The cheapest times to fly from JNB to DEL are

  • January 15th to April 1st (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • July 23rd to August 5th
  • October 15th to November 25th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 DEL is early November. Prices can be as high as $778 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $468 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to New Delhi

Flying from Johannesburg (JNB) to Delhi (DEL) will usually cost between $468 to $621 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 $473. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $621. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $149 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $490 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JNB to DEL flight.

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

JNB to DEL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JNB to DEL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Johannesburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to New Delhi, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Johannesburg. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $65 (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 $488. Return trip prices are from the DEL 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 DEL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 56 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JNB to DEL

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 DEL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mumbai (JNB > BOM > DEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $488
  • Average savings: $2 (0.41%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Austral, Air France, Air India, Air Mauritius, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, RwandAir, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, South African, SriLankan, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4977 miles or 8010 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JNB to DEL flight is about 9 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Johannesburg and Delhi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from JNB to DEL.


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 DEL
Destination airport name Indira Gandhi International Airport
City Delhi
Country India
Latitude 28.6
Longitude 77.1


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