The cheapest times to fly from RDM to JNB are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • 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 RDM to JNB is late January. Prices can be as high as $2785 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $1126 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Bend/Redmond, OR (RDM) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $1247 to $1996 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 $1243. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2164. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $921 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1424 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RDM to JNB flight.

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

RDM to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RDM to JNB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Redmond. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Johannesburg, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Redmond. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $119 (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 $1475. Return trip prices are from the JNB to RDM 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 RDM to JNB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Vancouver (RDM > YVR > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1041
  • Average savings: $383 (26.9%)

See RDM to YVR flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (RDM > SFO > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1074
  • Average savings: $351 (24.61%)

See RDM to SFO flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (RDM > SEA > JNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1126
  • Average savings: $299 (20.96%)

See RDM to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10322 miles or 16612 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDM to JNB flight is about 19 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Bend/Redmond, OR and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from RDM to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RDM
Origination airport name Roberts Field Airport
City Bend/Redmond, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 44.3
Longitude -121.2

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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