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Cheap flights to Johannesburg from $661

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a momondo user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Johannesburg departing on 5/5. Fares may change, and may not be available for all flights or travel dates. Click the price to refresh the search for this deal.
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Johannesburg flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Johannesburg found recently by users on momondo
SAUDIA
May 5
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 05m
1 stop
JNB8:05 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
May 20
JNB9:40 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
41h 20m
1 stop
JFK9:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
SAUDIA
Apr 29
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 30m
1 stop
JNB7:30 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
May 13
JNB9:40 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
41h 20m
1 stop
JFK9:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
SAUDIA
May 6
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 30m
1 stop
JNB7:30 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
May 20
JNB9:40 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
41h 20m
1 stop
JFK9:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
Oct 9
ORD10:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
26h 45m
1 stop
JNB8:00 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Oct 30
JNB2:30 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
24h 55m
2 stops
ORD8:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
Oct 6
ORD10:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
26h 45m
1 stop
JNB8:00 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Oct 23
JNB8:20 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
30h 45m
2 stops
ORD8:05 amChicago O'Hare Intl
SAUDIA
Apr 28
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 05m
1 stop
JNB8:05 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
May 13
JNB9:40 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
41h 20m
1 stop
JFK9:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Johannesburg

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Johannesburg, view some of our deals below provided by Egypt Air, Kenya Airways and Qatar Airways
SAUDIA
May 6
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 30m
1 stop
JNB7:30 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
SAUDIA
May 5
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 05m
1 stop
JNB8:05 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
SAUDIA
May 5
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 05m
1 stop
JNB8:05 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Johannesburg flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg?

The cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from United States is in September. Flight prices, which tend to average around $1,122, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of February is another great option to travel to Johannesburg, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $1,126.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Johannesburg?

$59 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Johannesburg. This flight is from Durban and is 32% cheaper than most flights to Johannesburg. To find the cheapest price to Johannesburg from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Johannesburg?

According to our data, Sunday is the cheapest day to fly to Johannesburg from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Sunday departure recently was $1,171. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Johannesburg on Saturday is $1,396.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Johannesburg?

At noon is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Johannesburg when you can find flight prices for as low as $1,061. Flying to Johannesburg at noon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Johannesburg is in the afternoon when prices are around $1,506.

How long does it take to fly to Johannesburg?

If you’re flying from a popular airport in United States, such as Los Angeles or San Francisco, and flying into the most popular airport in Johannesburg (Johannesburg OR Tambo), then you can expect flight times to average 28h 50m and 26h 30m, respectively.

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

We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Johannesburg 13 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 $1,303. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $991.

Cheapest flights to Johannesburg airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Johannesburg airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Johannesburg

Los Angeles (LAX) to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB)

Typically, flights to Johannesburg from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Johannesburg OR Tambo, which has an average price of $1,403

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO JOHANNESBURG FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary12% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Johannesburg costs on average just $1,248 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO JOHANNESBURG FROM LOS ANGELESDecember33% more expensiveIt costs about $1,872 for flights to Johannesburg from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO JOHANNESBURG FROM LOS ANGELESDecember310% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Johannesburg from Los Angeles in December than any other month

Cheap Johannesburg flight deals and tips

Summary info about Johannesburg flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$460

Best Round-Trip Price

$661

Fastest flight time

20h 05m

Operated By

9 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Johannesburg from United States in the last 72 hours is $460 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The best round-trip flight price to Johannesburg from United States in the last 72 hours is $661 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The fastest flight to Johannesburg from United States takes 20h 05m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
There are 9 airlines operating flights to Johannesburg, including American Airlines, JetBlue and Virgin Atlantic.

Frequently asked questions about flying to Johannesburg

How long does it take to fly to Johannesburg?

From Chicago to Johannesburg, South Africa, flight times are between 21 hours and 45 minutes to 30 hours and 25 minutes. Flights from New York can take as little as 15 hours and as much as 30 hours and 45 minutes, depending on whether or not you book a nonstop flight. From Los Angeles, flights take between 30 hours and 50 minutes and 35 hours and 50 minutes.

Where can you fly directly into Johannesburg from?

Nonstop Johannesburg flight deals can be found from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Alternatively, flights originating from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York as well as flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) have a layover in Istanbul (IST). Flights from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) typically have one layover in Istanbul (IST) or London Heathrow (LHR).

Is there an alternative airport near Johannesburg?

Those flying to Johannesburg could potentially find better pricing at Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (20 mi from Johannesburg city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Johannesburg?

Johannesburg Lanseria Airport has an average price of $88 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Johannesburg. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.

Are there flights to Melville?

Yes, you can travel to Melville via a flight to Johannesburg OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg (Melville is 14.4 mi from the airport).

What’s the closest airport to Sandton City?

At 11.4 mi away, Johannesburg OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg is the closest to Sandton City.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Johannesburg?

Prices for flights to Johannesburg are refreshed on a daily basis.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Johannesburg?

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Johannesburg.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Johannesburg?

The necessary travel and health documents for your Johannesburg trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Johannesburg?

We help find the flight that best suits your needs; momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and travel agents and helps you filter them to find the best flight for you.

Can I find flights to Johannesburg with flexible booking policies on momondo?

momondo does allow users to show only those flights to Johannesburg which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

How can momondo help me find flights to Johannesburg?

momondo helps you find the best flight to Johannesburg by providing filters to narrow your choice of flights to those matching your criteria. You can select flights based on numerous factors such as price, departure and landing times, airport and airline.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Johannesburg right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are simply researching potential flights to Johannesburg, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to Johannesburg and alert you when they change.


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