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Johannesburg to Richards Bay flights

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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 20.42 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 26 November 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
50%

Trains in Richards Bay are 50% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.47
Richards Bay
£0.73
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
40%

The average meal is 40% more expensive in Richards Bay than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£7.35
Richards Bay
£10.29
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
60%

A taxi fare in Richards Bay is 60% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.22
Richards Bay
£0.49
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
2%

Coffee in Richards Bay is 2% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.4
Richards Bay
£1.37
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
Richards Bay airports
  • ( Richards Bay Airport (RCB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
K Distance: 306 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay

😷 Is it safe to travel from Johannesburg to Richards Bay 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 South Africa 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 Richards Bay at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Johannesburg to Richards Bay. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Richards Bay expensive to visit compared to Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Richards Bay costs an average of 0.48 GBP, 60% cheaper than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.20 GBP, while train tickets costs 50% less in Richards Bay: 0.72 GBP against 1.44 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.05 GBP in Richards Bay, 40% more than the 7.18 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 1% cheaper in Richards Bay, with an average of 1.34 GBP, while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.36 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Richards Bay?
The most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to Richards Bay are January, February and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to Richards Bay?
The best time of the year to go to Richards Bay when flying from Johannesburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Richards Bay from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, April and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg -  Richards Bay.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to Richards Bay?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and Richards Bay is of around 01:22 hours on average, considering an average distance of 493 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Johannesburg and Richards Bay?
The main airport route flying between Johannesburg and Richards Bay is: OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Richards Bay Airport (RCB). This route is covered by the following airline(s): South African Airways. South African Airlink.

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