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Johannesburg to Beijing flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Johannesburg and Beijing take, on average, 17 h and 17 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Johannesburg with Beijing found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport OR Tambo International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Johannesburg and Beijing
Arriving Airport Flights departing Johannesburg with Beijing as destination arrives at Capital Intl Apt

Cheap last minute flights to Beijing

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Departure Wed, 25 May Return Tue, 31 May
JNB Johannesburg
BJS Beijing
return from £1,330
Departure Tue, 07 Jun Return Tue, 14 Jun
JNB Johannesburg
BJS Beijing
return from £1,249
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.33 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.13 GBP
Last checked on 29 May 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
60%

Trains in Beijing are 60% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.51
Beijing
£0.6
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
50%

A meal in Beijing is 50% cheaper than a meal in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£7.57
Beijing
£3.9
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
38%

Taxis are 38% more expensive in Beijing than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.26
Beijing
£1.74
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
146%

Coffee is 146% more expensive in Beijing than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.51
Beijing
£3.71
Johannesburg airports
  • ( OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
Beijing airports
  • ( Capital Intl Apt (PEK)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Beijing Daxing (PKX)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Nanyuan Apt (NAY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
K Distance: 7274 miles

Search for flights from Johannesburg to Beijing

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to Beijing

😷 Is it safe to travel from Johannesburg to Beijing during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions China may apply when travelling from Johannesburg. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Johannesburg to Beijing at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Johannesburg to Beijing is 1249£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Beijing expensive to visit compared to Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Beijing costs an average of 1.74 GBP, 38% more expensive than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.26 GBP, while train tickets costs 60% less in Beijing: 0.60 GBP against 1.51 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.90 GBP in Beijing, 48% less than the 7.57 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 146% more expensive in Beijing, with an average of 3.71 GBP , while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.51 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Beijing?
The most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to Beijing are December, February and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to Beijing?
The best time of the year to go to Beijing when flying from Johannesburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Beijing from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, October and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg -  Beijing.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to Beijing?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and Beijing is of around 17:17 hours on average, considering an average distance of 13,459 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Beijing compared to Johannesburg?
While in Johannesburg the temperatures can reach an average of 31.84 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Beijing's temperatures can go up to 37.12 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -15.9 ºC in Beijing, compared to the -0.43 ºC average degrees reported in Johannesburg. During the winter period, Johannesburg can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Beijing have an average of 1.4 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Johannesburg and Beijing?
The main airport route flying between Johannesburg and Beijing is: OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Capital Intl Apt (PEK). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air China.
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Beijing are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Beijing are:
  • Etihad Airways, stoping in Abu Dhabi for 70 minutes minimun.
  • South African Airways, with 175 minutes scale in Hong Kong.
  • South African Airways, with 175 minutes scale in Hong Kong.
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