Flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka

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Johannesburg Lusaka
Sun, 19 Nov JNB - LUN
Sun, 19 Nov LUN - JNB
£793 £780
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Johannesburg Lusaka
Fri, 01 Dec JNB - LUN
£88 £86
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Flight Time Flights from Johannesburg and Lusaka last around 2 h and 5 m, although this flight time may also depend on other factors.
Cheapest flight The cheapest price available for flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka that have been booked by our customers in the last 72 hours
Airport of Departure You will depart from OR Tambo International Airport when flying from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Airport of Arrival Outbound flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka arrive at Lusaka

Route information

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Currency exchange rates and cost of life

Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Lusaka are 4% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Lusaka is 52% cheaper than a meal in Johannesburg.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 114% more expensive in Lusaka than in Johannesburg.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 13% more expensive in Lusaka 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
Lusaka airports
  • ( Lusaka (LUN)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
K Distance: 745 miles

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka?
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If I want to book flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka at eDreams, how can I find them?
Using our flight search engine, you can find flights from £86 for the route Johannesburg - Lusaka. At eDreams, we always aim at providing our customers with the cheapest option, allowing you to adjust according to stopovers, airports, dates and many other filters.
Is Lusaka more expensive than Johannesburg to visit?
Comparing taxi prices, a ride in Lusaka costs an average of 2.35 GBP pounds, 114% more expensive than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.10 GBP pounds, while train tickets cost 4% less in Lusaka: 1.27 GBP pounds against 1.32 GBP pounds in Johannesburg. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 3.14 GBP euros in Lusaka, 52% less than the 6.58 GBP euros in Johannesburg. The price of a coffee is approximately 13% more expensive in Lusaka, with an average of 1.65 GBP euros, while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.46 GBP.
What would be the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Lusaka?
The most popular months to book from Johannesburg to Lusaka are June, January and August.
When would be the best time to travel from Johannesburg to Lusaka?
The best time of the year to visit Lusaka from Johannesburg really depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, September is the best month to fly to  Lusaka from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customers, followed by January and December. If you would rather avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds November, March and May are the months with fewer searches for Johannesburg -  Lusaka.
What is the duration of a flight from Johannesburg to Lusaka?
Flight duration from Johannesburg to Lusaka is around 02:05 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,243 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Lusaka compared to Johannesburg?
The average temperature in Johannesburg is 31.84 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 6.0 mm ,Lusaka's temperatures reach 35.72 during the hot season, with 0.7 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 5.99 degrees in Lusaka, compared to the -0.43 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.
From which airports is it possible to fly from Johannesburg to Lusaka?
The main route from Johannesburg to Lusaka is: OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Lusaka (LUN). The following airlines fly this route:
  • South African Airways.
  • RwandAir.
  • Airlink.
Which airlines provide flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka?
The airlines that fly direct from Johannesburg to Lusaka are:
  • South African Airways.
  • RwandAir.
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