The cheapest times to fly from JNB to CGK are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • April 2nd to June 17th (except the week of April 9th)
  • October 29th to December 2nd

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 JNB to CGK is early February. Prices can be as high as $1061 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $604 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Jakarta

Flying from Johannesburg (JNB) to Jakarta (CGK) will usually cost between $632 to $910 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $679. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $912. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $233 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $718 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JNB to CGK flight.

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

JNB to CGK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JNB to CGK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Johannesburg. 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 $141 (12%) 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 $675. Return trip prices are from the CGK to JNB 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 JNB to CGK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JNB to CGK

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 JNB to CGK — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $662
  • Average savings: $57 (7.87%)

See JNB to KUL flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (JNB > KUL > CGK)

  • Price for both tickets: $716
  • Average savings: $2 (0.28%)

See JNB to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air India, Alitalia, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, South African, SriLankan, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5314 miles or 8552 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JNB to CGK flight is about 10 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Johannesburg and Jakarta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from JNB to CGK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code CGK
Destination airport name Soekarno-Hatta International Airport
City Jakarta
Country Indonesia
Latitude -6.1
Longitude 106.7


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