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Cheap Flights to George from Johannesburg

Flights from Johannesburg to George start around R721 depending on the time of year and demand. Your flight will take approximately 1 hour and 55 minutes and will cover around 1170kms. If you're flying direct, you’ll depart from OR Tambo International Airport, and you’ll land at George Airport, the country’s first solar-powered airport.

This is one of the most popular domestic flight routes, providing you with a choice of over 300 flights per week. Popular airlines which fly to George from Johannesburg are Kulula Airlines, Mango Airlines, FlySafair, British Airways and South African Airways.

Cheapest Flight From Johannesburg to George

Below are some of the cheapest flights from JHB to George:

Flysafair flights from Johannesburg to George From R721.00
Kulula flights from Johannesburg to George From R1368.00
British Airways flights from Johannesburg to George From R721.00
Mango flights from Johannesburg to George From R799.00
Airlink flights from Johannesburg to George From R1680.00

Why Visit George?

The city of George is nestled in the heart of the Western Cape’s Garden Route. It is one of the oldest towns in South Africa, rich in history and full of enthralling attractions for all ages. It also boasts spectacular mountain scenery and a breathtaking coastline. Not convinced? Below are several reasons why you should visit George.

Gorgeous Beaches
Gorgeous Beaches

George is home to some of the most picturesque beaches found along the Garden Route. During the summer months, these beaches offer some of the best spots to relax and cool down. Some popular beaches in and around George include Victoria Bay, Cola Bay, Wilderness Beach, and Myoli Beach.

breathtaking scenery
Breathtaking Scenery

George lies in a fertile rich valley, surrounded by the Outeniqua Mountains, forests, rivers, and farmlands. Whether you’re staying in George or just passing by, you can’t help but admire the scenery. There are many scenic drives and trails which allow you to explore these beautiful landscapes. Some of these include the Outeniqua Pass, Montagu Pass, and the Seven Passes Drive.

Food & Wine

There is no experience quite like drinking excellet wine paired with delicious food and in great company. George offers visitors exactly that. Dine at a selection of bistros and fine-dining restaurants serving some of the best South African cuisine, as well as fresh seafood. Tasteful wines from the Outeniqua Mountains are the perfect addition to a glorious meal.


George’s expansive landscapes also offer plenty of opportunities for adventure. There is so much to explore, whether on land, in the air, or in the water. Some popular activities include cloud-base paragliding, quad biking, hot-air ballooning, kayaking, hiking, surfing, and more. There is also a lot to explore in George’s lively city centre.

Why Book Flights From JHB to George with SA Airlines?

SA Airlines helps you find cheap flights, all in one place. To find the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to George, simply enter the dates, location, and your budget into the search tool on our website. Within seconds, we will provide you with the best flight options available from a variety of world-class airlines.

When is the Best Time to Visit George?

The busiest months for tourism in George is July, followed by August and June. Prices for accommodations and flights are most expensive during these months, though you can save if you book your tickets well in advance. The Garden Route also gets fairly crowded around Christmas.

We recommend visiting George between January and April so that you can enjoy all that the Garden Route has to offer without all the crowds.

Top Things to See and Do in George

There are plenty of exciting things to see and do in and around George. To help you map out the perfect itinerary, here are some of our favourite picks:

  • Ride the Outeniqua Power Van
  • Stroll around the Outeniqua Farmers’ Market
  • Go strawberry picking at Redberry Farm
  • Tour Herold Wines
  • Explore the Garden Route Botanical Garden
  • Horseback riding with Black Horse Trails
  • Play a round of golf at Fancourt
  • Drive along Montague Pass
  • Visit the George Museum
  • Relax on the beach

Interesting Facts About George

After booking your flight from Johannesburg to George, you may want to learn more about the destination you’re visiting. Here are some interesting facts about George you may not know:

  • George is the sixth oldest town in South Africa, founded in 1811 as the first British settlement in the Cape Colony and named after King George III.
  • George originally served as a woodcutter’s outpost, which supplied timber to the Cape Colony.
  • George is considered the heart of the Garden Route.
  • The ancient English oak tree in front of the Old Library is one of the original trees planted by Landdrost van Kervel in 1811. It is known today as the ‘Slave Tree’.
  • The highest peak in the Outeniqua is Cradock Peak (1578 m), followed by George Peak (1337 m).

Book Cheap Flights From Johannesburg to George Today

Located along the peaceful Garden Route, George is the perfect destination for a weekend away. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city by exploring one of South Africa’s most amazing coastal towns, as well as its scenic surroundings.

For an inexpensive flight to George, book your tickets with SA Airlines today. And for return tickets, we offer cheap flights to Johannesburg, too.

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