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Find cheap flights from the United States to Johannesburg from R8 312

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Johannesburg departing on 20/4. 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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Flights to Johannesburg - Travel Insights & Trends

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

What is the cheapest day to fly to Johannesburg?

The average price of all flights to Johannesburg clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to Johannesburg is Tuesday where tickets can be as cheap as R26 029. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Friday, where prices are R28 074 on average.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Johannesburg?

The average price for all flights to Johannesburg 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 is generally in the afternoon, when flights cost R19 273 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Johannesburg is generally in the evening, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is R29 781.

What is a good deal for flights to Johannesburg?

If you’re looking for cheap airfare to Johannesburg, 25% of our users found tickets to Johannesburg for the following prices or less: From Newark Airport R22 161 one-way - R29 580 return.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights to Johannesburg, 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 70 days before departure.

Which is the cheapest airport to fly into in Johannesburg?

Prices will differ depending on the departure airport, but generally, the cheapest airport to fly to in Johannesburg is Johannesburg Lanseria Airport, with an average flight price of R1 233.

Which airline offers the most flights to Johannesburg?

Of the 7 airlines that fly to Johannesburg, Airlink offers the most flights, with around 493 per week, followed by FlySafair with 414 flights per week.

How many airports are there in Johannesburg?

There are 4 airports in Johannesburg: OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg (JNB), Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA), Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. Airport (PRY) and Sun City Resort Pilansberg Airport (NTY). The busiest airport is OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg (JNB), with 97% of all flights arriving there.

How long is the flight to Johannesburg?

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 Boston, which takes 19h 55m, Miami, which takes 21h 06m, New York, which takes 21h 10m, and Los Angeles, which takes 24h 30m.

How many direct flights to Johannesburg are there each day?

There are around 179 direct flights from within United States to Johannesburg every day. Most flights depart in the morning, with 8:00 the most common departure time and 49% of flights departing in the morning.

How many direct flights to Johannesburg are there each week?

Each week there are around 1 247 direct flights from within United States to Johannesburg. The most common day for departures is Friday, with 16% of flights taking off on this day.

How many long-haul flights are there to Johannesburg each week?

There are not any medium-haul (3-6 hour flight duration) or short-haul (up to 3 hour flight duration) flights to Johannesburg. Instead, there are 14 long-haul flights (6-12 hour flight duration), with the most arriving from Atlanta.

How many cities have direct flights to Johannesburg?

From the United States, there are direct flights to Johannesburg from 2 cities. The city with the most direct flights is Atlanta, with 7 direct flights each week.

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Cheapest flight

R8 312
Flight from Washington Dulles Airport to OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg

FAQs - booking Johannesburg flights

  • Can I rent a car at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB)?

    Yes, you can rent a car at Johannesburg Airport (JNB) after your flight to Johannesburg. There are several car rental agencies located in the airport terminal. The car rental facilities are located in the multi-story parking garage at Johannesburg Airport, which is easily accessible from both domestic and international terminals. It's recommended to book a car in advance to ensure availability and to get the best rates.

  • Are there on-site airport hotels at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

    Yes, there are several on-site hotels available at OR Tambo International Airport if you are tired after your flight to Johannesburg. InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport Hotel is directly connected to the airport terminal and features a fitness center, spa, and several dining options. In addition, Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport is located just 1.5 km (0.9 miles) from the airport and features a shuttle service to and from the terminal.

  • Can I store my luggage at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport airport before or after my flight to Johannesburg?

    Yes, there are luggage storage facilities available at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport for both domestic and international passengers. The service is provided by the Airport Company South Africa (ACSA), and the storage facilities are located at the domestic and international terminals. The cost of storage depends on the duration of storage and the size of the luggage.

  • Which nearby cities are served by Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport airport?

    Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport serves various nearby cities in addition to Johannesburg. These include Pretoria, Sandton, Benoni, Kempton Park, Boksburg, Edenvale, Midrand, Randburg, and Fourways.

  • Which Johannesburg airport is closest to central Johannesburg?

    There are 2 major airports in Johannesburg. The nearest airport from Johannesburg city centre is OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg (21 km), followed by Johannesburg Lanseria (32 km).

  • How much is a flight to Johannesburg?

    On average, a flight to Johannesburg costs R26 766. The cheapest price found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks cost R22 161 and departed from Newark Airport.

  • 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 round-trip 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.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Johannesburg

  • Enter your preferred departure airport and travel dates into the search form above to unlock the latest Johannesburg flight deals.
  • When your flight to Johannesburg lands at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) and you wish to visit the Apartheid Museum, it is advisable to plan for a 30-minute drive or so. The distance between the airport and the museum is around 25.7 kilometers (16 miles). Keep in mind that traffic can impact the driving time, so it's best to allow for some additional time in case of delays.
  • If you are looking to fly to Johannesburg with your furry companion, consider choosing an airline with a pet-friendly policy. Turkish Airlines, for example, permits dogs, cats, and birds in the cabin of their flights to Johannesburg. Other pets are required to travel in the cargo hold. The airline charges a fee for pet transportation, which varies depending on the pet type.
  • There are several convenient transportation options available for travelers looking to get from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) to the city center after their flight from Johannesburg. The Gautrain is a high-speed train service that connects the airport to Sandton and other areas of Johannesburg. Taxis and Ubers are also readily available at the airport and provide a more personalized service.
  • US citizens need a visa to fly to Johannesburg, South Africa. US citizens can apply for a tourist visa to South Africa, which is valid for up to 90 days. The visa application process can be completed online before the flight to Johannesburg or at the South African embassy or consulate in the United States.
  • Emirates offers flights to Johannesburg in partnership with Fly Safair which land at Lanseria Airport (HLA). The driving time from Lanseria Airport to Johannesburg can vary depending on traffic conditions, but it typically takes around 30-45 minutes.
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Prefer to fly direct to Johannesburg?

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Direct departures

United States to Johannesburg

Monday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +60 more

ANA, ASKY, +61 more

Tuesday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +58 more

ANA, ASKY, +59 more

Wednesday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +61 more

ANA, ASKY, +62 more

Thursday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +58 more

ANA, ASKY, +59 more

Friday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +62 more

ANA, ASKY, +63 more

Saturday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +56 more

ANA, ASKY, +57 more

Sunday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +60 more

ANA, ASKY, +61 more

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Direct returns

Johannesburg to United States

Monday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +60 more

ANA, ASKY, +61 more

Tuesday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +58 more

ANA, ASKY, +59 more

Wednesday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +61 more

ANA, ASKY, +62 more

Thursday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +58 more

ANA, ASKY, +59 more

Friday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +62 more

ANA, ASKY, +63 more

Saturday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +56 more

ANA, ASKY, +57 more

Sunday

ANA, ASKY, Aegean Airlines, +60 more

ANA, ASKY, +61 more

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Recent return flight deals

 
These are the cheapest return flights to Johannesburg found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
3/5Fri
1 stopSAUDIA
27h 05mJFK-JNB
20/5Mon
1 stopSAUDIA
41h 20mJNB-JFK
R13 897
6/5Mon
1 stopSAUDIA
38h 30mJFK-JNB
20/5Mon
1 stopSAUDIA
41h 20mJNB-JFK
R14 198
4/10Fri
1 stopEthiopian Air
26h 45mORD-JNB
23/10Wed
2 stopsEthiopian Air
24h 35mJNB-ORD
R14 235
3/10Thu
1 stopEthiopian Air
26h 45mORD-JNB
23/10Wed
2 stopsEthiopian Air
24h 35mJNB-ORD
R14 329
27/4Sat
2 stopsVirgin Atlantic
32h 35mORD-JNB
7/5Tue
2 stopsVirgin Atlantic
33h 51mJNB-ORD
R16 379
7/10Mon
1 stopAmerican Airlines
30h 00mORD-JNB
27/10Sun
1 stopAmerican Airlines
25h 05mJNB-ORD
R16 492
7/10Mon
2 stopsAmerican Airlines
35h 25mORD-JNB
27/10Sun
1 stopAmerican Airlines
26h 10mJNB-ORD
R16 548
3/9Tue
1 stopTurkish Airlines
32h 50mJFK-JNB
16/9Mon
1 stopTurkish Airlines
40h 35mJNB-JFK
R16 981
25/4Thu
2 stopsVirgin Atlantic
37h 00mORD-JNB
6/5Mon
2 stopsVirgin Atlantic
30h 50mJNB-ORD
R17 319
30/4Tue
1 stopTurkish Airlines
35h 30mIAD-JNB
22/5Wed
1 stopTurkish Airlines
26h 40mJNB-IAD
R17 357

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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.
20/4Sat
1 stopEgypt Air
37h 10mIAD-JNB
R8 312
3/5Fri
1 stopSAUDIA
27h 05mJFK-JNB
R8 744
7/5Tue
1 stopQatar Airways
24h 05mIAD-JNB
R9 703
14/8Wed
1 stopQatar Airways
23h 15mIAD-JNB
R10 136
14/9Sat
1 stopKenya Airways
38h 00mJFK-JNB
R10 136
15/9Sun
1 stopKenya Airways
20h 05mJFK-JNB
R10 324
7/5Tue
1 stopJetBlue
24h 05mIAD-JNB
R10 549
6/5Mon
1 stopEtihad Airways
28h 35mIAD-JNB
R10 813
2/5Thu
1 stopJetBlue
23h 40mJFK-JNB
R12 938
4/9Wed
2 stopsEtihad Airways
37h 55mLAX-JNB
R13 765

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Last minute flights to Johannesburg

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.
17/4Wed
multi-stopEthiopian Air
19h 50mORD-JNB
9/5Thu
multi-stopEthiopian Air
30h 45mJNB-ORD
R14 367
16/4Tue
multi-stopEthiopian Air
20h 15mIAD-JNB
22/4Mon
multi-stopEthiopian Air
24h 25mJNB-IAD
R17 075
17/4Wed
multi-stopAmerican Airlines
42h 05mORD-JNB
2/5Thu
multi-stopAmerican Airlines
25h 45mJNB-ORD
R17 225
17/4Wed
multi-stopAmerican Airlines
37h 50mORD-JNB
2/5Thu
multi-stopAmerican Airlines
22h 25mJNB-ORD
R17 319
16/4Tue
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
35h 30mIAD-JNB
22/4Mon
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
26h 45mJNB-IAD
R17 752
18/4Thu
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
35h 20mIAD-JNB
3/5Fri
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
26h 40mJNB-IAD
R17 958
17/4Wed
multi-stop
32h 50mORD-JNB
9/5Thu
multi-stop
35h 38mJNB-ORD
R18 918
15/4Mon
multi-stopUnited Airlines
18h 41mORD-JNB
23/4Tue
multi-stopUnited Airlines
30h 12mJNB-ORD
R19 030
15/4Mon
multi-stopUnited Airlines
23h 35mORD-JNB
23/4Tue
multi-stopUnited Airlines
30h 12mJNB-ORD
R19 106
17/4Wed
multi-stop
23h 36mORD-JNB
9/5Thu
multi-stop
42h 30mJNB-ORD
R21 569

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