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Cheapest prices for OR Tambo flights by month
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to OR Tambo is October. The most expensive month for flights is January. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.
When is the best time to fly to OR Tambo?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
AED 1458 - AED 3194
18 - 26 °C
4 - 151 mm
Flying to OR Tambo in September is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to OR Tambo, the warmest period tends to be January, with the wettest being December.
When is the best time to book flights to OR Tambo?
The best time to book flights to OR Tambo is 53 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
Days before departure
Which day is cheapest to fly to OR Tambo?
Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to OR Tambo. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to OR Tambo. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.
After massive upgrades for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport is vastly different to the disorganised airport of only a few years ago. South Africa’s main hub and Africa’s busiest airport, it processes nearly 18 million passengers each year from destinations around the world and is the point of entry for nearly every visitor to South Africa.
Many flights to OR Tambo Airport come from other parts of Africa, including Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein, George, Maputo, Harare and Gabarone. However, there are also regular flights from major international destinations such as London, Paris, Cairo, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Dubai, Madrid, Athens, Mumbai, Sydney, Singapore, Bangkok, Lisbon and Istanbul.
As the gateway to the wonders of South Africa, including nearby Kruger National Park and the historic townships of Alexandra and Soweto, Johannesburg’s improved airport gets high marks for service. The spacious terminals are perfectly adequate for a long stopover.