Cheap flights from Auckland to OR Tambo

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The best prices from Auckland to OR Tambo are usually found in May or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to JNB flight in 2021: compare Auckland to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,291

From Auckland to OR Tambo

One-way from

$862

One-way flight from Auckland to OR Tambo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland to OR Tambo?

Flights from Auckland to OR Tambo are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to OR Tambo.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Auckland to OR Tambo?

To save on the cost of your flight from Auckland to OR Tambo, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 11% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,668 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,762.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Auckland to OR Tambo?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to OR Tambo from Auckland average $1,524. You can even find prices in May for less than $1,524, as users have found deals to OR Tambo from as low as $1,183. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to OR Tambo from Auckland. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to OR Tambo (AKL - JNB)?

It’s optimal to fly from Auckland to OR Tambo in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 25% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Auckland to OR Tambo in August, September 2021

The best prices found for AKL to JNB flights in August, September
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$1,480pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
3 Aug - 9 Aug
$1,507pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$1,577pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Auckland found for this year
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$1,480pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
3 Aug - 9 Aug
$1,507pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$1,577pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to OR Tambo

Late deals on return flights to OR Tambo from Auckland, departing today and this week
9 Aug - 16 Aug
$1,579pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
9 Aug - 16 Aug
$3,013pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to OR Tambo from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to OR Tambo
13:10 - 12:15
Emirates
2 stops
33h 05m
AKL - JNB
Emirates
$862
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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to OR Tambo

Can I find flights from Auckland to OR Tambo for under $1,569 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to OR Tambo for under $1,569. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $1,480, but on average you can expect to pay $2,244.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Auckland Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Auckland Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, Emirates, and Singapore Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to OR Tambo for under $1,427 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Auckland to OR Tambo, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to OR Tambo for under $1,712?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Auckland to OR Tambo within the next 7 days for less than $1,712.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Auckland Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo was viewed by 6,076 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Auckland or Johannesburg?

Auckland will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Johannesburg over the next 8 days.

Is Auckland weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

With an average temperature of 26 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Johannesburg are hotter than in Auckland.

How long does is the flight from Auckland to OR Tambo?

There are many flights that can get you from Auckland to OR Tambo in 25h 55m. Fly via Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, or Emirates to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Auckland to OR Tambo return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to OR Tambo from $1,480 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Emirates, from $1,577, and Singapore Airlines, from $2,464. Qatar Airways is 2% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Auckland to OR Tambo one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $862 on Emirates.

Alternative routes for Auckland to OR Tambo

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Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to OR Tambo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R10.08
Average temperature for August in OR Tambo
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in OR Tambo
14.0 mm

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Top 10 airlines flying from Auckland to OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to OR Tambo 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
Singapore Airlines
$623 $1,000 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$760 $1,015 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
$805 $1,125 No cancel fee 68%
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Ethiopian Air
$1,145 $1,195 No cancel fee 72%
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Cathay Pacific
$930 $1,214 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
$807 $1,241 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$870 $1,285 No cancel fee 74%
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South African
$1,083 $1,414 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air China
$862 $1,625 No cancel fee 67%
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Air New Zealand
$1,349 $1,684 No cancel fee 78%
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