The cheapest times to fly from MLU to JNB are

  • January 8th to May 27th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 MLU to JNB is late January. Prices can be as high as $2763 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1344 for Sunday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Monroe, LA (MLU) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $1350 to $2305 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1386. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2347. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $961 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1612 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLU to JNB flight.

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

MLU to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLU to JNB flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Monroe. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JNB, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MLU. 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 $153 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1667. Return trip prices are from the JNB to MLU 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 MLU to JNB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MLU to JNB

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 MLU to JNB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Toronto (MLU > YYZ > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1039
  • Average savings: $574 (35.58%)

See MLU to YYZ flights

Hack #2: Houston, TX (MLU > IAH > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1089
  • Average savings: $523 (32.44%)

See MLU to IAH flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MLU > JFK > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1139
  • Average savings: $473 (29.34%)

See MLU to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Delta, KLM, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8857 miles or 14254 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLU to JNB flight is about 16 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Monroe, LA and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from MLU to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MLU
Origination airport name Monroe Regional Airport
City Monroe, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 32.5
Longitude -92

Return Airport

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


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