The cheapest times to fly from JNB to UTN are

  • January 1st to May 6th (except the weeks of February 19th and April 16th)
  • August 27th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 8th, November 19th, and December 3rd)

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 UTN is early October. Prices can be as high as $478 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $413 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Upington

Flying from Johannesburg (JNB) to Upington (UTN) will usually cost between $413 to $426 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $413. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $423. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $10 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $416 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JNB to UTN flight.

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

JNB to UTN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JNB to UTN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Johannesburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.57, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to UTN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JNB. 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 $4 (1%) 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 $414. Return trip prices are from the UTN 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 UTN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 48 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from JNB to UTN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sishen Airport (SIS) in Sishen

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from UTN
  • Usually 34.50% less expensive than UTN
  • Nonstop flights available

See JNB to SIS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: British Airways, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 456 miles or 734 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JNB to UTN flight is about 1 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Johannesburg and Upington?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from JNB to UTN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJNB
Origination airport nameOliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
CountrySouth Africa

Return Airport

Destination codeUTN
Destination airport nameUpington International Airport
CountrySouth Africa


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