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Find cheap flights from Saudi Arabia to Johannesburg from R4 699

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Flights to OR Tambo - Travel Insights & Trends

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What is the cheapest flight to Johannesburg?

These are the best prices found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
If travelling to Johannesburg, the cheapest city to fly from in the last 3 days was Medina, with flights as low as R86 591 one-way and R170 455 return. Flights from Jeddah are the most searched and start at $198 for a return trip.

What is the cheapest day to fly to Johannesburg?

The average price of all flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to Johannesburg is Thursday where tickets can be as cheap as R12 215. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Tuesday, where prices are R14 027 on average.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, 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 to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is March, where tickets cost R7 482 on average for one-way flights. On the other hand, the most expensive months are November and September, where the average cost of tickets from Saudi Arabia is R14 539 and R13 249 respectively. For return trips, the best month to travel is March with an average price of R7 482.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

The average price for all flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport depending on the time of departure, clicked by users on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is generally in the afternoon, when flights cost R7 729 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is generally in the morning, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is R15 152.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, 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, you should book around 0 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 87 days before departure.

How long is the flight to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

The duration of your flight to Johannesburg depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular routes to Johannesburg on KAYAK are from Riyadh, which takes 11h 00m, Jeddah, which takes 12h 10m, Dammam, which takes 13h 00m, and Medina, which takes 20h 15m.

How many direct flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport are there each day?

There are around 166 direct flights from within Saudi Arabia to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport every day. Most flights depart in the morning, with 14:00 the most common departure time and 48% of flights departing in the morning.

How many direct flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport are there each week?

Each week there are around 1 160 direct flights from within Saudi Arabia to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. The most common day for departures is Friday, with 16% of flights taking off on this day.

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Low season

February

High season

June

Cheapest flight

R4 699
Best time to beat the crowds (4% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (1% more expensive on average)
Flight from Medina to Johannesburg

FAQs - booking Johannesburg flights

  • What is the cheapest flight to Johannesburg?

    If travelling to Johannesburg, the cheapest city to fly from in the last 3 days was Medina, with flights as low as R86 591 one-way and R170 455 return. Flights from Jeddah are the most searched and start at $198 for a return trip.

  • How far is Johannesburg from central Johannesburg?

    Johannesburg is 21 km from the centre of Johannesburg.

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

    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 to Johannesburg.

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

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to 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 to Johannesburg?

    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 Johannesburg with an airline and back with another airline.

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

    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 Johannesburg up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

  • Which airline offers the most flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

    Of the 7 airlines that fly to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, Airlink offers the most flights, with around 472 per week, followed by FlySafair with 368 flights per week.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Johannesburg

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Direct departures

Saudi Arabia to Johannesburg OR Tambo

Monday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +61 more

ANA, ASKY, +62 more

Tuesday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +58 more

ANA, ASKY, +59 more

Wednesday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +62 more

ANA, ASKY, +63 more

Thursday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +59 more

ANA, ASKY, +60 more

Friday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +63 more

ANA, ASKY, +64 more

Saturday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +56 more

ANA, ASKY, +57 more

Sunday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +62 more

ANA, ASKY, +63 more

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Direct returns

Johannesburg OR Tambo to Saudi Arabia

Monday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +61 more

ANA, ASKY, +62 more

Tuesday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +58 more

ANA, ASKY, +59 more

Wednesday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +62 more

ANA, ASKY, +63 more

Thursday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +59 more

ANA, ASKY, +60 more

Friday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +63 more

ANA, ASKY, +64 more

Saturday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +56 more

ANA, ASKY, +57 more

Sunday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +62 more

ANA, ASKY, +63 more

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Top 5 airlines serving from Saudi Arabia to OR Tambo

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying to Johannesburg. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline from Saudi Arabia to Johannesburg. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with to OR Tambo? 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 verified KAYAK customer reviews.
8,1
EmiratesOverall score based on 3933 reviews
8,1Comfort
8,3Crew
8,3Entertainment
7,9Food
8,2Boarding
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Much better this time than our previous. We had Been thinking we wouldn’t fly with emirates again. I have a wheat allergy so request a gluten free meal. The meals provided in the past have been mostly inedible. So dry and hard and tasteless. I see what my husband gets given with a packed tray with treats and mine is uninviting and awful. I actually was hangry with little food and not able to eat and enjoy what was given to me 😡 This last flight was an improvement. The first meal was edible tho no treats, why can’t a chocolate be given like on the regular trays. I realise you are trying to make the gluten free a dairy free and probably vegetarian one at the same time to save you dollars tho it’s shocking to receive. The snack sandwich given was much better and edible, not hard and dry as previous trips. The final meal received, Breakfast had more variety and treats on it, thank you for that. At last.!!

8,0 ExcellentSharon, May 2024ZRH - DXB
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Much better this time than our previous. We had Been thinking we wouldn’t fly with emirates again. I have a wheat allergy so request a gluten free meal. The meals provided in the past have been mostly inedible. So dry and hard and tasteless. I see what my husband gets given with a packed tray with treats and mine is uninviting and awful. I actually was hangry with little food and not able to eat and enjoy what was given to me 😡 This last flight was an improvement. The first meal was edible tho no treats, why can’t a chocolate be given like on the regular trays. I realise you are trying to make the gluten free a dairy free and probably vegetarian one at the same time to save you dollars tho it’s shocking to receive. The snack sandwich given was much better and edible, not hard and dry as previous trips. The final meal received, Breakfast had more variety and treats on it, thank you for that. At last.!!

Flight was delayed and no information was provided what was new time Change gate 3 times at Madina airport First gate was 113 Second gate was 204 And last gate was 113 again

The customer service was very poor. I didn’t get any accommodations for my cancelled flight. I was without any sleep for 36 hours.

Worst ever. No assistance and communication from Emirates crew. No visibility of when the flight is flying. Couldn’t understand if we can go to lounge to take rest. Emirates system at a certain point said flight is not operating and suggested to take the next flight and in few minutes it suddenly opened the gate for boarding. unsupportive and rude crew. Worst experience ever. Flight was delayed by 5 hours so need the compensation for that.

Food is really bad, not to the Emirates standards. Coming out of Houston airport is very confusing,

Service needs to improve. Air hostess do not register flyers request and we need to keep on repeating our request to them on multiple occasions

Checkin and boarding staff at Delhi Airport is not cooperative with passengers Their behavior very humiliating . They don’t allow Lap top bag and Ladies’ purse/vanity bag which most of the airlines allow besides cabin baggage and check in baggages. They try to charge extra payment on the pretext of small variations which normally other Airlines staff don’t do. Airline staff should be courteous & cooperative but check in staff of Emirates Airline at Delhi was not so at all.

Absolutely terrible delays for 3 hours changed seats after we paid an upgrade on both legs. It appears it’s up to us to request a refund after they down graded our seat. Never again !!

This airline is one of the best Ihave travel around the world well use them again in the future the food was higher quality plus your personal aboard communicated in many languages on our flights 13 this was amazing 👏 🤩 😀 👌 😄 thank you

The crew manager let the staff down by not ensuring special dietary requirements meal were coming in drips . The poor cabin crew did not stop . If organised the cabin could take a short break ..The cabin crew were AWESOME UNLIKE THIER TWO MANAGES!

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

Just happy I flew Qatar Airways awesome no wonder they are #1 in the world right now! The food was just delicious, very courteous, professional crew.

It was good no problems made it on time for the next flight overseas!

It was a really long flight from Doha to Philadelphia and it was overall a good one. The one area that I would comment on is that there is a lot of single-use plastic and disposables in the meal service for American Airlines. It would be great to see more circular options in the meal service to reduce the amount of waste.

Not impressed. Only allowed one carry on on such a long flight.

I staff or crew they were very friendly and humbly, they done theirs service very well, I appreciate them and thank you to the company or Qatar 🇶🇦 Government for providing as good service in their flight ,once again, thank you 😊 🙏 😀 😉 👍

I found it weird that the quality of the flight different from Australia to Doha than the Doha to Berlin leg. The quality of the toiletries pack (was in a box from Australia) and then a proper bag from Doha. The biggest variation was the inflight entertainment, which had a significantly shorter amount of content compared to the Doha flight. My QSuite seat was also broken and did not recline all the way flat. Wasn’t the best and I wouldn’t be happy if I’d paid cash for the flight.

Bad experience with the delay n long wait time for connecting flight after missing the connection flight from Doha.

The staff at the check in lied. I requested aisle seats he said he gave me aisle seats. In actuality he only gave me aisle seat for 2 hour Karachi to Doha flight. From Doha to Dallas flight he gave me middle seat .

The crew was great and the food and liquor offerings were good. Seats were a bit cramped. Flight arrived early at destination. That's a plus.

This booking was as a result of stolen identity and hacking my debit account. I reported it to my bank. The thief tried to book two flights, maybe more. Hopefully, Kayak will be able to block fraudulent bookings and charges better in the future.

Food could be better. Bread should be warm served with butter. Bread quality is bad and cold served.

Entertainment for non Arabic speakers is very limited. Seats were comfortable. Seat map while booking showed 2-2-2 config, but the flight had 1-2-1..

The seats’ reclined like premium economy seats, ie, not much.. but leg space was a lot l, so it did not feel cramped. Crew was very friendly and helpful.

It’s like two different companies managing fligh from DC and totally horrible company between Jeddah and Cairo

Good variety could have been better; crew not as friendly

Since it leaves at 2:00am you sleep through most of it.

The best way to fly is saudia airlines flight Every thing is better (Number one 🫶) Thank you

There was not enough meals to serve in business class. The crew was busy and not very accommodating. They talked to each other more than attending to the passengers needs. Not professional at all and not properly supervised at all.

Much better than our first flight. Perhaps healthier food options and more food.

My entertainment screen wasn't working and they couldn't fix it.

Choice of Vegetarian Food in Economy class needs overhaul improvement

The food could be better, the beef was quite tough. The crew were friendly and helpful on this flight, which has not being my experience on other Ethiopian flights.

The crew were extremely unfriendly. The plane was dirty and the entertainment system did not work, so they did not even give out earphones to anyone.

It is just ok, the sits are very uncomfortable, the temperature too low and there weren’t blankets. The food is mediocre and there are no screens to watch movies.

Seat in front of my wife was broken so it reclined further than normal and without having to push the recline button so my wife had absolutely no room the entire 17 hour flight. My seat was broken and wouldn't recline at all. Also.. my tray table was sticky and dirty right away before I even used it. Also...the floor in the back of the plane from our row of seats on back was totally soaked and both times we landed water came rushing out of the food/servant area like a flood onto the same already wet carpet. It got everything wet that was placed around our feet...including our shoes and socks.

Flight was smooth but unnecessary long because we had to refuel at FCO Rome. Air hostesses service and response to call light could be better. Both planes were old with broken seat arms and toilets. Why Africans had to be given the farthest Gates is what baffles me and why we have to pay for Aisle seats I found really strange. Is there ever an end to ripping people off even after paying over $2300 for one seat.

On my return flight the TV did not work the entire flight! They knew it wasn’t working but they let me sit there. The guy sitting nièce to me told me he was ok the previous flight and it wasn’t working. This is business class by the way!

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

Entertainment system poor - couldn't hear, no flight info etc.

1st of all on February 27th Abu Dhabi to Delhi flight the seat wasn't comfortable at all, coming back the Lounge at Abu Dhabi didn't have anything. Than the Food in the flight

Overall mediocre experience. Check in was good. They're were discriminatory. They were not attentive, food choices were not vegetarian friendly. The food served was frozen.

It has been a couple of years since I flew with Etihad last, after having a unpleasant experience with them coming out of the pandemic. I can say that the experience has uplifted, but I can’t really rate the service. At Barcelona airport the service was great, with their dedicated Etihad staff very helpful. The onboard experience wasn’t great, not very personalised and it really makes sense why Etihad doesn’t feature in the top 10 2023 Skytrax awards. The crew just seemed to be inattentive and almost absent from the cabin. I felt that I had to keep getting their attention. Even after I’d finished my meal, an hour went by before I had to call them to clear the tray/plate etc.

Eine Toilette der Business Class war gesperrt und somit nicht benutzbar.

One thing is very important is you people not giving seat arrangement together to couple, senior citizen. You have to take care of senior citizen. Do not look about money. Money is not important everywhere. Make relationship strong is very very important. I like Etiyad air line out of all air line. Food was hot and delicious. Air hostess gave very good service, nice attitude, very good behaviour. I gave 10 out of 10 marks. Thanks Jivraj

Entertainment did not work from flight from Abu Dhabi to Kolkata. Emirates has a much better flight in that sector.

Very unfriendly team. It was very difficult to get a cup of coffee. Legroom was extremely small. Old, dilapidated plane.

Boarding was quick and efficient. Ground staff were pleasant and courteous. Food was tasty, portions were good for me. Food containers kept slipping on the tray. Tray would look better with an anti-skid tray mat. I had the bulkhead seat which was very uncomfortable for couple of reasons. Aircraft is designed with no throughput to move across aisle to aisle. Passengers kept jumping over my legs to get from one side to the other to use the toilet. Secondly I had a mother and 9 month baby next to me. Mom had to hold baby for 12 hours in her lap as he did not fit into the bassinet. Half the baby was on my lap during the flight. Aircraft temperature was very cold - light attendant said it was the central cooling and nothing could be done about it. Movie selection was very poor old and outdated.

Crew did not cooperate… I just asked water twice for one crew member and she didn’t get anything.. and when I asked other crew member he gave me water and he was not respectful.. I kept Hindu non veg meal chicken .. when I get my turn chicken was not provided and then they gave me veg paneer and green peas curry which I don’t like..

The flight was small and was not cool very bad

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Recent return flight deals

 
These are the cheapest return flights to Johannesburg found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
10/9Tue
1 stopEtihad Airways
31h 00mJED-JNB
26/9Thu
1 stopEtihad Airways
29h 15mJNB-JED
R9 251
15/6Sat
1 stopEtihad Airways
14h 45mJED-JNB
24/6Mon
1 stopEtihad Airways
13h 10mJNB-JED
R9 748
15/6Sat
1 stopEthiopian Air
11h 25mDMM-JNB
29/6Sat
1 stopEthiopian Air
16h 25mJNB-DMM
R9 840
11/9Wed
1 stopEthiopian Air
11h 25mDMM-JNB
23/9Mon
1 stopEthiopian Air
16h 25mJNB-DMM
R9 859
12/9Thu
1 stopQatar Airways
19h 30mDMM-JNB
22/9Sun
1 stopQatar Airways
18h 50mJNB-DMM
R10 964
12/9Thu
1 stopQatar Airways
19h 30mDMM-JNB
23/9Mon
1 stopQatar Airways
18h 50mJNB-DMM
R11 001
12/6Wed
1 stopEmirates
13h 00mDMM-JNB
3/7Wed
1 stopEmirates
11h 40mJNB-DMM
R16 603
16/7Tue
1 stopEmirates
28h 20mMED-JNB
22/7Mon
1 stopEmirates
26h 05mJNB-MED
R17 322
15/7Mon
1 stopEgypt Air
28h 50mMED-JNB
22/7Mon
1 stopEgypt Air
12h 10mJNB-MED
R18 557
21/6Fri
1 stopEgypt Air
34h 15mRUH-JNB
28/6Fri
1 stopEgypt Air
16h 15mJNB-RUH
R60 682

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best deals for one-way flights to Johannesburg found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
8/6Sat
1 stopEgypt Air
20h 15mMED-JNB
R4 699
7/6Fri
1 stopEgypt Air
28h 50mMED-JNB
R4 717
9/8Fri
1 stopEthiopian Air
10h 40mRUH-JNB
R6 192
14/6Fri
2 stops
34h 35mJED-JNB
R6 431
8/6Sat
2 stops
16h 05mMED-JNB
R6 726
10/8Sat
1 stopQatar Airways
30h 15mRUH-JNB
R7 021
28/5Tue
directSAUDIA
7h 25mJED-JNB
R7 279
13/6Thu
1 stop
10h 45mJED-JNB
R7 537
8/6Sat
3 stopsQatar Airways
20h 10mJED-JNB
R13 821
7/6Fri
4 stopsEthiopian Air
36h 10mJED-JNB
R22 039

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Last minute flights to OR Tambo

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights to Johannesburg that are departing in the next 10 days.
27/5Mon
multi-stopSAUDIA
12h 05mRUH-JNB
31/5Fri
multi-stopSAUDIA
12h 00mJNB-RUH
R8 440
27/5Mon
multi-stopEthiopian Air
13h 35mJED-JNB
31/5Fri
multi-stopEthiopian Air
13h 55mJNB-JED
R9 306
29/5Wed
multi-stopEthiopian Air
11h 25mDMM-JNB
4/6Tue
multi-stopEthiopian Air
10h 15mJNB-DMM
R10 577
30/5Thu
multi-stopQatar Airways
12h 10mDMM-JNB
4/6Tue
multi-stopQatar Airways
12h 55mJNB-DMM
R10 946
27/5Mon
multi-stop
33h 10mJED-JNB
31/5Fri
direct
6h 55mJNB-JED
R13 065
29/5Wed
multi-stop
11h 25mDMM-JNB
4/6Tue
multi-stop
48h 10mJNB-DMM
R13 139
27/5Mon
multi-stop
17h 25mRUH-JNB
31/5Fri
multi-stop
18h 35mJNB-RUH
R13 176
26/5Sun
multi-stopQatar Airways
14h 35mJED-JNB
31/5Fri
multi-stopQatar Airways
20h 00mJNB-JED
R15 055
27/5Mon
multi-stopKLM
33h 41mRUH-JNB
31/5Fri
multi-stopKLM
27h 05mJNB-RUH
R28 176
27/5Mon
multi-stopKLM
26h 20mJED-JNB
31/5Fri
multi-stopKLM
26h 55mJNB-JED
R32 211

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Flights to Johannesburg

Destination:

Johannesburg (JNB)South Africa

Return flight deals:

Johannesburg - Saudi Arabia

Cabin classes:

R38 145
R10 135