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Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg
$34 $33
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Flights from Harare to Johannesburg
$98 $96
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Flights from Cairo to Johannesburg
$265 $255
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Flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg
$307 $297
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Flights from Paris to Johannesburg
$330 $319
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Flights from Accra to Johannesburg
$375 $363
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Johannesburg Vacation

About Johannesburg

The "city of gold", Johannesburg (or Joburg as it is also known), is the African continent's second largest city and South Africa's thriving multicultural center and business hub. The city draws a wide array of visitors who arrive in the city on business or who come to experience its burgeoning cultural and art scene and learn about its complex history. It is the largest transport hub in South Africa and the multiculturalism of this teeming metropolis is obvious in its diverse attractions, eclectic fashion and the vast selection of different eateries on offer. Travelers will soon discover that the sheer choice of exciting things to do make it a tantalizing destination to visit.

Things to do and places to visit in Johannesburg

Whether you're interested in discovering the city's cultural scene through its endless choice of galleries, feel like taking in a top-notch theater show, hitting the shopping malls, or learning about Joburg's gold mining past, Johannesburg is a kaleidoscope of a city that will leave you wanting more.

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Airports in Johannesburg

Flights to Johannesburg land at Johannesburg Airport (also known as OR Tambo International Airport). It is the busiest airport not only in South Africa but on the African continent, providing access to a wide selection of destinations across the globe.

OR Tambo International Airport

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A number of different airlines operate flights to and from Johannesburg including: South African Airways, Mango and British Airways.

Location

Johannesburg Airport is located approximately 13 miles from the city center in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng.

Transportation

The easiest and most convenient way to get to the city center from the airport is to take a taxi, which can be picked up outside the Arrivals Hall. If you with to take public transportation, there is also a local bus service that leaves from the domestic and international arrivals terminals.

Frequently asked questions about flights to Johannesburg

How can I find cheap flights to Johannesburg on eDreams?
At eDreams you will find flights from $24 to Johannesburg. Thanks to the combination of various technologies, machine learning algorithms and real user searches on our platform, you will be able to choose between the different options that best suit your needs when you have to fly to Johannesburg.
Which airlines fly to Johannesburg?
Airlines flying direct from the US to Johannesburg include:
  • South African Airways, with flights from New York, Washington, D.C. (Arlington County), VA and from Raleigh, NC, for example.
  • Emirates also operates numerous flights, some of them originating from New York, Newark - Nj and Washington, D.C. (Arlington County), VA.
  • Lufthansa, with flights from Chicago to Johannesburg and Washington, D.C. (Arlington County), VA and also from New York.
Airlines with indirect flights to Johannesburg include:
  • Emirates, which flies from New York, Newark - Nj or Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Lufthansa, with flights from Chicago and Washington, D.C. (Arlington County), VA, as well as from New York.
  • Qatar Airways, with flights from New York, Salt Lake City, UT and also Miami.
How long before a flight to Johannesburg should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Johannesburg, you should get to the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs, and boarding the airplane can take some time. At eDreams, you can find the best deals for flights to Johannesburg departing from over 130 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Johannesburg with eDreams you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
What is the name of Johannesburg’s airport?
Johannesburg is served by 4 airport[s]. OR Tambo International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 130 cities, such as Cape Town, Harare and Durban, the most popular routes.
How far is Johannesburg’s airport from the city centre?
Johannesburg’s airport OR Tambo International Airport is located 1 miles from the city centre.
How much is the trip from the airport to Johannesburg’s city centre?
Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.70 USD per person.
Taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from OR Tambo International Airport , the average price for the ride to Johannesburg centre is around 1.42 USD per km.
Car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, eDreams has the best offers of car rentals in Johannesburg. Pick your preferred car type and get from OR Tambo International Airport to Johannesburg city centre on your own terms.
What is the weather like in Johannesburg?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to Johannesburg is in January, February and October, when the average temperature reaches 29.04 °C, while July, August and June are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 212.81 hours. However, if you prefer colder temperatures, make sure you visit Johannesburg during June, July or August to experience an average of 4.82 °C. For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during May, June and July, when the average precipitation in Johannesburg is 5.13 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.
Airport code JNB JNB is the airport IATA code on flights to Johannesburg
Top Airline Kulula Popular airline with flights to Johannesburg

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