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Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg Flights

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Selected fares from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
PLZ JNB Sun, Jan 11 - Wed, Jan 14 $196
PLZ JNB Sun, Jan 11 - Wed, Jan 14 $328

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    Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)

    Distance from City Center: 1.9 miles

    Carriers for flights from PLZ to JNB

    Air Canada, British Airways, South African Airways, US Airways
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Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jan 11 Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Johannesburg (JNB) South African Airways $196
Earn $1.96
Return Wed, Jan 14 Johannesburg (JNB) Port Elizabeth (PLZ) South African Airways
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Flights to Johannesburg

Flights from Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth Airport provides air services for Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The airport handles about 1.5 million passengers a year from its location just two miles from the center of the city. Flights from Port Elizabeth depart daily for both domestic and international destinations. Airlines operating out of Port Elizabeth include 1Time, British Airways, South African Airways, Airlink and South African Express, many of which regularly offer low-cost tickets. Reservations can be made on flights from the area using

Parking at Port Elizabeth Airport

Parking is available for both short-term and long-term use by airport patrons. The open parking lots are about $0.40 per hour for the first eight hours and $2 for the first 24 hours. From that point, the charge for parking is about $1 every 12 hours. Covered parking is available for $0.60 an hour for the first eight hours and $3.50 for the first 24 hours. Each 12-hour period after the first 24 hours is charged at a rate of $1.75 per hour. Engen provides alternative parking for $2.75 a day in an open space and $3.70 a day for up to 10 days in a locked garage, with rates falling to $3 a day thereafter. A monthly rate for locked-garage space is approximately $91.

Transportation to Port Elizabeth Airport

Metered taxis are available to provide transportation from the city center to the airport at an average price of about $7. Shuttle buses are also available to make the 10-minute trip to the airport, but must be booked in advance at the airport arrivals hall.

A Meal before Leaving

A tasty meal is always good before a long flight, and Port Elizabeth offers a number of great restaurants from which you can have your final meal in town. Before one of the early morning flights from Port Elizabeth, you can stop off at Herms Restaurant for a delicious light breakfast. For lunch or dinner, you can try seafood at the Cape Town Fish Market, a combination South African Japanese Sushi restaurant. Check out for other restaurants you can try before leaving Port Elizabeth.

Airports in Johannesburg

A young and dynamic city, Johannesburg is a transit point connecting more popular tourist destinations like Cape Town and Kruger National Park. The tourism of the city bloomed after passing visitors discovered its beauty. Long and interconnecting flights to Johannesburg are made simple by using

There are four airports in the Johannesburg area: O.R. Tambo International Airport, Lanseria Airport, Rand Airport and Grand Central Airport. ORTIA is the nearest airport to Johannesburg and is roughly 14 miles east of the city. It is the hub to major airlines like Air France, British Airways, Singapore Airlines and South African Airways. Lanseria Airport and Grand Central Airport are both privately owned international airports and handle private and chartered flights.

Transportation from O.R. Tambo International Airport

Arriving passengers can easily switch from international terminals to domestic terminals through the Gautrain rail transit system. The transit system also links the airport to Sandton, the main business district and a popular tourist destination in the metro. You can also reserve car rental services on prior to arriving in the airport for hassle-free transportation. Five bus lines also pass through ORTIA twice a day. Private bus companies run to and from the airport and link passengers to Johannesburg's central business district.

Weather in Johannesburg

Winter in Johannesburg begins in May and is considered the sunniest, albeit the coldest, part of the year. Frost can be experienced on occasional nights, and temperatures can drop to 4 degrees Celsius. Rainfall occurs during the summer months and can bring about afternoon thunderstorms.

Major Attractions in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is home to some of the tallest buildings in Africa, including the Sentech Tower and the Carlton Centre. Johannesburg is also regarded as one of the greenest cities in the world because of the millions of trees planted within the city. Many tourists enjoy shopping in the upscale shopping malls like the Nelson Mandela Square and Sandton City. Johannesburg is dedicated to wildlife preservation and is home to the Lion Park nature reserve and the De Wildt Cheetah Centre. If you like the fusion of business and wildlife in one city, you can check your planner and reserve budget flights to Johannesburg on

Interesting facts about flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

    • 15 direct flights are operating from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 37m.
    • South African Airways flight 1460 (12:10 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's earliest available flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg.
    • South African Airways flight 422 (1:10 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today's latest available flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg (British Airways flight 6232, Boeing 737-400 Passenger) takes 1h 35m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg (South African Airways flight 404, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 1h 40m.
    • Flights from Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) to Johannesburg Int'l Airport (JNB) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg on Sat, Dec 20, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
South African Airways SA402 PLZ 6:10 AM JNB 7:50 AM 738 1hr 40min
British Airways BA6238 PLZ 8:50 AM JNB 10:25 AM 734 1hr 35min
South African Airways SA1454 PLZ 9:20 AM JNB 10:55 AM CR7 1hr 35min
British Airways BA6234 PLZ 10:35 AM JNB 12:10 PM 734 1hr 35min
South African Airways SA2164 PLZ 10:40 AM JNB 12:20 PM 738 1hr 40min
South African Airways/British Airways SA1335/BA6214 PLZ 11:05 AM JNB 2:10 PM CR2/734 3hr 5min
South African Airways SA410 PLZ 12:55 PM JNB 2:35 PM 320 1hr 40min
British Airways BA6242 PLZ 1:30 PM JNB 3:05 PM 734 1hr 35min
British Airways/South African Airways BA6321/SA566 PLZ 12:15 PM JNB 4:45 PM 734/319 4hr 30min
South African Airways SA2066 PLZ 3:30 PM JNB 5:10 PM 738 1hr 40min