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Mango Airline is cheapest

6 April 2012 flights
surveyed on 15 March 2012
South Africa Travel Online

The Rand show in Johannesburg will be starting on the 6th April and will run for 10 days, ending on the 15th April. There is a lot to expect this year and it is sure to be a fun day out for the whole family. Whether you would like to listen to the talented SA artists of the rock and pop scene or watch an extreme BMX demonstration, you will be entertained from dusk till dawn.

Mango Airlines plane parked at Lanseria Airport in Johannesburg

Travelling to Johannesburg

The flight prices from Durban to Johannesburg have increased slightly on this route since the last survey. With Velvet Sky flights suspended, Mango Airline is now cheapest on this route. Shosholoza Meyl still has the cheapest overland fare and has only increased their price once since April 2011 by R20 in January 2012.

The prices tabled below are of one-way flights, coach trips and train trips from Durban to Johannesburg, leaving Durban between 17h29 and 20h31 on Friday the 6th of April 2012. These prices are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed for any length of time - they may even have changed by the time that you read this.

Flights from Durban to Johannesburg
Land trips from Durban to Johannesburg

Mango Airline economy class
JE268 leaves 20h10 arrives 21h25

R 592

Shosholoza Meyl economy class
leaves 19h15 arrives 07h44 the next morning

R 100

Kulula to Lanseria Airport
MN516 leaves 20h05 arrives 21h15

R 609

Shosholoza Meyl tourist class
leaves 19h15 arrives 07h44 the next morning

R 220

Kulula to OR Tambo International
MN604 leaves 18h55 arrives 20h00

R 629

Intercape coach
leaves 08h30 arrives 16h10

R 230

South African Airways economy class
SA582 leaves 20h00 arrives 21h10

R 706

City to City coach
leaves 13h00 arrives 19h35

R 240

British Airways economy class
BA6228 leaves 18h30 arrives 19h35

R 1 178

Citiliner coach
leaves 08h30 arrives 16h45

R 260

South African Airways business class
SA582 leaves 20h00 arrives 21h10

R 2 178

Greyhound coach
leaves 07h15 arrives 19h45

R 320

British Airways business class
BA6228 leaves 18h30 arrives 19h35

R 2 333

Translux coach
leaves 08h30 arrives 16h15

R 340

Mango Flex
no flights leaving between 17h29 and 20h31


Premier Classe train (Sundays only)
leaves 17h30 arrives 06h30 the next morning

R 1 010

Mango Plus
no flights leaving between 17h29 and 20h31


Baz Bus (7 day pass)

R 1 270

Velvet Sky Airline economy class
Flights suspended


SA Roadlink coach
no service for date


Johannesburg accommodation

Cheapest from R 240
Seed and Oak Guesthouse
Alsatian Road
Glen Austin

Sandton, Johannesburg
from R 1 350 per night
Park Inn Sandton
011 303 1000

Alberton, Johannesburg
from R 550 per night
Le Cozmo Bed & Breakfast
011 867 2987

Renting a car from O.R. Tambo

Budget Rent a Car came out on top when we priced the cost of renting a car from OR Tambo International Airport from 21h00 on Friday the 6th of April 2012 until 13h00 on Sunday the 8th of April 2012. Here are our findings:

First Car Rental

Car Trawler rental

Budget Rent a Car

Europcar JHB

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Drive South Africa


R 328

R 395

R 320

R 433

R 718

R 448

Per Day

R 164

R 197.50

R 160

R 217

R 359

R 224

free km / day

100 km

Unlimited km

200 km

200 km

Unlimited km

200 km

rate per km

R 1.17 km

Unlimited km

R 1.21 km

R 1.85 km

Unlimited km

R 1.80 km

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