Don’t let dry January dampen your travel plans! If an international trip is not on the cards at the moment, set your sights on local destinations to make traveling easier on the pockets. Locally, several airlines offer competitive, affordable prices for return flights to South Africa’s major cities. Let’s find out how much they cost in comparison, according to where they will take you!
Johannesburg to Cape Town
If you’re looking to travel from Johannesburg to Cape Town, there are several affordable flight options for you to choose from.
FlySafair, recently dubbed the ‘best on-time low-cost carrier’ globally, offers trips from Cape Town to Johannesburg from as little as R550 to R1457 one-way. Tip: use the site’s ‘low fare finder’ to find the most affordable flights for your chosen date.
Lift, on the other hand, offers one-way flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town from as little as R695 ranging up to R1545.
In comparison, South African Airways offers one-way flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town starting from R1601, at the time of writing.
Johannesburg to Durban
Traveling from Johannesburg to Durban, one-way flights with FlySafair range from the lowest fee of R502, up to R1253 – the site will automatically filter the most affordable prices for your dates provided.
When traveling with Lift, passengers can expect to pay anywhere from R625 up to R1255 from Johannesburg through to Durban.
South African Airways currently offers one-way trips from Johannesburg to Durban from as little as R755 up to R965.
Johannesburg to Gqeberha
Traveling from Johannesburg to Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape, passengers can expect to pay from as little as R502 for a one-way flight, up to R1054.
Currently, Lift does not offer flights from Johannesburg to Gqeberha.
South African Airways offers one-way trips from Johannesburg to Gqeberha ranging from R789 to R999.
Cape Town to Durban
Traveling from the Cape to Durban, FlySafair keeps their prices competitive with a one-way trip priced from R951 up to R2204 per price, depending on when you’re booking for.
Lift currently offers flights from Cape Town to Durban for as little as R995 up to R2925.
In comparison, South African Airways come in from R3162 for a one-way flight from Cape Town to Durban in January.
Cape Town to Gqeberha
If you’re traveling from the Western Cape to the Eastern Cape, FlySafair offers one-way flights from as little as R850, up to R1150.
Currently, Lift does not offer flights from Cape Town to Gqeberha.
With South African airways, passengers can expect to pay R2621 up to R3369 for a one-way flight from Cape Town to Gqeberha.
Durban to Johannesburg
If you’re flying from KZN to Jozi, FlySafair offers flights from as little as R502 up to R1153, depending on when you’re booking for.
Lift offers passengers traveling from Durban to Johannesburg flights from R625 up to R1405.
Fly from Durban to Johannesburg with South African Airways from R755 up to R1149.
Durban to Gqeberha
From Durban to Gqeberha, passengers can expect to pay from R1150 up to R1652, one way.
Currently, Lift does not offer flights from Durban to Gqeberha.
South African Airways offers one-way flights from Durban to Gqeberha currently ranging from R1732 up to R2077.
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