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Fares from $204 One Way, $206 Round Trip from Johannesburg to Lusaka

Prices starting at $206 for return flights and $204 for one-way flights to Lusaka were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Lusaka from Johannesburg

Route Information for Flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka

Origin Airport IATA CodeJNB
Destination Airport IATA CodeLUN
Distance746 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesProflight Zambia, South African Airlink
Earliest Flight Arrival11:20AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:00PM UTC

Flights Review

Jul 29, 2018

Great crew, the landing was excellent!

Flying from Johannesburg to Lusaka

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.

Flying to the Airport

Cheap flights to Lusaka, Zambia, enter the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. The small hub in Southern Africa has 17 airlines operating from its terminal. Only one of those airlines, Proflight Zambia, is a domestic carrier. Kenya Airways, Air Botswana and Emirates Airlines are international airlines that fly into and out of the airport each day. The airport is located about 16 miles from downtown Zambia, the metropolitan namesake capital of the country.

Transportation from the Airport

Taxis are the preferred method of travel from the airport, although you can rent a car if needed. Your hotel in Zambia may also have a free shuttle operating at the airport. Schedule the pickup when you book a low-cost room on Orbitz.com. You can get a taxi or minibus for less than $1 per mile. Shuttles are more expensive, costing up to $24 a ride. The taxi and minibus are more reliable, however.

The Weather in Lusaka

Summer temperatures in Lusaka can reach into the upper 90s and sometimes into triple digits. Summer occurs from September through November, while winter is May through August. In winter, the temperature drops to the lower 40s. Spring is December through April and is accompanied by rain. There is no fall season.

Lusaka Area Attractions

From nature preserves like the Chaminuka Game Reserve to the Lower Zambezi National Park and the Lusaka Experience tours, there are plenty of opportunities to see wild animals in their natural habitats. Book your vacation on Orbitz.com to see what cheap flights to Lusaka you can find.

Flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka?

You'll find 3 airlines that fly direct from Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) to Lusaka (LUN-Kenneth Kaunda Intl.), so get ready to click that "book" button. One of these popular carriers will have your perfect flight:

  • South African Airways
  • Airlink (South Africa)
  • RwandAir
What is the shortest flight from Johannesburg to Lusaka?

Keep that movie marathon for some other time, because the flight from Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) to Lusaka (LUN-Kenneth Kaunda Intl.) can be as quick as 1 hour and 55 minutes.

What airlines fly from Johannesburg (and vicinity) to Lusaka most frequently?

The carriers that have the most frequent flights between Johannesburg Airport (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) and Lusaka Airport (LUN-Kenneth Kaunda Intl.) include South African Airways (SA). This well-known option operates 91 flights on the route each month. If you want a few more options, look up the fares with Airlink (4Z), which operates 34 flights from Johannesburg (and vicinity) to Lusaka each month.

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

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 Lusaka 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 Lusaka with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Lusaka 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.