The cheapest times to fly from ICN to JNB are

  • January 22nd to April 22nd (except the weeks of March 12th and March 19th)
  • May 7th to May 20th
  • October 15th 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 ICN to JNB is early November. Prices can be as high as $1156 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $655 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Seoul (ICN) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $655 to $1028 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $681. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1028. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $347 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $757 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ICN to JNB flight.

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

ICN to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ICN to JNB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Seoul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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 $99 (11%) 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 $723. Return trip prices are from the JNB to ICN 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 ICN 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 14 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7715 miles or 12416 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ICN to JNB flight is about 14 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Seoul and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from ICN to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ICN
Origination airport name Incheon International Airport
City Seoul
Country South Korea
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 126.4

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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