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C$ 923+ Cheap flights to South Africa

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BOS — JNB
20 Jul — 27 Jul1
1 adult
Sat 20/7
Sat 27/7

Flights to South Africa in 2024

Find the latest flights to South Africa in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 437,964 searches and data was last updated on 15 July 2024.

Round-trip from

C$ 949

One-way from

C$ 923

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

February

Average price

C$ 2,013
American Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • 14/9-20/9
  • 2 total stops
  • 54h 35m total
  • Toronto to Johannesburg
8/11
  • 8/11
  • 2 total stops
  • 56h 40m total
  • Toronto to South Africa
High demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in July 2024

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Cheap flights to South Africa in July & August 2024

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The following deals offer some of the lowest prices we've found on flights heading to South Africa in July and August 2024. If these deals fall outside of your budget, be sure to come back soon as prices update often.
Cheap flights to Johannesburg
Mon 5/83:20 p.m.YYZ - JNB
2 stops36h 05mAmerican Airlines
Thu 17/109:05 p.m.JNB - YYZ
2 stops30h 38mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 15/7C$ 1,076
Mon 5/86:20 p.m.YYZ - JNB
2 stops33h 05mAmerican Airlines
Fri 6/97:20 p.m.JNB - YYZ
2 stops27h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/7C$ 1,118
Fri 16/86:25 p.m.YYZ - JNB
2 stops33h 00mAmerican Airlines
Sun 1/97:20 p.m.JNB - YYZ
2 stops29h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 15/7C$ 1,274
Thu 8/86:15 p.m.YYZ - JNB
1 stop31h 00mAmerican Airlines
Thu 29/89:05 p.m.JNB - YYZ
2 stops43h 10mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 15/7C$ 1,291
Sun 4/86:10 p.m.YYZ - JNB
1 stop33h 15mAmerican Airlines
Sun 13/107:20 p.m.JNB - YYZ
2 stops32h 23mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 15/7C$ 1,293
Sun 4/83:22 p.m.YYZ - JNB
2 stops36h 03mAmerican Airlines
Thu 17/109:05 p.m.JNB - YYZ
2 stops30h 38mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 15/7C$ 1,331
Mon 5/89:55 p.m.YYZ - JNB
1 stop27h 20mAmerican Airlines
Sun 13/107:20 p.m.JNB - YYZ
2 stops32h 23mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 15/7C$ 1,343
Tue 30/712:45 p.m.YYZ - JNB
2 stops36h 30mAmerican Airlines
Sun 13/107:20 p.m.JNB - YYZ
2 stops32h 23mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 15/7C$ 1,381
Mon 5/86:20 p.m.YYZ - JNB
2 stops33h 05mBritish Airways
Tue 15/109:05 p.m.JNB - YYZ
1 stop25h 05mBritish Airways
Deal found 15/7C$ 1,391
Cheap flights to Cape Town
Sat 24/810:44 a.m.YYZ - CPT
2 stops42h 16mAmerican Airlines
Tue 10/96:55 p.m.CPT - YYZ
2 stops29h 42mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/7C$ 1,505
Fri 2/87:15 a.m.YYZ - CPT
2 stops45h 45mAmerican Airlines
Tue 27/86:55 p.m.CPT - YYZ
2 stops50h 04mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/7C$ 1,530
Sat 24/86:04 a.m.YYZ - CPT
3 stops49h 36mKenya Airways
Tue 10/92:30 p.m.CPT - YYZ
3 stops31h 20mKenya Airways
Deal found 14/7C$ 1,790
Fri 9/812:52 p.m.YYZ - CPT
2 stops40h 08mAmerican Airlines
Sun 25/86:55 p.m.CPT - YYZ
2 stops50h 04mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/7C$ 1,842
Sat 24/87:45 a.m.YYZ - CPT
1 stop28h 05mDelta
Tue 10/99:30 p.m.CPT - YYZ
1 stop32h 25mDelta
Deal found 14/7C$ 1,920
Tue 20/84:45 p.m.YYZ - CPT
1 stop22h 40mDelta
Wed 28/811:15 p.m.CPT - YYZ
2 stops47h 53mDelta
Deal found 14/7C$ 2,007
Thu 8/87:30 a.m.YYZ - CPT
2 stops45h 20mAmerican Airlines
Thu 29/86:55 p.m.CPT - YYZ
2 stops50h 25mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 15/7C$ 2,040
Fri 30/810:45 a.m.YYZ - CPT
1 stop21h 00mEthiopian Air
Sun 8/92:35 p.m.CPT - YYZ
2 stops24h 10mEthiopian Air
Deal found 14/7C$ 2,064
Mon 15/79:55 p.m.YYZ - CPT
2 stops37h 25mBritish Airways
Mon 22/76:55 p.m.CPT - YYZ
2 stops34h 11mBritish Airways
Deal found 14/7C$ 2,163

South Africa 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for South Africa in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 437,964 searches and data were last updated on 15 July 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to South Africa in 2024 at this time. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Sat 14/99:55 p.m.YYZ - JNB
1 stop29h 30mAmerican Airlines
Fri 20/99:05 p.m.JNB - YYZ
1 stop25h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/7C$ 949
Wed 27/1110:05 p.m.YYZ - JNB
1 stop29h 15mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/127:45 p.m.JNB - YYZ
2 stops28h 55mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/7C$ 987
Sun 8/911:50 a.m.YYZ - JNB
2 stops39h 35mAmerican Airlines
Mon 23/99:05 p.m.JNB - YYZ
2 stops31h 15mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/7C$ 1,020
Sat 7/911:14 a.m.YYZ - JNB
2 stops40h 11mAmerican Airlines
Mon 23/97:20 p.m.JNB - YYZ
1 stop26h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/7C$ 1,025
Tue 3/96:25 p.m.YYZ - JNB
2 stops33h 00mAmerican Airlines
Tue 17/97:20 p.m.JNB - YYZ
1 stop26h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 15/7C$ 1,038
Fri 20/99:55 p.m.YYZ - JNB
1 stop29h 30mAmerican Airlines
Fri 27/97:20 p.m.JNB - YYZ
1 stop26h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/7C$ 1,049

One-way flights to South Africa

Explore one-way flight options to South Africa for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 437,964 searches and data was last updated on 15 July 2024.
Choose from one of these one-way flights departing to South Africa. Book a round-trip flight to South Africa instead by using the search form above.
Fri 8/113:30 p.m.YTZ - JNB
2 stops56h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 14/7C$ 923
Wed 21/87:45 a.m.YYZ - CPT
2 stops45h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 14/7C$ 924

Find flights to South Africa within your budget

Locate flights to South Africa that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 437,964 searches and data was last updated on 15 July 2024.

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Toronto Pearson IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

YYZ - JNB

YYZJNB

Toronto Pearson Intl

Sat 14/9

1 stop29h 30m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Fri 20/9

1 stop25h 05m

C$ 949

Toronto Pearson IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

YYZ - JNB

YYZJNB

Toronto Pearson Intl

Thu 17/10

2 stops27h 50m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 28/10

2 stops28h 53m

C$ 1,092

Toronto Pearson IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

YYZ - JNB

YYZJNB

Toronto Pearson Intl

Sun 8/9

1 stop29h 30m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 23/9

1 stop26h 50m

C$ 1,117

Toronto Pearson IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

YYZ - JNB

YYZJNB

Toronto Pearson Intl

Thu 17/10

2 stops36h 15m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 29/10

2 stops28h 53m

C$ 1,144

Toronto Pearson IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

YYZ - JNB

YYZJNB

Toronto Pearson Intl

Sun 8/9

3 stops28h 45m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 23/9

2 stops29h 01m

C$ 1,200

Toronto Pearson IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

YYZ - JNB

YYZJNB

Toronto Pearson Intl

Wed 16/10

1 stop27h 15m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 30/10

2 stops30h 45m

C$ 1,224

Toronto Pearson IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

YYZ - JNB

YYZJNB

Toronto Pearson Intl

Mon 21/10

1 stop26h 40m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 13/11

1 stop22h 45m

C$ 1,295

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Deals found on 14/7

Best time to book a flight to South Africa

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Estimated round-trip price
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Temperature and rainfall in South Africa by month

Plan your trip to South Africa by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

JNB

Temperature

10 - 20 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to South Africa, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 20.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 10.0 C).

When is the best time to book a flight to South Africa?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight to South Africa. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
Booking 65 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to South Africa. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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Reviews of airlines servicing South Africa

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to South Africa. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to South Africa. Reviews last updated 15 July 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines servicing South Africa, such as American Airlines, Ethiopian Air and Delta. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
3,783 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Worst experience. The staff at the airport were unprofessional, uncourtious, disrespectful and straight up discriminating. I will never travel via emirates again. And the flight was delayed too.

8.1
Very good
3,783 reviews
8.1
Very good
3,783 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Worst experience. The staff at the airport were unprofessional, uncourtious, disrespectful and straight up discriminating. I will never travel via emirates again. And the flight was delayed too.

8.0
Very good
9,797 reviews
8.1
Very good
3,783 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Worst experience. The staff at the airport were unprofessional, uncourtious, disrespectful and straight up discriminating. I will never travel via emirates again. And the flight was delayed too.

7.9
Good
1,428 reviews
8.1
Very good
3,783 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Worst experience. The staff at the airport were unprofessional, uncourtious, disrespectful and straight up discriminating. I will never travel via emirates again. And the flight was delayed too.

7.8
Good
956 reviews
8.1
Very good
3,783 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Worst experience. The staff at the airport were unprofessional, uncourtious, disrespectful and straight up discriminating. I will never travel via emirates again. And the flight was delayed too.

7.7
Good
1,806 reviews
8.1
Very good
3,783 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Worst experience. The staff at the airport were unprofessional, uncourtious, disrespectful and straight up discriminating. I will never travel via emirates again. And the flight was delayed too.

Overview

Despite South Africa’s anguished past, the country that occupies the southern tip of Africa has re-invented itself along the lines of a modern destination featuring a mixture of out-of-this-world scenery with a vibrant cultural heritage that combine to create an unforgettable experience.

Many visitors arriving on cheap flights to South Africa head for Cape Town, the oldest city in southern Africa. Its trendy restaurants and a hopping nightlife scene nestle comfortably in the beautiful coastal setting. Further north lies Johannesburg, a vibrant and edgy city, that many travellers see en route to Kruger Park, the world’s biggest and probably best-known wildlife reserve.

Many of the towns on South Africa’s long coast along both the Indian and Atlantic oceans also attract many visitors. Durban, located in KwaZulu-Natal province, features the best surfing beaches in the country while Port Elizabeth and its café culture attracts many travellers heading for the Garden Route. This area along the country’s coast boasts a combination of forests, beaches and lagoons that are one of South Africa’s most popular destinations.

South Africa climate

South Africa is generally sunny and hot in the summer, which lasts from December to April. The winter is mild. The country is large and has many different climates. The Cape is cold and wet in the winter, with snow falling in the mountains. Northern areas get regular thunderstorms on summer evenings, while winters are warm by day and cold at night. 

What is good to know if travelling to South Africa?

  • There is no shortage of national parks in South Africa. Of these, Kruger is both the largest and best-known. Established in 1898, it features 147 mammals, 114 types of reptile and 507 species of birds. So while hippos, crocodiles and Impala antelopes (most common animal in South Africa) can all be found here, zebras, buffaloes, giraffes and elephants also abound. Big cats also call the park home with 1,500 lions, 900 leopards and 300 cheetahs on display.  Rest camps are scattered throughout Kruger and they range according to your budget from huts to family cottages to luxury guest houses.
  • Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is actually two national parks combined (Kalahari Gemsbok National Park in South Africa and Gemsbok National Park in Botswana). Although it measures a staggering 3.6 million hectares, vegetation here is limited with many of the local animals congregating around the Auob and Nossob rivers. The most common animals are round squirrel and suricate (meerkat) though badgers, anteaters and fox are also in evidence.
  • On the coast whales, turtles and penguins can all be seen. Watch breaching whales at Hermanus, south of Cape Town, where a whale crier calls out the location of whales. African Jackass Penguins call Boulder’s Beach in Simonstown (Simon’s Town) home and nesting Leatherback and Loggerhead turtles can be seen at St Lucia in KwaZulu Natal. These tend to nest between November and January but do not hatch until the period between January and March.
  • The Apartheid Museum and MuseuMAfricA in Johannesburg offer a glimpse at the country’s history and culture, respectively. South African Lipizzaners jump into action on Sunday mornings in Kyalami.
  • In Cape Town a cable car whisks visitors to the top of Table Mountain. The ride covers the 1085m of elevation in under ten minutes and features a rotating floor offering unobstructed views of the city below.

South Africa airport overview

The spacious and attractive Durban King Shaka International Airport, known also as La Mercy Airport, was built in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Replacing the cramped Durban International Airport, the facility is large and modern, with state-of-the-art facilities that rival higher-traffic destinations Cape Town and Johannesburg for convenience. Named for the famous Zulu king of the 19th century, the architecture of the airport contains hints at the region’s culture, and eagle-eyed passengers will find many traditional Zulu shields.

Handling a little more than half of its 7.5 million passenger capacity, the airport rarely feels crowded. This is partly due to the limited number of destinations available on direct flights to Durban King Shaka Airport. Air traffic is primarily focused on local flights to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, George and East London. Most international flights to Durban International Airport connect via Johannesburg, but there are flights available to Mauritius, Maputo and Dubai.

The main annoyance of the airport is not the service or facilities, but its remote location 22 miles (35km) north of Durban. The current total lack of public transport options make getting into town an expensive prospect if you don’t have someone to pick you up.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to South Africa if I am willing to have layovers?

    Yes, flights with layovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to South Africa on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to South Africa?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Brussels Airlines is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to South Africa.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in South Africa?

    Cape Town Intl is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in South Africa. One-way flights to Cape Town Intl typically cost C$ 37, while round-trip flights cost around C$ 112.

  • How much is a round-trip flight to South Africa?

    A round-trip flight to South Africa will typically cost around C$ 602, however they can be found for as little as C$ 197.

  • Where does the fastest flight to South Africa depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to South Africa, Toronto offers the quickest one-way flight (19 hours 45 minutes).

  • Does Johannesburg OR Tambo have rental cars?

    Yes. Those touching down at Johannesburg OR Tambo can take advantage of the rental car services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Johannesburg OR Tambo?

    Yes. Johannesburg OR Tambo has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Protea Hotel by Marriott Transit O.R. Tambo Airport is the closest property to Johannesburg OR Tambo (0.0 km away from Johannesburg OR Tambo).

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