The cheapest times to fly from HKG to JNB are

  • January 29th to March 4th
  • March 19th to April 1st
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)

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 HKG to JNB is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1240 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $754 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Hong Kong (HKG) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $781 to $1058 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $772. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1066. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $294 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $827 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HKG to JNB flight.

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

HKG to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HKG to JNB flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Hong Kong. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $54 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $841. Return trip prices are from the JNB to HKG 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 HKG to JNB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 55 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking HKG 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 HKG to JNB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Singapore (HKG > SIN > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $792
  • Average savings: $36 (4.29%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air France, Air India, Air Mauritius, Air New Zealand, Alitalia, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Hainan, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, S7, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6632 miles or 10673 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HKG to JNB flight is about 12 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Hong Kong and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from HKG to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HKG
Origination airport name Hong Kong International Airport
City Hong Kong
Country Hong Kong
Latitude 22.3
Longitude 113.9

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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