cheap flights to George

Book Cheap Flights to George from Jhb, Durban, Cpt and other major cities

George is the second largest city in the Western Cape, second only to Cape Town. It's also the sixth oldest town in all of South Africa and is often referred to as the 'Capital of the Southern Cape'. It's located along the Garden Route, which is a coastal stretch celebrated for its immense beauty and must-see attractions.

If you're looking to book cheap flights to George from Lanseria, Johannesburg, Durban - anywhere in South Africa, really - you can do so effortlessly online, right here at sa-airlines.co.za.

We'll help you find and compare various cheap flights to George as offered by an array of our country's trusted domestic airlines, including Mango Airlines, Kulula, Safair, South African Airways, SA Express and British Airways, to name a few. It's easier than ever before to save with Mango cheap flights from Johannesburg to George and many other destinations, leaving you with more money to put to better use once you actually touch down in the Western Cape.


Popular Cheap Flights to George

  • Flights from Cape Town to George: R1369.00
  • Flights from Durban to George: R1299.00
  • Flights from Port Elizabeth to George: R1829.00
  • Flights from Johannesburg to George: R759.00
  • Flights from Bloemfontein to George: R2279.00
  • Flights from East London to George: R1489.00
  • Flights from Windhoek to George: R2889.00

* NB: Prices correct at time of publication are subject to availability, and block out dates apply over peak season.


Why Choose SA-Airlines for Cheap Flights from Jhb to George or elsewhere?

The SA-Airlines online portal is designed to make it easy for you to compare the best airfares from different airlines with a simple click of the mouse. Not only can you look for specific flights to George on specific dates, but you can also narrow your search according to certain criteria, such as price range, departure times, cabin class and airlines.

Once you find the flight that best suits your schedule and you are ready to book, we make it easy to pay for your tickets. At this point you are invited to select any extras that you may find useful, such as 'Flexible Travel Dates' - a product that gives you the freedom to make one date change to your flight without paying any airline penalty fees, and is valid up to 24 hours prior to departure.

It has never been simpler to find the best deals and specials when it comes to booking cheap flights to George from all over South Africa.


Flight times from Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg to George

When you fly from Cape Town to George, you can expect a journey of around 50 minutes. From Durban to George, the flight will last approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes, and from Johannesburg to George, you'll land in the Garden Route Capital about 2 hours later at George Airport.

The airport was originally built in 1977 and is a frequent winner of the award for Africa's best airport in the category under two million passengers per year.

On-board the flights, regardless of which domestic airline you're flying, you can expect to enjoy comfortable seats, plenty of attention from the airline staff, refreshing beverages and a snack. On a few of the local airlines such as Mango and Kulula you will find the snack and refreshments menu in the in-flight magazine!


When is the Best Time to Visit George?

While you will be able to find cheap flights to George online via SA-Airlines throughout the year, most will agree that the best times to visit George are in autumn and summer. The weather in George is at its finest between March and June and in spring/summer between September and December.

Luckily, George, and the Garden Route in general, is known to have a particularly mild climate. In fact, it's acclaimed for boasting one of the mildest climates in the world, second only to Hawaii.

Summer temperatures usually don't escalate higher than 27 degrees Celsius and winter temperatures will rarely dip below 20 degrees Celsius.


Best Things to See and Do in George

The natural scenery is undoubtedly the best of what George has to offer. But it definitely isn't all that the Garden Route capital has to offer!

The Outeniqua Transport Museum, for instance, is a must-see. It's ranked as the number one attraction in George on TripAdvisor. It's a quaint railway museum in which you can view 13 unique steam locomotives, including a narrow gauge, the Emil Kessler - Johannesburg's first steam locomotive.

Redberry Farm is another firm favourite amongst locals and tourists alike. This family-friendly farm is where - you guessed it - the juiciest berries are grown and harvested. But it's also where you can go to enjoy a variety of exciting outdoor activities that the kids will love, like Bubble Ball, Bumper Boats and Pedal Go Carts.

Be sure to stop by the small cove called Victoria Bay if you're keen on doing some surfing. It's a gorgeous place in which to relax and watch the waves - you might even be lucky enough to spot some dolphins while you're in the surf.

Other must-see attractions include:

  • Herold Wine Estate
  • Wilderness Beach
  • Wilderness National Park
  • Outeniqua Farmers' Market
  • Montagu Pass Old Toll House
  • The Garden Route Botanical Gardens


Interesting Facts about George

As you explore the city, you will come across some interesting facts. Here are a few to get you started:

  • George is often referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Garden Route'.
  • The city was originally established to cater for the growing demand for timber and the wood used in building, transport and furniture in the 1800s.
  • The most commonly spoken language in George is Afrikaans, with 84.2% citing it as their first language.
  • The city plays host to a number of popular festivals throughout the year, including the George Old Car Show and the George Cheese Festival


Book your Cheap Flights to George Today

So, whether you're looking for cheap flights from Johannesburg to George, cheap flights Cape Town to George or even cheap flights to George from Lanseria, SA-Airlines is here to help you find them. Book online with us today!