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Travel Restriction Alert

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Johannesburg. Current restrictions to Johannesburg are based on South Africa travel restrictions.

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When is the best time to fly to Johannesburg?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Johannesburg?

$61 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Johannesburg. This flight is from East London and is 95% cheaper than most flights to Johannesburg. To find the cheapest price to Johannesburg from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg?

In general, March 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 $735. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of March, then book flights to Johannesburg from United States during February instead. Flights to Johannesburg in February, while not as cheap as those in March, still average around $743.

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

We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Johannesburg 0 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 $974. 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 $635.

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

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.

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

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.

Is there an alternative airport near Johannesburg?

Johannesburg Lanseria Airport, Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. Airport or Sun City Pilansberg Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Johannesburg.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into 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.


What are the current travel restrictions for Johannesburg?

Currently, South Africa travel restrictions include travel to Johannesburg. Entry restrictions

South Africa has restarted commercial flights into the country. International air travel is restricted to the following airports: OR Tambo International Airport, King Shaka International Airport, Cape Town International Airport.

Entry requirements

Travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers will need to provide proof of accommodation upon arrival in case they need to self-isolate during their trip. Travelers must have a medical travel insurance with international coverage that covers COVID-19 before traveling. Travelers must complete and produce an online travel health questionnaire on your personal device before arriving in South Africa. The questionnaire is available from the South Africa Department of Health website.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers arriving in South Africa are subject to medical screening. Travelers who are symptomatic or been in contact with an infected person, they will be required to take a mandatory COVID-19 test, at their own expense. If the test is positive, they are subject to 10-day quarantine at a government-appointed facility, at their own expense. Travelers without a valid medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test results are subject to quarantine at a government-appointed facility, at their own expense.

Transiting rules

Travelers transiting through South Africa must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to departure.

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.

Johannesburg OR Tambo flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Johannesburg OR Tambo found recently by users on momondo
Virgin Atlantic
May 2
20h 15m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
20h 15m
1 stop
12:30 am
Johannesburg OR Tambo
May 16
4:20 pm
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22h 15m
1 stop
2:35 pm
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
Apr 20
20h 20m
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20h 20m
1 stop
2:05 am
Johannesburg OR Tambo
May 3
10:10 am
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 45m
1 stop
10:55 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
Mar 22
20h 20m
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20h 20m
1 stop
2:05 am
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Apr 6
10:10 am
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 45m
1 stop
10:55 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
Mar 24
20h 20m
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20h 20m
1 stop
2:05 am
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Apr 13
10:10 am
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 45m
1 stop
10:55 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
Apr 20
20h 20m
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20h 20m
1 stop
2:05 am
Johannesburg OR Tambo
May 3
10:10 am
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 45m
2 stops
10:55 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Virgin Atlantic
May 2
20h 15m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
20h 15m
1 stop
12:30 am
Johannesburg OR Tambo
May 16
4:20 pm
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25h 10m
1 stop
5:30 pm
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo

If you're looking for one-way flights to Johannesburg, view some of our deals below provided by Kenya Airways
British Airways
Apr 15
26h 15m
Boston Logan Intl
26h 15m
1 stop
9:05 pm
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Feb 1
28h 40m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 40m
1 stop
11:10 pm
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Feb 7
28h 40m
Newark
28h 40m
1 stop
9:10 pm
Johannesburg OR Tambo


Which airlines fly to Johannesburg?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Johannesburg

Popular routes to Johannesburg

Most frequently searched flights to Johannesburg along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Cape Town to Johannesburg Flights
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Cheapest price
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Cheapest price
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Cheapest price
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