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Johannesburg to Lusaka flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Johannesburg and Lusaka take, on average, 2 h and 5 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Johannesburg with Lusaka 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 Lusaka
Arriving AirportFlights departing Johannesburg with Lusaka as destination arrives at Lusaka

Cheap last minute flights to Lusaka

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Departure Sun, 30 Jan Return Thu, 03 Feb
JNB Johannesburg
LUN Lusaka
return from £201
Departure Tue, 08 Feb Return Sat, 12 Feb
JNB Johannesburg
LUN Lusaka
return from £207
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Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Lusaka are 66% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Lusaka is 59% cheaper than a meal in Johannesburg.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 37% more expensive in Lusaka than in Johannesburg.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Lusaka is 7% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg airports
  • ( OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
Lusaka airports
  • ( Lusaka (LUN)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
K Distance: 745 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka

😷 Is it safe to travel from Johannesburg to Lusaka 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 Zambia 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 Lusaka at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Johannesburg to Lusaka is 201£. 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 Lusaka expensive to visit compared to Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Lusaka costs an average of 2.11 GBP, 37% more expensive than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.54 GBP, while train tickets costs 66% less in Lusaka: 0.56 GBP against 1.66 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.04 GBP in Lusaka, 59% less than the 7.37 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 7% cheaper in Lusaka, with an average of 1.29 GBP, while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.38 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Lusaka?
The most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to Lusaka are November, December and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to Lusaka?
The best time of the year to go to Lusaka 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 Lusaka from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, January and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg -  Lusaka.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to Lusaka?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and Lusaka is of around 02:05 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,243 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 Lusaka 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 ,Lusaka's temperatures can go up to 35.72 ºC during the hot season, with 0.7 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 5.99 ºC in Lusaka, compared to the -0.43 ºC average degrees reported in Johannesburg. During the winter period, Johannesburg can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Lusaka have an average of 0.3 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Johannesburg and Lusaka?
The main airport route flying between Johannesburg and Lusaka is: OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Lusaka (LUN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • South African Airways.
  • RwandAir.
  • South African Airlink.
Which are the airlines with flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Johannesburg to Lusaka are:
  • South African Airways.
  • RwandAir.
  • South African Airlink.
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