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Johannesburg is a hub of activity and plays host to the head-quarters of many national and international business head offices. Johannesburg is also the financial capital of South Africa and is found in the Gauteng province. If you are looking for cheap flights to Johannesburg, you can find them online, right here at Flight Bookings.

With our services, you can find affordable airfares with well-known low cost carriers that service domestic routes including Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town, East London and many others.

These local airlines include the likes of Mango Airlines, Kulula, Safair, South African Airways, SA Express and British Airways. With Flight Bookings, you can cut back on airfare costs and spend more on your actual trip comforts.

Why Visit Johannesburg?

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Johannesburg History

Rich in History from the Cradle of Humankind to day tours through Soweto, you will experience the thrill of the city

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Johannesburg offers up an enormous selection of restaurants, bars and pubs to suit anyone in search of a good night out

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Deeply immersed in South African history Johannesburg has many sights and landmarks to see including the iconic Nelson Mandela bridge

Popular Flights to Johannesburg

  • Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg : R689.00
  • Flights from Durban to Johannesburg : R399.00
  • Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg : R799.00
  • Flights from George to Johannesburg : R619.00
  • Flights from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg : R1049.00
  • Flights from East London to Johannesburg : R409.00
  • Flights from Windhoek to Johannesburg : R1819.00

* Please note that the prices are subject to availability and block out dates do apply over peak season.

Why you should book cheap flights to Johannesburg from Durban or Cape Town with Flight Bookings

We make searching, booking and paying for flights online between Johannesburg and Cape Town or Johannesburg and Durban, and trouble-free task. We feature cheap flights from leading domestic carriers and also help our customers to check in and order special services with their chosen airline online.

At Flight Bookings, we connect you with the best specials and discounts with local low-cost carriers. You can book flights from Cape to Johannesburg or Durban to Johannesburg with a few quick clicks.

The flight from Cape Town or Durban (DUR) to Johannesburg)

The average flight from Durban to Johannesburg is approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes while the flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg is approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes. When flying to Johannesburg you will touch down at the O.R. Tambo International Airport. Here you will find a variety of shops, restaurants, bars, car hire companies and even foreign exchange companies.

Local domestic low cost carriers offer daily flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town as well as Johannesburg and Durban at very affordable rates. On-board these flights you can enjoy in-flight magazines and also buy snacks and refreshments.

When is the best time to visit Johannesburg?

Get cheap flights to Johannesburg at the right time of year for you. While Jo'burg enjoys a year-round temperate climate, the best time to visit is between May and July when it's dry and warm. This is the mild winter season. Summer, which is between November and February, is another popular time though as the city enjoys breezy summer nights with beautifully dramatic thunder storms in the mid-afternoon.

There are festive activities and events hosted in Johannesburg all year round. As it turns out, you can buy cheap tickets to Johannesburg at almost any time of the year. You certainly won't regret it!

Top things to do & see in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is best known as the "City of Gold", and has an upbeat and buzzing atmosphere day and night. Whether you are visiting local attractions or popping into the favourite hotspot night club, you can expect to encounter happy, vibrant people along the way. If you're looking for places to see and things to do in Johannesburg, consider these top picks:

  • The Apartheid Museum
  • Gold Reef City
  • Montecasino
  • Cradle of Humankind
  • Johannesburg Botanical Garden
  • Hector Pieterson Museum
  • Wits Art Museum
  • SoWeTo
  • Lesedi Cultural Village
  • Wondercave

Interesting Facts About Johannesburg

Once you've booked your cheap flight to Johannesburg, you will want to explore all that the city has to offer. While you do that, you might discover some of the following interesting facts along the way:

  • Johannesburg was founded in October 1886 during the gold rush.
  • 40% of the world's gold originates in Johannesburg. That is why it's called "Egoli" which means "City of Gold".
  • The tallest skyscraper in Africa, the Carlton Centre, is in Johannesburg.
  • O.R. Tambo Airport transports and connects over 9 million passengers per year and is Africa's busiest airport.
  • The only city in Africa that is bigger than Johannesburg is Cairo.
  • Gauteng has the largest man-made forest in the world with over 10 million trees.
  • 40% of the planet's human ancestor fossils are found in the Cradle of Humankind in Johannesburg.
  • The only two polar bears in Africa (from Canada and Japan) are homed at Johannesburg Zoo.
  • Johannesburg is known as the home to Kwaito which is a unique form of African music that started up in the 90s.
  • The city of Johannesburg is the largest in the world that isn't built on a coastline.

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Travelling across South Africa shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg. Short haul flights should be affordable and by booking with us, your trips will be exactly that. When booking cheap flights from Durban to Johannesburg or Cape Town to Johannesburg with Flight Bookings, you will be offered low cost airfares and specials from some of the country's most trusted low-cost domestic carriers. Looking for cheap flights to Johannesburg, book online with us today.

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