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The best prices from South Island to OR Tambo are usually found in June or May, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
South Island (CHC) to OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to JNB flight in 2021: compare South Island to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.
CHC - JNB
Price
$1,255 - $2,145
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

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

Average price

$1,297

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$1,255

From South Island 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 South Island to OR Tambo?

Users have found that flying from South Island to OR Tambo on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 11% on flights from South Island to OR Tambo compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,620. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,711.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to OR Tambo?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to OR Tambo from South Island. Prices for May average $1,480 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,149. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to OR Tambo (CHC - JNB)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from South Island to OR Tambo in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 44% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

South Island to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from South Island found for this year
9 Nov - 13 Nov
$1,596pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
9 Nov - 13 Nov
$2,041pp
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
9 Nov - 13 Nov
$2,208pp
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to OR Tambo

Can I find flights from South Island to OR Tambo for under $1,663 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to OR Tambo for under $1,663. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,596, but on average you can expect to pay $2,447.

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

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Christchurch 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 Christchurch to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Christchurch to Johannesburg OR Tambo have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from South Island to OR Tambo for under $1,663 on Cheapflights?

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Christchurch to Johannesburg OR Tambo flight path was viewed by 1,172 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 Christchurch or Johannesburg?

Expected rainfall in Christchurch is same as in Johannesburg. You can expect this to be the case over the next 6 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 26 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Johannesburg is typically hotter than in Christchurch. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from South Island to OR Tambo?

For as low as $2,209, Singapore Airlines can have you in OR Tambo from South Island in 29h 10m. 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 South Island to OR Tambo return?

Our cheapest airline available from South Island to OR Tambo is Emirates. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,597 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand, starting at $2,041 and $2,608 round-trip.

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Today's exchange rate
$1 = R10.19
Average temperature for May in OR Tambo
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in OR Tambo
25.0 mm

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Top 6 airlines flying from South Island to OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island 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
$647 $996 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$772 $1,009 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
$747 $1,078 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$842 $1,267 No cancel fee 74%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,014 $1,505 No cancel fee 72%
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Air New Zealand
$1,246 $1,870 No cancel fee 78%
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