Cheap flights from Glasgow to OR Tambo

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The best prices from Glasgow to OR Tambo are usually found in March or May, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Glasgow (GLA) to OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best GLA to JNB flight in 2021: compare Glasgow to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.
GG1 - JNB
Price
£453 - £628
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Average price

£455

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£453

From Glasgow 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 Glasgow to OR Tambo?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 15% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 32 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Glasgow to OR Tambo from £480 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £490 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from Glasgow to OR Tambo lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Glasgow to OR Tambo in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £358.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to OR Tambo (GG1 - JNB)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 11% on flights from Glasgow to OR Tambo by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to OR Tambo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for GLA to JNB flights in May, June
18 Jun - 22 Jun
£439pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
18 Jun - 22 Jun
£459pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Glasgow found for this year
10 Nov - 1 Dec
£376pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
4 Nov - 21 Nov
£438pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
18 Jun - 22 Jun
£439pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to OR Tambo

Are flight prices decreasing from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Glasgow to Johannesburg OR Tambo. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Johannesburg from Glasgow?

Most people fly into Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) if they book a flight to Johannesburg from Glasgow. On average, OR Tambo has 0 inbound flights from Glasgow per day from 10 airlines. Johannesburg OR Tambo is conveniently located just 12.8 mi from Johannesburg’s city centre.

Can I find flights from Glasgow to OR Tambo for under £495 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to OR Tambo for under £495. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £438, but on average you can expect to pay £572.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to OR Tambo for under £424 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Glasgow weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 26 °C range in January. The weather in Johannesburg is generally hotter than Glasgow's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

For as low as £438, KLM can have you in OR Tambo from Glasgow in 14h. 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 Glasgow to OR Tambo return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Glasgow to OR Tambo from £438 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Etihad Airways. KLM is currently priced 13% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Alternative routes for Glasgow to OR Tambo

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

Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Glasgow to OR Tambo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R19.81
Average temperature for May in OR Tambo
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in OR Tambo
25.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Glasgow Intl (GLA)
Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 9 airlines flying from Glasgow to OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Glasgow 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
Turkish Airlines
£492 £629 No cancel fee 77%
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Air France
£481 £639 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£490 £681 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£558 £723 No cancel fee 68%
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Lufthansa
£512 £726 No cancel fee 76%
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Virgin Atlantic
£589 £738 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
£608 £745 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£591 £757 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£578 £804 No cancel fee 70%
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