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Cheap Flights to Johannesburg, South Africa

Welcome to South Africa's Johannesburg. Known as the country's beating heart, this sprawling city of 10 million people is a busy, thrilling metropolis. Remnants of Johannesburg's fraught past are shown at the Apartheid Museum, and in the continued income gaps and rougher neighbourhoods. However, this vibrant city is committed to rebuilding itself, and has made tremendous process throughout the last 20 years. Today, fine galleries, wildlife parks, and wonderful restaurants make Johannesburg very much worth visiting.

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Best Time to Book a Flight to Johannesburg

With its subtropical highland climate, Johannesburg is beautiful all year. Winters, however, can get a bit frosty, although snow is a rare occurrence. Spanning from October into April, summertime is glorious with long hot days and cooler evenings, marked by warm rainfalls.

For tourist events, Johannesburg comes alive from August to October when the most festivals and outdoor events are held. Some of the festivities include Joy of Jazz, Arts Alive, and Johannesburg Pride, which was the first pride celebration to be founded in Africa. During December and January, the locals tend to vacation on South Africa's coast, so prices drop and you can book a wonderful hotel in Johannesburg for less.

Airlines That Fly to Johannesburg

Many domestic and international airlines offer flights to and from South Africa's Johannesburg, including:

      
  • Air Botswana
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  • Air China
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  • Air France
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  • Airlink
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  • Air Zimbabwe
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  • British Airways
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  • Cathay Pacific
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  • Delta Air Lines
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  • EgyptAir
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  • Emirates
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  • Etihad Airways
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  • FlySafair
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  • Iberia
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  • Kulula.com
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  • LATAM Brasil
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  • Lufthansa
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  • Mango
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  • Qantas
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  • Saudia
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  • South African Airways
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  • South African Express
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  • Swiss International Air Lines
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  • Virgin Atlantic

Airports in Johannesburg

O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)

O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) isn't only the busiest airport in South Africa. It's the busiest airport on the entire continent! Able to serve 28 million passengers each year, this massive six-terminal airport handled 20 million passengers in 2016 alone.

 

Located 21 km from Downtown Johannesburg, O. R. Tambo Airport offers non-stop trips to Europe, North America, South America, Asia, and even Australia. Unfortunately, there aren't any direct flights from Canada. However, since JNB is serviced by many of the world's biggest airlines, booking travel here isn't different.

Lanseria International Airport (HLA)

If you're arriving from another city in South Africa, Lanseria International Airport (HLA) is the ideal choice. Situated northwest of city centre, this Johannesburg airport handles domestic flights from Durban, Cape Town, and George. Despite not being a particularly large airport, Lanseria International Airport does have immense cultural significance. Back in 1990, when the country's famed leader Nelson Mandela was freed, his airplane back to Johannesburg landed here.

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