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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.

Best Anytime fares to Johannesburg

Cheap round-trip flights to Johannesburg

Departure Arrival Travel dates Airline Round-trip fares
London Johannesburg Tue, 4 Nov - Wed, 3 Dec airline logo Ethiopian Airlines £456
Manchester Johannesburg Tue, 11 Nov - Wed, 19 Nov 4-1 version from Alfresco Saudia £420
Birmingham Johannesburg Fri, 14 Nov - Fri, 21 Nov airline logo Air France £521
Edinburgh Johannesburg Mon, 24 Nov - Mon, 1 Dec Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines £495
Glasgow Johannesburg Sun, 16 Nov - Sun, 23 Nov airline logo KLM Royal Dutch Airlines £520
Cape Town Johannesburg Tue, 18 Nov - Thu, 20 Nov airline logo South African Airways £144
Newcastle Upon Tyne Johannesburg Tue, 4 Nov - Mon, 10 Nov airline logo KLM Royal Dutch Airlines £523
Dublin Johannesburg Wed, 29 Oct - Wed, 12 Nov airline logo KLM Royal Dutch Airlines £469
Bristol Johannesburg Mon, 6 Oct - Mon, 13 Oct airline logo KLM Royal Dutch Airlines £561
Geneva Johannesburg Wed, 15 Oct - Wed, 29 Oct airline logo Air France £461
Port Elizabeth Johannesburg Thu, 2 Oct - Fri, 17 Oct airline logo South African Airways £137
Aberdeen Johannesburg Wed, 5 Nov - Wed, 19 Nov airline logo Virgin Atlantic £534
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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, 30 Oct - Mon, 3 Nov airline logo Emirates £529
Manchester Johannesburg Tue, 7 Oct - Tue, 14 Oct Multiple Airlines Check rates
Birmingham Johannesburg Tue, 7 Oct - Tue, 14 Oct Multiple Airlines Check rates
Edinburgh Johannesburg Fri, 31 Oct - Sun, 2 Nov airline logo KLM Royal Dutch Airlines £572
Glasgow Johannesburg Tue, 7 Oct - Tue, 14 Oct Multiple Airlines Check rates
Cape Town Johannesburg Fri, 21 Nov - Sun, 23 Nov airline logo South African Airways £144
Newcastle Upon Tyne Johannesburg Tue, 7 Oct - Tue, 14 Oct Multiple Airlines Check rates
Dublin Johannesburg Tue, 7 Oct - Tue, 14 Oct Multiple Airlines Check rates
Bristol Johannesburg Fri, 17 Oct - Mon, 20 Oct airline logo KLM Royal Dutch Airlines £754
Geneva Johannesburg Tue, 7 Oct - Tue, 14 Oct Multiple Airlines Check rates
Port Elizabeth Johannesburg Thu, 13 Nov - Mon, 17 Nov airline logo South African Airways £137
Aberdeen Johannesburg Tue, 7 Oct - Tue, 14 Oct Multiple Airlines Check rates
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