The cheapest times to fly from UTT to JNB are

  • February 5th to July 8th (except the week of February 12th)
  • October 22nd to December 2nd (except the week of October 29th)

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 UTT to JNB is early July. Prices can be as high as $195 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $175 for Wednesday flights around early July.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Mthatha (UTT) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $175 to $178 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early July with an average ticket price of $175. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $182. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $7 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $177 can be considered a good price for a round-trip UTT to JNB flight.

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

UTT to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the UTT to JNB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Mthatha. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JNB, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into UTT. 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 (2%) 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 $176. Return trip prices are from the JNB to UTT 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 UTT to JNB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 374 miles or 602 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop UTT to JNB flight is about 1 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Mthatha and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from UTT to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code UTT
Origination airport name Mthatha Airport
City Mthatha
Country South Africa
Latitude -31.5
Longitude 28.7

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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