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Cheap flights from Sydney to OR Tambo

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The best prices from Sydney to OR Tambo are usually found in February or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Thursday and return on a Sunday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to JNB flight in 2021: compare Sydney to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.
SYD - JNB
Price
$1,151 - $1,934
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,151

From Sydney to OR Tambo

One-way from

$1,473

One-way flight from Sydney 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 Sydney to OR Tambo?

Travellers have found that booking a Saturday departure is the best way to save up to 9% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Sydney to OR Tambo at least 61 days early can save you up to 18% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sydney to OR Tambo for as little as $1,547 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,750 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to OR Tambo from Sydney. Prices for February average $1,369 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $973. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 41% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to OR Tambo (SYD - JNB)?

It’s optimal to fly from Sydney to OR Tambo in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 16% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Sydney to OR Tambo in April, May 2021

The best prices found for SYD to JNB flights in April, May
29 May - 27 Jun
$2,725pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 May - 27 Jun
$2,743pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 May - 27 Jun
$2,760pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Sydney found for this year
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$1,677pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$1,678pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$1,690pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Cathay Pacific
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to OR Tambo from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to OR Tambo
11:55 - 03:10
Egypt Air
2 stops
47h 15m
SYD - JNB
Egypt Air
$1,474
Priceline
11:05 - 02:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
47h 05m
SYD - JNB
Multiple Airlines
$1,517
Gotogate
03:55 - 17:10
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
21h 15m
SYD - JNB
Singapore Airlines
$1,574
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to OR Tambo

Can I find flights from Sydney to OR Tambo for under $2,755 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to OR Tambo for under $2,755. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,725, but on average you can expect to pay $5,315.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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. New policies for travellers booking flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Johannesburg OR Tambo include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Qantas Airways, South African, and Etihad Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to OR Tambo for under $2,755 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Sydney 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?

Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Johannesburg OR Tambo have been viewed 4,252 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Sydney or Johannesburg?

Sydney will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Johannesburg over the next 12 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 27 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Johannesburg is generally colder than in Sydney. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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

Airlines like Singapore Airlines fly from Sydney to OR Tambo in about 23h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to .

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Sydney to OR Tambo return?

Currently priced at $2,744, Singapore Airlines will fly you from Sydney to OR Tambo and back. In addition to Singapore Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

$991 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Singapore Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Egypt Air and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from $1,474 and $1,609, respectively.

Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to OR Tambo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R11.10
Average temperature for April in OR Tambo
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in OR Tambo
40.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 8 airlines flying from Sydney to OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney 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
Qatar Airways
$718 $825 No cancel fee 68%
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Etihad Airways
$686 $980 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
$730 $1,050 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$884 $1,132 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
$829 $1,159 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
$773 $1,273 No cancel fee 74%
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South African
$823 $1,288 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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Virgin Australia
$1,168 $1,644 No cancel fee 80%
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