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Find cheap flights from Johannesburg to South America from R8 522

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July

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December

Cheapest flight

R8 522
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 14% increase in price.
Most popular time to fly (1% more expensive on average)
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Top tips for finding cheap flights to South America

  • High season is considered to be January, February and December. The cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg is January.
  • Morning departure is around 16% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

Top 5 airlines serving from OR Tambo to South America

Need help choosing which airline to fly with from OR Tambo to South America? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to KAYAK reviews.
7,6
South AfricanOverall score based on 254 reviews
82crew
76comfort
72food
67entertainment
79boarding
79overall
Airline reviews

I think more immigration officers at Or Tambo- I spent 90 mins in a queue before I can assisted and most people missed their appointments and meetings

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I think more immigration officers at Or Tambo- I spent 90 mins in a queue before I can assisted and most people missed their appointments and meetings

Not sure it was a basic airline so nothing much to like but what was annoying was they delayed so much we missed our connecting flight and we had to almost fight to be out on the next flight and also even get food

Everything the crew werr nice and helpful plus the food was good

First row in business class is terrible - no storage space with video screen folded down between seats. Entertainment system didn't show flight info...

At the last minute as I boarded the airplane they made me check my carry on bag. When I arrived my Apple Watch, sunglasses, and medications had been stolen. I find this absolutely unacceptable. I will never fly with SAA again.

Cons: "It’s a hop and a skip, just 2 1/2 hours. But. Nice flight"
Pros: "Courteous crew"
Cons: "Entertainment console only partially working. Toilet vacant/occupied indicator not working fully."
Cons: "Wish SAA doesn’t stop their operation, friendly cabin crew and tremendous professional on deck crew"
Pros: "Food and service as well as pilot trying to speak other languages. Great to hear him trying. he put a smile on the teams face. Sounded liked a good leader and that is encouraging, especially as the airline is going through a tough time."
Cons: "Seat comfort and tech access to USB ports etc."
Cons: "Absolutely nothing could be improved. The staff were the friendliest I’ve come across and the food was great too."

I had already opted for Vegan food before 2 months yet they say we have no record for it,

Was required to print a boarding pass, which I'd prefer to avoid. Seat (economy x) was comfortable, service was excellent.

I would advice everybody not to fly by Indigo, no entertainment in flight, rude behavior of staff, worst experience of my life

professional crew god service good entertainment need choices for diabetic meal

In spite of placing requests for vegetarian food, I didn’t get it because they ran out of stock. According to crew, only fixed number of vegetarian orders will be carried. Typically, they should have checked and served those who had specifically requested. I was one of those to get the food last.

need to improve management and air hostess services. Rest of it’s OK.

I liked the food and services provided. I think the seating should be updated cause it’s to congested for economic class.

I really did like the food and beverage and crew was really good!

food in Qatar was terrible. I had ordered asian vegetarian meal but the food lacked any flavor. Choices of entertainment was also very limited. emirates is way better in terms of food and entertainment.

Bag check in at DC was slow. Boarding process was slow more due to customers unfamiliar with how to board properly. Food and service was excellent!

Terrible They charged me 157$ for excess baggage even though my bags were within the normally accepted limits Flight was late. Service was poor. The snacks were really bad

Hostile flight attendants. Second flight with Jose so much better. Arrived 1/2 hour early. Thanks.

Tough flight with turbulence… I was told by a fellow passenger that it is common. Nonetheless, very stressful. Cordial staff.

Very unprofessional staff in the checking and boarding. There was no space for my carry-on bag, which is understandable for a full flight. However, the rudeness in answering my questions about my bag were unnecessary. Shaming and threatening a passenger to be left behind was something I had never experienced (I am 57 years old and a Skymiles member) before. At a minimum, the boarding staff (Krystal Mejia and her manager Dee) should undergo further training on cultural sensitivity and professional skills on speaking with passengers. Krystal, just because I have dark hair and “look Latina” does not mean I can speak Spanish. Your assumption and threatening words until the very ending of my boarding (door of the airplane) were not only unnecessary and stressful but something that a passenger should not experience before boarding.

The flight was overbooked and the solution gave was unrespctful. I arrived 4 hour in advance in the airport and only after 2hous was possible suggest a different ticket with another company LATAM, I have accepted, but when I was checking in at LATAM the tickets was issued without luggage, what it is absurd since I have bought my tickets including it since the beginning. Due to the timing for the next flight was not possible return to Avianca to claim due to the distance between Both companies Avianca and Latam since were located in different terminals. I have insiste to the crew of Latam to call Avianca to solve it, but they could help they were alleging that only paying a thousand pesos Mexicans ($1,000 MXN) to dispatch my luggage would be accepted and I have no money at all. So I had to beg for others passagens, it was an humiliating to exchange luggage with who was platinum in order to return back the luggage in the connection airport in Brazil (GRU). I have no clue that a judicial process would be taken from my side due the lots of stress in sequence by the non professional treatment with a passenger that was just following everything said by Avianca.. Long hours of waiting until next flight and only arrive at final destine in 6hs later..

The flight from PDX to New York was cancelled, and I got rebooked one day later. Because of this I missed a meeting at my final destination, EZE. I now need to stay longer in Argentina, and was told the tariff difference was $780 plus $150 penalty! I am not using my return ticket, and have purchased a one way ticket EZE-PDX for $606 with another airline. SHAMEFUL

Cons: "The flight was full and all seats were taken. It means it was impossible to maintain the required and necessary social distancing."
Pros: "The crew was great"
Cons: "They should be on time but we left 30 minutes later."
Cons: "Boarding was very confusing. The waiting area was filled with people milling around, trying to find their line."
Pros: "El vuelo fue a tiempo y sobretodo muy facil de obtener el pasabordo. La gente muy amable y eficiente. Gracias!!! The fly was on-time, I got the boarding pass easy and fast, stuff was Wonderful!! Thanks"
Cons: "At this time all worked perfect for me the way how it is."

Luggage delayed for one day. I called customer service, and they had no info and no empathy. Boarding was very disorganized and chaotic. We went nearly 7 hours with no food or snacks on the flight. This is not an airline that has respect for its passengers.

Same but worse than international. The inter African flights are worse.

Food was horrible. Our flight was not comfortable due to turbulence, seats was not comfortable, Very tight barely can not move anywhere.

The check in staff was amazing. Best customer service! The plane was old! My entertainment on the first flight didn't work at all, in my seat or in the seat next to me. The bathroom doors were old and troublesome. One of the bathrooms, the whole sink panel was broken. Everything felt old and falling apart. The airline stewardesses were amazing and quite hospitable. When there were delays, they kept us well informed. Transit was GREAT! I wasn't sure how I would make it to my next flight in 1 1/2 hours but the security lines were short and efficient. The C gates in Addis Ababa were CROWDED! That whole space downstairs was too crowded and challenging to manuever. I usually fly Ethiopian within Africa and was interested to see how the experience would be intercontinental. Overall, I would choose it again if it was cheaper than Delta/Air France or Lufthansa/KLM. I wouldn't make it a first choice if the prices were the same because the planes are so old! The food and entertainment also weren't as good. Good selection of movies but as I mentioned, on the first flight they didn't work at all (I slept so it was okay) and the 2nd flight it was glitchy. All in all, I didn't hate it but it would be a first choice only if it's cheaper.

Hot, uncomfortable and very rough take off and landing. Very regrettable.

The seats were quite uncomfortable despite having good legroom. The 350s are quite nice but the problem is on the old 777 aircraft. Special meal requests are not catered for as they should. They never had any ice for drinks.

I've never been served three bread courses in a single meal before. Was really impressed by the novelty of that.

Was so glad the the captain kept the air. It’s usually suffocating in there.

Pros: "We got scammed out of the tickets from Justfly.com and Ethiopian Airlines turned us away without looking at our tickets. I am upset. Now I have to get more Covid Testing done and that will cost approx. $700 and new plane tickets. JustFly.com's customer service is misleading and deceiving. And they blocked my number."
Cons: "Background check your booking agencies and their agents."
Pros: "The food!! The flight was in time and also the flight attendant were so available and caring"
Cons: "I have wifi in board for an hour for whatsapp messaging I would have beloved to have it all flight"

Short lay-overs and total flight times. Everything else could have been better.

Pros: "Leg space was great and bathrooms were wider than usual."
Cons: "The entertainment center was falling, the touch screen was not working well, and the movies were all very outdated. There was no USB charger."
Pros: "Punctuality of the flight and the pilots did an amazing job"
Cons: "There was not in flight entertainment few broken handsets, broken seats"
Cons: "Old plane with no entertainment. The flight was schedule for 7:10pm then changed to 8:20pm then changed again to 11:50pm."
Pros: "The flight was really cheap. Although you get what you pay for. My seat didn’t have entertainment working. This is not the first time that it happens and the crew only look at your face and say sorry. Doesn’t do anything about it."
Cons: "Entertainment working, better food, not allowing passengers with 3 big luggages as carry on."

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Recent return flight deals

8/3Fri
directLATAM Airlines
10h 00mJNB-GRU
21/3Thu
directLATAM Airlines
8h 40mGRU-JNB
R11 070
21/5Tue
directLATAM Airlines
10h 20mJNB-GRU
17/6Mon
directLATAM Airlines
8h 45mGRU-JNB
R11 109
28/5Tue
1 stopSouth African
13h 35mJNB-GRU
11/6Tue
1 stopSouth African
14h 15mGRU-JNB
R11 698
13/5Mon
directSouth African
10h 30mJNB-GRU
23/5Thu
directSouth African
8h 50mGRU-JNB
R11 812
5/3Tue
1 stopTAAG
15h 50mJNB-GRU
23/12Mon
1 stopTAAG
15h 05mGRU-JNB
R16 092
10/3Sun
1 stopTAAG
16h 00mJNB-GRU
17/3Sun
1 stopTAAG
15h 25mGRU-JNB
R16 263
13/5Mon
1 stopQatar Airways
43h 40mJNB-GRU
23/5Thu
1 stopQatar Airways
32h 35mGRU-JNB
R18 394
7/5Tue
1 stopQatar Airways
43h 40mJNB-GRU
11/6Tue
1 stopQatar Airways
32h 35mGRU-JNB
R19 136
17/3Sun
3 stopsEthiopian Air
37h 05mJNB-EZE
27/3Wed
2 stopsEthiopian Air
34h 35mEZE-JNB
R26 459
17/3Sun
3 stopsEthiopian Air
37h 05mJNB-EZE
26/3Tue
2 stopsEthiopian Air
41h 30mEZE-JNB
R27 239

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8/4Mon
directSouth African
10h 30mJNB-GRU
R8 522
27/2Tue
1 stopSouth African
14h 25mJNB-GRU
R8 617
30/5Thu
1 stopTAAG
16h 00mJNB-GRU
R9 168
29/2Thu
1 stopTAAG
15h 50mJNB-GRU
R9 359
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10h 20mJNB-GRU
R10 956
27/2Tue
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10h 00mJNB-GRU
R11 032
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1 stopEthiopian Air
30h 50mJNB-GRU
R15 902
8/4Mon
2 stopsQatar Airways
45h 15mJNB-GRU
R19 573
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R23 092
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27h 55mJNB-GRU
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25/2Sun
directLATAM Airlines
10h 00mJNB-GRU
7/3Thu
directLATAM Airlines
8h 40mGRU-JNB
R12 858
26/2Mon
multi-stopSouth African
32h 30mJNB-GRU
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directSouth African
9h 00mGRU-JNB
R13 087
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directSouth African
10h 00mJNB-GRU
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multi-stopSouth African
10h 40mGRU-JNB
R13 258
26/2Mon
directSouth African
10h 00mJNB-GRU
11/3Mon
directSouth African
9h 00mGRU-JNB
R13 467
26/2Mon
multi-stop
35h 55mJNB-GRU
11/3Mon
multi-stop
15h 25mGRU-JNB
R18 584
26/2Mon
multi-stopQatar Airways
45h 05mJNB-GRU
7/3Thu
multi-stopQatar Airways
37h 55mGRU-JNB
R29 217
26/2Mon
multi-stopQatar Airways
45h 05mJNB-GRU
6/3Wed
multi-stopQatar Airways
50h 35mGRU-JNB
R29 559
24/2Sat
multi-stopEthiopian Air
41h 00mJNB-GRU
6/3Wed
multi-stopEthiopian Air
30h 35mGRU-JNB
R35 855
25/2Sun
multi-stopEthiopian Air
41h 00mJNB-GRU
6/3Wed
multi-stopEthiopian Air
30h 35mGRU-JNB
R39 127
26/2Mon
multi-stopSWISS
44h 10mJNB-EZE
15/8Thu
multi-stopSWISS
45h 10mEZE-JNB
R49 018

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Johannesburg - South America Flights

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Johannesburg (JNB)South Africa

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South America - Johannesburg

Cabin classes:

R47 649
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R13 068