannesburg. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Johannesburg?

The cheapest flights to Johannesburg are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Monday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Johannesburg?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the evening when visiting Johannesburg. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

What began as a modest gold-mining town in the late 19th century grew to become South Africa’s thriving economic capital: Johannesburg (or Jo’burg for short). At first glance the city can seem unforgiving and its residents raucous, which is why most travellers who book flights to Johannesburg use it as a base on their way to game reserves and other cities and towns in South Africa. But those who stay a little longer discover a city rich in culture and history.

The best way to get to know the city is by exploring its city centre; the heart and soul of Jo’burg. The area has been revamped in recent years but still has some fine examples of colonial architecture. For an insight into the segregated black neighbourhoods built during the apartheid years take a tour of the township Soweto where Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu both lived.

Post-apartheid Jo’burg has acquired a reputation for being a dangerous city filled with crime and poverty and while this sentiment often resonates in the minds of travellers coming off Johannesburg flights, it shouldn’t deter anyone from visiting this fascinating city.

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Johannesburg climate

Johannesburg is lucky enough to have the sun shine year-round. Average temperatures are about 26 degrees in January, 16 degrees in June – and humidity is not a factor. The winters are mild and short and snow is very rare.

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When is the best time to fly to Johannesburg?

The best times to book flights to Johannesburg depends on the activity you have in mind. Southern-hemisphere rules apply when it comes to seasons. South Africa’s summer lasts from November to February – warm with heavy rains in the afternoons.

Average winter temperatures range between 11 degrees  in Johannesburg and 17 degrees in Durban; while summer temperatures hover between 19 (in Johannesburg) and 24 (in Durban).

The best time to watch game is spring (August to October). Whale watchers should visit between mid-June and the end of October for Southern Right Whales and between August and December for Humpback Whales.

For diving and surfing – April to September; hiking – spring and autumn as summer temperatures can be very high.

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Getting around Johannesburg

After your flight to Johannesburg lands, hop aboard one of the airport shuttles, which are available for most hotel destinations. The rest of the city is accessible by taxi, by bus, or on foot. The safest way to travel is by calling a cab or hiring your own car. 

Johannesburg has bus routes to all corners of the city, and the main station is Park Station. Ticket prices vary by zones. Crime is often a problem on Johannesburg’s public transport, especially on the Jo’burg-Pretoria line, so take care to travel in numbers and keep your belongings close. If you’re taking a taxi, it’s safest to hail a cab or call ahead from your hotel, as taxi lines are often hotspots for petty crime.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Johannesburg?

If you book a flight to Johannesburg, you will be flying into OR Tambo, which is the city’s only airport. Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) is located 20.7 km from the center of Johannesburg.

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