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Johannesburg to Blantyre flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Johannesburg and Blantyre take, on average, 4 h and 2 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Johannesburg with Blantyre found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport OR Tambo International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Johannesburg and Blantyre
Arriving AirportFlights departing Johannesburg with Blantyre as destination arrives at Chileka

Cheap last minute flights to Blantyre

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Departure Fri, 06 Aug Return Sun, 15 Aug
JNB Johannesburg
BLZ Blantyre
return from £465
Departure Wed, 25 Aug Return Fri, 27 Aug
JNB Johannesburg
BLZ Blantyre
return from £460
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Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Blantyre are 74% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Blantyre is 62% cheaper than a meal in Johannesburg.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 31% more expensive in Blantyre than in Johannesburg.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 12% more expensive in Blantyre than in Johannesburg.

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
Blantyre airports
  • ( Chileka (BLZ)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Mvuu Camp (VUU)
    How far from city centre: 69 miles
K Distance: 847 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre

😷 Is it safe to travel from Johannesburg to Blantyre during the Covid-19 situation?
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🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Johannesburg to Blantyre is 460£. 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 Blantyre expensive to visit compared to Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Blantyre costs an average of 2.25 GBP, 31% more expensive than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.72 GBP, while train tickets costs 74% less in Blantyre: 0.45 GBP against 1.72 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.25 GBP in Blantyre, 62% less than the 5.88 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 12% more expensive in Blantyre, with an average of 1.57 GBP , while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.40 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Blantyre?
The most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to Blantyre are July, June and April, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to Blantyre?
The best time of the year to go to Blantyre when flying from Johannesburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Blantyre from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, March and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg -  Blantyre.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to Blantyre?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and Blantyre is of around 04:02 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,542 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 Blantyre 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 ,Blantyre's temperatures can go up to 35.78 ºC during the hot season, with 1.6 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 7.8 ºC in Blantyre, compared to the -0.43 ºC average degrees reported in Johannesburg. During the winter period, Johannesburg can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Blantyre have an average of 1.4 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Johannesburg and Blantyre?
The main airport route flying between Johannesburg and Blantyre is: OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Chileka (BLZ). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Ethiopian Airlines.
  • South African Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre are:
  • Ethiopian Airlines, stoping in Addis Ababa for 265 minutes minimun.
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