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Johannesburg to Lusaka

A selection of 5 airliners offer flights to Lusaka to Oliver Reginald Tambo International, Zambezi Airways, Lufthansa, Egyptair, SA Airlink and South African Airways. When flying from Oliver Reginald Tambo International to Lusaka you will cover 1,192 Km (741 Miles) with the flight time at approximately 2 hours 13 minutes. The airport code for Oliver Reginald Tambo International is JNB and for Lusaka it is LUN.

Ticket prices are normally at a premium at weekends and can vary also with the time of day. With the advent of cheap no frills flights it may be worth booking in advance if possible to get the best deal to Lusaka Zambia, perhaps late evening or midweek. It is always advisable to book as early as possible. With most airliners prices will go up the closer you get to the departure date.

Below you will see all the airlines that fly from Oliver Reginald Tambo International (JNB) to Lusaka (LUN) and the number of flights they operate each day.

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
South African Airways545454304:0019:00
SA Airlink222221106:3515:45
Zambezi Airways111111118:3018:30

The most direct flights offered from Oliver Reginald Tambo International to Lusaka Zambia are by South African Airways with around 4 flights a week. These operate from 04:00 with the latest flight being at 19:00. The most popular flight no is SA 62, SA 66, SA 6714 and SA 6734.

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Please see below the times of flights from South African Airways. These times and frequency may vary at different times of the year please visit the website for more information.

DayFlight Times
Monday04:00, 06:35, 10:30, 15:45 and 19:00
Tuesday06:35, 10:30, 15:45 and 19:00
Wednesday06:35, 10:30, 14:45, 15:45 and 19:00
Thursday06:35, 10:30, 15:45 and 19:00
Friday04:00, 06:35, 10:30, 15:45 and 19:00
Saturday06:35, 10:30, 13:25 and 19:00
Sunday10:30, 15:45 and 19:00

You may also have a choice of an alternative airport when it comes to flying from Oliver Reginald Tambo International and arriving at Lusaka. You can find details of this below.

RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Johannesburg to Ndola01,462 km (908 miles)2 hours 32 minutes

If you require a hire car at Lusaka be sure that you are in possession of a valid driving licence and also a current credit card.