$41 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Johannesburg. This flight is from Durban and is 97% cheaper than most flights to Johannesburg. To find the cheapest price to Johannesburg from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, February is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Johannesburg. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $749. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of February, then book flights to Johannesburg from United States during November instead. Flights to Johannesburg in November, while not as cheap as those in February, still average around $765.
We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Johannesburg 41 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Johannesburg for $1,002. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Johannesburg outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United States to Johannesburg for $579.
According to our data, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly to Johannesburg from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Tuesday departure recently was $855. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Flights from United States to Johannesburg on a Saturday will generally be more expensive and average around $927. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Johannesburg is at noon when flights can be purchased for as low as $791. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Johannesburg is in the morning when prices are around $910.
Johannesburg Lanseria Airport, Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. Airport or Sun City Pilansberg Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Johannesburg.
The cheapest airport near Johannesburg is typically Sun City Pilansberg Airport with an average price of $1,096/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, South Africa travel restrictions include travel to Johannesburg. South Africa is expecting to reopen its borders to international commercial flights on October 1. South Africa has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not South African nationals and foreign nationals with valid residence permits. South Africa has suspended all flights into the country except for flights authorized by the Ministry of Transport and flights for medical evacuations, humanitarian aid, emergency landings or refueling stops. Travelers can transit without a visa to South African international airports on their way back to another country, providing they remain airside and have not been in any ‘high-risk’ countries since March 15, 2020. However, travelers should be aware that international flights from South Africa are limited. Travelers cannot transit South African airports on their way to third countries, if traveling from any ‘high risk’ countries. Nationals of South Africa who arrive in the country will be subject to medical screenings including temperature measurements and will need to quarantine for 10 days. Airline crew will also be subject to quarantine laws as applicable. Travelers are now able to apply to self-isolate at a place of their choosing as long as it complies with the criteria set out by the Department of Health. This application must be submitted 72 hours prior to the intended date of travel to the Department of Health If you are planning to travel to Johannesburg at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.