More Information about Johannesburg
For a combination of big-city culture mixed with a popular shopping, dining and nightlife scene, all with the fun of outdoor activities such as hiking and encountering the local wildlife, look no further than Johannesburg. It is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world, and that is without mentioning the fact that the city was once the historic center of large scale gold and diamond trade. History lovers will enjoy a visit to Constitution Hill as well as the Apartheid Museum, while the craft beer at Mad Giant should not be missed either.
Flying to Johannesburg
1. Which airports serve Cape Town to Johannesburg?
Cape Town International Airport is the largest airport in the urban area, and it is here that most internal flights to Johannesburg will fly out from. Located 20 km from Cape Town, it is one of the biggest international airports in South Africa.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg?
The majority of these internal flights are provided by Comair Limited, but you can also catch a daily departure direct to Johannesburg with Safair, Mango and South African. Other airlines, including Air Namibia and Cem Air, also offer daily departures but require a connection.
3. How long is the flight?
A direct flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg usually takes about 1 hour and 55 minutes and, as both cities are in the same time zone, there will be no difficulty adjusting when you land.
4. Climate changes between Cape Town to Johannesburg
In general, the temperatures in Johannesburg and Cape Town are relatively similar. Being in the southern equator, their winter falls in the months of June and July. In summer, temperatures in Johannesburg can rise to 80°F in January.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The currency in both Johannesburg and Cape Town is the South African Rand, so if you are visiting both cities on a long holiday, there will be no need to exchange your money mid-flight.
Although the business language of South Africa is English, some people might find the accent in Johannesburg difficult to understand. Afrikaans is also spoken widely in the area as a specific dialect.
Art lovers will relish the chance to visit the Spaza Art Gallery and Art Africa, while history lovers will enjoy a visit to Constitution Hill as well as the Apartheid Museum.
Those looking to whet their whistle may enjoy the craft beer at Mad Giant, while Living Room should not be missed either, if only for the spectacular view. Great Dane offers up some music alongside their drinks. Live jazz can also be found at Katzy’s and excellent coffee can be found at Doubleshot Coffee and Tea.
There are also a number of places to enjoy eating at in Johannesburg, including Urbanologi, Marble, Breezeblock and the not-to-be-missed Yeoville Dinner Club. For shopping, be sure to check out 27 Boxes, the Market on Main and 44 Stanley, which houses an eclectic collection of local designers and specialty boutiques.
Cape Town to Johannesburg Last modified: Jul 22, 2022 15:40 -04:00
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How far in advance should I book tickets from Cape Town to Johannesburg?
The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg.
|Advanced Purchase||Non Stop||Connecting|
|< 7 days||R1 264||R2 407|
|7-14 days||R1 520||R4 797|
|14-21 days||R871||R3 688|
|21-30 days||R700||R1 383|
|30-60 days||R1 025||R1 844|
|60-90 days||R1 981||R3 466|
|90+ days||R991||R1 469|
Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg
We've examined 63 458 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Cape Town to Johannesburg by Month
Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Cape Town to Johannesburg flights.
|Month||Origin||Destination||Carrier||Depart Date||Return Date||Stops||Price|
|July||Cape Town||Johannesburg||Safair||2022/07/24||2022/07/29||0||R1 264|
|September||Cape Town||Johannesburg||!!||2022/09/19||2022/10/01||0||R1 981|
|October||Cape Town||Johannesburg||Safair||2022/10/03||2022/10/07||0||R2 561|
|December||Cape Town||Johannesburg||S African Airlink||2022/12/22||2023/01/03||0||R1 093|
|January||Cape Town||Johannesburg||!!||2023/01/02||2023/01/02||0||R1 298|
|February||Cape Town||Johannesburg||S African Airlink||2023/02/22||2023/02/27||0||R991|
Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.
The average price for connecting flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is R1 776.
The average price for direct flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is R1 451.
The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg
We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.
The average price for one way flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is R1 981.
The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg is R1 451.
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Cape Town to Johannesburg Airports
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