The cheapest times to fly from JNB to GSP are

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to June 24th
  • October 29th 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 GSP is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2192 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $999 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Greenville

Flying from Johannesburg (JNB) to Greer, SC (GSP) will usually cost between $1001 to $1615 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1001. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1790. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $789 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1046 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JNB to GSP flight.

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

JNB to GSP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JNB to GSP flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GSP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JNB. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Greenville, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Johannesburg. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $134 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1102. Return trip prices are from the GSP 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 GSP 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 59 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 GSP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from GSP
  • Usually 0.48% less expensive than GSP
  • 1-layover flights available

See JNB to CAE flights

Destination alternative #2: Tri Cities Airport (TRI) in Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from GSP
  • Usually 0.10% less expensive than GSP
  • 1-layover flights available

See JNB to TRI flights


Flight Hacking JNB to GSP

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 GSP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (JNB > JFK > GSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1015
  • Average savings: $32 (3.01%)

See JNB to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Austrian, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport to Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8333 miles or 13411 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JNB to GSP flight is about 15 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Johannesburg and Greer, SC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from JNB to GSP.


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 GSP
Destination airport name Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
City Greer, SC
Country the United States
Latitude 34.9
Longitude -82.2


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