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Cheap flights to Pretoria, South Africa

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 40% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop
Average price$1,074Average for round-trip flights in May 2021
Round-trip from$1,046From Las Vegas to Pretoria

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Pretoria right now?

There are currently restrictions on flights to Pretoria along with the rest of South Africa. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

South Africa has restarted commercial flights into the country. International air travel is restricted to the following airports: OR Tambo International Airport, King Shaka International Airport, Cape Town International Airport.

Entry requirements

Travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers will need to provide proof of accommodation upon arrival in case they need to self-isolate during their trip. Travelers must have a medical travel insurance with international coverage that covers COVID-19 before traveling. Travelers must complete and produce an online travel health questionnaire on your personal device before arriving in South Africa. The questionnaire is available from the South Africa Department of Health website.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers arriving in South Africa are subject to medical screening. Travelers who are symptomatic or been in contact with an infected person, they will be required to take a mandatory COVID-19 test, at their own expense. If the test is positive, they are subject to 10-day quarantine at a government-appointed facility, at their own expense. Travelers without a valid medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test results are subject to quarantine at a government-appointed facility, at their own expense.

Transiting rules

Travelers transiting through South Africa must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to departure.

All other info

The government of South Africa has allowed foreign nationals with expired visas and permits to legally remain in South Africa until March 31, 2021 without being declared as undesirable when leaving.

If you are looking to book a trip to Pretoria and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
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Cheapest Prices for Pretoria flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Pretoria found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$792
February
$822
March
$852
April
$947
May
$991
June
$1,478
July
$1,398
August
$964
September
$974
October
$980
November
$871
December
$980
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Pretoria. Flying to Pretoria in June will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Pretoria?

Average Johannesburg OR Tambo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LAS - JNB
Price
$792 - $1,856
JNB
Temperature
64.4 - 78.8 °F
JNB
Rainfall
0.16 - 5.94 inches
January is typically the best time to fly to Pretoria, but there are other times where great deals are available. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Pretoria, the warmest period tends to be January, with the wettest being December.

When is the best time to book a flight to Pretoria?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Pretoria, you should look to book at least 51 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Pretoria?

Sunday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Pretoria. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Pretoria?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Pretoria. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa and the site of the famous Union Buildings, where Nelson Mandela was sworn in as President after the country’s first democratic elections in 1994. The Union Buildings were designed by Sir Herbert Baker and they are sited in spectacular gardens. Freedom Park on the outskirts of the city has a museum which celebrates the history of Africa. Freedom Park also features a garden of remembrance, commemorating all of those who lost their lives while fighting for a free South Africa. Nearby the Voortrekker Monument celebrates a key moment in the history of white Afrikaners. In the city center, the Melrose House Museum is where the peace treaty ending the Anglo-Boer war was signed in 1902. Nearby, the Pretoria Art Museum has a wide range of exhibits ranging from the apartheid years to contemporary art. The city is home to South Africa’s State Theater which has a world-class programme of plays, ballet and classical music. The Zoological Gardens are among the finest in South Africa. Just outside the city, the Groenkloof Nature Reserve offers the opportunity to see animals such as antelope and giraffe in the wild. One unusual experience is to take a restored steam train journey around the city. The steam train also takes visitors to the village of Cullinan where the world’s largest diamond was found. 

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Best Time to Fly to Pretoria

From December to February, the weather is pleasantly hot, with refreshing thundershowers in the late afternoon. Some travellers prefer the shoulder seasons from March to May and September to November when warm temperatures are ideal for exploring the city. From June to August temperatures are cooler in the evenings, while the days are generally clear and warm. The Pretoria Show in September is one of South Africa’s largest agricultural shows. In October the Jacaranda Festival celebrates the city’s famous jacaranda trees in spectacular full bloom. An antiques fair in December is a popular attraction.

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Getting around Pretoria

Taxis, rented cars or the municipal bus service are the best ways of getting around Pretoria. It is a sprawling city and for many visitors taxis are the most attractive option for getting around.

 

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Pretoria?

For a flight to Pretoria, you will be flying into Wonderboom Apt.. Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. (PRY) is just 6.7 mi from the center of the city.

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