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Flights to Africa in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$1,653Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip from$1,429From Auckland Intl to Africa
One-way from$14One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Africa

Cheap flights to Africa in September, October 2021

The best prices found for JNB flights for September, October
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$1,442pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$1,455pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 14 Oct
$1,489pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Africa found for this year
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$1,442pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$1,455pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 14 Oct
$1,489pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last minute flights to Africa

Late deals on return flights to Africa, departing today and this week
5 Oct - 10 Oct
$1,589pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
5 Oct - 10 Oct
$1,654pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
5 Oct - 10 Oct
$1,666pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Cheapest prices for Africa flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Africa found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,361
February
$1,340
March
$1,327
April
$1,530
May
$1,390
June
$1,417
July
$1,451
August
$1,418
September
$1,474
October
$1,365
November
$1,390
December
$1,711
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Africa is currently March; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Africa?

Average Johannesburg flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
AKL - ZA1
Price
$1,327 - $2,541
ZA1
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
4 - 151 mm
The best time to fly to Africa is during October, but great deals can be found at other times. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Africa, the warmest period tends to be January, with the wettest being December.

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

Booking 61 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Africa. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Africa?

The cheapest day to fly to Africa is usually Monday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Africa?

Africa flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Africa?

South Africa is the most popular flight destination in Africa. Other popular destinations include Egypt, Zimbabwe, Morocco and Mauritius.

Alternative, similarly priced destinations

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Popular cities in Africa

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