The cheapest times to fly from NRT to JNB are

  • April 2nd to April 15th
  • May 14th to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 8th to February 18th (except the week of December 24th)

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 NRT to JNB is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2212 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $895 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Tokyo (NRT) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $895 to $1486 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 $982. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1570. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $588 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1271 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NRT to JNB flight.

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

NRT to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NRT to JNB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Tokyo. 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. 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 $268 (21%) 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 $993. Return trip prices are from the JNB to NRT 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 NRT 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 10 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking NRT 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 NRT to JNB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seoul (NRT > ICN > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $942
  • Average savings: $329 (25.89%)

See NRT to SIN flights

Hack #2: Singapore (NRT > SIN > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $968
  • Average savings: $304 (23.88%)

See NRT to ICN flights

Hack #3: Taipei (NRT > TPE > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1004
  • Average savings: $268 (21.05%)

See NRT to TPE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8437 miles or 13578 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NRT to JNB flight is about 16 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Tokyo and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 44 available flights from NRT to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code NRT
Origination airport name Narita International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.8
Longitude 140.4

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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