The cheapest times to fly from JNB to FLL are

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to June 10th
  • October 1st to November 25th

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 FLL is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1844 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1023 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Johannesburg (JNB) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $1057 to $1429 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1067. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1615. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $549 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1117 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JNB to FLL flight.

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

JNB to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JNB to FLL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Johannesburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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. Fridays 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 $73 (6%) 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 $1129. Return trip prices are from the FLL 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 FLL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from JNB to FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 6.67% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See JNB to RSW flights

Destination alternative #2: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 6.49% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See JNB to MLB flights

Destination alternative #3: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 4.43% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See JNB to MIA flights


Flight Hacking JNB to FLL

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 FLL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Stockholm (JNB > ARN > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $953
  • Average savings: $164 (14.69%)

See JNB to OSL flights

Hack #2: Oslo (JNB > OSL > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $957
  • Average savings: $160 (14.33%)

See JNB to ARN flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (JNB > CPH > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $976
  • Average savings: $141 (12.58%)

See JNB to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JAL, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, South African, SWISS, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8056 miles or 12965 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JNB to FLL flight is about 15 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Johannesburg and Fort Lauderdale, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from JNB to FLL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJNB
Origination airport nameOliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
CountrySouth Africa

Return Airport

Destination codeFLL
Destination airport nameFort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
CityFort Lauderdale, FL
Countrythe United States


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