The cheapest times to fly from DEN to JNB are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • September 10th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DEN to JNB is late January. Prices can be as high as $2061 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $826 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $860 to $1766 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $871. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1796. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $925 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1202 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to JNB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEN to JNB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DEN to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to JNB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $123 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1191. Return trip prices are from the JNB to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEN to JNB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DEN to JNB

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DEN to JNB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DEN > JFK > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1013
  • Average savings: $190 (15.77%)

See DEN to JFK flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (DEN > ORD > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1025
  • Average savings: $178 (14.77%)

See DEN to ORD flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (DEN > BOS > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1035
  • Average savings: $168 (13.94%)

See DEN to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DEN to JNB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9584 miles or 15424 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DEN to JNB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to JNB flight is about 18 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from DEN to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DEN
Origination airport name Denver International Airport
City Denver, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -104.7

Return Airport

Destination code JNB
Destination airport name Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
City Johannesburg
Country South Africa
Latitude -26.1
Longitude 28.2


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