The cheapest times to fly from HND to JNB are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 19th)
  • May 7th to July 29th
  • November 12th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 HND to JNB is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2149 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1100 for Wednesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Tokyo (HND) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $1100 to $1554 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1165. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1748. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $583 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1316 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HND to JNB flight.

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

HND to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HND to JNB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Tokyo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $142 (10%) 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 $1174. Return trip prices are from the JNB to HND 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 HND 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 16 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1020
  • Average savings: $296 (22.49%)

See HND to ICN flights

Hack #2: Seoul (HND > ICN > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1039
  • Average savings: $277 (21.05%)

See HND to SIN flights

Hack #3: Taipei (HND > TPE > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1058
  • Average savings: $258 (19.6%)

See HND to TPE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air France, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, South African, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8401 miles or 13520 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HND to JNB flight is about 16 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Tokyo and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from HND to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HND
Origination airport name Tokyo International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.6
Longitude 139.8

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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