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This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from OR Tambo to Cancún departing on 5/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap flight deals from OR Tambo to Cancún (JNB-CUN)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from OR Tambo to Cancún that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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22:00 - 21:35JNB-CUN
30h 35m2 stops
8:00 - 10:10CUN-JNB
43h 10m2 stops
R23 181
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Tue, Nov 26 - Tue, Dec 10
23:55 - 15:05JNB-CUN
46h 10m1 stop
13:19 - 8:55CUN-JNB
36h 36m2 stops
R23 653
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Thu, Nov 28 - Fri, Dec 13
19:45 - 16:55JNB-CUN
28h 10m1 stop
18:40 - 10:20CUN-JNB
32h 40m1 stop
R25 864British Airways
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Wed, Nov 27 - Sun, Dec 15
13:40 - 17:36JNB-CUN
34h 56m2 stops
15:55 - 4:00CUN-JNB
29h 05m2 stops
R26 589Qatar Airways
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Mon, Nov 25 - Mon, Dec 16
19:50 - 6:33JNB-CUN
41h 43m2 stops
18:40 - 9:40CUN-JNB
32h 00m2 stops
R26 897Qatar Airways
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Tue, Nov 26 - Thu, Dec 12
19:45 - 20:15JNB-CUN
31h 30m2 stops
18:40 - 10:20CUN-JNB
32h 40m1 stop
R27 694British Airways
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Sun, Dec 1 - Tue, Dec 10
22:00 - 13:57JNB-CUN
22h 57m1 stop
14:04 - 18:35CUN-JNB
21h 31m1 stop
R35 270United Airlines
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Sun, Dec 1 - Thu, Dec 12
22:00 - 13:57JNB-CUN
22h 57m1 stop
12:28 - 9:30CUN-JNB
38h 02m2 stops
R38 370United Airlines
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Tue, Nov 26 - Wed, Dec 11
19:50 - 19:50JNB-CUN
31h 00m1 stop
22:20 - 8:55CUN-JNB
27h 35m1 stop
R52 181Air France
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Sun, Dec 1 - Mon, Dec 16
19:50 - 19:50JNB-CUN
31h 00m1 stop
22:20 - 8:55CUN-JNB
27h 35m1 stop
R63 835Air France
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Fri, Nov 29 - Wed, Dec 11

Flights from OR Tambo to Cancún - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from OR Tambo to Cancún to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cancún?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cancún, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cancún is May, where tickets cost R19 194 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are August and December, where the average cost of tickets is R29 543 and R26 335 respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cancún?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cancún, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cancún, you should book around 2 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 155 days before departure.

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When to book flights from OR Tambo to Cancún

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from OR Tambo to Cancún based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
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FAQs for booking Johannesburg to Cancun flights

  • What is the cheapest flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cancún?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cancún was R907 for a one-way ticket and R1 279 for a return.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Johannesburg to Cancun?

    Johannesburg airport is called Johannesburg OR Tambo and the only airport in Cancun is Cancun.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Johannesburg to Cancun?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Johannesburg to Cancun?

    Star Alliance, oneworld, and SkyTeam are the airline alliances operating flights between Johannesburg and Cancun, with SkyTeam being the most commonly used for this route.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from Johannesburg to Cancún, British Airways or United Airlines?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Johannesburg to Cancún are British Airways and United Airlines. With an average price for the route of R20 078 and an overall rating of 6,7, British Airways is the most popular choice. United Airlines is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of R29 437 and an overall rating of 7,4.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Johannesburg to Cancun?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Johannesburg to Cancun.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Johannesburg to Cancun?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Cancun from Johannesburg is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Johannesburg to Cancun?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Cancun with an airline and back to Johannesburg with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Johannesburg to Cancun?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Cancun from Johannesburg up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top 5 airlines serving from OR Tambo to Cancún

See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from Johannesburg to Cancún. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
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Qatar AirwaysOverall score based on 4180 reviews
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Being a QR Platinum member traveling in business class, I expected the staff to be more courteous. Unfortunately, the lady staff was rude attending business class 1K side.

2,0 MediocreAjesh, Jul 2024COK - DOH
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Being a QR Platinum member traveling in business class, I expected the staff to be more courteous. Unfortunately, the lady staff was rude attending business class 1K side.

As gold member there is no priority checkin. Meaning you either have to board with your zone or last with business class pax. As economy pax all the baggage bays are filled by the time you arrive

Good staff, good intent, decent entertainment. More seat space would always be of benefit

I had first class service from them. A little late taking off, but no major problem

For a short flight, Qatar Airways offers very good onboard service.

Suddenly Flight has been change by Qatar and there’s no information is there of us from Bom to Doha and counter person is behaving like Qatar owner next I will not buy Qatar and I will not suggest anyone to fly in Qatar

The crew was fantastic and the over flight was perfect as well.

I had never seen any cabin crews behaving like that. They are not at all professionally fit for this job

Crews are very rude and unhelpful. Cramped seats in economy. Foods are useless

The flight from Doha to Mumbai with Indigo was worst in my whole life, I had booked tickets with Qatar, but still we had to fly by Indigo , worst flight

The first half from DC to Paris was very good and the staff were very helpful and humble BUT flight from Paris to Mumbai was sad. 1) it was packed. 2) no space on head compartment 3) crews were unresponsive to the calls 4) one crew member literally banged the bottle of water after giving me glass of water. A little water splashed on me and she was unapologetic 5) with so many hours of flight, little leg space should be taken care else don’t fill your airline till brim which affects your crew and they remove anger on us. 6) huge line for washrooms. 7) 2nd half journey was pathetic

Forty five minutes late for departure. Staff were pleasant. Food was adequate but not outstanding. Entertainment system was very good, as it usually is on Air France.

Good. Food items are ok but not really healthy (no protein for the vegetarian option, just a total of 2 gr total) so not fulfilling. Also, no airline is educating passengers to behave and have common sense: let the one sitting by the window pass first, leave toilets clean after use, etc. Humanity is just getting rude and more disgusting by the day and without education or enforced common sense no

The check in was horrible. I stood in line for 1 hour to check in with an Air France ticket. Then I was told I had to go to Delta counter onstead to check in instead. It made no sense.

Old cabine without flat bed in business for a 12 hour flight is not acceptable

Generally good. The crew is excellent. The food could be better.

Excellent apart from transport to actual plane 10 minutes from the actual gate , walking out in the tarmac in the rain and having to climb stairs to enter while holding luggage.

They charge me for luggage which is was included on the ticket

Boarding was smooth and on time. The seat was comfortable and the entertainment worked. Staff were gracious.

Good aorcraft 777 but Worst food ever Breakfast was a bû’with matonnaise… Staff was nice but invisible most of the flight

The inflight Wi-Fi was poor or non-existent however the entertainment system was good. The staff are good and effective but don’t really relate well to the travellers (a smile and a “how are you” would not go astray). Not the worst airline, but if they improve they could be leaders.

It was fine. We will fly Turkish again for sure.

Good experience with Turkish Airlines. We will be back with Turkish in the future and look forward to upgraded business class on the 777 beginning in 2025 and on the Airbus 350 now.

Friendly cabin crew and the flight was on time. Would recommend toanyone

Movie selection was ok, but could be better. Would like to see greater selection of newer movies.

It was a nightmare. I booked business class ticket from Ediburgh to Beirut via Istanbul to attend a funeral. I had a wonderful experience flying to Istanbul from Edinburgh. Then I could not get a boarding pass issued to Beirut. It seems that although they booked me and I had a reservation number, I had no seat allocated and the flight was full. I was asked to go from one desk to another and made to wait for 2 hours. I missed my flight as I did not have a seat assigned and it was full. The only option was to put me on the next flight, 6 hours later, for a fee of over $400. They said that was the best they can do to 'help me' and to 'take it or leave it'. Well, I was not about to be bullied; I stood my ground. I booked and paid premium for the journey, which was confirmed. The eventually accepted to not charge me extra and i waited a total of over 8 hours in the airport with no compensation. On top of my grief with the risk of missing the funeral service, I had to put up with their indifference and condescending attitude. They spoke about me in Turkish thinking I would not understand (I hold a British passport) in front of me. When they eventually handed my passport and boarding pass back to me, I showed them I was born in Istanbul and that I understood everything and said a condescending 'thank you' back to them in Turkish. You should have seen their faces. I said that consumers have rights and it is a shame that Turkish Airlines does not have good customer service to at least acknowledge and apologize for errors committed by the airline. Blaming the me, the client, for such an error and placing unreasonable ultimatums, rudeness and dismissiveness to be rid of me, particularly when I was vulnerable and visibly grieving was really shocking... The airline taints the city of Istanbul and the people of Türkiye. Such a shame.

3 of us were in the business class. All good except the Flight out of Mumbai is too early. It is at 6:30 am. Reporting is at 4 am. We had to get up at 3 am. US connection has 4-5 hours of layover. It would be nicer to start the India flight late (give more time to sleep at home) and have less layover duration in IST.

Great ground-check in crew. Pleasant flight attendant crew. Very short flight

Turkish airline always good Only Turkish representatives at the gave need to be more helpfull to any staff who traveling on Turkish airline . One situation happened Ist to jfk on Feb 29 TK3 had seats I asked them to transfer me to tk3 because Feb 29 tk1 was oversold and they advise me that I might not make it for tk1 I asked them to transfer me to tk3 and they say no they can’t do it I been telling them you know that I don’t have a chance for tk 1 why would you let plane go with some empty seats on tk3 if you can transfer me to tk3 and have less staff on tk1 and still told me no I waited for tk1 9 hours and only last minute I got seat on tk1 It was not easy situation but I am glad I made it home Thank you Turkish Airline One more suggestion for Turkish Airline you need to make a FIRST CLASS cabin it would be so cool 🆒 Good luck all the best See you more

A good airline, but at checking in, they allocated seats for my wife, and I far away from each other, and to change them, they wanted a payment, such a bad policy, it leaves a bitter taste in the mouth All was good on the plane, good food, but the air hostess was abrupt and a bit rough dealing with the passengers, but one has to find excuses for staff working under pressure

Terrible! After boarding we were stuck on the plane for 3 hours with no air circulation during a heat wave.

Crew seemed annoyed by the fact we were there. Very unpleasant

Food was very very bad! Same flight from US was amazing with great food but the food prepared for the flight from Cape Town to New York was not eatable. The crew also did not smile once. They all looked like it was a shift they had not signed up for but were forced to take. :(

Flight was delayed 2.5 hours - a big deal on an overnight when you plan to sleep.

All good, useful to have the united app from check in to boarding

All planes flying to Mexico City are very old. Seats don’t even have power outlets.

Liked the excellent United crew, the food selection, the comfortable cabin and the excellent movie and tv shows selection. The interface on the screen is also excellent and gives the option to let the crew know to wake you up for meals, or not. I disliked the onboarding experience at the Brussels airport. The process is convoluted and was not explained to any passengers. I also don't understand why thee is an additional security screening when getting off the plane from Africa, when there was none when getting off the plane from the US.

They rerouted flight to LAX. Offered nothing but a 5 hr drive to SBP. No compensation. No regards to our healthy and safety.

Worst and most inattentive in-flight service I've ever had.

Cramped and uncomfortable seats. Not enough room for 6’2” person such as myself.

Everything was quite lovely. The crew, the food, the variety of entertainment, the flight itself, etc.

We have a lot to say when BA cancelled our flight the last minute and put us on Air France’s already overbooked flight; and took no responsibility to ensure we are safe and met our travels. It’s day 2 and we have not reached our final destination yet. BA took no responsibility, but were happy to keep the money! If it were not for third party ground staff at Dallas BA we would have not gotten to India. BA has a lot to answer!

Staff very good as was flight. Bad experience getting through passport control at Budapest airport. Very crowded, long wait and told to get in the wrong queue

British Air ways was good - American Airlines not: waited at gate for “mechanical issues” and stood at gate.. plane delayed, … staff at desk rude, had to check my personal carry on item, toilet not working… “please use the working one sparingly- it will overflow in the cabin”

Flights were actually with Aer Lingus outward and American Airlines & Aer Lingus on the return journey. Outward flight with Aer Lingus was good but the return flight with them was not so good as our seats were in a poor condition (15A & 15C) and looked like they needed replacing! The American Airlines flight from Miami to JFK New York was good and the seats were very comfortable and spacious (32D & 32E)

Flying economy is like being packed into a sardine can.

Lost our luggage in Heathrow. Showed up 3 days into a 7 day vacation. Very inconvenient and disappointing!!

Spending 10 hours on a flight with no video or wifi access due to issues per stewardess was not enjoyable nor acceptable. Will follow up directly with the airline as well

Overall, terrific service, accommodations, and experience. Only reason comfort was rated lower was because it was difficult to keep a comfortable sleeping position for the overnight flight, but I also had an economy seat.

British Airways planes are too old verses other airlines, followed by luggage not turning up, with a customer service team unhelpful in trying to locate or send to hotel was appalling. 3 days without suitcases on a leg that flies 2 x daily.

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