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The best prices from Manchester to Johannesburg are usually found in June or May, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Manchester (MAN) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best MAN to JNB flight in 2021: compare Manchester to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
MAN - ZA1
Price
£417 - £615
ZA1
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

£469

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

£417

From Manchester to Johannesburg

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 Manchester to Johannesburg?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 12% on the overall cost on flights from Manchester to Johannesburg.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Manchester to Johannesburg?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 40 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Manchester to Johannesburg compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 40 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 £476. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £524.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Manchester to Johannesburg?

Flights from Manchester to Johannesburg lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Manchester to Johannesburg in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at £371.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Manchester to Johannesburg (MAN - ZA1)?

It’s optimal to fly from Manchester to Johannesburg in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Manchester to Johannesburg in September, October 2021

The best prices found for MAN to JNB flights in September, October
20 Oct - 6 Nov
£354pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
25 Sep - 2 Oct
£364pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
20 Oct - 6 Nov
£365pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Manchester found for this year
20 Oct - 6 Nov
£354pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
25 Sep - 2 Oct
£364pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
20 Oct - 6 Nov
£365pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

Last-minute flights from Manchester to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Manchester, departing today and this week
25 Sep - 2 Oct
£364pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
25 Sep - 2 Oct
£375pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
25 Sep - 2 Oct
£385pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Johannesburg
07:20 - 06:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
22h 00m
MAN - JNB
Turkish Airlines
04:40 - 23:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
18h 15m
MAN - JNB
Qatar Airways
£424
qatarairways.com
07:10 - 17:40
Air France
2 stops
33h 30m
MAN - JNB
Air France

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Johannesburg

What airport do you fly from for flights from Manchester to Johannesburg?

For a flight from Manchester to Johannesburg, you will be flying from Manchester. Manchester (MAN) is just 8.9 mi from the centre of the city. Manchester is the only Manchester airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Johannesburg per day. 18 airlines have flights to Johannesburg from Manchester on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Manchester to Johannesburg have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Manchester to Johannesburg 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Manchester to Johannesburg due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Manchester and Johannesburg for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Manchester to Johannesburg for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Johannesburg for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £354, but on average you can expect to pay £372.

Are there last-minute flights available from Manchester to Johannesburg for under £400?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Manchester to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than £400.

How popular is this Manchester to Johannesburg flight route?

The Manchester to Johannesburg flight path was viewed by 10,354 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Manchester to Johannesburg return?

KLM, at £354, was found to be the cheapest airline from Manchester to Johannesburg.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Ethiopian Air and Air France. These flights start at 26% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Manchester to Johannesburg one-way?

£276 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Ethiopian Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from £353 and £404, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Johannesburg from Manchester?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Manchester to Johannesburg

Most visitors from Manchester need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Manchester must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Manchester are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Manchester from Johannesburg?

Returning to Manchester from Johannesburg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Manchester.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Manchester.

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Alternative routes for Manchester to Johannesburg

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Manchester to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R19.86
Average temperature for September in Johannesburg
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Johannesburg
20.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 10 airlines flying from Manchester to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester to Johannesburg 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
easyJet
£98 £135 No cancel fee 86%
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Flybe
£99 £139 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Ethiopian Air
£467 £595 No cancel fee 72%
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Brussels Airlines
£561 £615 No cancel fee N/A
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Turkish Airlines
£503 £641 No cancel fee 77%
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Etihad Airways
£478 £684 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
£433 £686 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
£546 £727 No cancel fee 68%
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Iberia
£456 £732 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
£493 £741 No cancel fee 79%
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