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Fares from $433 One Way, $682 Round Trip from Johannesburg to Beijing

Prices starting at $682 for return flights and $433 for one-way flights to Beijing were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Johannesburg to Beijing

Origin Airport IATA CodeJNB
Destination Airport IATA CodeBJS
Distance7275 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesShenzhen Airlines, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival1:20PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:20PM UTC

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O.R. Tambo International Airport

You can use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Johannesburg. The O.R. Tambo International Airport is located at 24 Johnson Road, approximately 12 miles from the Johannesburg city center. The airport services more than 17 million passengers every year, so the airport houses hubs for numerous airlines. Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa and South African Airways are just a few of the airlines that have flights departing from the airport on a daily basis. The Orbitz.com website searches all of the domestic and international flights available to find you discount tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has long-term parking lots near International Terminal A. Long-term parking in the P6 Shade 1 lot costs approximately $10.40 per day, while the long-term parking in the P5 Shade 2 lot costs approximately $8.60 per day. The airport also has the Super South Gate long-term parking lot, which costs around $5.50 per day. Shuttle services run from the parking lots to the airport terminals every 15 minutes. You can also take a taxi to the airport; however, not all taxi companies are allowed to service the airport area. Approved taxi operators have an ACSA logo on their vehicle. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can use the Orbtiz.com website to reserve a rental car.

Dining at the Airport

If you didn't have time to eat before you left for the airport, you can grab a meal before you board your plane. The airport has a variety of dining options available, including Debonairs Pizza, KFC and Fournos Bakery. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights from Johannesburg. The website takes care of all of your travel arrangements, giving you plenty of time to grab a quick meal.

Beijing Capital International Airport

Cheap flights to Beijing are simple to find when you use the tools on Orbitz.com. With powerful search capabilities right at your fingertips, you're sure to find the lowest fares on tickets. The main airport for Beijing is Beijing Capital International Airport. Located 20 miles northeast of China's capital, this airport is the second busiest in the world. Air Canada, Air China, American Airlines, British Airways, Emirates and United Airlines all operate flights in and out of the airport. A third massive terminal for international arrivals and departures was built in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Transportation from the Airport

Three commuter trains operate in Beijing and the surrounding urban areas. A train ride into central Beijing takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes. Taxis are also available at the passenger terminals. Passengers in taxis are responsible for all bridge and road tolls. A shuttle bus network connects the three airport terminals with the rest of the city.

Weather in Beijing

Beijing has hot summers and cold winters. Summer temperatures approach 90 degrees F, while freezing winds blow in from Mongolia during the winter. During the spring months, large sandstorms have been known to wreak havoc on the city.

Things to Do in Beijing

The Forbidden City is the cultural and historical heart of Beijing. Inside is the Palace Museum, as well as the home of emperors during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Gardens and parks surround the Forbidden City, making a lush oasis in the middle of a modern metropolis. International travelers who book cheap flights to Beijing with Orbitz.com will have the freedom to explore this massive and fascinating city.

Flights from Johannesburg to Beijing - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Beijing?

There are no direct flights between Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) and Beijing (PEK-Capital Intl.), so your next best option is to select an airline that offers a single stopover. Rack up those air miles with Air China, Shenzhen Airlines or Cathay Pacific.

What is the shortest flight from Johannesburg to Beijing?

The quickest flight time is 15 hours and 5 minutes, so take some precautions to keep jet lag at bay on your Johannesburg to Beijing trip. Make sure you move your legs often, get some rest and drink water.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Beijing?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Beijing have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Beijing with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Beijing without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.