Cheap flights from Ottawa to Johannesburg

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The best prices from Ottawa to Johannesburg are usually found in April or February, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Ottawa (YOW) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to JNB flight in 2021: compare Ottawa to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
YOW - ZA1
Price
C$ 724 - C$ 1,307
ZA1
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Average price

C$ 1,026

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 895

From Ottawa to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Ottawa to Johannesburg?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Johannesburg from Ottawa average C$ 1,112. You can even find prices in April for less than C$ 1,112, as users have found deals to Johannesburg from as low as C$ 861. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Johannesburg from Ottawa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 45%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Ottawa to Johannesburg?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 58 days in advance, which can save you up to 21% on flights from Ottawa to Johannesburg compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 58 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at C$ 1,106. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from C$ 1,361.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Ottawa to Johannesburg?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 12%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Johannesburg (YOW - ZA1)?

When flying from Ottawa to Johannesburg, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to Johannesburg in October, November 2021

The best prices found for YOW to JNB flights for October, November
15 Nov - 22 Nov
C$ 1,003pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
15 Nov - 22 Nov
C$ 1,127pp
YOW
Ottawa
Lufthansa
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
15 Nov - 22 Nov
C$ 1,930pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Ottawa found for this year
15 Nov - 22 Nov
C$ 1,003pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
15 Nov - 22 Nov
C$ 1,127pp
YOW
Ottawa
Lufthansa
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
15 Nov - 22 Nov
C$ 1,930pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

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Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to Johannesburg

What airport do you fly from for flights from Ottawa to Johannesburg?

Most people fly from Ottawa (YOW) if they book a flight from Ottawa to Johannesburg. On average, Ottawa has 0 outbound flights to Johannesburg per day from 5 airlines. Ottawa is conveniently located just 10.6 km from Ottawa’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Ottawa to Johannesburg have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Ottawa to Johannesburg have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air Canada, Lufthansa, and South African are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air Canada with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Ottawa to Johannesburg for under C$ 1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Johannesburg for under C$ 1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just C$ 985, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 1,348.

How popular is this Ottawa to Johannesburg flight route?

Within the past month, 163 users have taken a look at flights from Ottawa to Johannesburg.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Ottawa to Johannesburg round-trip?

KLM, at C$ 985, was found to be the cheapest airline from Ottawa to Johannesburg.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include SWISS and Lufthansa. Users have found that KLM is 11% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Ottawa to Johannesburg?

Consider Air Canada, Delta or KLM when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Ottawa to Johannesburg.

What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to Johannesburg?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for C$ 741. While the most popular route (Ottawa - Johannesburg OR Tambo) can be booked for C$ 997 on average our data indicates C$ 2,038 when flying from Ottawa to Johannesburg

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Johannesburg from Ottawa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Ottawa to Johannesburg

Most visitors from Ottawa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ottawa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ottawa are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Ottawa from Johannesburg?

Returning to Ottawa from Johannesburg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Ottawa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Ottawa.

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Alternative routes for Ottawa to Johannesburg

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Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Ottawa to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = R11.82
Average temperature for October in Johannesburg
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Johannesburg
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 5 airlines flying from Ottawa to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa to Johannesburg choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
C$ 819 C$ 1,056 No cancel fee N/A
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KLM
C$ 844 C$ 1,033 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
C$ 878 C$ 1,342 No cancel fee 76%
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Air Canada
C$ 889 C$ 1,298 No cancel fee 67%
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South African
C$ 1,206 C$ 1,437 No cancel fee 78%

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