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Zurich to Johannesburg flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Zurich and Johannesburg take, on average, 13 h and 5 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Zurich with Johannesburg found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Zurich is the departure airport operating flights between Zurich and Johannesburg
Arriving AirportFlights departing Zurich with Johannesburg as destination arrives at OR Tambo International Airport

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Departure Sun, 01 Aug Return Wed, 11 Aug
ZRH Zurich
JNB Johannesburg
return from £451
Departure Thu, 19 Aug Return Mon, 23 Aug
ZRH Zurich
JNB Johannesburg
return from £502
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 20.32 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 28 July 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
46%

Trains in Johannesburg are 46% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£3.16
Johannesburg
£1.72
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
70%

A meal in Johannesburg is 70% cheaper than a meal in Zurich.

Zurich
£19.77
Johannesburg
£5.88
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
66%

A taxi fare in Johannesburg is 66% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£5.02
Johannesburg
£1.72
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
60%

Coffee in Johannesburg is 60% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£3.98
Johannesburg
£1.4
Zurich airports
  • ( Zurich (ZRH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Basel Euroairport (BSL)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
  • ( Mulhouse Euroairport (MLH)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
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
K Distance: 5226 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Zurich to Johannesburg

😷 Is it safe to travel from Zurich to Johannesburg 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 Zurich. 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 Zurich to Johannesburg at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Zurich to Johannesburg is 451£. 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 Johannesburg expensive to visit compared to Zurich?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Johannesburg costs an average of 1.72 GBP, 66% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 5.02 GBP, while train tickets costs 46% less in Johannesburg: 1.72 GBP against 3.16 GBP in Zurich. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.88 GBP in Johannesburg, 70% less than the 19.77 GBP in Zurich. The price of the coffee is around 65% cheaper in Johannesburg, with an average of 1.40 GBP, while in Zurich the coffee costs 3.98 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Zurich to Johannesburg?
The most popular months to book a trip from Zurich to Johannesburg are October, September and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Zurich to Johannesburg?
The best time of the year to go to Johannesburg when flying from Zurich 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 Johannesburg from Zurich in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, March and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Zurich -  Johannesburg.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Zurich to Johannesburg?
The total flight time between Zurich and Johannesburg is of around 13:05 hours on average, considering an average distance of 10,011 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 Johannesburg compared to Zurich?
While in Zurich the temperatures can reach an average of 31.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Johannesburg's temperatures can go up to 31.84 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.43 ºC in Johannesburg, compared to the -8.07 ºC average degrees reported in Zurich. During the winter period, Zurich can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Johannesburg have an average of 0.9 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Zurich and Johannesburg?
The main airport route flying between Zurich and Johannesburg is: Zurich (ZRH) to OR Tambo International Airport (JNB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • South African Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Zurich to Johannesburg are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Zurich to Johannesburg are:
  • South African Airways, stoping in Frankfurt for 100 minutes minimun.
  • Air France, with 220 minutes scale in Paris.
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