Flights from Johannesburg to Mauritius, Mauritius

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The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is famed for its idyllic beaches, lagoons and reefs, perfect for a holiday in the sun. It also attracts the more adventurous traveler, keen to explore the mountainous interior with its dramatic gorges and rainforests. The cosmopolitan capital, Port Louis, is full of historic sites and cultural attractions, while those wanting further adventure can try various water sports, including parasailing, sea kayaking and water skiing. You will find plenty of families visiting Mauritius, and with many available activities, such as the Blue Safari Submarines, La Vanille Nature Park and zip lining, there is plenty to keep them entertained.

Flying to Mauritius

1. Which airports serve Johannesburg to Mauritius?

Johannesburg has two international airports, with the largest being O. R. Tambo International Airport, located 24km from the city. The busiest airport in South Africa, bus and rail services link the airport to the city, with car parking available for those who arrive in their own cars. Lanseria International Airport is located close to Johannesburg’s business hub, and a shuttle bus operates between the airport and Sandton Gautrain Station.

Mauritius has just one major airport, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, located 48km from Port Louis, although there is another airport on the Mauritian island of Rodrigues. Three bus routes transport passengers from the airport, or you can hire a car or a taxi for your onward journey.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Johannesburg to Mauritius?

For a nonstop flight to Mauritius from Johannesburg, you can fly with Air Mauritius, South African Airways or British Airways, with at least one flight operating each day. If you fly via Nairobi, Kenya, you can use additional carriers, including Air Australia and Turkish Airlines.

3. How long is the flight?

A direct flight to Mauritius from Johannesburg takes around 3 hours 50 minutes, with additional time required if you make a stop. Mauritius is two hours ahead of Johannesburg, so factor this into your arrival time.

4. Climate changes between Johannesburg and Mauritius

Johannesburg and Mauritius enjoy similar climates, with a mild winter between May and October and hot summers during November to April. Cyclone season extends throughout the summer months, but due to the small size of the island, they rarely hit.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

Mauritian currency is the rupee. You can exchange money at foreign exchange offices throughout the island, and many places will also accept major credit and debit cards.

Citizens of most countries do not need a visa to travel to Mauritius, but visitors do need to have a passport valid for at least six months after their scheduled departure from Mauritius.

Mauritius Information

After the huge but vibrant metropolis of Johannesburg, the island of Mauritius is likely to feel peaceful, particularly if you seek out quiet beaches or trek into the less-populated interior to spot the fascinating wildlife. Whether you want to visit the museums and sites of Port Louis, snorkel in the clear seas, photograph spectacular waterfalls or simply soak up the sun from white sandy beaches, your stay in Mauritius can be as relaxed or as busy as you choose.

Johannesburg to Mauritius Last modified: Mar 26, 2024 19:14 -04:00

We've scanned 117 220 093 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Mauritius. Safair & South African frequently offer the best deals to Mauritius flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Thu 05/30
Tue 06/04
R8 216
South African
Fri 04/19
Fri 04/26
R8 806
Air Austral
Fri 04/05
1 stop
Sun 04/07
1 stop
R9 016
Hahn Air
Tue 05/07
Thu 05/23
R10 770
Air Mauritius
Wed 04/03
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R10 979
Mon 04/01
1 stop
Mon 04/08
1 stop
R12 638

How Much is a Flight from Johannesburg to Mauritius?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Johannesburg to Mauritius, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R8 292.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Mauritius?

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How far in advance should I book tickets from Johannesburg to Mauritius?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Johannesburg to Mauritius.

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< 7 days R10 789 R14 353
7-14 days R8 940 R12 714
14-21 days R7 339 R9 779
21-30 days R7 339 R8 635
30-60 days R7 339 R8 635
60-90 days R8 692 R8 692
90+ days R9 378 R8 635

Cheapest Day To Fly from Johannesburg to Mauritius

We've examined 234 440 186 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Johannesburg to Mauritius is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Cheap Last Minute Flights from Johannesburg to Mauritius

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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Johannesburg to Mauritius

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Johannesburg to Mauritius Airports

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