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Visiting Johannesburg

If you're looking for bargain flights to Johannesburg, book your tickets with ebookers. Home to the final games of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, this cosmopolitan city offers everything from tours of the historically important and vibrant Soweto to spa treatments at top luxury hotels such as the Westcliff Hotel. In Johannesburg, there's something for everyone.

Flying into OR Tambo International Airport

Your flight into Johannesburg will land at OR Tambo International Airport, formerly known as Johannesburg International Airport. The airport is located about 13 miles northeast of the city centre. OR Tambo is South Africa's largest and busiest airport, easily shuttling upwards of 28 million passengers every year. It also serves as the hub of the country's signature airline, South African Airways.

Transportation Into Johannesburg

There are several ways to get from the airport into town. If you wish to take a taxi, only take airport-approved taxis. They are recognizable by the ACSA logo on their cars. Each terminal at the airport has an airport-approved taxi desk, so check with them if you have an issue. A taxi will cost you anywhere from 370 to 460 ZAR and will take about half an hour to get to the city centre. You can also take one of the many shuttle buses offering service between the airport and town. One of the most famous is the Magic Bus Shuttle, which runs every two hours between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. The fare is 350 ZAR per person, or $41.

Johannesburg's Climate

Johannesburg has a subtropical highland climate. Summertime in South Africa runs from about mid-October until March. Temperatures usually range anywhere from 25°C to 30°C, and the days can be quite humid. This is also considered the rainy season, meaning that you can have days with short, passing showers or heavy downpours that last for days at a time. Winters tend to be dry and mild, with sunny days and chilly nights, and temperatures range from 4°C to 17°C. This is also considered the region's dry season, so there will be very little rain. Johannesburg is a bustling cosmopolitan city, so anytime is a good time to go.

Things to Do in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is a modern city that has a wealth of activities for visitors to enjoy. No trip to Johannesburg is complete without a visit to the Apartheid Museum. The complex is comprised of a series of exhibits and memorabilia dedicated to teaching people about the history of the apartheid era. You could also visit the South Western Townships, more commonly referred to as Soweto. Many people expect to find poverty and despair, but instead find a fiercely proud, thriving community of locals. Be sure to check out Nelson Mandela's former home in Orlando West. When you really just want to kick back, take a trip to the SAB World of Beer. SAB is South Africa's premier beer maker, and you'll be able to take a tour through the facility to learn about the history and production of South African beer.

Book Your Flight to Johannesburg

From world-class sports to important historical sites and luxury amenities, Johannesburg is an exciting city to visit. Book your flights to Johannesburg through ebookers so that the fun can begin.

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Cheap round-trip flights to Johannesburg

Departure Arrival Travel dates Airline Round-trip fares
London Johannesburg Wed, 17 Sep - Sun, 28 Sep airline logo Ethiopian Airlines £481
Manchester Johannesburg Sun, 7 Sep - Sat, 20 Sep 4-1 version from Alfresco Saudia £424
Birmingham Johannesburg Mon, 22 Sep - Mon, 29 Sep Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines £500
Edinburgh Johannesburg Wed, 10 Sep - Wed, 17 Sep airline logo KLM Royal Dutch Airlines £549
Glasgow Johannesburg Tue, 2 Sep - Wed, 17 Sep airline logo KLM Royal Dutch Airlines £549
Cape Town Johannesburg Wed, 1 Oct - Wed, 22 Oct airline logo South African Airways £141
Newcastle Upon Tyne Johannesburg Tue, 26 Aug - Tue, 23 Sep airline logo Emirates £573
Dublin Johannesburg Wed, 27 Aug - Wed, 17 Sep airline logo SWISS £508
Bristol Johannesburg Mon, 8 Sep - Thu, 18 Sep airline logo KLM Royal Dutch Airlines £635
Geneva Johannesburg Sat, 20 Sep - Thu, 25 Sep airline logo British Airways £458
Port Elizabeth Johannesburg Sat, 4 Oct - Sat, 11 Oct airline logo South African Airways £132
Aberdeen Johannesburg Thu, 4 Sep - Sun, 21 Sep airline logo Etihad Airways £583
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Best weekend fares to Johannesburg

Best weekend fares to Johannesburg

Departure Arrival Travel dates Airline Round-trip fares
London Johannesburg Thu, 18 Sep - Sun, 21 Sep airline logo Etihad Airways £556
Manchester Johannesburg Thu, 28 Aug - Thu, 4 Sep Multiple Airlines Check rates
Birmingham Johannesburg Thu, 28 Aug - Thu, 4 Sep Multiple Airlines Check rates
Edinburgh Johannesburg Thu, 28 Aug - Thu, 4 Sep Multiple Airlines Check rates
Glasgow Johannesburg Thu, 28 Aug - Thu, 4 Sep Multiple Airlines Check rates
Cape Town Johannesburg Thu, 4 Sep - Sun, 7 Sep airline logo South African Airways £141
Newcastle Upon Tyne Johannesburg Thu, 28 Aug - Thu, 4 Sep Multiple Airlines Check rates
Dublin Johannesburg Thu, 28 Aug - Thu, 4 Sep Multiple Airlines Check rates
Bristol Johannesburg Fri, 17 Oct - Mon, 20 Oct airline logo KLM Royal Dutch Airlines £710
Geneva Johannesburg Thu, 28 Aug - Thu, 4 Sep Multiple Airlines Check rates
Port Elizabeth Johannesburg Fri, 3 Oct - Sun, 5 Oct airline logo South African Airways £132
Aberdeen Johannesburg Thu, 28 Aug - Thu, 4 Sep Multiple Airlines Check rates
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